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Mother's Day Open Streets on Forsyth Street (5/13/23)

Reminder: Fire Safety Education Workshops

(Chinatown & Little Italy - 5/19 & 25)

2nd Annual AAPI Cultural Heritage Parade (5/21/23)

Sunday, May 21, 2023 | 12pm to 3pm

6th Avenue (44th to 53rd Street), Manhattan

Join the Chinatown Partnership / Chinatown Business Improvement District uptown to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with other groups and organizations from across the city. The parade will showcase a diverse range of performances, including marches, singing, and dancing, as well as various cultural and artistic displays from the AAPI community.

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Small Business Resources

Free Commercial Lease Assistance

Join New York City’s Commercial Lease Assistance Program and the law firm RHA Kim Grossman & McIlwan for free workshops via Zoom or phone to help small business owners and small businesses with any legal issues related to commercial leases.

RSVP by emailing jbyun@rhakimlaw.com or by calling 718-321-9797 to set an appointment for the following dates:

  • Mon, May 22nd, from 7-9 pm
  • Weds, May 24th, from 1-4 pm
  • Fri, May 26th, from 7-9 pm 

All legal services are completely FREE to all who own small businesses and qualify with the exception of representing them in court.

Upcoming Events

Lower East Side History Month was founded ten years ago by local groups in the hope that a collective celebration of our stories and peoples would strengthen our sense of community. Over 70 Lower East Side cultural organizations, community groups and small businesses will host a variety of public events, exhibits, tours, and festivals. 

Full List of Events