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Rally with Mayor Eric Adams - Work Authorization for Asylum Seekers (8/31/23)

Breaking Bread, Building Bonds

Breaking Bread, Building Bonds Session at Vybes 109 (8/39/23)

Photo by Susan Soo

The Chinatown Partnership/Chinatown BID hosted a Breaking Bread, Building Bonds session on Aug 29, 2023 in Little Italy, inviting various religious congregations within our vast and diverse neighborhood for an intimate meal dialogue with one another. Breaking Bread, Building Bonds is a citywide initiative from Mayor Eric Adams aims to cultivate the immense diversity of our city and bring New Yorkers together to learn about common bonds, share cultures and traditions, and break down silos between communities.

陳作舟邀約各種族及宗教人士 希望通過對話消除族裔仇恨

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Business Reminders & Info

The deadline to submit your application for the 2023 AAPISTRONG Restaurant Fund grant has been extended to September 4th. The funding will allow AAPI restaurateurs to take their business to the next level through development ideas such as infrastructure improvements, e-commerce and technology, employee benefits, and operations streamlining. Apply online at aapistrong.com

NYC Sanitation Announces Trash, Compost and Recycling Collection Schedule for Labor Day, September 4, 2023

  • Residents who normally receive Monday trash and composting collection should put their material at the curb the evening of Sunday, September 3, for collection starting Monday, September 4.
  • Residents who normally receive Monday recycling collection should put their material at the curb the evening of Monday, September 4 for collection starting Tuesday, September 5.

Food Businesses MUST Comply with New Rule to Fight Rats

As of August 1, 2023, ALL food-related businesses in NYC must use rigid containers with secure lids when setting out trash for collection.

Who is affected

The new rule impacts ALL food-related businesses. This includes catering establishments, food manufacturers, food preparation establishments, food service establishments, food wholesalers, and retail food stores. Restaurants, grocery stores, delis, bodegas, caterers, and other businesses that sell or handle food MUST comply.

When to set out (covers ALL businesses) 

In accordance with recent setout rules, businesses that place waste on the curb have two options:

  • Place waste at the curb 1 hour before closing, OR
  • After 8:00 PM. If placing out after 8:00 PM, recyclables do not need to be in a container.

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