Jason Wang, the CEO of Xi’an Famous Foods, is now closing his stores earlier than usual as a safety precaution for his employees following an attack on two of his workers.
Wang claimed in a CBS News interview on Thursday that two of his employees were punched in the face by unknown individuals. He added that the force of the assault broke one of the victim’s glasses after he was followed off a subway.
A 56-year-old Asian man was beaten repeatedly in yet another unprovoked attack outside a Lower East Side subway station in New York City, police said.
The NYPD told NextShark that police responded to a 911 call of an assault in front of 162 East Broadway at around 8:52 p.m. on Tuesday.
New York mayoral candidate Andrew Yang is being hailed as a hero after going out of his way to protect a news photographer from a man wielding a metal pole while aboard the Staten Island Ferry on Friday.
The incident happened during Yang’s tour of Staten Island, with a small media entourage following him, reports the NY Post.
An Asian woman was reportedly pepper-sprayed while walking along a street in New York City’s SoHo.
The incident, which appears to be the latest in the city’s growing number of anti-Asian crimes, occurred on W. Houston Street at around 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 16.
The task force was created in response to the growing cases of anti-Asian attacks since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020.
Jing Fong, the go-to place for dim sum lovers in Manhattan, will permanently close its doors for indoor dining starting next month due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The restaurant will remain open until March 7 before shutting down its indoor dining room for good, according to its announcement on Instagram last week.
NY Lawmaker Allegedly Threatened by Gov. Cuomo for Exposing True Number of Nursing Home COVID Deaths
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo allegedly threatened a state lawmaker over a nursing home scandal involving COVID-19 deaths of residents.
Assemblyman Ron Kim shared he was “in the middle of bathing my kids” on the night of Feb. 11 when Cuomo called him and threatened to end his political career, reported the NY Post.
Andrew Yang, the former Democratic presidential candidate and current mayoral candidate of New York City, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement on Tuesday.
Yang said that he has mild symptoms and will move his campaign to virtual events.
A New York City chef has come under fire after filming himself blaming Chinese people for spreading COVID-19 and claiming that they eat bats.
In a video posted on Instagram on Sunday, Chef Jose Luis Chavez, co-founder and owner of Mission Ceviche on Second Avenue, can be heard saying in Spanish, “These Chinese people comes to eat bats and we get this issues god dammit.”
Restaurateur and “Fresh Off the Boat” author Eddie Huang is making his feature film directorial debut with a basketball drama titled “Boogie.”
Boogie’s story: The film, which unveiled its first trailer on Tuesday, tells the story of Chinese-Taiwanese American Alfred “Boogie” Chin, a talented basketball player who aspires to someday play for the NBA, reports People.
A bakery manager in New York City’s Chinatown is getting much-needed support from Google and Will Smith this holiday season after his community was hit particularly hard by the pandemic.
Patrick Mock, the manager of 46 Mott Bakery, has been delivering hundreds of free meals to elderly residents, the homeless, frontline and essential workers to help them get through this difficult time.
Following the success of his “Run For Chinatown” charity drive, former chef Leland Yu is gearing up for another run to help more businesses affected by the pandemic in New York’s Chinatown.
Second run for the community: Yu, who himself lost his job due to COVID-19 restrictions, took to Instagram last week to announce “Run For Chinatown Part 2.”