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Explore 3 N.Y.C. Chinatowns: In Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan | Concord Monitor

Chinatown has long been a popular destination for tourists in Lower Manhattan. But visitors willing to explore the city’s outer boroughs might consider a subway ride to neighborhoods in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, or Flushing, Queens, which are also home to large Asian populations and bustling commercial strips dotted with restaurants and shops.
All three neighborhoods also host events connected to Lunar New Year. The holiday is officially marked Feb. 19 but several parades and other festivities are planned for the weekend of Feb. 21-22. Here are some details on the holiday and the three Chinatowns.
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