Chinese New Year

Enter the Year of the Dragon in Vancouver’s Chinese Garden

by Sandra Foyt

When the clock strikes midnight on January 23, 2012, the Chinese New Year will usher in the most promising of zodiac tidings – the Year of the Dragon. It’s going to be a good year. Considered the most powerful of the twelve animals associated with […]

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Dim Sum in the Capital Region

by Sandra Foyt

Looking for a way to celebrate the Chinese New Year in the Capital Region? Take the kids out for Dim Sum. Was it by chance or destiny that we stumbled onto the new Dim Sum Happy Hours at P.F. Chang’s? I suspect the whisper of […]

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Of Metal Rabbits and Wood Dragons

by Cie McCullough Buschle

01/24/11 Have you been confused by all the recent talk about horoscopes? Would you like to be introduced to a less confusing astrology? Do you know your Chinese Zodiac Animal? Well, what if I told you that with Chinese Astrology you get not only an […]

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The Chinese Legend of How the Animals Gave Their Names to the Years

by Cie McCullough Buschle

The Chinese years have interesting animal names, instead of boring numbers like Western years, but there are only twelve animals that have the honor of having a year named after them. However, there is a strict order to these animals, and every twelve years the […]

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Chinatown – A Fun Thing To Do With Kids In New York City

by Sandra Foyt

Chinatown in lower Manhattan is a great way to introduce children to America’s diverse cultural heritage, and it’s a fun thing to do with kids in New York City. Never one to miss a golden opportunity to impart a lesson to my children, I took […]

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