Chinese New Year

Foodie Heaven — Good Fortune Supermarket

This place is huge. It could be measured in acres. Just off of Elmwood Avenue, the Good Fortune Supermarket is open seven days with unlimited parking. Anyone planning a special meal for the upcoming Lunar New Year will find everything they need here in the massive seafood section, the enormous produce department, and the endless …

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Happy Chinese New Year

Providence used to have a proper Chinatown — Tong meeting rooms, fan-tan parlors, opium dens — right downtown along Empire Street. Providence historian Florence Simister wrote in “Streets of the City” that among the shops and tenements was the city’s first Chinese drugstore which “sold such ethnic remedies as dried lizards, snakes, and powdered reindeer …

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It’s The Year Of The Dragon

Happy Chinese New Year. What better place to celebrate the Year of the Dragon than Dragon 2000 at 127 Mathewson Street. They are open every day. Dragon years usually bring prosperity, and this is the best year for having babies so get busy. Dragon babies are fearless, creative, ambitious and a little conceited. However, every …

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