2011 NYC Dumpling Festival

The 2011 NYC Dumpling Festival took place on the Lower East Side about 10 days ago, and visitors had a chance to taste dumplings from various cuisines and to take part into a dumpling eating contest — if you want to practice for next year, the record to beat is 69 dumplings in 2 minutes! […]


Czech and Slovak Festival at the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden

Last weekend, the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden in Astoria, NY hosted their annual Czech and Slovak Festival. For two days, bands and folk artists offered performances traditional and contemporary, Czech and Slovak. Here are the Czechoslovak Moravian Club Folk Dancers: It’s worth mentioning the Bohemian Hall’s long history. At the end of the 19th century, many […]