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Relatives … St. Patrick’s Day


2nd uncle is my late cousin Herbert Chew’s father … Angeline’s father is my 5th uncle … I saw him in Ipoh … he was recuperating in the hospital from surgery … luckily, he has a very good Indonesian maid to watch over him 24 hours … Grace’s father is my 9th uncle-in-law … he is 91 years old … frail in physical health but very alert in mental health … he was able to carry-on a good conversation with me in English …. very remearkable, I assumed he was happy to see me again after 40 years … Grace’s mother was my mother’s 9th sister (9th Auntie) …
The Traditional Chinese Family & Lineage – David K. Jordan, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, UCSD


very wet and snowy day for the Irish …

St. Patrick – The Catholic Encyclopedia at New Advent
Cathedral of Saint Patrick, on Fifth Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets
St. Patrick’s Day in New York City – Newyorkology
2007 New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
Saint Patrick’s Day – Wikipedia

St. Patrick’s Day is so huge in New York City that it takes a whole month to celebrate it, so March is St. Patrick’s month in New York. Keep checking this space to help you plan your St. Patrick’s Day (& month) activities… – slainte, Murph

The Ultimate St. Patrick’s Month Listings – March 2007 – MurphGuide
XM Green – Irish music this weekend on XM 200 (free online trial)

This Week in Reviews – August 5, 2005

Each Friday, AGINY publishes “This Week in Reviews,” with quick links to New York City restaurant reviews and mentions from the previous seven days in blogs, magazines, and newspapers.

Don’t forget the 2nd Annual Singapore Chili Crab Festival this Sunday, August 7th, DUMBO, Brooklyn

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2nd Annual Singapore Chili Crab Festival

The 2nd Annual Singapore Chili Crab Festival, Sunday, August 7th, 2005, DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass), Brooklyn, 66 Water Street (between Dock and Main Streets), 12 – 6pm. (rain or shine) … a sensational experience for all ages in DUMBO’s summery outdoors …
enjoy Singapore chili crabs and other specialities prepared by The Global Culinary Society of the Culinary Institute of America … free admission (you pay for food and beverages) …
limited free transportation from South Street Seaport by NY Water Taxi … or take a leisurely stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge … the walkway feeds into Washington Street, then walk north toward the East River on Washington Street to the Festival … or
From Tiger Beer

In addition to chili crabs, other Southeast Asian flavors including Beef Rendang, deep fried Beef Wontons, and Singapore Satay (bite-sized skewered meat) will be available. Entertainment will include live band performances, souvenir vendors, children’s street entertainment and petting zoo, caricaturists, face painters, massage therapy, traditional lion dancers, East-West horoscope readings by Madame Tiger and kickboxers from Gleason’s Gym.

Subway interactive map | schedules | HopStop: A train to High Street, F train to York Street, 1 or 2 train to Clark Street