1919年波士顿北端（North End）发生的蜜糖储存罐大爆炸，直接造成了21人当场死亡，150余人身受重伤。这场发生在100年前的特殊灾难，现在回想起来，当地人仍然心有余悸。甚至事件结束后，当地政府还在现场，安插了一个牌子，记录了这场惨烈的灾难。 1919年1月15日的下午，风和日丽，温度也十分反常地升高了十几度。在波士顿市区，突然一股巨大的蜜糖袭向人们。据后来专业人士调查，这股巨大的蜜糖，足足有14000多吨，高度有7、8米之高，远看就像是海啸一般。
BY Jie Loya, EMS You’d see this phenomenon in prison. A guy in H-Unit would get beat down real bad with a heavy weight belt and get sent to the hospital with eye damage and missing teeth. Author Joe Loya.
New York City, — On Monday, May 7, 2018, Radio City Music Hall hosted the 2018 Yale School of Visual Arts Commencement Exercises. Proud parents, elated students —1,180 graduates receiving degrees—and seas of red graduation gowns filled the beautiful Art Deco space on this glorious day. The centerpiece highlight, of course, was the keynote speech […]
(Note: Misa Kuranaga, 倉永美沙, is a Japanese ballerina at the Boston Ballet. Before joining Boston Ballet in 2003 she was a member of the San Francisco Ballet. In Boston she was promoted to soloist in 2005 and to principal dancer in 2009.) By Beatrice Lee, columnist of bostonese.com Misa is leaving Boston Ballet after many […]
The Power of Down to Earth — They Talk the Talk, I Walk the Walk 接地氣的力量：他們光說不練，我腳踏實地 Speech by Mayor Han Kuo-yu at Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies 韓國瑜市長在哈佛大學費正清中國研究中心的演講 Good afternoon, Director Szonyi, Director Goldstein, ladies and gentlemen, this is my greatest honor and pleasure to be here today and to begin with, I would like […]
By Dr. Tom Chung I am a Patriots fan, starting from the 1980s when they were a door mat in the NFL! I watched the recent AFC Championship game admiring the strategy especially in the second half! Whereas keeping the Kansas Chiefs scoreless in the first half was a master piece, the Patriots’ confidence in […]
By Wilson Lee, Founder of Chinese American Heritage Foundation(CAHF) I would not be here were it not for those Chinese immigrants who escaped famine and came to America for opportunity — building the Transcontinental Railroad. My name is Wilson Lee. I am 5th generation, Chinese American. A descendant of Transcontinental Railroad workers. CAHF will sponsor […]
By Zhirui Xiong, International School of the Sacred Heart of Tokyo In Japan, I’m “despicable Chinese.” In China, my home country, I’m “little Japanese.” I’ve faced different kinds of discrimination.
(In the evening of Dec. 7, 2018, Dan Koh delivered keynote speech at annual fundraising banquet Harry H. Dow Memorial Legal Assistance Fund in Boston Chinatown.) To the Board, to Geoff, to all of you — thank you for having me today. It’s an honor. Before I begin I just wanted to recognize my incredible […]
By Tammy Tsikar I am happy to announce that I have accepted a position at the Bank of England Mortgage as a Loan Originator! I have lived in America for more than 20 years and I’m fluent in English, Chinese and Tibetan.