Like all New York Neighborhoods, Chinatown has endless stories. Many old world traditions, like the Chinese customs of visiting the family graves to leave offerings for the ancestors, are adapted to contemporary life in New York. Amy's story humorously blurs the boundaries between the living and dead, between Chinese customs and NYC mores.
Credits: Hosted by Amy Chin. Video by Judy Lieff. Edited by Jamie Yuenger. (1:50)