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WHEN to go to canal street?

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WHEN to go to canal street?

We only have a Sunday in NYC, can we still expect to see the goods on canal street?!

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1. Re: WHEN to go to canal street?

Yes, just not early in the morning or in the evening.

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2. Re: WHEN to go to canal street?

NEVER!- it's trashy tat in an unpleasant atmosphere funding organised crime.

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3. Re: WHEN to go to canal street?

yep-you'll still see stuff then.

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4. Re: WHEN to go to canal street?

I personally find Canal Street to be horrible, cheap, often counterfeit goods, but people seem to want to go there. I really would suggest HIGHLY doing something else with only one day in New York, but if you must everything will be open

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5. Re: WHEN to go to canal street?

One day in NYC....that would be the last place I'd pick to see.

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6. Re: WHEN to go to canal street?

I don't go to Canal Street. There's something about it that seems a little shifty and I choose not to be involved.

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7. Re: WHEN to go to canal street?

However, Chinatown (which includes Canal Street) is pretty interesting.

I was just there this Saturday, and the whole area is gearing up for Lunar New Year! Wow, so many red things, decorations, special candy, etc.


Yesterday, I realized I'd been carrying around these candies in ittle red cardboard cylinders shaped like firecrackers, with a wick and everything (VERY REALISTIC). I had to go through an office-building security check and empty out my pockets...and I was NOT stopped at all. They didn't even bat an eyelash. Hmmmm...

I also bought this "Chinese glutinous rice and taro New Year cake" - erm, not exactly my taste, but interesting nonetheless. Kinda gummy. Maybe it will bring me good luck?

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