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NYC's oldest arcade re-opened as 'a cross between a Dave & Busters and a Chuck E. Cheese'

When Chinatown Fair suddenly closed early last year, the prospects for a re-opening were slim. A variety of owners of the arcade weren't able to agree to a lease negotiation with the property's owner, and the doors to Chinatown Fair in its original form closed for good in late February 2011. This...

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Report: NYC arcade Chinatown Fair reopening

Kurt Vincent was shooting around the location of the old, defunct Chinatown Fair arcade this week, for his movie about the downfall of that beloved game center, when he discovered that it was actually not as dead as it seemed. Awkward! Vincent posted on his blog that he'd heard rumors of the Fair...

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NYC's last great arcade documented in 'Arcade: The Last Night at Chinatown Fair'

"Chinatown [Fair] was the last one, it had the best players, and this was like our last spot. So now hearing that this is closing, we gotta find another spot to migrate to," one defeated-sounding patron of Chinatown Fair exclaims in the short clip from Arcade: The Last Night at Chinatown Fair....

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Chinatown Fair could relocate, currently renegotiating lease

Yesterday morning, Twitter was littered with folks trying to find out more information about the status of legendary New York City arcade Chinatown Fair. "#ChinatownFair" hashtags in-tow, rumor and speculation of the tweeters held that the arcade could be closing by the end of this week, with other...

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