So they're filming the Ghostbusters remake in Boston, which, of course, has to stand in for New York, because, well, that's what the Keymaster demands or something. Today, a half block of Harrison Avenue at Essex was made more Chinatownier for the movie.
The old Verizon switching station was livened up with Chinese banners (as was the newer and uglier Verizon switching station next door):
In 2012, the city condemned the building at 25 Harrison Ave.; seems it was missing a few of the bolts that held up the floors. Who ya gonna call?
A half-block up and you were suddenly reminded again what city you were really in: