Chinese New Year items for sale downtown.
New Year's decorations.
People hanging out, downtown.
Downtown traffic during the week before Chinese New Years.
These traffic pictures may not seem too incredible except that it's 10:30pm.
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Random Asianess: Oh Sure, Now We Decorate