Lin & Daughters, for the love of food, family & community

A project in New York, NY by Jack Warner

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Help my wife kickstart her women-owned Chinese dumpling, noodle, and comfort food restaurant on W 4th Street in New York City.
Backers: 25
Average Pledge Per Backer: $277

Funded: $6,923 of $6,000
Dates: Nov 2nd -> Dec 17th (46 days)
Project By: Jack Warner
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Latest News

Update #7: Outdoor dining, community boards, beer, and wine

December 11th - via:
First off, we are closing in on our goal, thanks to our very generous backers! We are very grateful for your continued support. In good news, renovation is more or less continuing according to schedule. We had a costly snafu with a dishwasher... (Read More)

Update #6: Giving Tuesday

November 29th - via:
We took a bit of a break from some of the e-work over the holiday weekend, nursed our older daughter's ┬ábad cough that woke her up at 4am Saturday morning, and generally tried to soak in some time at home, since we lacked the hectic holiday travel... (Read More)

Update #5: Speedy delivery

November 19th - via:
The tiles arrived at our apartment this week, and the contractors were ready to get to work. The only tiny complication was that we needed to have the tiles delivered to our apartment, not Lin & Daughters, since we don't have anyone at the... (Read More)

Update #4: A shout out and big 'thank you' to @savvynavigator

November 11th - via:
Hello again from Lin & Daughters project central! Yesterday after dropping Ada off at school, I had the pleasure of walking to our neighbor's apartment to pick up some some papers. What for? Well, I'm glad you asked. Part of the process of... (Read More)

Update #3: The dumpling bar goes in and a shiny cat arrives

November 9th - via:
Since our little car-meets-shed snafu, things have been relatively smooth sailing. Becky made a trip to Chinatown to search for restaurant hardware while Nai Nai watched our older daughter. Becky found some good candidates for new kitchen equipment,... (Read More)

Update #2: 3 generations check in on progress

November 5th - via:
We stopped by this morning with Becky, Ada, and Nai Nai to check on the renovation process and make sure everything was okay with the outdoor seating structure (which it was). Due to the great work from Becky, the Architect, and the Contractor, walls... (Read More)

Update #1: Our first backer goes *way* above and beyond

November 4th - via:
First off, the response so far has been amazing! A huge thank you to all our early backers - our hearts are full and our spirits energized by your generosity and support! I took today off work for my 40th birthday and after dropping our daughter off... (Read More)

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