The Uwajimaya Village parking lot is now open for community use between 8 a.m.–9 p.m. through April 8. Whether you’re getting take-out from a restaurant, grabbing some bubble tea, or supporting a local area business in any way – you can use the Uwajimaya Village Parking for up to one hour. Parking validation will not be […]
Across the board, the economy has taken a huge hit due to the COVID-19 outbreak. One of the most affected industries, if not the most, is the restaurant industry.
SeaTac Deputy Mayor Peter Kwon has been supporting local businesses while helping neighbors by picking up and delivering to-go orders for those unable to leave their home.
The top cops in both Seattle and Bellevue are both speaking out against hate—specifically hate against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 crisis. On March 31, Seattle’s Chief Carmen Best used her most recent “chief’s brief” update to urge residents to call 911 over “racist name-calling.” The video, also featuring retired KING 5 anchor Lori Matsukawa, […]
SEATTLE — Historic South Downtown (HSD), a state-created Community Preservation and Development Authority, announced on March 26 that it will immediately begin to distribute up to $475,000 in emergency funding to sustain nonprofit and small businesses in the Pioneer Square and Chinatown-International District (ID). Azar Koulibaly, vice president of HSD, said, “The ID in particular […]
SEATTLE — Seattle police detectives have recovered one of the Memorial Gates stolen from the Washington Park Arboretum on March 19. The bronze ornamental gates, designed by sculptor George Tsutakawa, have been at the Arboretum since 1976. Police discovered that two people tried to sell scrap brass from the stolen gate and downspouts at a […]
Elizabeth Mar, the beloved matriarch of the local Hawaiian restaurant Kona Kitchen, died from the novel coronavirus on March 25, after battling it for two weeks. She was 72 years old. Her husband, Robert Mar, 78, died of the virus two days later. The couple has three children and seven grandchildren.
“What did we do to deserve this?”
That’s what Eric Chan wrote on the “Support the ID – Community United” Facebook page, while posting a photo of broken storefront windows along King Street and 7th Avenue South.
It was the only thing in her life that did not represent defeat.
SEATTLE — A military field hospital for people with medical issues that are not related to the coronavirus outbreak is under construction at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Three-hundred soldiers from the 627th Army Hospital from Fort Carson, Colorado have deployed to Seattle to staff the hospital, which is expected to create at least 150 hospital […]