Korean girl group Blackpink has officially made history as the first all-Asian female group to be featured on the cover of Rolling Stone. The 55-year-old magazine tweeted, “The world’s biggest girl group give their most revealing interview yet about how they make music, deal with the demands of stardom, became family, and more.” The June […]
Car enthusiasts gathered in the old Uwajimaya parking lot last weekend to admire unique cars of all kinds. We spoke to Joe Bui who bought his Mustang in Arizona in 2018 for $45,000 and then rebuilt it.
The state of Utah declared May 18, 2022 Nathan Chen Day in honor of the Olympic gold medalist. Chen, who is from Utah, recently partnered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ We Can Do This campaign to help spread the word about the importance of COVID-19 vaccines. Chen is a strong supporter […]
Regional kenjinkais (a kenjinkai is an association whose membership was originally based upon and conceived by people coming from the same prefecture in Japan) from several Japan prefectures assembled in the Fisher Pavilion for the Seattle Cherry Blossom Festival last month to share their prefecture’s points of interest with visitors. It was a great way […]
On a semi-sunny day in late April, Tanya Woo, from the Woo family in charge of the historic Louisa Hotel, guided photographer Joe Mabel, and myself, to the murals found along a Louisa staircase, former entrance to the Club Royale jazz club.
This Memorial Day will mark the first time Chinese American World War II veterans and their families will be able to celebrate the holiday with a Congressional Gold Medal that was awarded to them.
A Sound Transit committee held a special workshop last week to discuss the multi-billion-dollar project that plans to provide light rail connections between West Seattle and Ballard. The routes will travel to and through numerous communities in Seattle including the Chinatown-International District (CID).
Nearly 4,000 people signed up to help clean up Seattle on May 21 in the first-ever “One Seattle Day of Service” and Mayor Bruce Harrell’s plan for people to help give back to the community.
On the heels of Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell’s One Seattle Day of Service—in which 4,000 volunteers signed up to clean up the city—business owners and community leaders in the Chinatown-International District (CID) say more needs to be done.
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY In March 2020, a work opportunity for Sheena Kaup would have meant she and her family would move half a world away from Pune, India to Seattle. It was a prospect that not only excited her and her husband, but their then 4-year-old son, too. Like millions of people […]