Candidates for King County Executive Dow Constantine and Larry Phillips were both in the Chinatown Seafair Parade last Sunday, July 19. They have both organized fund raising events in the International District. They have been present at many Asian community dinners. They are both Democrats. And they both even wore blue shirts in the parade.
By Rebecca Ip Seattle Chinese Post The depressed economy seems to have affected the security and safety of the Chinatown/International District and its neighboring communities. In recent months, more robberies in the streets and in residents’ homes — located in the International District, Beacon Hill, and Rainier Valley neighborhoods — have been reported than before.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Dim sum: If you don’t know what it is, you have been missing out on some of the finest delights for your palate. Dim sum means “heart’s delight.” It is a Cantonese-style Chinese lunch with bits of meat, seafood, and vegetables. The dishes are similar in size to appetizers.
Strangely, I had never thought about how lucky I was to be alive until I was fighting for my life a month ago. It was a terrifying experience. This kind of thing tends to hit you without warning, just when you least expect it. It seems to happen when life is smooth and sweet.
Harbor City Restaurant in Chinatown/International District, 707 S. King St., has been sold to the Ma brothers, who have added dim sum to its menu.
After closing for one year, Green Village Restaurant in Chinatown/International District has reopened on Nov. 10 at its same location, 516 6th Ave. S., Seattle.
On Nov. 4, Seattle voters should say yes to Proposition 2: The 2008 Parks and Green Spaces Levy.
May Xie was working in her herbal store on Jackson Street, Yuan Sheng Heng, when she was stunned by an immensely loud boom. She wondered if a woman cooking on the top floors of Jackson Apartments had accidentally set off some kind of gas explosion.
By Carol N. Vu For the Northwest Asian Weekly Al Gore is helping lead the charge to establish a special library in Chinatown/International District that will honor the legacy of Washington’s first and only Asian American governor.