The Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Association (CIDBIA) announced Jessa Timmer as its new Executive Director. Timmer comes to the CIDBIA with experience working on business development at Neighborhood Ventures, a community business organization, and the State of Michigan’s Main Street program. She has an extensive background in community engagement, capacity building and organizational leadership and […]
On November 21, the community held a farewell party for Ben Grace, former Program Director of the Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area. The CIDBIA will be accepting applications for his position shortly. (end)
Hundreds gathered at Hing Hay Park on April 26 for the 13th annual “Comcast Cares” spring clean event in the International District. Several community groups formed teams and went to work beautifying different areas, including the Asian Counseling and Referral Service food bank and the Danny Woo Community Garden. Graffiti was painted over and trashed […]
The Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) has hired Mary Do as its new marketing director. Do will manage all CIDBIA events, communications, and marketing initiatives. Previously, she was the senior director for the Special Olympics Washington for the last 10 years. (end)
By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly A year has passed since the parking rates in the Chinatown-International District were lowered, after
The Chinatown–International District Business Improvement District hosted its fifth annual Night Market and Autumn Moon Festival on Sept. 7 from 6 p.m. to midnight. This year’s festival was held in Union Station Plaza and 5th Ave. South.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly The International District is open for business. That’s what over 25,000 people attending the International District’s Dragon Fest 2013 last weekend learned as vendors lined the streets and restaurants opened their doors for the neighborhood’s annual summer festival.
Earlier in May, The Seattle Times released a list of Seattle’s top 10 attractions in preparation for the summer months. Nestled between Pike Place Market, the Space Needle, and the Seattle Art Museum’s Olympic Sculpture Park, the International District made an appearance buoyed by its long history, restaurants, shops, and the Wing Luke Museum.
The Seattle Chinatown–International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) and the Chinatown–International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) hosted the 15th annual Chinatown–International District Spring Clean on May 11.
Street parking in the International District has been an issue for a while. In tandem with the weak economy, restaurants in the International District have seen a drop in dinner-time business by up to 40 percent since the original increase in parking rates. But there’s good news. After much work by the CIDBIA, parking rates […]