By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly A pair of Nike Air Jordans may have been the reason that 24-year-old Si Phu reportedly killed his 14-year-old niece Christy Phu. Si Phu was arrested by the Seattle Police Department on Tuesday after leaving the scene on Sunday. According to Christy Phu’s father, Si Phu’s brother, she texted […]
Kin On Community Health Care celebrated 30 years of service to the Greater Seattle Asian community at its 30th Anniversary Gala on September 19th at the Westin Bellevue. Approximately 500 guests attended the celebration, themed “Commemorate. Celebrate. Create.” The Gala celebrated the achievements of Kin On Health Care Center, the first Chinese nursing home of […]
Thoa Nguyen, chef/owner of Wabi-Sabi in Columbia City and the Chinoise Café in the Issaquah Highlands “beat” chef superstar Bobby Flay May 14 on national television. Nguyen has also announced she will open Sushi Chinoise in Bothell’s new Beardslee Crossing development hopefully by October. (end)
Jonathan Saturay was honored as the winning “Emerging Leader” at the third annual Light a Fire Awards dinner sponsored by Seattle Metropolitan in partnership with The Seattle Foundation. The Light a Fire awards honors nonprofit organizations and individuals whose extraordinary acts of service embody the spirit of giving to make our region more prosperous, beautiful, healthful, […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly “I always knew.”<!–more–> This was Roman Bustillo’s response when he realized that he wanted to be an artist. Bustillo was born and raised in Cagayan, Philippines. As a child, Bustillo was exposed to art consistently and often from a young age. Art became a part of how he internalized […]
The Chinatown-International District will receive a lion’s share of a $2 million investment in 18 neighborhood business districts, announced Mayor Ed Murray on April 1, as part of the Only in Seattle Initiative.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly As South Lake Union, Capitol Hill, and other neighborhoods in Central and North Seattle have prospered in recent years,
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly The heart and soul of Rainier Valley can be summed up by the mural on the Darigold plant just outside of Columbia City.
Betty Patu hosted her reelection kickoff event for her Seattle School Board campaign on May 30 at the Royal Room in the Columbia City neighborhood of Seattle. She is running unopposed for the School Board’s District 7 seat. Patu was first elected to the school board in 2009, following 32 years working in the Seattle […]
“In Asian culture, nobody will disagree with you if you want to take care of the elders,” said Sam Wan, chief executive officer and a founding member of Kin On,