Representatives from various City of Seattle departments met with the Chinatown community on Sept. 18 at the Chong Wa Benevolent Association. Residents wanted to expressed their concerns over the homeless, garbage, public safety, and the Navigation Center.
Kin On Health Care Center held its Annual Volunteers Appreciation Dinner at Imperial Garden Seafood Restaurant on Dec. 8. Over 200 volunteers and guests came to celebrate an eventful year at Kin On. Special recognition was given to owners Christine and Omar Lee for sponsoring this event for eight consecutive years. For the past 15 […]
After 59 years in the restaurant business, Faye Hong, a community leader, finally closed Hong’s Garden Restaurant in Renton on Aug. 29. Many customers dined at Hong’s Garden during the last two weeks, packing the restaurant during lunch and dinner. The Lui family went to dine at Hong’s on Aug. 29. All family members […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Following the “$15 Now” signs carried by demonstrators in downtown Seattle last February, there are new signs on the proposed $15 minimum wage with the words, “SAVE IMMIGRANT JOBS AND SMALL BUSINESSES.”
Faye Hong, surrounded local leaders in the Chinese Community, representatives, Lt. Gov. Brad Owen, Bellevue City Councilmember Conrad Lee, and others, presents a check for $16,888 to the United Way of Snohomish County at a ceremony in Hing Hay Park on April 2. It only took five days for Seattle’s Chinese Community to raise the […]
Benefit Dinner for Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund When: Saturday, November 23, 2013 6-8:45 p.m. Where: House of Hong 409 8th Ave. S. Seattle, WA 98104 206-622-7997 $300/table of 10 Donation welcome. Dinner tickets and donations, please make check payable to: American Red Cross (Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund) Dinner net proceeds will be donated to Typhoon […]
Several men, young and old, glided across the room to dance with an old, pretty woman, and she never refused. At 93, Anne Wing’s amazing figure could perform the cha cha, swing, waltz, rumba, and even a line dance without missing a beat.
I was one of the honorees at the Northwest Asian Weekly Dinner on Dec. 3. The event was held at the House of Hong Restaurant in the International District (ID).
Here at last! Here at last! After 24 years, the first fundraising event for the Seattle Chinese Garden Society (SCGS) was organized by Chinese Americans for the Chinatown
Nancy Leson of The Seattle Times wrote about the closing of New China Gate Restaurant under the management of Alan Woo recently. In the article, Faye Hong, spokesperson of Hop Sing Tong, which owns the property, said the recession has hurt Chinatown restaurants.