There was a candlelight vigil for Benito Enriquez, July 10 at Fifth Avenue South and South Weller St.in Seattle’s International District. Enriquez was savagely beaten to death on June 27th in the approximate area. According to Frank Irigon, community activist, “His death highlights the public safety needs of the Chinatown International District neighborhood.” (end)
By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly About six years have passed since the first Chinese Gate was built in the Chinatown-International District in Seattle. The Historic China Gate Foundation — a group of business leaders in the International District — came together in 1999 with the hope of completing two traditional Chinese gates to serve […]
The Seattle Department of Transportation is constructing streetcar tracks on South Jackson Street in Pioneer Square and the Chinatown/International District for the First Hill Streetcar project. Crews partially will close one intersections a week on South Jackson Street between the Second Avenue Extension and Fifth Avenue South through mid-November. South Jackson Street will remain open […]
Approximately 800 people gathered to celebrate the life of Cheryl Chow on Saturday, April 20 at Town Hall Seattle. Chow, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2011, passed away on March 29 at the age of 66.
The Chinatown/International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) received a grant from the City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development to bring a series of art installations to the International District neighborhood.
It was dark that Monday evening. The usual silence on Feb. 1 was about to be interrupted at the intersection of Fifth Avenue South and South Trenton Street in Seattle.