On Feb. 13, at the grand opening of the Yesler Hill Climb, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced that he has submitted a resolution to Seattle City Council to rename the International Children’s Park in Chinatown in honor of Donnie Chin, the former International District Emergency Center head, who was fatally shot in July 2015. The […]
Mayor Ed Murray tested out the first of the new First Hill streetcars Friday, March 27. The baby-blue street car was tested on the Jackson route in the International District. Mayor Murray and news media were invited to get on board. The project cost $134 million. There are currently 30 electrician and machinists Pacifica […]
By Richard Wasserman, MD, Pacific Medical Center Northwest Asian Weekly Some health topics are embarrassing, so much that women are afraid to talk about them even in the privacy of a doctor’s office. It’s understandable. Sharing personal information on uncomfortable topics with a person you hardly know is bound to be unsettling. Understand, however, that […]
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly There is concern in the International District (ID) about council member Nick Licata’s
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.
As the International District begins to shoulder more of the burden involved in growing a city like Seattle, it’s important for those doing the building to remember the community that is giving up so much to make Seattle better.
Chinatown–International District comes with its set of myths, but behind the assumptions is a neighborhood that is both vibrant and historic. Here are four myths about the ID, and the reality behind them.
Seattle is planning to connect the First Hill streetcar to the South Lake Union streetcar city announced June 3.
As part of the construction of the First Hill streetcar, water will be unavailable for parts of Seattle the nights of Nov. 19 and Nov. 20. The planned shut down will affect 7th Avenue from Jackson to Dearborn on Monday, Nov. 19 from 9 p.m.–7 a.m., 6th Avenue from Jackson to King Tuesday, Nov. 20 […]
More than 100 workers, seniors, and grassroots activists gathered with Working Washington at a rally at First Hill’s hospital district on August 30. Participants later marched through downtown Seattle to Rob McKenna’s campaign office to speak out against McKenna’s agenda, which will force cuts to Medicaid and other services.