Hing Hay Park is a focal point and one of the premier gathering spaces in the Chinatown-International District. Hing Hay literally translates to “pleasurable gatherings.” On Saturday, Sept. 5 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., the community is invited to celebrate Hing Hay Park at 423 Maynard Ave. S. before construction begins for the park […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle Police have no leads as to who killed International District mainstay Donnie Chin. The 59-year-old Chin was fatally shot in the early morning on Thursday, July 23rd near 8th Avenue and South Weller Street in the neighborhood he protected for most of his life. According to Seattle Police, […]
By Dean Wong Heaven has a new angel. Donnie must be pleased to rejoin his parents in heaven, along with Uncle Jimmy whose wartime experience inspired him to become a medic. Donnie is looking down at us right at this very moment. He’s probably speechless, seeing all the love that is being poured his way. […]
By Assunta Ng “Donnie Chin is our dragon,” said Dean Wong at Chin’s candlelight vigil at the Hing Hay Park this past weekend. In Chinese culture, the dragon symbolizes excellence, boldness, perseverance, power, heroism, and nobility. Chin’s death has transformed the Chinatown International District ID overnight–bringing a protest, two community meetings demanding answers and justice from city officials, […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Renovation is underway in the International District. The iconic Hing Hay Park, located on the corner of Maynard and King St. (423 Maynard Ave) will be getting a makeover. The existing park will be expanded and developed due to the demolition of the adjacent post office site, which was acquired […]
The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners recently announced it would be hosting a public hearing regarding a proposed change to the Parks Code of Conduct which would prohibit smoking in all public parks in the city of Seattle. The special public hearing will take place on Thursday, April 16, to take comments on a […]
Seattle’s seventh Find It, Fix It Community Walk on September 11th, part of Mayor Ed Murray’s Summer of Safety Initiative – mobilized and coordinated City of Seattle resources in order to improve neighborhoods.
Hing Hay Park kicked off its first outdoor movie night on Aug. 9 with Linsanity: The Movie. Two more movies will be shown
Have you see the piano at Hing Hay Park? It’s part of Pianos in the Parks, where 20
Citing its diverse community of Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, and Vietnamese neighbors and merchants, USA Today placed Seattle’s Chinatown/International District in the top five Chinatowns in the country.