By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly The Lunar New Year is a major holiday for the Chinese and other Asian cultures. This is the Year of the Horse.
How about those Seahawks? A win for the team is a win for the city, not only for the fans’ personal pride and joy, but also in revenue for local businesses, especially in downtown. Good.
A new Taiwanese restaurant, Rocking Wok, opened in Chinatown’s Pacific Rim Center, located at 900 S. Jackson St., in December. Yuong Tak is the owner and chef of the restaurant.
By Nirmala George Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) – An Indian diplomat said she faced repeated “handcuffing, stripping, and cavity searches” following her arrest in New York City on visa fraud charges in a case that has infuriated the government in New Delhi.
By Hailey Way UW Newslab At the third annual Celebrate Little Saigon Festival on August 17, the sun shined, beer and Vietnamese coffee flowed, Vietnamese food was plentiful and the entertainment catered to people of all ages.
As the November election approaches, and it becomes more and more clear who the two candidates for mayor will be, it’s important to focus on who would be best for the International District.
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.
Photos by George Liu/NWAW
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly In 2011, a committee of International District stakeholders came together to install a system of surveillance cameras in the neighborhood. Nearly two years later, the system has already made an impact and is set to be improved and expanded.
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.