Demolition has started at the site of the former International District branch of a United States Postal Services (USPS) post office on Sixth Avenue and King Street. (The post office has not moved far. It’s now at 409 Maynard Ave. S.) USPS’s lease expired in 2013. Seattle Parks and Recreation Department had purchased the site […]
The Chinatown Seafair parade last Sunday evening attracted crowds and fanfare in the International District despite record heat levels. The annual parade proceeded from King Street to Fifth Avenue. Highlights included the Miss Chinatown float and representative groups, including the Washington State Native Taiwanese American Association. (end)
There is a bit of spring in our step here at the Northwest Asian Weekly. Looking over the past few months, there are many things the Asian American community in Seattle should be proud of. Not necessarily “cleaning” but perhaps “beaming.” So what has been accomplished? — Yay for Okamoto!: John Okamoto was elected to […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The latest film to detail the Japanese-American experience in relocation camps during World War II, David Ono’s “The Legacy Of Heart Mountain” has a free screening this coming Sunday, March 15th, at the Nisei Veterans Committee Memorial Hall 1212 S. King Street in Seattle, from 1 to 3 pm. […]
By Assunta Ng “What’s going on in the community?” This is a question I often get, and well, it makes me uncomfortable. People assume I know everything being a newspaper publisher. But I don’t. I’ve learned that “I don’t know” is not an embarrassing response. I don’t feel insecure or have an ego issue that […]
By Johnny Pak For Northwest Asian Weekly Actors, producers, directors, and about 200 other extras, including myself, all converged in Seattle’s Chinatown for the filming of “The Man in the High Castle” on Sept. 30.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The new action film “Awesome Asian Bad Guys” has its Seattle premiere at a free screening on Sunday, August 24th, at 1212 King Street in Seattle, starting at 7 pm. The film, centered around a group of colorful Asian villains, was co-directed by Stephen Dypiangco and Patrick Epino, and […]
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly If everything goes according to plan, the burned Hudson Building in the International District will not only be saved, but also reconstructed to retain its historic façade, according to the Woos, the owners of the building.
By Assunta Ng Chinese culture has taught my family how to savor luck during the Lunar New Year. But the Year of the Horse has created mysterious circumstances, forcing me to break good-luck rules. Will I be OK this year, or I will I be even luckier?
On Sunday, Nov. 24, President Obama flew into Seattle, and the big news focused on the traffic disruptions and the amazing cost of tickets to his private fundraising events in North