On Feb. 6, Northwest Asian Weekly and the Seattle Chinese post threw their inaugural Lunar New Year Fashion Show and Contest at the House of Hong. Prizes were provided through generous sponsors and donors: Fortune Casino, Northwest Asian Weekly, Ben Bridge, and Lee & Lee, PS 1st: Model Starla Sampaco, Miss Teen Washington USA 2014; […]
By Trish Hackett Nicola For Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle National Archives volunteers started a blog on the Chinese Exclusion Act case files housed at the facility in Seattle, WA. The blog is located at http://chineseexclusionfiles.com/. The purpose is to showcase the variety of information found in the Chinese Exclusion Act case files and to give […]
Was the Year of the Horse that disastrous for the Asian community? Or are there valuable lessons we can draw to prepare for a better year?
By Assunta Ng “What’s the best place for Chinese food?” many Seattle Chinese are frequently confronted with this question.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Lately, the trend for successful Chinese businesses has been to head to the Eastside and forget Chinatown.
By Diana Chen Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle home prices have rebounded dramatically in the past 18 months, with more than a 9.5 percent increase in median home sales prices from 2012 to 2013, nearly bringing median prices to pre-recession heights seen in 2007. Zillow reports that 92.5 percent of Seattle-metro area homes are in positive […]
By Assunta Ng Last Monday, Hop Sing Tong, Chinatown’s private club, organized its Lunar New Year party at the House of Hong.
By Assunta Ng What motivates me to travel long distances, spend lots of money, wait in hour-long lines, and even beg for it?
The oldest family association in Seattle’s Chinatown, Gee How Oak Tin, will be celebrating its 110th anniversary this Sunday at the House of Hong Restaurant.