Dear community members, We would like to thank you all for your tremendous support over the past months since Donnie’s passing. We appreciate the many efforts that have gone into remembering our brother and his lifetime of work for the community. We are writing to formally state our family’s position on the renaming of the […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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
By Irfan Shariff Northwest Asian Weekly One could consider Diane Sugimura as the woman behind Seattle’s skyline. She is the city’s director of planning and development and leads the 300-plus employees of the city’s department. Last year, she celebrated over 35 years of service to the city.
Seattle Parks and Recreation will host the third and final community meeting for the Hing Hay Park expansion project on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the International District-Chinatown Community Center, located at 719 8th Ave. S., Seattle. The community is encouraged to be a part of the process and provide input […]
The public is invited to share ideas and offer input into plans for the renovation and expansion of Hing Hay Park at a meeting on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 6–8 p.m. at the International District/Chinatown Community Center, 719 8th Ave. S., in Seattle.