On July 20, Washington Park Arboretum’s Japanese Garden was converted to include a ramen cart, sushi bar, and dinner buffet for its third annual garden party, which raised about $45,000. The Japanese Garden Advisory Council, which organized the event, is a group of community members who meet once a month to support the success of […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Long ivy vines are considered invasive when they are allowed to grow uncontrolled, replacing many of the native plant species in Seattle’s 430 parks and open areas.
On Feb. 4, Seattle Parks and Recreation hosted the dedication of a monument honoring the Filipino defenders of Bataan and Corregidor during World War II at Dr. Jose Rizal Park (1008 12th Ave. S.).
On Nov. 29, Seattle Parks and Recreation presented six awards to individuals and entities that have volunteered time and energy to improving Seattle’s parks and programs.
In 2013, the lease for the building currently occupied by the International District (ID) post office on 6th Avenue and South Jackson Street will expire.
On Sept. 23, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn hosted a town hall meeting at the International District/Chinatown Community Center (IDCCC). About 300 people attended.
Let’s see who can smile and swallow a chunk of tofu in seconds. Who can live in a fantasy and pretend to be someone else for an hour?
This summer, Goodwill (in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Center for Career Alternatives) implemented an eight-week program to teach career and life skills to 40 low-income teens in the community.
Members of Lu Bond Construction, representatives from Seattle Parks and Recreation, and the people of the community stand in front of the newly reopened pagoda in Hing Hay Park. On April 24, Hing Hay Park pagoda reopened after closing for a renovation project that began in February. The renovation focused on the 34-year-old pagoda, which […]
Seattle Parks and Recreation will hold four meetings to discuss the Center City Security Project. The Center City Security Project involves installing cameras in Hing Hay Park, Occidental Park and Victor Steinbrueck Park.