The KING 5 news station has moved to Home Plate Center in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood, across from Safeco Field. The new location has more collaborative work spaces, streamlined workflows, and up-to-date and interactive technology. The newsroom at Home Plate Center houses KING 5 News, KING 5 Sports, and Northwest Cable News. (end)
On Jan. 24, Shota Nakajima, a chef and owner of NAKA on Capitol Hill, taught Seattle residents how to hand-roll sushi as part of an initiative to make Japanese cuisine a regular staple in local households. The event was held at the Pike Place Market Atrium Loft. The event was hosted by the Ministry of […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Teenage brothers, James and Jerome Taafulisia, charged in a drug-related shooting that left two people dead and three wounded at a Seattle homeless camp have pleaded not guilty to murder charges. The two boys, ages 16 and 17, each entered their pleas on murder and assault charges Feb. 11 at the Maleng […]
H Mart, a Korean grocery chain store, will finally open its fifth store in downtown Seattle after its opening announcement three years ago. It is going to be at Second Avenue and Pine Street, where a Nordstrom Rack Store was. Three years ago, in order to provide the growing number of residents in downtown with […]
On Feb. 16, InterIm Community Development Association kicked off a social media series that highlights pictures and short narratives about life in Seattle’s Chinatown–International District (CID). Called “Voices of the CID,” the series can be followed on InterIm CDA’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages. Each week through May, InterIm CDA will feature photos and interview […]
Adrian Alarilla, filmmaker liaison at this year’s Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF), grew up in Manila and spent some time on the Philippine island, Cebu, and Chicago, before moving to Seattle in 2010.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Campers at the Dearborn Nickelsville, an encampment for those who are homeless, have been asked to clear out of the location by 12:01 a.m. on Feb. 20, after which it will be closed. On Feb. 13, Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd Pastor Steve Olson and Low Income Housing Institute […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Dozens of long-distance fun runs and walks take place throughout the year in the Pacific Northwest, each focused on a different cause or theme, as well as set in different geographical locations. Ethnic diversity in participation has been limited until now, and Seattle-based International Community Health Services (ICHS) is […]
Travelers on the First Hill Streetcar were able to ride for free on Saturday, Jan. 23, during a promotional service period. Conceived as a link between Seattle’s Link Light Rail at its Capitol Hill station and King Street Station adjacent to the International District, the First Hill Streetcar has undergone testing over the last several […]
If Shakespeare’s Prince Hamlet were played by a female Korean American protagonist, what would that play be like?
“Do It For Umma,” a tragi-comedy written by local playwright Seayoung Yim, explores this very idea.