By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly The strip of 30 columns under the I-5 overpass on South King Street has undergone a makeover in a bid to transform and revitalize the area. The community project, led by former architects-turned-retirees Dennis Su and Alex Young, had a recent dedication ceremony to commemorate the painting done on […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Keiko Kobayashi, the star, co-writer, and co-producer of “Jun-Ai,” has an entire life mission centered around the film. As she makes clear on the film’s website, she wants to help connect people from separate and even antagonistic cultures to communicate with each other in the interest of peace. Having […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Two years ago, the space at 664 South King Street was a vacant room on the ground floor of the Milwaukee Hotel,
The Seattle Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) sadly announces the passing of its co-president, Elaine Reiko Akagi. Ms. Akagi passed away on Oct. 18, 2012 in Silver Spring, Md., where she was being treated for cancer.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly On Feb. 14, a robbery occurred in Chinatown near Uwajimaya, in the alley between Maynard Avenue South and Sixth Avenue South, adjacent to South Weller Street.
With the holiday season around the corner, the Chinatown–International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) invites all friends of the Chinatown–International District (C-ID) to come out on Thursday, Dec. 1 to help clean C-ID business windows.
By Assunta Ng Politics is about punching the enemy when he is not expecting it. At the Chinatown parade last Sunday, the “punch” was actually a small, but very controversial, flag.
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn opened the new King Street Station’s Jackson Plaza to the public on June 24, helping to connect transit to neighborhoods with an environmentally sustainable plaza.
The Chinatown/International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) received a grant from the City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development to bring a series of art installations to the International District neighborhood.
It was a project that began in May 2009. The Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC) needed more parking space at its location at 1212 South King Street in the International District.