By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Bush Garden, the first restaurant to have a karaoke bar in the country, has set its sights on a new home — the upcoming Uncle Bob’s Place, at where the former Four Seas Restaurant was located. The Bush Garden restaurant, one of the oldest in the International District (ID), […]
The Northwest Asian Weekly yielded 13 awards in the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s annual “Better Newspaper” Awards. Andrew Hamlin, won 1st place in the Best General Interest Column, “At the Movies” Marino Saito, won 1st place in the Best Story on the Arts, “Kaori Nakamura: Retiring dancer was truly a dream come true” George Liu […]
Bob Santos, unofficial mayor of the International District, who hardly looks 80, celebrated his 80th birthday at the Nisei Vets Hall last Saturday with more than 200 guests. Well, Uncle Bob, if you follow comedian Billy Crystal’s advice, you are going to celebrate your birthdays for at least 20 more years.
By Bob Santos For the Northwest Asian Weekly The letter was dated Nov. 12, 2012 and said, “It is with great
Those who go to the International District (ID) on a regular basis know that tourists have become a regular sight. The ID was one of the strongest Asian American communities in the United States and has always been on the forefront of advancing the rights of Asian Americans. Since the ID’s foundation in 1910, generations of different Asian ethnic groups have populated the area …