By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly The Intrigues of Haruhi Suzumiya By Nagaru Tanigawa Little, Brown and Company, 2012 For the first time since Kyon met her, Haruhi Suzumiya seems content with her life. She’s not forcing the SOS Brigade (Save the World By Overloading It With Fun Haruhi Suzumiya Brigade) to participate in any […]
Last month, ANA Airlines celebrated the launch of its new route from Seattle to Tokyo (Narita), debuting the flight menu and inviting guests to experience the plane’s modern interior and spacious seats. The new route will be its first direct flight from Seattle to Japan, and will include same day connecting flights to other Asian […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly Last week, I went on a picnic — a “summer picnic” to be specific — and it rained. Weather aside, the food was great, but I was certain that our calling it a summer picnic caused the weather to get testy. So, it hasn’t been all sunshine these past […]
A reproduction of the late James Leong’s mural, “One Hundred Years’ History of the Chinese in America,” will be featured prominently on a decorative building wrap covering San Francisco Chinatown’s subway station on July 14. That’s the good news.
It’s exhausting to organize a gubernatorial debate between Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna and Democratic Congressman Jay Inslee. Why?
When Sen. Hobbs first announced his candidacy for the Congress, the Asian community gave him a cold shoulder. One reason is that there were as many as seven candidates fighting for the seat initially.
I never won anything in my whole life, be it lottery tickets, raffle drawings, or other types of gambling. At events, my husband and I are often the first to leave, never bothering to wait for raffle drawing results. You have to be present to win on most occasions.
The Filipino Community of Seattle (FCS) is hosting its First Annual Benefit “Luau Fiesta” from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 22 at the Filipino Community Center. This is FCS’ first annual benefit.
Reuse, recycle, and reduce The mantra to creating a green environment is to reuse, recycle, and reduce your material goods.
By Bob Santos FOR NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Chris Hansen, a wealthy guy who earns his living moving other people’s money around, seems extra rich right now. He wants to build a multi-purpose arena that would house NBA basketball, NHL hockey, and concerts. Hansen has acquired several hundred acres of land in the Sodo area, southwest […]