Dr. Mari Kim has joined Homestead Community Land Trust as Manager of Philanthropy and Community Engagement. Kim brings to Homestead two decades of commitment to nonprofit service among communities of color and experience in transitional housing. Her work in nonprofit development follows a distinguished career in higher education. She is responsible for grants, special donor […]
Holiday shoppers flocked to Mahouto market at the Nagomi Tea House on Dec. 17 and Dec. 18 — where local independent artists sold their arts and goods. “Mahou to” means “magic and.” Artists from all over the Pacific Northwest offered up their wares that were inspired by Asia, all things kawaii and anime, and everything […]
Seattle honored the new MLS champions on Dec. 13 with a jubilant march through downtown Seattle. Thousands of blue- and rave green-clad Seattle Sounders fans lined the streets — fans chanted, clapped, and showed appreciation for the club that brought the city just its fifth championship in a major professional sport in the past half […]
Upset Hindus are urging Amazon to remove skateboards, bed covers, duvet covers, and bedspreads carrying the images Hindu deity Lord Ganesha — calling it “highly inappropriate.” In a Dec. 16 statement, President of Universal Society of Hinduism Rajan Zed, said that Lord Ganesha is highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in […]
Where do you go for great food, fast service, and variety? The Chinatown/International District (ID).
By Nina Huang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Every year, there is no shortage of amazing feats accomplished by Asian Americans around the country. Aside from all the bad things that happened in 2016, these individuals took it to another level and achieved greatness. This list highlights 10 of those amazing accomplishments. 10. For the third year […]
Compiled by Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY 10. Streetcar On Feb. 13, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and community leaders celebrated the First Hill Streetcar’s start-of-service with a party full of lion dancing, firecrackers, and red envelopes. The streetcar line, which runs along Jackson street through the International District (ID), connects the ID to Pioneer Square and […]
Kert Lin’s boisterous fourth-graders at Lakeridge Elementary arrive well before the bell to help prepare for class or to go over math problems from their last assignment.
Last week, eight hungry souls bundled up in thick jackets, with Seahawks hats and scarves, were hovering around the Uwajimaya Food Court in the International District. I recognized one of them as my former mentee.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The contrasting emotions between the two generations of King Donuts, a family business, couldn’t be more obvious at its farewell party last weekend. Located at 9232 Rainier Avenue South, King Donuts announced early this year that the husband and wife owners, Chea Pol and Heng Hay, would be retiring […]