SEATTLE — The Seattle City Council approved emergency legislation on April 27 that will allow minor project applications, such as signage, awnings, and minor storefront changes, to be reviewed administratively by Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Historic Preservation Program staff for the next six months. Review of new construction, demolition, and major redevelopment would be […]
Is your partner getting just a little too familiar? Feeling the doldrums of a love life that is all work and no play?
It sits on your wrist, just as a wristwatch would. And in a moment when the world fears infections more than almost anything, it knows exactly where you are.
By James K. Doane In 1967, the United States Supreme Court, in Loving v. Virginia, unanimously struck down a Virginia law that banned marriage between persons classified as “white” and persons classified as “colored.” Virginia residents Richard Loving, a white man, and Mildred Loving, an African and Native American woman, had been convicted of violating […]
To: Mayor Durkan, Seattle City Council, City Public Health Department, Seattle City Attorney, and Northwest Asian Weekly Re: CB 119796 and homeless tent camps in the ID As you know, there have been two homeless encampments in the Chinatown-International District (ID): The encampment under the I-5 freeway on King Street and the encampment on South […]
By KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean soccer club has apologized after being accused of putting sex dolls in empty seats during a match on May 17 in Seoul. In a statement, FC Seoul expressed “sincere remorse’’ over the controversy, but insisted that it used mannequins —not sex dolls—to […]
Merriam-Webster has updated its entry on “Chinese restaurant syndrome,’’ a term many Asian Americans saw as antiquated and even racist. The phrase was previously defined as a legitimate illness brought on by food seasoned with monosodium glutamate but “especially Chinese food.’’ Merriam-Webster.com said symptoms include numbness of the neck, arms and back as well as […]