Cathay Post 186 of the American Legion held its annual Memorial Day service to honor the Chinese service members from Seattle who gave their lives during World War II. The event, at Hing Hay Park on May 30, also featured comments from Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos who spoke of the veterans’ love, loyalty, and legacy. […]
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Sally was the top finisher at a pop-up ping pong tournament at Hing Hay Park on Aug. 6. She won a $100 gift certificate to Uwajimaya. More tournaments are scheduled for Aug. 20 and Sept. 10. To register, go to facebook.com/pingpongpopup.
Hing Hay Park has new marble chairs and a table— they were installed in celebration of Lunar New Year. This is also part of the ongoing renovation by the Seattle Parks Department. Park goers are encouraged to take photos enjoying the new installation and send it to Pamela.Kliment@seattle.gov— the photos will be used in a […]
Have you noticed something new at Hing Hay Park? There’s a piano there now as part of the annual Piano in the Parks event—a public art and music event series that invites community engagement. Carlos Zoleta will perform on Aug. 10 from noon to 1 p.m. at Hing Hay Park. The pianos are placed in […]
About two dozen children attended an Easter egg hunt at Hing Hay Park on April 20. Organized by the International District/Chinatown Community Center, the event also featured the Easter bunny and participants got to snap a photo with the bunny. The children, aged 12 and under, came with baskets or bags to collect eggs.
The warmer weather is bringing more people out to enjoy Hing Hay Park. We saw Laurelyn Miel, Maxene Orejudes, and Anh Thach painting a lantern last week. Hing Hay Park underwent a renovation that doubled its size recently. The new park design includes a cultural performance space, with custom integrated seating that punctuates the terraces […]
Photos by George Liu, Assunta Ng, and John Liu
The southwest corner of Hing Hay Park will be fenced off from Jan. 16 to early February, while Studio Fifty50 installs the iconic artistic gateway structure for the park. The gateway is the final design element in the park expansion project. It is a geometric red metal arch that will welcome the community into the […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The Hing Hay Park Expansion, at the corner of 6th Avenue South and South King Street, in Seattle’s Chinatown International District, opened on June 29. The park has doubled in size and serves as an important community gathering place for the neighborhood. The new park design includes a cultural performance […]
Demolition has started at the site of the former International District branch of a United States Postal Services (USPS) post office on Sixth Avenue and King Street. (The post office has not moved far. It’s now at 409 Maynard Ave. S.) USPS’s lease expired in 2013. Seattle Parks and Recreation Department had purchased the site […]