The annual election for the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board was held by mail in early November. Two positions were up for election and Michael Le won Position #3 for a Business owner, Property owner or Employee, while Nella Kwan won Position #5 for At-Large. Both candidates are currently serving their first terms on […]
Chong Wa President Mei-Jui Lin organized board members and other volunteers to pick up, pack, and deliver 400 meals to seniors in the Chinatown-International District on Nov. 22, plus 540 meals on Nov. 27, including delivery to one community senior apartment housing on Beacon Hill. Another 60 bags and 60 frozen chickens will be delivered […]
The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Scholarship for Women Program at the Meydenbauer Center this Saturday, Dec. 3. The program gives young female participants the opportunity to compete for scholarship funds toward higher education. The winner will represent Seattle at the Miss Chinatown USA Pageant in San Francisco the following February.
The Santas appearing at the Mall of America—the largest mall in the United States—will be more diverse than ever before this holiday season. The cast of six St. Nicks at The Santa Experience will include an Asian Santa for the first time. “To run across someone who speaks your language, there’s kind of a bond […]
Tom Giratikanon is returning to The New York Times after almost three years at Vox Media, where he served as deputy publisher. The former Northwest Asian Weekly intern will return as a senior editor for The Upshot—which is a New York Times website with analysis and data visualizations about politics, policy, and everyday life. Previously, […]
Usually, Shirley Chang is in complete control. The Amazon executive has steely black pupils that cut right to the soul. But when she talks about her son, who has eczema, they become bewildered and sad.
“I started dancing hip hop and gymnastics at a studio a block away from my family’s Chinese restaurant in the Bronx, New York,” Christopher D’Ariano, dancer at Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB), told the Weekly
Every year, there is no shortage of amazing feats accomplished by Asian Americans around the country. This year, there were many “firsts” around the country of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who were elected to public office.
The Instagram posts were clear. Someone was going to come after Tanya Woo.
Through the plate glass window, Oliver Bangera could see three heads looking at his restaurant. After a moment, they moved on.