As part of its $100 million commitment to advance social justice and equity, Comcast announced on Sept. 14 that it will award $1 million in grants to 100 small businesses owned by people of color in King and Pierce Counties, as well as technology and marketing resources to eligible businesses in the area. King and […]
By Leslie Lum and Judith Paquette Bellevue College There is huge buzz about the impact of the pandemic on business startups. In 2020, 4.3 million businesses were started, a 24% increase over 2019. At the end of July 2021, the uptick was even bigger with a 41% increase over 2020. What is even more exciting […]
The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival, is this weekend.
Observed in many Asian cultures, the lunar holiday is observed on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, Sept. 21 this year, when the moon is believed to be at its fullest and brightest of the year.
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Seattle’s police chief had lunch with Chinatown-International District (CID) business owners on Aug. 24—who are on edge after recent break-ins and burglaries. Adrian Diaz told the Northwest Asian Weekly, “We have been doing community roll calls with a couple squads of our officers in the CID, Little Saigon, and […]
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly As the COVID-19 vaccine/anti-vaccine war rages, some Asian American-owned restaurants have stepped into the fray. Along with approximately 100 other diverse King County restaurants, Watson’s Counter and Musang have decided to require proof of vaccination for dine-in service. “A lot of the decisions that we make are for the […]
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Family-owned, Uwajimaya has been serving the local Northwest community for 90 years. At Uwajimaya, quality is what matters—in relationships, experiences, knowledge, health, and food. With aisles of fun and delicious Asian snacks and groceries, live seafood tanks, unique kitchenware, specialty Asian beauty items, and pan-Asian food court, Uwajimaya is sure to surprise and delight you […]
International Community Health Services (ICHS) provides culturally appropriate health services in over 70 languages. We offer COVID-19 vaccines and free testing. Walk into the International District clinic pharmacy for a COVID-19 shot Monday–Saturday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. and 2–5 p.m. Testing is available on Wednesdays from 1–4 p.m. Register online: ichs.com/free-covid-19-testing International Community Health Services 720 […]