By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly For some, it is a daily practice. For others, it happens once in a lifetime —when it is almost too late. The way we practice gratitude, or thankfulness, can shape our emotions and values, according to countless self-help books and even our most hallowed spiritual and religious organizations. It […]
“Live in the present and leave this life with no regrets.” That is the personal motto of Northwest Asian Weekly Top Contributor honoree Charlene Grinolds.
Are all building projects in the boundaries of the Chinatown-International District (ID) required to provide a community outreach report to the International Special Review District (ISRD)?
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly The founders of Tết in Seattle had a dream. To complement multiple city- and region-wide Tết celebrations, they wanted one large annual festival at the Seattle Center. In 1997, this dream became a reality when, in partnership with Seattle Center Festál, the first Tết in Seattle event took place. […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Some years ago, Khoa Pham was battling this sense of complacency. He was working in his family’s business, Pho Bac, a local chain of Vietnamese restaurants that focuses on Vietnam’s most recognizable food. He was doing the same things that he remembered his parents doing when he was a […]
Growing up in South Korea in the post-Korean War era, current Director of Economic Development Bobby Lee saw firsthand how different economic strategies can help pull people out of poverty and transition a country to prosperity. He said this experience had a formative effect on his career choices.
The 2019 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election will be held on Nov. 19, from 11 a.m.–6 p.m. at the Bush Hotel in the plaza-level meeting room.
“When the U.S. wants to exert force, they send the Seventh Fleet,” said Mark Okazaki, former chair of Asian Pacific Directors Coalition (APDC).
“[Women of color] feel they can’t be themselves at work, feel like they need to downplay their ethnicity.”
Mariko Lockhart’s identity has always informed her work. A mixed race daughter of a Black father and a Japanese mother, Lockhart said she grew up in New York City “very aware of being biracial,” because it was so unusual at the time.