On Dec. 17, Santa Claus, aka Cordell Lui of Yuen Lui Photography, visited the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) Chinatown-International District (CID) food bank on King Street. During the annual Christmas Costco chicken giveaway, Santa gave toys to the seniors who showed him a photo of their child or grandchildren. Rick Rizzs’ “Toys for […]
Ladd & Lass (L&L) Brewing, co-founded by Jessie Quan and husband Nick Ladd, is getting ready for its grand opening on Jan. 1, 2022 in the University District. A soft opening is ongoing through Dec. 31. ocated at 722 NE 45th Street, L&L said it seeks to become a vibrant gathering place for beer lovers […]
President Joe Biden has nominated former Olympic figure skating star Michelle Kwan to serve as U.S. ambassador to Belize, the White House announced on Dec. 15. Born to two Chinese immigrants from Hong Kong, the two-time Olympic medalist is also treasurer and a board member of Special Olympics International. Kwan, 41, joined Biden’s presidential campaign […]
After a challenging year of navigating the “double pandemic” of COVID-19 and the rise of anti-Asian hate, AARP brought together generations of Asian American Olympians who embody resilience and excellence. Kristi Yamaguchi and Alex and Maia Shibutani took part in a virtual panel on Dec. 16— celebrating the strength of the Asian American and Pacific […]
KODA—a 17-story, 201-unit condominium in Seattle’s CID won the People’s Choice award from NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association. The condo building was designed to engage with the neighborhood and usher a new era of modern contemporary living. The homes include floor-to-ceiling windows that accentuate unobstructed views, natural light, and a warm aesthetic. Ground […]
Another year has passed and while 2021 was definitely better than 2020, it was only slightly so. But we made it!
Welcome to the year-end edition of The Layup Drill. In this edition, we take a look at the top 10 Asian American athletes of 2021.
The newly crowned Miss America has made history, becoming both the first Korean American and the first Alaskan to hold the title in the competition’s 100-year history. “I never could have imagined in a million years that I would be Miss America, let alone that I would be Miss Alaska,” a beaming Emma Broyles told The Associated Press on Dec. 17 in a Zoom call
Sitting inside restaurants is such a relaxing time—from the moment a waiter asks how many people are in your party to walking your full stomach to the front to pay the check. As Covid-19 is slowing down, many restaurants have reopened to those with vaccination cards, but they’ve all incorporated small changes to keep everyone safe.
Compiled by Rosita Chen, Haoyi Xu and Da Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly A+ Hong Kong Restaurant Open Christmas Day Closed New Year’s Day Bun & Oc Open Christmas Day & New Year’s Day 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (will stop serving customers at around 9:30 p.m. because the kitchen closes) Chengdu Memory Open Christmas Day & New […]