TACOMA, Wash. – A smoke-free housing PSA is now running in Pierce County movie theaters. It’s an effort to end tobacco use and educate about the dangers of residential smoking. “The state fire marshal reports smoking is the leading cause of fire deaths in Washington,” said George Hermosillo, smoke-free housing coordinator. “We want people living […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly It is rare that a mainstream television show dedicates an entire season to a historical part of Asian history. However, that is what AMC’s “Hell on Wheels” does as it depicts the role of Chinese workers building the transcontinental railroad in the late 1800s. One of the stars of […]
By John Liu Driving past the Burger King and 7-11 on Rainier Ave, it is easy to pass Imperial Lanes day after day on your commute from the International District to Beacon Hill. Sadly, Imperial Lanes is closing on May 31. Imperial Lanes and Lounge opened in Seattle’s Rainier Valley in 1959 and was run […]
A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Last month started off with a bang as the media shined a light on those who have wronged the Asian community.