Bambu, a smoothie and juice bar, had its grand opening March 19. Located at 516 7th Avenue South in Chinatown, this is the smoothie and juice bar’s second location in western Washington. The first location is at the Great Wall Mall in Kent, and a third location is set to open in the fall in […]
Proposed redevelopment plan for Little Saigon paves way for progress?
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly For generations, shoppers visited Asian Plaza at the easternmost part of Seattle’s International District for authentic Southeast Asian food and the rarest of all downtown amenities: free parking. They will soon find a modern mixed-use commercial center built at an undisclosed price. The first phase of construction is targeted […]
ICHS offers preventative cancer screenings for the API community
By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly International Community Health Services (ICHS) provides health care services throughout the Seattle region.
Nickelsville is moving to 10th and Dearborn
By Sharon Lee For Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle has a housing crisis. There is simply not enough affordable housing for families and individuals. The most recent One Night Count of homeless people in January 2014 showed over 3,100 men, women, and children sleeping unsheltered on the streets of Seattle and King County. Another 6,171 people […]
Sting operation nets stolen goods, drug dealers, and scammers in ID
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Police Department reported the March 27 arrest of 25 suspects in a
In memory of Lisa Lani Chinn
Lisa Lani Matsukawa was born in Wahiawa, Hawaii. She was the daughter of Joe and Florence Matsukawa of Aiea, Hawaii. She graduated from Aiea High School. She attended the University of Hawaii and graduated from the University of Washington. Lisa fought a courageous battle with breast cancer and passed away on Feb. 20, 2014, at […]
Vision for new ‘parklet’ unveiled in Chinatown
The Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) has announced plans for a Chinatown-ID parklet program in 2014. Neighborhood community leaders are launching a Kickstarter fundraising campaign to build a public parklet on 6th Avenue South at South Weller Street.
Tama Tokuda passes away at 93
Tama Tokuda, the mother of the late Kip Tokuda, died Aug. 31 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Her death comes a month and a half after the sudden death of Kip, who suffered a heart attack on July 13. Her family said she died of a broken heart.
Artist, designers, and architects sought to design a sign in Seattle’s Little Saigon
Friends of Little Saigon and InterIm Community Development Association (ICDA) are seeking, artists, architects designers or group of designers to submit applications for the opportunity to design a sign in the Little Saigon community in Seattle’s International District. This sign will represent the experiences of the Vietnamese American and ‘Little Saigon’ community. The sign will […]
Beacon Hill extension of Mountains-to-Sound trail system now open
On Oct. 29, a new multi-purpose trail on Beacon Hill was opened. The 12-foot wide, paved trail connects the I-90 trail at the south end of the Jose Rizal Bridge (12th Avenue South) with Holgate Street in Seattle’s SODO area.