International Community Health Services (ICHS) has signed a purchase and sale agreement with Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) to acquire a 25,000 square-foot space in SCIDpda’s Beacon Pacific Village, formerly known as the “North Lot project” at the foot of the Pacific Medical Center in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood.
Grim-faced and sullen, about 50 residents of Beacon Hill and surrounding areas listened to a police representative give safety tips on Thursday night after a string of unsolved violent robberies hit their neighborhoods over the past few months.
Twin press conferences on Tuesday underscored community outrage over crime and violence in South Seattle and beyond, including in the Chinatown-International District (CID).
An Asian man walks up to his door. Behind him, run up two men all in black. One of them brandishes a pistol.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Lately, the worst and best has struck Beacon Hill. What is interesting is the increasing crimes on Beacon Hill (with a population of close to 10,000) doesn’t deter buyers from buying real estate there. Some owners have received great offers, even though their homes are old and should be […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Receiving President Obama’s congratulatory letter, Gene Moy celebrated his 99th birthday with many female friends on April 7 at the Renton Senior Activity Center (RSAC). Moy is impressive for his age. With no shortness of breath (typical in many seniors), he stands tall and fit, talks clearly, and smiles […]
Due to voter-approved funds provided by the Move Seattle levy, the City of Seattle began construction on its first 2016 Safe Routes to School project at Mercer Middle School on Jan. 14. Following through on the levy commitment to complete a Safe Routes project at every public school in the city, the Seattle Department of […]
After 59 years in the restaurant business, Faye Hong, a community leader, finally closed Hong’s Garden Restaurant in Renton on Aug. 29. Many customers dined at Hong’s Garden during the last two weeks, packing the restaurant during lunch and dinner. The Lui family went to dine at Hong’s on Aug. 29. All family members […]
By Mark Okazaki Special for Northwest Asian Weekly “We were totally left out.” That is how long-time community activist Alan Sugiyama characterized the recent appointment of four Assistant Police Chiefs, none of whom were Asian Pacific Islanders, under the relatively new command of Seattle’s top cop, Kathleen O’Toole. Sugiyama went on to say that there […]
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 […]