By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly For the fifth year in a row, the Bellevue Collection will be hosting its annual Lunar New Year celebration at Bellevue Square’s center court on Feb. 20 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Decorations have already started to go up in all three facilities: Bellevue Place, Lincoln Square, and […]
UNIQLO arrives in Seattle
UNIQLO hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 6 to celebrate the opening of their first store in Seattle at Bellevue Square. The store is 16,000 square feet of retail space that will house the brand’s full assortment of men’s, women’s, and children’s collections. Attendees included Brian Surratt, City of Seattle Office of Economic Development Director; […]
Celebrating in Bellevue Square — The Bellevue Collection Third Annual Lunar New Year Festival
By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly Drums beat and cymbals crash. Lion dancers move in sinuous steps, leap and kick to a rapt audience. Last weekend, The Bellevue Collection celebrated the Year of the Ram with its third annual Lunar New Year festival. The event started with a performance by the South Puget Sound Chinese […]
Upscale Din Tai Fung Bellevue model sets precedence for future locations
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly What many don’t know about Din Tai Fung’s humble beginnings is of its earliest days as a store
Bellevue celebrates New Year
Bellevue Collection held its third annual Lunar New Year celebration at Bellevue Square’s Center Court on Feb. 8 and Feb. 9. It was the first time the festival ran for two days, instead of just one. The celebration featured a variety of traditional and contemporary cultural demonstrations, including martial arts, music, dance, and visual arts. […]
Celebrate Lunar New Year on both sides of the lake
The Lunar New Year celebrations start this Friday, Jan. 31, but they don’t end there. The big celebration in the International District on Saturday, Feb. 1 (see story on page 7), will be followed one week later, on Feb. 8 and 9, at Bellevue Connection’s third annual Lunar New Year Celebration at Bellevue Square’s Center […]
BLOG: Publisher Ng’s Lunar New Year Awards — And the winner is …
By Assunta Ng Over 50 local Lunar New Year events took place in February, and they were all competing for attendees and attention. So, which one had the better food, larger crowds, strongest organization, and the most memorable performances?
Bellevue Square welcomes the Year of the Snake
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly For the second year in a row, Washington’s most racially Asian American city will be welcoming the Year of the Snake in its own way, with a festival hosted at the Center Court of Bellevue Square.
Reader’s Corner: Make a difference through Bellevue LifeSpring
By Shao Zhi Hurst For Northwest Asian Weekly I arrived, straight from China, in the Northwest on a sunny mid-September morning six years ago. My fiancée lived in Bellevue and worked in Seattle, so while I stayed at home practicing my English, I looked around for someone to talk with. The only neighbor who appeared […]
Dating outside your race
By Ryan Pangilinan Northwest Asian Weekly In 2009, should people still care about the demographics of whom other people date? Does racial makeup account for anything anymore? To some, perhaps.