In the face of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic’s third year, the Chinatown-International District (CID) in Seattle grapples with profound challenges to public safety, a surge in homelessness, and an alarming increase in anti-Asian hate crimes.
On the day Luke’s Pharmacy—the last independent pharmacy in the Chinatown-International District (CID)—closed its doors, several customers stood outside the door crying.
The Seniors in Action Foundation hosted a special Thanksgiving dinner at Joyale Restaurant in the Chinatown-International District on Nov. 19, dedicated to 600 Chinese seniors.
After the results of the city council election revealed that not a single Asian American or Pacific Islander (AAPI) candidate was elected, there was widespread concern and disappointment within the community—and hope that the only AAPI candidate who ran from South Seattle would be appointed to a seat opening around the end of the year.
President Obama once said, “Elections have consequences.”
At 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 7, during election night, Tai Tung Restaurant was packed with Seattle City Council candidate Tanya Woo’s supporters.
Two weeks after Mayor Bruce Harrell met with a coalition of developers, businesses, and activists from the Chinatown-International District (CID), drug dealing, break-ins, thefts, and sprawling drug use on the streets continues.
The Seattle Police Department (SPD) Gun Violence Reduction Unit detectives are investigating a shooting that left a man seriously injured Wednesday afternoon in the Chinatown-International District (CID).
About 136 lunches were donated by Ding How Center building owner Lisa Chen to Seattle police officers of the West Precinct—which serves the Chinatown-International District.
The University Book Store held a reception at the Ocean Star restaurant in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District for Curtis Chin on Nov. 1.