Cathay Post 186 of the American Legion held its annual Memorial Day service on Monday to honor the Asian Americans from Seattle who gave their lives during World War II.
CID Spring Clean returns this weekend
On Saturday, April 29, more than 200 community members will volunteer to beautify Seattle’s historic Chinatown-International District (CID) neighborhood.
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Hing Hay Park now has a big red arch in its southwest corner, just in time for the Lunar New Year. The 20-foot-by-70-foot red “Gateway” is the final design element in the park expansion project. The expansion opened last summer without the arch. It doubled the size of the original […]
Portion of Hing Hay Park to close in late January
The southwest corner of Hing Hay Park will be fenced off from Jan. 16 to early February, while Studio Fifty50 installs the iconic artistic gateway structure for the park. The gateway is the final design element in the park expansion project. It is a geometric red metal arch that will welcome the community into the […]
Fool’s Destiny (an eclipse) in stanza prose
Editor’s note: This poem was sent to us by one of our readers, commemorating the solar eclipse that occurred Aug. 21. By Mac Crary SPECIAL TO NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Sky was clear, temperature in the mild to warm 70s, From Hing Hay Pagoda in Chinatown/International District, Seattle Found me in the perfect place on a […]
Hing Hay Park Expansion opens
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The Hing Hay Park Expansion, at the corner of 6th Avenue South and South King Street, in Seattle’s Chinatown International District, opened on June 29. The park has doubled in size and serves as an important community gathering place for the neighborhood. The new park design includes a cultural performance […]
Thousands jam SR 520 Bridge grand opening
On April 2, the longest floating bridge in the world opened up to the public for the first time. This would be the SR 520 Bridge.
Bye post office, hello double-sized Hing Hay Park
Demolition has started at the site of the former International District branch of a United States Postal Services (USPS) post office on Sixth Avenue and King Street. (The post office has not moved far. It’s now at 409 Maynard Ave. S.) USPS’s lease expired in 2013. Seattle Parks and Recreation Department had purchased the site […]
CELEBRATE WITH STYLE! — Saturday, February 6, 2016
ALL AGES WELCOME. Be part of the Lunar New Year Fashion Contest. Design a wearable garment, accessory, or put together an outfit to create a look with a Year of the Monkey Lunar New Year theme. Model your own entry or supply your own model(s) for both the fashion show & parade. The Fashion Show-Off […]
BLOG: ID businesses dealing with unexpected challenges — Creative solutions for small businesses
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle’s $15 minimum wage is expected to impact many small businesses. However, challenges for the International District (ID) businesses go beyond the wage issue. The ID restaurants once known for great food with low prices are no longer enough to appeal to new customers. On many fronts, the businesses […]
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