By Assunta Ng What saved the Chinatown/International District summer festival?
By Assunta Ng Click to see Dragon Fest 2011 pictorial. The right name: Dragon Fest! Wow! What a breath of fresh air. The winning name connotes fun, suspense, and mystery. It’s short, and people can relate to the ID, Chinatown, and the Asian community without playing a guessing game.
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn entered the Wing Luke Asian Museum on Thursday, March 18, for his first neighborhood tour in the city. There was no red carpet, receiving line, or bowing from his audience. What was notable, though, was that the crowd was much bigger than the crowd McGinn’s predecessors had gathered.
I had no idea that a tour on King Street South, to Tsue Chong Fortune Cookie Company and the Wing Luke Museum, would transform into a “tea” adventure for the European Muslims.