By Assunta Ng When one out of five small businesses fails in its first year nationwide, Chinatown’s Eastern Café is bucking statistics. It is only a year old, making money, and expanding.
Neighborhoods mark 25 years
About 400 guests enjoyed music, food, and dancing at the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods 25th Anniversary Celebration at MOHAI Museum in Seattle on Oct. 23, including the mayor, city council
BLOG: A dinner for Chinese media
By Assunta Ng What does Washington state mean to Chinese people?
Getty to save ID businesses?
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly When Amazon.com moved its offices from the International District (ID) above Union Station to a building in Lake Union, Tom Dang felt the sting of empty chairs.<!–more–> “It was really down, for maybe, I would say, three months. Business was down about 40 percent.” Dang owns Sub Sand, a […]
Blog: Amazon’s people miss the ID’s tasty treats
The other day, I ran into an Amazon staff member who moved from the ID office to Lake Union.
Blog: Did we lose or gain more in 2010?
Looking back on 2010, what do you think were the biggest losses to the community? Here are my top 5.
Blog: Why is business so slow in the ID this summer?
“Get rid of the drug addicts and panhandlers, and we will visit here more often,” said a white couple at the recent ID Summer Seafair Festival.
Mom impossible to shop for? The answer lies in her zodiac sign
Rat mom (1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972) – Rat mom is quick-witted, inquisitive, and hardworking. She is an opportunist and always pays attention to small details.