By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Best friends Jessica Collins and Catherine Foster have a lot in common. They both are of Chinese descent,
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly For many people, purchasing a home is the ultimate American dream. For the homeless, the dream
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly The nuclear family is no longer the norm. While single-parent families and extended families are
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly During the seven and a half years that Bo Kyi was in prison, he was beaten, tortured,
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Firecrackers, feasts, and exhilarating lion dances — Chinese New Year has many interesting traditions. However, one of the most appealing traditions, especially for young ones, is the red envelopes.
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Gahee Bae never thought she would become a finalist in the Humane Society’s annual Cool vs. Cruel contest. She was wrong. “Oh yes … I was surprised … I actually didn’t [expect to become a finalist],” confessed Bae, who recently graduated from the Art Institute of Seattle. “This […]
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Moving to Seattle? Beware. It is not just cold. It can be freezing. The Seattle Freeze, brought to infamy in a 2005 article on NWSource.com, was explained as a highly contagious “social disease,” where people in Seattle are polite in passing, but extremely cold and disinterested when making […]
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Green is in.
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Debbie Nghiem studied business finance in school, worked in San Jose’s booming tech industry, and had been kept away from fashion by her mother. Nghiem ended up making dresses anyway. It was just in her genes. Today, finally with the support of her mother, Nghiem is the designer […]
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Where can you find a face slim roller, Pocky sticks, fake eyelashes, and dinnerware all at the same place? Daiso. It’s a store where you can find just about anything, and most of it costs only $1.50. Since its Alderwood Mall location opened in 2005, deal-shoppers have poured […]