By John Liu Driving past the Burger King and 7-11 on Rainier Ave, it is easy to pass Imperial Lanes day after day on your commute from the International District to Beacon Hill. Sadly, Imperial Lanes is closing on May 31. Imperial Lanes and Lounge opened in Seattle’s Rainier Valley in 1959 and was run […]
Songwriter recalls lonely, idyllic childhood, & feeling ‘different’
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The half Korean singer/songwriter Priscilla Ahn, coming to the Columbia City Theater on May 13, remembers her childhood in Pennsylvania as idyllic. “I started singing when I was 6,” she said. “One of the first songs I learned to sing was ‘If We Hold on Together’ from ‘The Land […]
Watanabe endorsed by leaders
Meet Louis Watanabe at a community fundraiser on April 23, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Watercress Vietnamese Bistro, 5041 Rainier Ave. S. #108. Watanabe is running to be a representative in the Washington State Senate’s 37th District.
NAAAP cleans up
The National Association of Asian American Professionals-Seattle held its 2014 Adopt-A-Street cleanup event on March 2. NAAAP-Seattle has adopted two street segments in the International District: South Jackson St. and South King St.
Young widow comforts her children in the wake of her husband’s tragic death
On Saturday, April 23 just after 5 p.m., three were involved in an accident on Highway 18 near Tiger Mountain, 15 minutes away from North Bend.