DOWNLOAD APPLICATION! PRIME SPONSOR Seattle City Light SILVER SPONSORS Pepsi Simply Thai Restaurant Children’s Parade Competition Schedule: Noon—1:15 PM — Registration (each contestant gets a number) 1 PM — Line up (outside NW Weekly’s office, 412 Maynard Ave. S., Chinatown/International District) 1:15 PM — Judging begins 1:30 PM — Parade begins 2:10 PM — Parade […]
A power outage hit Chinatown International District on its busy hours last Sunday lunch from noon to after 6 p.m. Several blocks were affected including S. King St., Jackson St., Weller, Maynard Ave. S., and 12th Ave. S. At least 50 businesses were closed during the outage; some opened later when power resumed. Businesses closed […]
By Suzanne DuRard Northwest Asian Weekly Residential solar energy (also called photovoltaic) systems cost a lot. An average system in Seattle costs $15,000 or more. In exchange for that big investment though, a customer who installs solar will see a significant decrease in their electric bills over time. With the generous incentives for solar energy […]
By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly As global warming causes temperatures to rise, compost piles and solar panels are going mainstream. Yet, the denizens of the International District in Seattle have been making attempts to be green since before green was cool. The ID boasts the Danny Woo Community Garden, the Recycling Depot, and recent […]
One of the many highlights of the Lunar New Year celebration in the Chinatown-ID will be the children’s costume parade on Saturday, February 21. Children 12 and under are invited and encouraged to use their creative talents to reflect their rendition of the theme of the Lunar New Year. <!–more–> “It’s wonderful to see children […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The cause of the Christmas Eve fire in the International District has been classified as “undetermined,” according to the Seattle Fire Department. Crews responded to the fire that started in the top floor of the three-story Hudson Building on the corner of 7th Ave. S. and S. King St. at […]
By Deanna Duff Northwest Asian Weekly Women have taken over the Seattle Art Museum. Not through protests or demonstrations, but with a different type of exciting,
Seattle City Light has scheduled a 20-hour outage that will start June 5 at 11 p.m. and last until about 7 p.m. on June 6. Streetlights and traffic signals will be affected. The general boundaries of the affected area are Jackson Street on the north, Dearborn Street on the south, 5th Avenue on the west, […]
Just because there is no designated holiday doesn’t mean we should not educate our youth and ourselves to bring joy and meaning into our lives.
“It has come to my attention that con artists are targeting City Light customers with Asian surnames and Asian businesses,” Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell stated in a press release.