By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly For generations, shoppers visited Asian Plaza at the easternmost part of Seattle’s International District for authentic Southeast Asian food and the rarest of all downtown amenities: free parking. They will soon find a modern mixed-use commercial center built at an undisclosed price. The first phase of construction is targeted […]
Saturay honored with nonprofit leader award
Jonathan Saturay was honored as the winning “Emerging Leader” at the third annual Light a Fire Awards dinner sponsored by Seattle Metropolitan in partnership with The Seattle Foundation. The Light a Fire awards honors nonprofit organizations and individuals whose extraordinary acts of service embody the spirit of giving to make our region more prosperous, beautiful, healthful, […]
Feb 12: Mandy Kwan wins Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award
Mandy Kwan has won the Violet Richardson Award by Soroptimist International of Seattle Metropolitan. This award honors young women for volunteer action.
What a difference 12 years makes: For the Lunar New Year, we look back on how far the International District has come since the last Year of the Rabbit
In 1999, President Bill Clinton was in office, the United States was in the midst of the dot-com boom, and the world was facing the turn of the century.
Readers’ Corner: A reflection on how the community has changed
I was one of the honorees at the Northwest Asian Weekly Dinner on Dec. 3. The event was held at the House of Hong Restaurant in the International District (ID).
Take the road less traveled
On a warm Thursday night, Aug. 28, a dimly light Toi club was abuzz with unexpected conversations. Amid the happy hour well drinks, unlikely people from all walks of life gathered in celebration of the party’s occasion, the one-year debut of Earthwalkers Magazine.