By Douglas Chin For Northwest Asian Weekly While not committing to the Asian American community’s request to rename the International Children’s Park at Seventh Avenue South and South Lane Street after the late Donnie Chin, Seattle’s Parks and Recreation Superintendent Jesus Aguirre offered several ways his department could memorialize and honor Chin’s legacy. The Parks […]
Donnie Chin, ID community protector, slain — Police continue search for killer
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle Police have no leads as to who killed International District mainstay Donnie Chin. The 59-year-old Chin was fatally shot in the early morning on Thursday, July 23rd near 8th Avenue and South Weller Street in the neighborhood he protected for most of his life. According to Seattle Police, […]
Eighth Avenue South to become one-way for one block
The Seattle Department of Transportation will be converting the one block segment of Eighth Avenue South between South Lane and South Dearborn streets from its current two-way configuration to one-way southbound over the weekend of Nov. 8-9 (weather permitting). The traffic revision is necessary to accommodate the streetcar track on Eighth Avenue South that runs […]
Community wary of the changes coming to Jackson Place, says could be less safe
Hoping to find justice and answers to their questions surrounding the building of a controversial establishment, Kwame Amoateng, Kristin Wall
If FICP builds it, will they come?
Amid the hustle and bustle of Chinatown sits a quiet, unassuming park nestled behind trees on the corner of Seventh Avenue South and South Lane Street. A bronze dragon hovers over a giant yin-yang arrangement made of sand and grass. Rockery symbolizing the mountainous regions of the Philippines rests alongside a small slide and merry-go-round.
Local banks and organizations to lead financial planning workshops
A free workshop series will be held by the Greater Seattle chapter of the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) and State Farm Bank on Aug. 1 and Aug. 8. The topic will be personal finance and money management.