There was a groundbreaking February 9th in the parking lot of the Publix Hotel located at 5th Avenue and South King Street in Seattle’s Chinatown/International District. There was a traditional Asian ceremonial elements for good luck and Japanese tea. It was attended by members of Uwajimaya, the hotel development team, investors, and the community to celebrate […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Approximately 1000 people gathered in Chinatown Saturday afternoon to honor the lives of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. The crowd met at Garfield High School in the Central District and then proceeded to the International District. The protestors chanted and carried signs that read “I can’t breathe” in memory of […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly As development in the International District increases, Seattle and the state of Washington’s push towards green architecture is
Last year, during the opening of the Year of the Dragon, the Northwest Asian Weekly wished for a few things. We wished that the economy would improve. We wished that business would go up. We wished for less vacant properties in the International District.
By Donald Bradley The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — At the very worst of times, John W. Nash came clean. “If I tell you what I did over there, you won’t love me anymore,” he told his wife.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly When Amazon.com moved its offices from the International District (ID) above Union Station to a building in Lake Union, Tom Dang felt the sting of empty chairs.<!–more–> “It was really down, for maybe, I would say, three months. Business was down about 40 percent.” Dang owns Sub Sand, a […]
John Holt had a hard time getting acquainted with all of his 800 employees on a daily basis. Now, with new office spaces in the International District, not only does
Looking back on 2010, what do you think were the biggest losses to the community? Here are my top 5.
“Get rid of the drug addicts and panhandlers, and we will visit here more often,” said a white couple at the recent ID Summer Seafair Festival.
A Korean movie titled “Late Autumn” is being filmed partly in Seattle’s International District. Filming started on Jan. 27. The film crew spent the entire day in Chinatown, filming in the alley behind Maynard Avenue South. Filming continued last Sunday, outside of Union Station. Filmmakers say they only needed to capture the scenery.