The Seattle Mariners hosted Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Night at T-Mobile Park on May 27, and spotlighted contributions of AAPIs in our region, including World War II veteran Gene Moy. The 104-year-old is among the oldest living Chinese American veterans. He served in the U.S. Army from 1941-1945 and was recently awarded a […]
The Paper Tigers movie, shot in Seattle, is still available to view in theaters and major digital platforms. Their premiere weekend last month was a multi-city reunion party full of lion dances and drive-ins. Purchase tickets at thepapertigersmovie.com, and continue to support and share your experiences on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and tag with #ThePaperTigers.
More than 20 people attended a lunch for Seattle mayoral candidate Bruce Harrell at Hong Kong Bistro Restaurant on May 30. The former City Council president and member for three terms shared his thoughts with business and community leaders on fixing problems for both the city and Chinatown-International District. Harrell, of Japanese and Black descent, […]
Maneki, the 117-year-old Japanese restaurant in Japantown, received $40,000 last month from a program called Backing Historic Small Restaurants. The money will go toward creating more outdoor seating and other upgrades. Since early on in the pandemic, Maneki, for the first time ever, created an online ordering system and offered takeout. In July, it launched […]
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SEATTLE — Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) and Community Roots Housing have closed on the construction financing for Yesler Family Housing, a new home designed for families at the intersection of 13th Avenue and East Yesler Way. Financing for the project, a mixed‐use building with 156 units of affordable apartments and […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly My first culture shock in America happened while working my summer jobs. I was an international student from Hong Kong. My experiences could be lessons for youth hunting for summer jobs. Last April, unemployment rates hit 6.1% (9.8 million unemployed) nationwide. This month, most businesses are hiring although the […]
Getting Blacks and Asian Americans to come together, in art and in activism, isn’t the easiest thing in the world. But Seattle’s Kristin Leong, an author, activist, and KUOW radio producer, has a long history with both practices.
Ambert Yeung grew up in New Jersey, born to parents that moved to the United States from Hong Kong. Coming from an immigrant background, sports was not in his parents’ mind, but he found success in gymnastics.
By Becky Chan Northwest Asian Weekly Deng Zuolie’s award-winning painting on the charred wall looked submerged in moving water. The molten glass frame swirled like a wave obscuring the serene watercolor scene along a river. The April 27 fire began outside the door of his shop on King Street, burnt through the entrance and caused […]