When President Joe Biden visited Seattle last Friday, Mayor Bruce Harrell’s photos were all over in the media, more than other politicians.
“I’ve been waiting for 3 years to step on this journey,” he explained as the Clipper Venture race continued its annual race around the world this year. The previous two years had been stalled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Right below a photo of him in military fatigues holding an automatic weapon is a caption that he served in Korea “circa 1994.”
The U District is hosting the first Seattle Boba Fest in celebration of National Bubble Tea Day on April 30. The event will feature boba drinks and desserts from 18 local shops and cafes. A few of the featured flavors include White Rabbit Candy Milk Tea from Oh Bear Cafe and Teahouse, Ube Milk Tea […]
More than 70 people attended the AAPISTRONG Small Business Roundtable Series at the China Harbor Restaurant on April 22. It was organized by local community leader Shiao Yen Wu and the National Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (ACE), a nonprofit organization that gives a voice to the business interests of Asian Americans […]
Washington Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu has been practicing throwing a ball 60 feet! Yu will throw the honorary pitch at a Seattle Mariners game on May 24, which will be AAPI Heritage Night. $5 of every ticket sold for that night’s game will benefit the Wing Luke Museum.
The Association of King County Historical Organizations (AKCHO) announced the recipients of its 40th Annual AKCHO Awards. The annual AKCHO Awards honor people, projects, and organizations who have done outstanding work to promote, preserve, and share history and heritage in King County. Award winners this year include Frank Abe, Tamiko Nimura, Ross Ishikawa, and Matt […]
Police are investigating after a man was stabbed and shots were fired in the Chinatown-International District (CID) earlier this month. At 10:02 a.m. on April 11, multiple 911 callers reported a man was shooting a rifle near 13th Avenue South and South Lane Street. When police arrived, the shooter had fled, but officers found a […]
Police are investigating after a 23-year-old man was shot and killed in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Efforts to create a national Asian Pacific American museum in Washington, D.C., pushed ahead on April 26 with House passage of legislation that would create a commission to study the issue. The bill approved unanimously by the House would establish a new commission to consider the feasibility of a new National Museum […]