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The IE turns 50: Behind the lens, photographer Dean Wong recalls memorable images of...

My mother owned the Re-New Cleaners on Maynard Avenue South next to the Hong Kong Restaurant. Ron Chew worked there with his father. This was back in the mid-1970s. Ron and I attended the University...

Asian American photographers train their cameras on the Chinatown-International District

While the lions danced during the Lunar New Year, a group of photographers recorded the festivities and everyday community life for a project they are calling “Chinatown International District: Through the Eyes of a...

Corky Lee and his images will always be with us

Corky Lee spent his lifetime with a camera in his hands, using photography to fight social injustice while documenting life in New York Chinatown and other Chinatowns across the nation. This was the life...

“Chinatown Pretty” is an effervescent collection of photography and essays celebrating U.S. Chinatowns’ most...

Chinatown Pretty is a collection of full color photographic portraits and interviews of Chinese seniors with a sense of style in their wardrobes. Andria Lo and Valerie Luu conducted the street interviews in San Francisco,...

Lori Matsukawa: 36 years at KING TV, a lifetime of being a role model...

After 36 years at KING TV, news anchor Lori Matsukawa has retired and she will be missed by viewers, friends and members of the Asian Pacific American community. “Pretty amazing life. Television and being involved...

Walk for Rice: A community tradition to fight hunger

It’s 7 AM in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District, and Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) seniors are lining up on King Street to be first in line at the ACRS Food Bank. They come bundled...

In losing Fortuna, the community loses a piece of old Chinatown

Salt and pepper chicken with rice. That’s my usual order at Fortuna Cafe. It’s one of my favorite meals in Chinatown served at a restaurant deeply rooted in Chinatown history. Fortuna is now closed after...

Column: Donnie’s memory, spirit will always be with us

Dean Wong reflects on childhood memories of Donnie Chin

Donnie Chin—Every Asian community needs a dragon to protect it

Dean Wong remembers the hero of the ID