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Outside the Paint: When Basketball Ruled at the Chinese Playground

When Yao Ming’s Houston Rockets came to visit the Seattle Sonics in his rookie season, a Chinese basketball tournament was being held in town and hundreds of Chinese, some of them quite tall, were...

District BIA passes City Council

An eight-month petition campaign to support the creation of a BIA (Business Improvement Area) plan for the international District has been successful.

‘Big hitters’ sought for nursing home fund drive

A fund raising drive to build a new Kin On nursing home by July of 1994 was announced last week by the Chinese Nursing Home Society (CNHS).

A Mural for all Seasons

The 22 ft. by 60 ft. mural was painted on the south side of the Bush Hotel by Ackerly Communication, through the Downtown Seattle Development Association. The project’s funding included: $1500 from community groups and individuals, and another $1500 from the Seattle Arts Commission.

A Mural for all Season

The mural designed by graphic artist John Woo and dedicated at the International District festival overlooks Hing Hay Park.