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SAAFF 2024: An all-consuming heritage in shorts program ‘Have You Eaten Yet?’

Food holds infinite power in the souls and bodies of the Asian diaspora. For first generation immigrants, it shelters memories of a home departed. For millions of others, it serves to remind those of...

CVA 2023: Restaurant 2 Garden receives ‘Leadership in Community’ award

Sustainability and community are two concepts critical to the Chinatown International District (CID). Without the neighborhood’s dedication and thoughtfulness for the coming years, policy regarding the district may spiral outside of it rather than...

Local jazz musician Jahnvi Madan to perform original composition at Earshot Jazz Festival

With origins deep within Southern Black music communities of the early 20th century, rooted in European music and traditional African rhythms, jazz is a genre of music as dynamic as it is multifaceted. Music,...

‘Nobody Lives Here’ exhibit coming to the CID Block Party

In the 1960s, Interstate 5, the North-South highway connecting Mexico to Canada, carved its way through Seattle, demolishing homes and uprooting families. Community activists in the Chinatown International District (CID) such as Uncle Bob...

Little Saigon Park project breaks ground, community celebrates

On July 6, groundbreaking for Little Saigon Park began. “It was a long time coming,” said Quynh Pham, Executive Director at Friends of Little Sài Gòn. “It was really great to see folks who were...

Uncle Bob’s Place honors activist Bob Santos’ legacy with 12 balcony railing designs

Uncle Bob Santos is a man needing no introduction. One of Seattle’s renowned civil rights leaders, Santos spearheaded community development in the Chinatown International District (CID) following the devastating construction of I-5 through the neighborhood....

Through the Eyes of a Tiger photo exhibit captures moments in time in the...

From the tumult of a daily commute to the serenity of a game shared among friends in the park, seven photographers set off across the Chinatown International District to document the constantly-evolving neighborhood during...

In the wake of Lunar New Year shootings, community reflects on mental wellness and...

For millions of Chinese Americans in the U.S., Lunar New Year represents “stepping over” into a new, reinvigorated year, and spending time with friends and family. “Over New Year's Eve into New Year's Day, you...

CID Small Business Relief Team’s window security film project assists businesses in need

Over the course of the pandemic, Seattle businesses in the Chinatown-International District saw a cavalcade of plywood barriers go up in front of their storefronts, whether to protect the goods that lay dormant inside...

KOBO and Sairen: Shop at women-owned businesses in Japantown this holiday season

The holidays are always a tumultuous time for uninitiated gift-givers, and it can be easy to give in to the lure of cheaply-produced, convenient online shopping. However, for some small businesses in the city,...