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  1. The 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle's hidden gateway to Imperial ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    In the heart of downtown Seattle, in the Skinner Building, lies a hidden architectural gem with Chinese-inspired interior design that evokes the sacred palaces and a temple of Imperial China - it's the 5th Avenue Theatre. The theater is a different world where dragons, phoenixes, and guardian lions are at peace in their natural habitat while protecting the sanctuary of Seattle's modern thespians.

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  2. Donnie Chin's murder triggers new task force - Community members...Read the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Mayor Ed Murray announced Dec. 15 the convening of a special task force for the Chinatown/International District neighborhood. Following the murder of long-time community activist Donnie Chin this summer, Mayor Murray reached out to local leaders and called on them to work with City staff and the Seattle Police Department to help address public safety and livability in the C/ID.

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  3. What makes a diverse, vibrant neighborhoodRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    "Since 1906 Neighborhood House has been helping children and families in neighborhoods throughout Seattle and King County. It is in these neighborhoods where we find huge capacity and potential for people to work together to build stronger and healthier communities."

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  4. Bumbershoot 2015 - Exciting Asian American billingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    From Sept. 5-7, thousands of people flocked to Seattle Center for Bumbershoot-Seattle's annual music and arts festival.

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  5. Crackdown on controversial hookah lounges - Questions, and hopefully, answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    There has been community concern about the presence of hookah bars and lounges in the International District and throughout other Seattle neighborhoods recently, due to the shooting of community figurehead Donnie Chin in late July. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced August 3 that the "City will step up enforcement against smoking lounges."

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  6. How do we describe a hero? - Remembering Donnie ChinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    "He loved the kids of this neighborhood. Last month a toddler ran into King St and got hit by a car.

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  7. Hookah lounge advocates fight backRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    It was standing room only at Monday afternoon's Seattle City Council meeting, moderated by Councilmember Tim Burgess. The majority present was there to protest Seattle Mayor Ed Murray's initiative to ban hookah lounges/bars throughout Seattle.

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  8. Crackdown on controversial hookah lounges - Questions, and hopefully, answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    There has been community concern about the presence of hookah bars and lounges in the International District and throughout other Seattle neighborhoods recently, due to the shooting of community figurehead Donnie Chin in late July. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced August 3 that the "City will step up enforcement against smoking lounges."

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  9. How do we describe a hero? - Remembering Donnie ChinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    "He loved the kids of this neighborhood. Last month a toddler ran into King St and got hit by a car.

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  10. Donnie Chin shot - Community stunnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Donnie Chin, executive director of the International District Emergency Center , passed away this morning, July 23, after being shot before 3 a.m. at 8th Ave. S. between S. Lane St. and Weller St. in Chinatown International District. Chin's service in the I.D. was usually a one-man show, patrolling in the ID.

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  11. Walk for Rice - Bringing community together to fight hunger for 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Over a thousand community members came together on Saturday, June 27 for the annual Asian Counseling and Referral Service Walk for Rice, benefiting the ACRS Food Bank. Every year, the Walk draws approximately 1,000 community members who become fundraisers and take part in a community event featuring cultural celebrations and a 2.5 mile walk/run around Seattle's Seward Park.

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  12. A-pop! Emma Stone, Asian?! - Victories at the Tony's, 'The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    The sun may be out in Seattle, but it's definitely not shining in all parts of Hollywood! Read on to find out the latest pop culture news and media happenings for Asians and Asian Americans in Hollywood-the good and the ugly. This month's offender? Actress Emma Stone in the new romantic-drama film "Aloha".

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  13. Gang of Four book about racial unity in Seattle launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    The struggle for civil rights cuts across racial lines, one that speaks about the past in a way that stands for a future with respect and dignity to all citizens in a community. International District-legend Bob Santos knows that struggle first-hand as one of four civil rights leaders who worked together even though they were from different communities in Seattle.

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