Hing Hay Park in the Chinatown/International District of Seattle. (Photo by Tracy Hunter via Flickr.)

Chinatown/International District survey finds blind spots in Seattle police data

A survey showed that more than half of witnesses don't report crimes. Many of those who don't report say it's because they don't expect police to follow up.
Jul 11, 2016
Chinatown-International District light rail station, taken by SDOT Photos on Feb. 10, 2016

Spring Clean improves International District one sweep at a time

The annual event involves hundreds of volunteers to help clean and maintain Chinatown-International District.
Apr 29, 2016
Hing Hay Park in the Chinatown/International District of Seattle. (Photo by Tracy Hunter via Flickr.)

Chinatown/International District task force to address public safety, livability

Chinatown/International District business and community leaders will make recommendations next spring for improving livability and policing in the neighborhood.
Dec 16, 2015
Maneki Japanese Restaurant, on Sixth Avenue 
South, pays tribute to Chin with a sign posted to the windowpane. (Photo by Sidney Sullivan)

5 ways to fix public safety in the Chinatown International District

Will new city council reps like Lorena Gonzalez finally have answers for longstanding public safety issues in the International District?
Nov 24, 2015
Seattle's Chinatown-International District Block Watch patrols the neighborhood every Tuesday. (Photo courtesy )

Chinatown-International District Block Watch walks streets for safety

Volunteers with the Neighborhood Block Watch patrol the Chinatown-International District on Tuesdays to boost the neighborhood's safety.
Oct 22, 2015
A woman places flowers in Canton Alley in tribute to Donnie Chin, a community leader who was fatally shot in his car early July 23. (Photo by Venice Buhain.)

Globalist asks the Candidates: Safety in the International District

How can Seattle improve safety in the International District? The Seattle Globalist asked the Seattle City Council candidates.
Oct 19, 2015
The much-adored Green Village homemade pepper sauce. Made fresh in house, it’s a favorite among the restaurant’s regular guests. (Photo by Lisa Strube-Kilgore)

China to Taiwan to Seattle, a family legacy lives on at Green Village

As I sat clicking dispiritedly through take-out menus in search of lunch, Chi Sun Lu walked by my desk on her way outside for a quick cigarette. ”Lu,” I asked, ”Can you recommend any really good, authentic Chinese restaurants in town?” She stopped in her tracks, turned, and eyed me silently as though waiting for […]
Jan 2, 2013
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Blaming China for economic woes is nothing new in the Northwest

The angry mobs entered Chinatown and went door-to-door, rounding up Chinese immigrants and herding hundreds of them down to the docks. But the mobs of white workers, who blamed Chinese immigrants for the poor economy, didn’t have enough money to pay the fares for all the passengers to ship them away by boat. A tense […]
Feb 15, 2012