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Osara Commissary in Pike Place Market brings contemporary Japanese products,...

by Nick Turner, The North American Post A new business made its modest beginnings in a sunlit room in the lower levels of Pike Place Market...

The challenge of “MIZUBASHO” brand bringing high-grade sake to the world’s...

By Misa Murohashi, translated by Ritsuko Morimura Mizubasho is a sake brand which has been on the wine lists of Michelin three-star restaurants such as...

Okinawa Students Participate in 33rd Okinawa Times Homestay Program

by Minami Okada, Translated by Bruce Rutledge The North American Post Twenty-two middle and high schoolers from Okinawa came to Seattle this summer to take part in...

BorderLands uses City’s New Art Space to present creative works...

by Nick Turner, The North American Post As tragedy and horror begin to hold a regular place in the daily news, people sometimes forget that those...

Community Panel Draws Parallels Between Muslim American and Japanese American Experiences

by Nick Turner Aneela Afzali was born in Kabul, Afghanistan. One day, when she was walking down the boardwalk along Alki Beach, somebody driving by...

From Hiroshima to Hope at Green Lake

by Nick Turner It’s been 72 years since the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan in response to the attack on Pearl Harbor....

Hokkaido Ramen Comes to University Village

Santouka, a ramen chain that began in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, is opening its second Washington restaurant at University Village this Saturday, August 5. The restaurant, right...

Consignment Boutique for Baby and Children’s Clothing

Kuniko Jacobson is the owner of  store, Hopscotch Consignment Boutique in downtown Bellevue. Jacobson is mom to three children, the youngest of whom is just...

Native American Origins

By David Yamaguchi A NATURAL QUESTION that emerges from our exploration of the Asian roots of the Japanese people is why don't Native Americans look...

Hai! Japantown Celebrates Old & New in Nihonmachi

by Bruce Rutledge Mark your calendars. On August 26, the businesses and cultural groups in Japantown are holding a daylong celebration of the neighborhood with...