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Archive for February 2nd, 2009

Cut & Paste Plastics: A Look into the Culture of Plastic Surgery and Asian Americans

Plastic surgery for many Asian Americans, especially blepharoplasty (double eyelid surgery), has been a hot topic that has been going on for a long time. It may seem, to an outsider of the community, a radical action, but for Asian Americans it is an integrated part of their lives and a normative part of youth [...]

Activities for the Valentine’s Weekend

It’s that time of year again love birds. February already? Made plans yet for Valentine’s weekend? Make the holiday weekend special! This month Asian Avenue magazine brings you “must-do” activities to celebrate the Valentine’s holiday with your sweetheart.
Share the Sweets, Wine then Dine, Don’t Forget the Flowers!, Dinner for Two… or More, Save Room for [...]

Asian Reflections on the American Landscape: Identifying and Interpreting Asian Heritage

It was a delight to happen across a copy of this work, published by the National Center for Cultural Resources, a division of the National Park Service which is the federal agency well known for its active management of our national parks and historic landmarks.
I was impressed with the publication’s statement of truth about the [...]

Voices from Colorado: Perspectives of Asian Pacific Americans

Book Review: Voices from Colorado: Perspectives of Asian Pacific Americans
By Nestor J. Mercado, Elnora Minoza-Mercado & Alok Sarwal, Ph.D.
ISBN 978-0-615-20213-6
Voices from Colorado is a rich and well-researched resource for anyone with an interest in the complex tapestry of Asian American history and culture in the Rocky Mountain West. It is “must reading” for anyone of [...]

Asian Americans Step into Distinguished Political Roles

On the country enters the new presidential era, several Asian Pacific Americans have been appointed to key positions within the Administration in Washington D.C., and all are the first Asian Americans to take on these roles in our nation’s history.
U.S. Secretary of Energy
Dr. Steven Chu, the sixth Director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory [...]

Pearls and a Mani

Denver Nail Lounge
The Denver Pavilions
500 16th Street, Suite #136
Denver CO 80202
Take a moment to paint a picture of a sophisticated, uptown, yet friendly lounge with an attentive staff, lots of open space, cute white stools accompanied by colorful miniature pillows, spotless and bright. This picture perfect image describes the newly opened hotspot, The Denver Nail [...]

The Liquor Store of Unbeatable Prices

USA Discount Liquors
900 Federal Blvd. Denver, CO 80204
Tel: 303.534.8118
Hours: Mon – Sat: 11am to 12am; Sun: 12pm to 7pm
What makes them different:
• A drive-thru for customers to purchase alcohol
• Wide selection
• Close to Downtown Denver
• Will match any price
USA Discount Liquors lies on Ninth and Federal. A small corner store from the outside, but behind [...]

Restaurant Peek: Thai Lotus Restaurant

Thai Lotus Restaurant
5131 S. Yosemite Ave. Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Tel: 720.529.8155,

Mon. – Fri. 11am – 9pm
Sat. and Sun. 4:30pm – 9pm
It’s a good thing you’re reading this article right now. Otherwise you may have never known about all the scrumptiousness that awaits you at Thai Lotus. The tiny restaurant off of Yosemite and Belleview [...]

The Healing of Revitalization

Miracle Touch Massage and Reflexology
1004 S Federal Blvd. Denver, CO 80219
Hours: Mon to Sun, 10am - 9pm
When I embarked on my afternoon appointment at Miracle Touch Massage and Reflexology, I was in my normal mode of operation—rushed and task-focused. Little did I know that what I was about to experience a session of healthful treatment [...]

Exquisite Training Program for a Career in Aesthetics

Exquisite Salon and Spa
5401 S. Federal Blvd. Littleton, CO 80123
Phone: 303.703.1212, Fax: 303.703.1313

Become… An Aesthetician, A Nail Technician, A Massage Therapist, A Hair Stylist In Less Than A Year!
Exquisite Salon and Spa, located at South Federal Boulevard at Belleview in Littleton, provides such a wide range of services that attend to virtually every imaginable aesthetic [...]