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California and Texas dominate list of 10 best cities in US for Asian professionals

  • Online marketplace Apartment List celebrated May as Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with the release of their year’s list of best U.S. cities for Asian professionals.
  • Compiled by Apartment List and its Asian Pacific Islander employee resource group, [email protected], the ranking was based on four categories such as community and representation, economic opportunity, housing opportunity and business environment.
  • Bay Area cities San Jose and San Francisco took spots at No. 1 and No. 6 respectively, while Riverside took ninth place.

Three cities in California have been named among the best places to be for Asian professionals in the U.S.

On Wednesday, the online marketplace Apartment List released the ranking to coincide with Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May. 

Hawaiian restaurant in Texas sells out after TikTok about UT Austin ‘kicking out’ its owners goes viral

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  • Austin-area Hawaiian BBQ restaurant Poke Bay will be closing its doors after five years of business following the University of Texas at Austin’s purchase of land on Guadalupe Street to expand the school’s campus.
  • The decision leaves restaurant owners Paul and Priscilla Song with no choice but to close their business by the end of this month.
  • The couple’s emotional journey was shared on TikTok when their daughter, Angelica Song, voiced her frustration and called on people to support her parents in the final weeks of their restaurant.
  • After Angelica’s TikTok video went viral, her parents welcomed an influx of customers.
  • Paul and Priscilla took to TikTok to express their gratitude, saying, “We weren’t really prepared to be this busy today. … If we made some mistakes or we’ve run out of items that we should have had, we apologize. But all in all, it was very heartwarming. We thank you very much for your support.”

Customers flooded a Hawaiian restaurant in Austin, Texas, after a TikTok announcing its permanent closure went viral. 

Hawaiian BBQ and poke bowl restaurant Poke Bay will permanently close its doors after five years of business following the University of Texas at Austin’s acquisition of land on Guadalupe Street to expand the school’s campus. 

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