Higo Variety Store http://www.kplu.org en In Seattle's International District, celebrating the Higo Variety Store http://www.kplu.org/post/seattles-international-district-celebrating-higo-variety-store <p>An old five-and dime store that helped Seattle&#39;s Japanese community rebuild itself after World War II is being celebrated in a new way: in a permanent exhibit by the <a href="http://wingluke.org/home.htm">Wing Luke Museum</a> in a local gift shop/art gallery.</p><p>The exhibit features a variety of old store merchandise from a business that lasted 96 years. There&#39;s also an assortment of personal items from two generations of the Japanese-American Murakami family.</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 12:27:19 +0000 Florangela Davila 5530 at http://www.kplu.org In Seattle's International District, celebrating the Higo Variety Store