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Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 11:06 am
Even More Restaurants That Are Opening in Seattle This Year
The Stranger - ... Orfeo , from Kevin and Terresa Davis ( Steelhead Diner , Blueacre Seafood ), is slated for an August opening in Belltown. Chef Eric Donnelly ( RockCreek ) will open FlintCreek Cattle Co . in Greenwood. Despite its name, the restaurant will focus on ... Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 8:09 pm
Belltown's Mama's Mexican Kitchen to close
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - In yet another act of Seattle gentrification, Mama's Mexican Kitchen in Belltown is moving out its Elvis room and closing to make way for apartments. The quirky and affordable Mexican restaurant has been a Belltown mainstay at Second Avenue and Bell Street for 41 years. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 6:56 pm
Herb & Bitter Public House set to Open in Early June
Seattle - I can still remember the first time I went into Rocco 's in Belltown to have a drink. I was blown away by the dandy cocktail and spirit selection, the overall friendliness and amiability of the staff, and by the fun touches throughout the bar. Read more...
Monday, May 11, 2015 -- 12:35 pm
The Top Home Shops in and Around Seattle
Seattle - ... for a large leather sectional, but you'll have peace of mind knowing that the couch was tailor-made for your space. Belltown Two stylistically different wood furniture stores dominate the corner of First and Lenora streets. With its own mill in ... Read more...
Monday, May 11, 2015 -- 11:43 am
In a Very Seattle Moment, Maoists and Black Lives Matter Demonstrators Spar at Mariners Game
Seattle Weekly - Saturday night, hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists marched through Seattle streets from a little after 6 p.m. until just before 10 p.m. Beginning at Westlake Plaza-right next to a pungent rally for medical marijuana-the activists covered ground from Belltown to Safeco Field and back, escorted by several dozen Seattle police who used their bicycles to form a wall preventing the march from occupying more than one lane of traffic. Many of the people leading the march were UW undergraduates who have been active in past Black Lives Matter actions. Read more...
Sunday, May 3, 2015 -- 9:22 pm
Is Ballard the next South Lake Union?
Crosscut.com - ... said Mike Stewart, executive director of the Ballard Chamber . "But we don't want the canyons of tall building like Belltown or Dexter Avenue." And there is an urgency. "If we don't do something to engage in where we are going, to help shape it, ... Read more...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 -- 10:52 pm
Google expansion to Ballard possibly in the works
Viewing Feed - ... in the PSBJ last week, Cascadia Capital investment banker Jamie Boyd revealed the information. "Zulily is moving to Belltown, and Google may expand into Ballard," Boyd wrote. The PSBJ confirms that Boyd based the information for his piece on ... Read more...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 -- 11:24 am
Japanese Noodles and Ice Cream on Capitol Hill, Chicken and Waffles...
The Stranger - Wakefield Bar has opened its doors in Belltown, next door to the Rendezvous . Wakefield is pouring beer, wine, and cocktails . Read more...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 -- 2:36 pm
The Staff of The Stranger Argues About Restaurants Going Tipless
The Stranger - ... on the tips I made serving bowls of coffee and buttermilk biscuits to artists and other first-wave gentrifiers in Belltown. "And I'd be fine with going back to waiting tables," I added. "I liked being a waiter. It's a pretty good gig." I believe ... Read more...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 -- 1:18 pm
Is Google expanding to Ballard?
Business Journal - ... about how Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) and other companies are driving the market. "Zulily (Nasdaq: ZU) is moving to Belltown, and Google may expand into Ballard," Boyd wrote. On Tuesday, Boyd said he based the comment about Google on conversations he ... Read more...
Monday, April 27, 2015 -- 10:26 pm
Shapeshifter Seattle: You call this eco-friendly?
Crosscut.com - ... on land that was flattened through numerous re-grades that washed away entire hills and made places like flattened Belltown (formerly called the Denny Regrade) and the Denny Triangle ripe for development. The various re-grades created fill dirt and ... Read more...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 -- 8:54 am
Morning News: Three Restaurants Abolish Tips and Add 18.5% Surcharge, ...
The Stranger - ... instead of funneling them in and out of jail, is to the mayor's approach. LEAD has been shown to be successful in Belltown at reducing recidivism among those struggling with addiction and mental illness. Micro-Policing Seattle's Neighborhoods: ... Read more...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 -- 1:34 pm
Capitol Hill food+drink | Nate's Wings and Waffles coming to 12th and Jefferson
Capitol Hill Blog - ... have bad news for the "many," great news for little Villa. It's working on opening in the former Frontier Room in Belltown. Thanks for the tour of the @Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room. Glad to have this new concept store in Seattle ... Read more...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 -- 5:30 pm
10 Frames: Flammable Sundays at Re-bar
The Stranger - ... BL: There just weren't a lot of deep house nights going on. We had acid house with DJ Masa at the original Vogue in Belltown. Riz would work house masterfully into his sets alongside funk and disco. The Harler brothers who threw legendary shows like ... Read more...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 -- 2:30 pm
Sky View Observatory,
Vancouver Courier - ... Hotel, a 97-room Kimpton property that officially opened in February. This beautifully renovated heritage site in Belltown has a fun celebrity focus. Portraits of Bill Gates and Jimi Hendrix - in 19th-century military uniforms - adorn the lobby. ... Read more...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 -- 10:59 am
Poems + Drinks at 5 Seattle Bars
Seattle - ... Sherry Wine Punch (which mixes Amontillado sherry, orgeat, lemon, and seasonal fruit jam), served at legendary Belltown bar the Rob Roy - a spot where much merry has been made over the years. Guillaume Apollinaire was a French poet, playwright, and ... Read more...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 -- 6:11 pm
Nightmarish Dreams and Trash Topiary
The Stranger - ... what he sees. Meanwhile, he's trying to keep his spirits up. A few blocks farther north at Suyama Space in Belltown, there's another show with a similar snarl, and a similar feeling of exhaustion, that nonetheless looks very different from Banke's. ... Read more...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 -- 5:36 pm
How Seattle's Much-Lauded LEAD Program Almost Died Before Blazing Back
Seattle Weekly - ... program carrying on, it is being embraced as never before. A who's-who of local public officials gathered at the Belltown Community Center to announce a "renewed commitment" to the program, as articulated by a press release from the mayor. "I've ... Read more...
Monday, April 13, 2015 -- 9:41 am
Re: Treatment Not Jail Slashes Recidivism by 58 Percent
East Bay Express - ... as a model for breaking the cycle." Local police and the community developed LEAD in October 2011 in Seattle's Belltown neighborhood to confront open-air drug markets in Seattle and King County. It has since expanded to other areas of downtown ... Read more...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 -- 12:00 pm
Scandinavian Pop-Up Tumble Swede Comes to Ballard: A Preview
Seattle Weekly - You'd think that in a city like Seattle, with its Scandinavian heritage, we'd have our own version of a Marcus Samuelsson, especially as Nordic cuisine becomes increasingly popular--as evidenced, in part, by recently published cookbooks like North: The New Nordic Cuisine of Iceland , which won the 2015 "Judges Award" from The International Association of Culinary Professionals. Tom Douglas did recently open the Andra Loft and Bar in Belltown dedicated to aquavit, the Scandinvian spirit that's similar to gin and Nordic bites. Read more...




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