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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...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 -- 10:52 am
Lagunitas Dinner at Bell + Whete, Food and Sh*t Greatest Hits, Tiki Bar Sunday's at Pennyroyal
Seattle Weekly - Your Daily Dose of Food News, Events and Must-Read Miscellany Belltown haunt Belle + Whete European Kitchen is hosting a dinner with California brewer Lagunitas Brewing Company on Wednesday April 22nd at 6:30 p.m. Chef Stew Navarre will be serving a four-course meal featuring Lagunitas pairings along with Skylar Ceserone from the brewery who will discuss each beer. The highlight of the evening: Lagunitas Sucks served in brown paper bags with Dungeness Crab and Shrimp Rolls, Cheddar Pork Rinds with "Hot Sauce", and Venison Corn Dogs. Read more...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 -- 10:29 am
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...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 -- 5:45 pm
Two years into turnaround, RealNetworks still struggles to get its groove back
Business Journal - RealNetworks used to be an empire in Seattle. The popular 1990s company employed 1,700 people at its peak, many of whom worked in a visible space at the company's then-headquarters in Seattle's Belltown neighborhood. Read more...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 -- 5:42 pm
Whodathunkit: Helping Downtown Drug Addicts Get Off Drugs Makes More Sense Than Arresting Them
The Stranger - Thirty-four-year-old Misty Barrickman used to get arrested in Belltown "constantly," she told me this afternoon. She was addicted to heroin and crack cocaine. Read more...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 -- 11:30 am
Food & Drink News: Girin Opens in Pioneer Square, and Two New Food Trucks Hit the Streets
The Stranger - ... from restaurateur Steven Han and partners, has opened in Pioneer Square. (Han's other restaurants include Belltown's Kushibar and Umi Sake House , as well as Capitol Hill's Momiji .) At 5,400-square feet and 125 seats, Girin is not messing around. ... Read more...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 -- 11:45 am
Public opinion to shape Smith Cove Park
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - ... from nearby neighborhoods to enjoy the beachfront," he said. "We anticipate people will walk or ride bikes from Belltown or Queen Anne." The park has two levels: an upper portion at Ursula Judkins Viewpoint and a lower park with youth playfields and ... Read more...
Monday, April 6, 2015 -- 11:44 am
Recent headlines underscore myth of UBC as crime-fighting tool
Examiner.com - Yesterday's Seattle Police Blotter reported the early Sunday arrest of four guys with three handguns in the Belltown area, and one of them was stolen while another was tucked in the waistband of a guy who did not have a concealed pistol license. A story this morning on Michigan Live tells about 17 service pistols and shotguns listed as stolen from the Flint Police Department. Read more...
Thursday, April 2, 2015 -- 6:46 pm
Restaurants hike prices to adapt to new Seattle minimum wage
KOMO News - ... to make the commitment that 100 percent of those proceeds would go back to the staff who needs it the most." The Belltown restaurant started adding a 2 percent "wage equality surcharge" on Wednesday, when the first stage of Seattle's new minimum ... Read more...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 -- 7:49 am
Rent hikes may be easing but the trend is still upward
Planning - ... , downtown led all neighborhoods with the highest average one-bedroom rent, at $1,871 . Dupre+Scott includes Belltown and South Lake Union in its downtown statistics. A slew of popular, close-in neighborhoods aren't far behind, with average rents in ... Read more...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- 10:44 am
Gridlock in Seattle during 9-hour semi crash cleanup
KVAL-TV Eugene - ... go," said Michael Mallett. "It took us about an hour-and-a-half to get down from upper Queen Anne to right here in Belltown." Those stuck behind the crash eventually had to turn around and drive back north on the southbound lanes to the nearest ... Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 2:26 pm
City, cops to review why it took 9 hours to clear SR 99
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... go," said Michael Mallett. "It took us about an hour-and-a-half to get down from upper Queen Anne to right here in Belltown." Those stuck behind the crash eventually had to turn around and drive back north on the southbound lanes to the nearest ... Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 12:39 pm
What took so long? SPD explains 9-hour semi crash cleanup
KOMO News - ... go," said Michael Mallett. "It took us about an hour-and-a-half to get down from upper Queen Anne to right here in Belltown." Those stuck behind the crash eventually had to turn around and drive back north on the southbound lanes to the nearest ... Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 12:35 am
Holocaust survivors to share personal stories at free EvCC presentation
HeraldNet - ... Center, the organization recently moved to its new building at Second Avenue and Lenora Street in Seattle's Belltown area. In June, the center's 6,000-square foot museum will open with its own exhibit. Davis said the facility will also host ... Read more...

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