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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 -- 9:42 pm
Child in Critical Condition After Being Hit by Not One but TWO Cars on MLK, Jr. Way
Rainier Valley Post - SOUTHEAST SEATTLE — If there was any doubt left that the south-end's two major thoroughfares are pedestrian deathtraps, the … Read more...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 -- 3:44 pm
Second marijuana shop opens in Seattle
KOMO News - ... to buy recreational marijuana in Seattle is Cannabis City on 4th Ave. S. in SoDo. Uncle Ike's is in the Central District at 23rd and Union. And right next door is Uncle Ike's Glass and Goods. Smith said so many buyers like Elbrecht come in from out ... Read more...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 -- 8:28 am
The Morning News: Seattle's Second Weed Shop Opens Today
The Stranger - There's a New Weed Shop in Town: As Ansel Herz reported on Slog last night , Uncle Ike's opens today at noon at 2310 E. Union Street in the Central District. Owner Ian Karl Eisenberg says he has enough supply to "stay open forever, I think." Read more...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 -- 7:14 am
Second pot store in Seattle set to open Tuesday
Seattle Times - Located in the Central Area at 23rd and Union, Uncle Ike's is still a work in progress. "A lot of renovations are coming in the next month," owner Ian Eisenberg said last week. Read more...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 -- 3:31 am
Second Avenue: Just the beginning for protected bike lanes
Crosscut.com - ... 70th Street and the University Bridge had at least 63. There were 50 collisions between 23rd Avenue in the Central District and First Avenue in Pioneer Square. There are other problem spots, too: Rainier Avenue S.; the Ballard Bridge and the nearby ... Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 9:00 pm
Have You Seen This Man Suspected of Burglarizing Columbia City Theater?
Rainier Valley Post - SOUTHEAST SEATTLE — Seattle Police are searching for a Seattle man they say is suspected of burglarizing Columbia City … Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 8:03 pm
Police Looking for Suspect in Columbia City Theater Burglary
Columbia City Blog - Kiro has an update on last week's burglary at the Columbia City Theater: Police are looking for a 55-year-old man suspected of breaking into a theater in Columbia City and stealing more than $1,500 last week. Police said Calvin E. Beaver is suspected of breaking into a theater in the 4900 block of Rainier Avenue […] Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 4:54 pm
Ark Lodge in the Running for Best Indie Theater
Columbia City Blog - Columbia City's beloved Ark Lodge Cinemas is in the running for Evening Magazine's 'Best of Western Washington' in the Indie Theater category. Click here to cast your vote…currently in 5th place (out of 137)! Let's make it happen. Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 2:11 pm
T-Mobile exec: How the 'Uncarrier' strategy takes on larger competitors
Business Journal - ... in size. "We have to listen to our customers more than the average player in our space," Jon Freier , South Central Area vice president who covers Texas, told me Monday during a visit to the DBJ's office. "When you have a customer base three times ... Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 10:08 am
Hollow Earth Radio and KSUB receive FCC approval
Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter - Last fall, the FCC opened a filing window for up to eight radio stations in Seattle to apply for a low-power FM license, allowing them to broadcast over a three-mile radius. And this fall, the Central District's Hollow Earth Radio, and Seattle University 's Both of these radio stations have been working towards moving from online streaming to old-fashioned radio for quite some time. Read more...
Sunday, September 28, 2014 -- 9:26 am
Empire Espresso & Tin Umbrella Make Seattle Weekly's "Most Inventive" List
Columbia City Blog - Columbia City's Empire Espresso and Hillman City's Tin Umbrella have both made the Seattle Weekly's '15 Most Inventive Independent Coffee Shops' list: Empire Espresso Empire specializes in sweet single-origin coffees which change frequently, and they pull very short ristretto-style shots, reducing bitterness and enhancing the bolder flavors of the beans. Much loved by locals, this […] Read more...
Sunday, September 28, 2014 -- 1:00 am
Habitat for Humanity Completes 23 Rainier Vista Townhomes
Rainier Valley Post - SOUTHEAST SEATTLE — Last week, Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County celebrated the completion of its Rainier Vista project in … Read more...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 -- 3:44 pm
Mount Baker Shoot-Out Damages Several Cars
Rainier Valley Post - SOUTHEAST SEATTLE — Detectives are investigating an overnight shooting that left multiple cars damaged and two cars abandoned in … Read more...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 -- 11:01 am
Columbia City Highlighted by The Seattle Times
Columbia City Blog - The real estate section of The Seattle Times has a new, full write-up on the neighborhood. Read the whole piece here (by Diana Wum) to find out what most of us already know about our incomparable neighborhood: Columbia City is the exception to the rule when it comes to most neighborhoods near downtown Seattle. The personality of […] Read more...
Friday, September 26, 2014 -- 7:09 pm
Columbia City Theater Theft
Columbia City Blog - Komo's Michael Harthorne reported on a recent theft at the Columbia City Theater. The intensely-cologned suspect is still at large: Staff and performers at the Columbia City Theater were able to identity a man suspected of stealing more than $2,000 from the venue Sunday night thanks to the cloud of intense cologne he left lingering […] Read more...
Friday, September 26, 2014 -- 6:56 pm
Bikeworks Robbed
Columbia City Blog - It's been a tough week for Bikeworks. The story was a few days late in breaking, but last Friday, the beloved Columbia City nonprofit was robbed with the thieves stealing over 20 bikes that were designated for underprivileged families. Komo's Lindsey Cohen has the story. Thieves broke into a South Seattle nonprofit Friday night that […] Read more...
Friday, September 26, 2014 -- 5:32 pm
Central block party, faerie festival, and ice cream social this weekend
Capitol Hill Times - The summer may technically over, but that doesn't mean block parties have to end. This Saturday at 23rd Avenue and Cherry Street, the City will be partnering with the community to host the Central Area Block Party. Read more...
Friday, September 26, 2014 -- 3:00 pm
WED: Artspace Mt. Baker to Celebrate Grand Opening
Rainier Valley Post - SOUTHEAST SEATTLE — Next week, Artspace will celebrate the grand opening of the new Mount Baker Lofts adjacent to … Read more...
Friday, September 26, 2014 -- 12:46 pm
Man injured in another I-5 homeless camp fall
Capitol Hill Blog - ... to find new places to provide shelter for some in the area. Earlier this month, Nickelsville moved its Central District tents to a new space on state land across from the Dearborn Goodwill. With permits for only dozens of residents, the camps ... Read more...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 -- 10:00 pm
Thieves Steal Bikes Meant for Underprivileged South-End Kids -- Twice
Rainier Valley Post - KOMONews: SOUTHEAST SEATTLE — Thieves broke into a South Seattle nonprofit Friday night that fixes donated bicycles for underprivileged … Read more...

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