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Tuesday, February 2, 2016 -- 5:15 pm
While the City Slept
The Stranger - ... greens. In search of a venue for selling their produce, these farmers helped build the Pike Place Market in downtown Seattle. In need of a bridge across the Duwamish to help get their vegetables to town, and in need of electricity and fresh drinking ... Read more...
Friday, January 29, 2016 -- 4:08 pm
Boring Report: There Is Now a T on the Outside of the Capitol Hill Light Rail Station
The Stranger - ... aid, "That is the regional T that designates that station as a regional transit hub." There are T s outside downtown Seattle transit tunnel stops. Read more...
Friday, January 29, 2016 -- 6:38 am
Seattle mayor says he wants to shut down - The Jungle'
KIRO-TV Seattle - ... 7 he wants to shut down the notorious homeless camp known as the "The Jungle." The volunteers gathered in downtown Seattle at 2 a.m. Friday. They broke up into teams and then spread out across King County and in Seattle. Organizers say this year, ... Read more...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 -- 7:21 pm
Longtime encampment The Jungle evolves from benign to dangerous
Seattle Times - Bicycles are stacked inside the area where three women and two men were shot Tuesday night near Airport Way South and South Atlantic Street in Sodo south of downtown Seattle. A man and a woman were killed in the section underneath Interstate 5. Red-crime tape marks the area where the shooting occurred. Read more...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 -- 2:28 pm
University Link Light Rail Extension Opens March 19
Mass Transit - ... stations on Capitol Hill and at the University of Washington near Husky Stadium. The trip from UW to downtown Seattle will take eight minutes, bypassing some of the most congested traffic in the region. Through the efforts of U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 -- 1:51 pm
University light rail line opening day announced
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... to the University of Washington station. The machine was already successfully used to dig the line from downtown Seattle to the future Capitol Hill light rail station. The Northgate station is not planned to open until 2021. Photographed on Monday, ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 -- 10:02 am
4 struck in early morning hit-and-run crash in Seattle
KNDU - Four pedestrians were struck early Tuesday morning in a hit-and-run crash in downtown Seattle. Some of the victims were thrown into the air at Denny Way and Aurora Avenue when hit by the car around 1:30 a.m. Police say the driver was going through an intersection at about 40 mph when her car jumped a curb, went onto the median in front of the Elephant Car Wash and hit four pedestrians. Read more...
Saturday, January 23, 2016 -- 8:00 am
Century-old, mostly vacant Eitel Building may see new life
Seattle Times - ... drawing as many people during the day and into the evening as possible," said Jon Scholes, president of the Downtown Seattle Association. The Eitel, at 1501 Second Ave., began as a home to small offices where dentists, doctors and others treated the ... Read more...
Friday, January 22, 2016 -- 11:12 am
Residence Inn Hotel To Open In Seattle, Washington
Hotel Interactive - ... franchise, owned and managed by TMUD Holdings LLC. Located in the University District, three miles from downtown Seattle and 18 miles from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the Residence Inn Seattle/University District offers its guests ... Read more...
Thursday, January 21, 2016 -- 7:00 am
The death of the lunch hour: How we choose to save money, time eating at our bacteria-infested desks
Seattle Times - FROM THE 15TH FLOOR of a Third Avenue high-rise in downtown Seattle, the choreography of the modern working lunch unfolds with predictable precision: Tiny figures emerge from buildings, migrate a few blocks and disappear under awnings. They reappear a few minutes later with brown paper bags, origami boxes and clamshell containers stuffed with offerings from dozens of nearby eateries. Read more...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 -- 12:15 pm
Suspect charged with murder of Central District teacher was wanted drug dealer
Capitol Hill Blog - ... cause, provocation or apparent reason, shot and killed a man who was simply passing the defendant on a downtown Seattle sidewalk," prosecutors wrote. The suspect's girlfriend has not been charged in the crime in exchange for providing information ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 -- 6:54 pm
Bertha Who? Seattle Transit Tunneling Is Going Great, and The People Want More
Seattle Weekly - ... of a crowded city. "I think the fervor is for solutions that make the best use of our space. Therefore in downtown Seattle, the best use of space isn't to take lanes away from cars," he says. The same is true for downtown Ballard. Also working in ... Read more...
Monday, January 18, 2016 -- 7:16 pm
Click through for a look back at Seattle's waterfront.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... downtown waterfront in protest of capture and display of killer whales. Pictured 1970 Crews inspect the downtown Seattle sea wall in2001 following the Nisqually earthquake. The quake was a magnitude 6.8 and injured roughly 400 people. Crews inspect ... Read more...
Friday, January 15, 2016 -- 12:08 pm
The 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle's hidden gateway to Imperial China
Northwest Asian Weekly - In the heart of downtown Seattle, in the Skinner Building, lies a hidden architectural gem with Chinese-inspired interior design that evokes the sacred palaces and a temple of Imperial China - it's the 5th Avenue Theatre. The theater is a different world where dragons, phoenixes, and guardian lions are at peace in their natural habitat while protecting the sanctuary of Seattle's modern thespians. Read more...
Thursday, January 14, 2016 -- 7:05 pm
The Must List: 'Marriage of Figaro' Opens, 'Citizen Activist' Talk
Seattle - ... for Seattle Opera, has created a replica of the 1905 Great Northern train tunnel that still runs beneath downtown Seattle. Luce's piece will be stationed in the MadArt Studio in South Lake Union. Must Sip Skal! Scandinavian Spirits at Nordic ... Read more...
Thursday, January 14, 2016 -- 12:53 pm
Slaying of popular Seattle art teacher was unprovoked, charges say
Seattle Times - ... cause, provocation, or apparent reason, shot and killed a man who was simply passing the defendant on a downtown Seattle sidewalk," senior deputy prosecutor Don Raz wrote in charging papers. Convicted four times since 1991 of delivery of cocaine, ... Read more...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 -- 3:35 pm
The great Seattle transit spring of 2016
Capitol Hill Blog - ... bicycle ride from the University of Washington, across the bridge and back, through car-free routes of downtown Seattle, and back to the university campus. Part of the 520 festivities will include a once-in-a-lifetime ride with the Cascade Bicycle ... Read more...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 -- 11:14 am
Month-long lane closures on Aurora start Monday
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... workers will be building the foundations for eventual signage directing drivers to the tunnel or into downtown Seattle. The closure is expected to last from Monday, Jan. 18 through at least mid-February, WSDOT said. Additional southbound closures ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 -- 5:29 pm
In sickness and health: Seattle neighborhoods ranked
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Seattle - 12 percent of residents say they haven't had any physical activity in the past 30 days. 5. (tie) Downtown Seattle - 12 percent of residents say they haven't had any physical activity in the past 30 days. 5. (tie) Downtown Seattle - 12 ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 -- 3:52 pm
SoulCycle + Target Coming to Seattle, Warby Parker Launches Spring Collection
Seattle - ... m of Modern Art store in SoHo. The Hay Mini Market Pop-In runs through February 7. Shop it online or at the downtown Seattle flagship or Bellevue Square location. Read more...



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