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Monday, October 27, 2014 -- 5:38 pm
Move along, nothing to see at this downtown Seattle high-rise site
Business Journal - Even though construction fencing is up and equipment is onsite at a downtown Seattle high-rise development site, only preliminary work is occurring, the owner's representative said Monday. The owner, for instance, has received the construction permit for the 43-story apartment tower that the British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is planning north of the Bed, Bath & Beyond store at Third and Virginia. Read more...
Sunday, October 26, 2014 -- 8:22 pm
Board unsure it can afford ‘free’ site for downtown school
Seattle Times - ... would be zero. "It's likely only going to get more expensive and more complicated to locate a school in downtown Seattle," said Jon Scholes, vice president of advocacy and economic development. For Emily George, whose 2-year-old son will attend ... Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 7:03 am
Suspect in bizarre shooting captured after 7-hour standoff
KOMO News - ... ass (type2) solar filter. My husband works at Vigor on Harbor Island. This double rainbow was directly over downtown Seattle, but these buildings were in the way. Still makes a pretty cool picture. Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 7:54 am
Seattle bike-share program hits 4,000 rides in first week
KOMO News - ... Users with an annual membership use a key fob to unlock a bike at one of 50 stations that are located in downtown Seattle, Capitol Hill, First Hill, Belltown, South Lake Union, the University District, Eastlake, Pioneer Square and the International ... Read more...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -- 3:48 pm
Yesler Way shooting suspect pleads not guilty to murder charge
KOMO News - A 19-year-old man accused of shooting an unarmed victim at a busy downtown Seattle intersection last month pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a charge of first degree murder Prosecutors say Kenneth Bernard Jones Jr. gunned down the victim, Melvin Dees, at the corner of Second Avenue and Yesler Way on the afternoon of Sept. 24, then fled the scene. Read more...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -- 6:56 am
Rain is not your friend this morning
Seattle Times - ... off Southbound I-5 near 145th, a new crash is reported in the HOV lane of Northbound 167 at South 180th. In downtown Seattle, a semi truck jackknifed about 5:30 a.m. on Northbound Interstate 5 at the Mercer Street exit. Traffic backed up for several ... Read more...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 -- 6:36 pm
Halloween 2014
The Stranger - ... timed "outbreak" conceit - "complete with a citywide quarantine, underground resistance, and zombies"). Downtown Seattle, whoiscitizenzero.com , through Nov 1, $40- - $65, 18+ It's the opening night party for the Seattle South Asian Film Festival, ... Read more...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 -- 11:47 am
Digging starts for stalled Seattle tunnel machine
KOMO News - Contractors building a new highway tunnel under downtown Seattle have started digging a 120-foot pit to rescue a stalled boring machine named Bertha. Seattle Tunnel Partners also is pumping out groundwater as it digs the 80-foot-wide pit near the Seattle waterfront. Read more...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 -- 9:49 am
WA: Seattle Region's Commute Times Worsen
Mass Transit - ... there is faster while traffic on untolled I-90 is slower, as drivers divert. Drivers going south toward downtown Seattle face less congestion from drivers weaving onto Highway 520 at the Ship Canal Bridge or weaving from 520 to Mercer Street. But a ... Read more...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 9:07 pm
Seattle real estate's driving force
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... their proximity to South Lake Union. South Lake Union has gained the sort of cachet long associated with Downtown Seattle and other popular neighborhoods, such as Capitol Hill, Fremont and Ballard. No more than 100 listings a year mentioned South ... Read more...
Thursday, October 16, 2014 -- 3:21 am
Ferrari Survives Seattle Property Boom as Women Reshape City
The Washington Post - ... Lake Union a viable neighborhood," said Jack McCullough, a land-use attorney and past board chair of the Downtown Seattle Association. "A lot of this development was happening at a time when the economy wasn't robust." All three developers live ... Read more...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 -- 2:15 pm
New condo project coming to downtown Seattle, developer says
Business Journal - The number of new, or relatively new, condos available for move-in in Seattle's central business district is minimal. According to the real estate marketing firm Mark Co., there are 16 such condos available downtown or in South Lake Union. Read more...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 -- 4:15 pm
Emerson Street closure: Traffic update
Magnolia Voice - ... to Fishermen's Terminal and beyond. Even drivers on Nickerson under the Ballard Bridge get a pass to downtown Seattle. The crater-filled road to 15th is open. Also, in the good news column, the morning Magnolia Voice visited the Emerson construction ... Read more...
Friday, October 10, 2014 -- 11:24 am
Crime Shorts: Hidden heroin, bizarre drunks and a 'little wench'
KOMO News - ... suspect dumping spaghetti on the victim's wife. But, he said he wasn't mad about that at all. Sept. 30 in Downtown Seattle: A woman told officers someone entered her apartment and stole her CD player. They then replaced it with a broken CD player of ... Read more...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 -- 8:59 pm
A Writer on the Hunt for the 100 Best Barbecue Restaurants Stops in Seattle
Seattle - ... the experience of Hole in the Wall. It's a comfortable, fun place run by a kind family and if I worked in downtown Seattle, I would be a regular for lunch. I think, however, that The Boar's Nest has raised the barbecue bar in Seattle. The Boar's ... Read more...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 -- 2:58 pm
Ready to roll: Seattle bike-sharing system launches Monday
Business Journal - Pronto, Seattle's bike-sharing program, is set to launch Monday. People will be able to rent bicycles at docking stations like this one at First Avenue and Marion Street in downtown Seattle. Read more...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 -- 2:08 pm
Sale of 'Twin Toaster' office complex set to pop up
Business Journal - The Metropolitan Park East tower, shown here, is for sale along with the Met Park West building, a trade publication reports. Two buildings in the high-profile Metropolitan Park office complex in downtown Seattle are on the market and could sell for $283 million, according to a report in Real Estate Alert. Read more...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 -- 5:56 pm
Seattle drivers will soon get tickets if they drive through Belltown Street Park
Business Journal - ... new Belltown Street Park signs that tell them they have to turn off the recently transformed corridor in downtown Seattle. On Saturday, the city posted signs informing drivers that they have to turn off of Bell Street which, as the name says, is now ... Read more...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 -- 10:07 am
Hate Crimes Up in Seattle Despite Police Focus
KUOW-FM Seattle - Capitol Hill and downtown Seattle are hotspots for crime that involves hatred of targeted groups of people, according to Seattle Police." title="" class="wysiwyg-break drupal-content"> Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people are the most frequent victims of what police call "malicious harassment," with blacks the second most frequent category. Read more...
Monday, October 6, 2014 -- 2:17 pm
Another well-known property hits the market - this time in Lake Forest Park
Business Journal - ... $271 million for Pacific Place, the five-story shopping and retail complex that is the retail center of downtown Seattle. This acquisition - along with the decision to sell Broadway Market and the Lake Forest Park property - shows that retail owners ... Read more...




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