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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 -- 3:20 pm
Local social justice activists revive the Catholic Worker Movement
Real Change - ... Worker lived with homeless people. They also ran The Family Kitchen, a hot meal program at St. James Cathedral on First Hill. "We're all in our 60s now," Williams, 64, said. "If we had younger people to take over the Family Kitchen, we would have ... Read more...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 -- 9:19 am
Queen City Musicians debut theatric baroque on the Hill
Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter - On May 6, a gap will be filled in the sphere of baroque performance. Queen City Musicians, will take the stage and give First Hill a taste of what's to come during its inaugural 2014/2015 season. Read more...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 -- 10:38 pm
Metro bus rescue plan losing big in initial vote count
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Seattle politicians, suburban and exurban mayors, the Metropolitan King County Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Seattle Association, and the MLKing County Labor Council. The most prominent opposition came from the editorial page of The Seattle ... Read more...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 -- 9:21 pm
King Street Station in Seattle: From dismal to award-winning
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... waiting room re-opened in 2013, transportation officials hoped that the train hub would spur development in downtown Seattle, particularly in struggling Pioneer Square. Photo: JORDAN STEAD, SEATTLEPI.COM King Street Station's waiting room in 1949, ... Read more...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 -- 10:09 am
Bullitt Center: 252,600 kilowatt hours of solar power and counting, even in cloudy Seattle
Business Journal - ... foot. That's significantly higher than the $430 a square foot it costs to develop an office building in downtown Seattle. In an interview last week with the Business Journal, Hayes said the next living building in Seattle will be "much easier and ... Read more...
Monday, April 21, 2014 -- 11:00 pm
Vigor Seattle Maritime Festival Expands to Two Days in May; Industry...
24-7 Press Release - ... Annual Seattle Waterfront Neighborhood Waterfront Chowder Cook-Off Discover the best chowder from top Downtown Seattle Waterfront restaurants! Special chowder tasting areas will be created at each restaurant. Buy your Chowder Passport for only $5 at ... Read more...
Monday, April 21, 2014 -- 6:29 pm
Hedreen's mega hotel in downtown Seattle not quite as mega
Business Journal - R.C. Hedreen & Co. is out with early renderings of a smaller hotel it would build on three-quarters of block in downtown Seattle.This is a view of that project from Eighth Avenue and Stewart Street. Read more...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 -- 9:32 pm
Using a phone when you can't hear or speak? Here's who makes it possible
Seattle Times - ... the man said, kind of delighted, and from May's computer screen at Purple Communications ' call center in downtown Seattle, Annette Quiroga signed - and May interpreted - her way to a large cheese pizza. Quiroga is not deaf herself. She manages the ... Read more...
Friday, April 18, 2014 -- 11:58 am
Police release sketch of person of interest in deadly Seattle shooting
KOMO News - The Seattle Police Department has released a sketch of a person of interest in the shooting that left a 47-year-old man dead April 6 in downtown Seattle. Read more...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 -- 2:05 pm
'Pineapple express' bringing $70 million hotel to downtown Seattle
Business Journal - Pineapple Hospitality Co. President Michelle Barnet said Thursday that she plans to develop a hotel tower at Second Avenue and Virginia Street. Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 8:51 pm
Under the microscope: Metro’s big transit vote
Seattle Times - Interstate 5 traffic is congested much of the time, seen here as commuters head north and south under Yesler Way in downtown Seattle. Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 5:13 am
Capitol Hill Block Party readies for 18th annual neighborhood...
Capitol Hill Blog - ... and from the festival could be improved this year with some added transportation options. For the first time, the First Hill Streetcar could be in the mix. Lajeunesse said CHBP would also attempt to deploy valet bike parking this year. He also said ... Read more...
Monday, April 14, 2014 -- 11:14 pm
WA: Two Held, Gun and Knife Seized After Threat on Metro Driver
Mass Transit - ... the youth with the knife and gun presumably was booked. After a Metro bus driver was shot and wounded in downtown Seattle in August 2013, King County and Metro Transit described the shooting and subsequent boarding of another bus by the gunman as an ... Read more...
Monday, April 14, 2014 -- 3:10 pm
Feds are hunting for big new FAA office space, maybe in Seattle
Business Journal - Officials hope to lease space for a large new office for the Federal Aviation Administration within this area, including an extra red chunk on the map for downtown Seattle. Read more...
Sunday, April 13, 2014 -- 5:00 pm
Homeless women fight to keep temporary shelter open
KING-TV Seattle - ... for the next five months. Since October, Mohler has stayed at the winter shelter at Plymouth Church in downtown Seattle. The shelter was scheduled to close April 1st, but was extended until April 18th. A WHEEL spokesperson said the winter shelter ... Read more...
Friday, April 11, 2014 -- 11:56 am
Traffic snarls coming to Snoqualmie Pass
Seattle Times - ... 9 a.m April 26., on a four-mile stretch of the the freeway. Night work will close some lanes on I-5 near downtown Seattle. Three northbound lanes will close at Yesler Way from 10 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday. Then in the southbound direction, two ... Read more...
Friday, April 11, 2014 -- 6:42 am
A better Seattle requires neighborliness
Capitol Hill Times - ... groups interested in the community happenings and improvements, like the Capitol Hill Community Council, the First Hill Improvement Association, and Miller Park Neighbors, are a good place to start. The umbrella to those groups, the East District ... Read more...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 -- 9:27 am
Seattlites can still receive care if they missed ACA enrollment
Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter - Don't have health care? Missed the Affordable Care Act's sign-up deadline? Can you get to First Hill? You'll be okay. Read more...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 -- 4:24 am
Measles' path in Seattle
CNN - ... to its website"), she made a stop at Lynden Wine and Spirits before checking into the Best Western in downtown Seattle at 7:15 p.m. She then took in the Kings of Leon concert at Key Arena -- about a 20-minute walk from the hotel -- until midnight. ... Read more...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 -- 6:50 pm
Washington state has measles exposure alert
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh - ... to its website"), she made a stop at Lynden Wine and Spirits before checking into the Best Western in downtown Seattle at 7:15 p.m. She then took in the Kings of Leon concert at Key Arena -- about a 20-minute walk from the hotel -- until midnight. ... Read more...

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