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Friday, October 31, 2014 -- 3:17 pm
After 110 years, UW takes over downtown land where tower is planned
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Photo: Wright Runstad & Co. The University of Washington took back control of the Metropolitan Tract, in downtown Seattle, on Friday, 110 years after leasing out the land. The change clears the way for a new development, including what would be the ... Read more...
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...
Monday, October 27, 2014 -- 10:19 am
Man: Nothing odd about receiving paddle board at
KOMO News - A man found in possession of some stolen property early last Wednesday told officers he didn't think there was anything odd about two strangers just giving him a 10-foot paddle board at 4:30 a.m., according to the Seattle Police Department. According to the police report for the incident, a resident of the Jefferson Terrace apartment building in First Hill called 911 to report three people stealing a paddle board from a locked storage area. 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 -- 9:36 am
On the List | Seattle Lit Crawl, Hilloween carnival, 15th Ave E costume crawl, Weavers' Guild sale
Capitol Hill Blog - Before you put that costume on, however, plan to make a stop or three at the third annual Seattle Lit Crawl . The Lit Crawl will bring some 64 writers and artists out for 21 readings at venues across First Hill and Capitol Hill, along with a over a dozen more folks acting as hosts. 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...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 -- 11:28 pm
Cycle advocates attend presentation of the future of South Lake Union
Examiner.com - ... auto kiosks and 20 docks for bikes, have been installed in downtown, Capitol Hill , the University District , First Hill , and South Lake Union. South Lake Union is station #1 . As both a testament to the system and to the growth of the ... 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 -- 4:11 pm
Psychotherapist Joe Guppy Confronts His Own Psychosis
KUOW-FM Seattle - ... in 1978 he spent several months in a locked psychiatric ward at what was then Providence Hospital on Seattle's First Hill. That was the year Guppy calls "a really bad one." He'd graduated college not long before, but he wasn't working in his chosen ... 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...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 -- 3:22 pm
Seattle rolls out bike share
Examiner.com - ... and conveniently located from downtown, Seattle waterfront, South Lake Union Park, University District, First Hill and Capitol Hill. Equally impressive is the smart phone app. A map of station locations, users can determine how many bicycles are ... Read more...
Monday, October 13, 2014 -- 4:00 pm
Pronto Launches Seattle Bike Share Program
SportsOneSource.com - ... Eastlake, South Lake Union, Belltown, Downtown, Pioneer Square, the International District, Capitol Hill and First Hill. "We are thrilled to introduce bike share today to one of the nation's most zealous cycling communities. This is a service ... Read more...



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