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Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 6:39 am
Hail and Farewell
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Elkins about Seattle needing its own mystery bookstore, Bill packed up and headed West. The next time I was downtown Seattle, I made it a point to drop by the store's location, tucked into a basement space at the corner of Second and Cherry. The ... Read more...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 -- 6:57 am
As hundreds picket, Swedish pushes forward on major First Hill, Cherry Hill growth
Capitol Hill Blog - Calls for more nurses and the improved benefits to attract them echoed through Broadway Wednesday afternoon as hundreds of hospital workers, union organizers, and a handful of elected officials staged a picket outside Swedish Hospital's First Hill campus. The picket came one day after another round of negotiations ended without a contract deal between SEIU Healthcare 1199NW and Swedish, one of the larges Central Area employers and owned by Providence Health Services . Read more...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 -- 3:59 pm
Capitol Hill Housing Rolls With Light Rail Plans
Capitol Hill Times - ... Hill Station is part of the 3.1-mile University Link light rail extension that will provide service between downtown Seattle, Capitol Hill and the University of Washington starting in early 2016. The line is entirely underground and currently $150 ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 -- 12:45 pm
Chef Chris Gabel of Tini Bigs in Seattle dishes up tasty Dungeness...
Seattle Times - The Dungeness crab fisheries opens Thursday, July 2 in many areas of Puget Sound , and this summer season is expected to be good with many bringing home these highly sought after shellfish. In this week's seafood recipe of the week, head chef Chris Gabel at Tini Bigs and Hula Hula in downtown Seattle has a yummy fish Dungeness crab cake recipe. Read more...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 -- 11:26 am
'Thousand-member picket' targets Swedish First Hill
Capitol Hill Blog - Broadway between Cherry and Columbia will be filled with around a thousand members of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW in a rush-hour picket "for better staffing and improved investment in caregiver retention" targeting Swedish First Hill . The action is part of a day of pickets against Swedish-Providence campuses in the area including a noontime rally at Swedish Cherry Hill . Read more...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 -- 9:44 am
Touchstone and The Hotel Group Announce Opening of Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Downtown
Hotel Interactive - ... was developed by Touchstone and will be operated and managed by THG. The hotel is centrally located to downtown Seattle and near attractions like the Seattle Space Needle, Pike Place Market, EMP Museum and Chihuly Garden and Glass. "This property is ... Read more...
Sunday, June 28, 2015 -- 8:07 pm
First Hill streetcars running another month behind
Seattle Times - A grand opening for the First Hill Streetcar has slipped again, this time until at least August, because the builder needed more time to finish Seattle's electrically elaborate trolleys. The city initially said the line would open by early 2014, but suppliers fell behind on worldwide orders. Read more...
Friday, June 26, 2015 -- 3:49 pm
Week In Review Conundrum: Grow Seattle, Preserve Seattle
KUOW-FM Seattle - ... er of cars. since we don't have a way to get from one place to another, parking has become a major issue in downtown Seattle. Read more...
Friday, June 26, 2015 -- 10:38 am
Seattle sailing tradition helps get everyone out on the water
KOMO News - ... All sailboats are welcome; the skippers race around three different buoys, cruising from the marina to downtown Seattle, then back up to Magnolia. "The sailors have gotten better, the boating, quality of boating, the safety, people have just become ... Read more...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -- 4:47 pm
Team Of Women: Female Cops And Refugees Work On Trust
KUOW-FM Seattle - ... center. Seattle Police will also release a video training drawn from the institute. Back near Vung's apartment on First Hill, some school kids hung out on a front patio. Officer Vallor stopped to chat. Read more...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -- 12:43 pm
Capitol Hill to the U District in 3 minutes: Sound Transit shows off new light rail route
Business Journal - ... one of a few light rail extension Sound Transit is developing. The agency will also run trains north from downtown Seattle to Lynnwood; east to Bellevue and Redmond in 2023 ; and South to 200th Street at the end of 2016. Washington state House ... Read more...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -- 10:04 am
Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Downtown Opens
Hotel News Resource - ... developer) is managed by The Hotel Group. "We are excited to welcome the newest Hilton Garden Inn to downtown Seattle," said Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. "The central location between Puget Sound and Lake Washington provides the ... Read more...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -- 9:46 am
Seattle Welcomes Newest Hilton Garden Inn
Hotel Interactive - ... developer) is managed by The Hotel Group. "We are excited to welcome the newest Hilton Garden Inn to downtown Seattle," said Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. "The central location between Puget Sound and Lake Washington provides the ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 -- 11:42 pm
City Council advances $930 million Move Seattle levy with only minor tweaks
Capitol Hill Blog - ... intent of the plan. Move Seattle doesn't specifically fund the currently underfunded two stop extension to the First Hill Streetcar , but it could in the future. Council member Bruce Harrell , who opposed the amendment, said he supported giving ... Read more...
Monday, June 22, 2015 -- 5:35 pm
Go North, Seattle: City Council District 5 Offers Room To Grow
KUOW-FM Seattle - North Seattle used to be a place where you could just spread out. People came up north after the great fire of 1889 to escape the crowded tinderbox of downtown Seattle. Read more...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 -- 12:13 pm
If cities had coming-of-age parties, this would be Burien's
Business Journal - ... library, park and 124 condos. A new transit center is across the street where people can catch buses to downtown Seattle and other job centers. Like many auto-oriented suburbs in the Puget Sound region, Burien has been trying for years to make the ... Read more...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 -- 10:30 am
It's getting tougher to be a parent in expensive, crowded, fast-paced Seattle
Seattle Times - ... laboratory director at Pacific NW Fertility, prepares to freeze eggs through the vitrification process. The First Hill clinic is seeing an increase in women freezing their eggs. Some have busy careers and are waiting to have children, others have ... Read more...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 -- 10:27 am
Asian Community airs concerns with new Seattle Police Chief
Northwest Asian Weekly - ... toward violent crime in the International District/Chinatown area and that there was more concern about downtown Seattle. In response, Chief O'Toole said that overall property and people crime in Seattle was down 12 percent and that was significant ... Read more...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 -- 10:13 am
Seattle men's, women's choruses celebrate Father's Day weekend
Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter - ... To request free tickets and reserve your workshop slot, call 206-388-1400 or visit flyinghouse.org/smc/childrens. First Hill-based Flying House Productions organizes both the Seattle Men's Chorus, founded in 1979, and Seattle Women's Chorus, which ... Read more...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 -- 7:04 pm
At least 3,000 new apartment units expected in Denny Triangle
KIRO-TV Seattle - Applications for apartment projects and those already underway in the Denny Triangle will bring at least 3,000 new units to the area known for traffic congestion as people commute in and out of downtown Seattle. The city has received an application for a set of twin tower apartments, each 39 stories, at 1901 Minor Avenue. Read more...



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