Choose a neighborhood

MyNorthwest.com > Neighborhoods > Change Neighborhoods
FirstHill
Welcome to MyNorthwest Neighborhoods. Here you'll find all the news, events, weather and traffic for YOUR neighborhood. If this is your neighborhood, click make this my neighborhood and we'll show you this page every time you visit.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 11:10 pm
Viaduct Replacement Tunnel Inches On
PaintSquare - ... a bridge and pavement built to lead into the new State Route 99 tunnel and become a new ramp leading into downtown Seattle. In a follow-up report , King 5 explained that road closures would be in effect on SR 99 to allow for construction of the ... Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 12:00 am
3 Path America projects halted after SEC action
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce - ... is used for purposes other than the approved business plan presented to USCIS, in this case the projects in downtown Seattle and Everett. * Dargey's biggest project is Potala Tower, the 41-story hotel and apartment complex at 2116 Fourth Ave. Weber ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 -- 8:02 pm
Study ranks Seattle among worst for traffic jams
KOMO News - ... officials hope will remove thousands of drivers from the roads. The Light Rail is already operating from Downtown Seattle to the airport, and underground lines in the U-District and Capitol Hill are expected to open soon. There are also plans to ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 -- 6:36 pm
Dargey's troubles halt Potala Tower, endanger Othell project
Seattle Times - Construction on Path America's $190 million Potala Tower in downtown Seattle ground to a halt Wednesday, two days after a court temporarily froze the firm's assets amid a federal fraud investigation. Meanwhile, a long-awaited redevelopment project near the Othello light-rail station in Seattle's Rainier Valley, on land a Path affiliate is buying from the Seattle Housing Authority, also appears to be in jeopardy. Read more...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 -- 1:18 am
Metro Unveils Plan To Overhaul Northeast Seattle Bus Routes As Rail Stations Near Completion
KUOW-FM Seattle - ... So it used to be if you wanted to take the bus somewhere in Seattle, you had to take the bus all the way downtown Seattle first. But now, light rail does some of that heavy lifting, getting people from North to South. That'll even be more true this ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 -- 2:19 pm
Ex-monk's assets frozen after fraud allegations, could endanger real estate deals across the region
Business Journal - Work continued Tuesday on a 41-story hotel/apartment tower in downtown Seattle, despite charges filed earlier in the week against the developer alleging securities fraud. But don't expect that to continue. Read more...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 -- 7:30 am
Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce Adds Commercial Real Estate Office Associate to Seattle Team
Market Wire - Betterman specializes in representing office tenants in all aspects of their facility relocation, including renewal objectives. He also provides commercial real estate and brokerage services throughout the Puget Sound region with an emphasis on the downtown Seattle market. Read more...
Monday, August 24, 2015 -- 5:35 pm
Bellevue developer focus of federal agency's complaint
The Columbian - The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a complaint and sought a restraining order Monday against the head of an investment firm, saying he bilked more than 250 Chinese investors out of millions of dollars on two real estate projects - a skyscraper in downtown Seattle and a development in Everett. Securities officials said Lobsang Dargey, CEO of Path America, exploited a federal visa program to defraud investors by claiming their involvement in his projects would help secure their residency in the U.S. The EB-5 Program lets foreign nationals qualify for residency if they invest $500,000 or more in projects that create jobs for U.S. workers. Read more...
Monday, August 24, 2015 -- 2:54 pm
Securities officials go after Bellevue developer
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a complaint and sought a restraining order Monday against the head of an investment firm, saying he bilked more than 250 Chinese investors out of millions of dollars on two real estate projects - a skyscraper in downtown Seattle and a development in Everett. Securities officials said Lobsang Dargey , CEO of Path America, exploited a federal visa program to defraud investors by claiming their involvement in his projects will help secure their residency in the U.S. The EB-5 Program lets foreign nationals qualify for residency if they invest $500,000 or more in projects that create jobs for U.S. workers. Read more...
Saturday, August 22, 2015 -- 12:00 am
History lessons: Seattle Jews consider Spanish citizenship - Sat, 22 Aug 2015 PST
The Spokesman-Review - On a recent morning, in a roomful of people dedicated to keeping the centuries-old Jewish language of Ladino alive, Doreen Alhadeff explained why she plans to become a Spanish citizen. Doreen Alhadeff speaks about Spanish citizenship to the Ladino class at The Summit at First Hill retirement community in Seattle. Read more...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 -- 11:13 pm
The Weekend List: A Remix under the stars and a supergroup atop Pike Place Market
Crosscut.com - ... If you go: National Radio Day's Seattle Radio DJ Experience, 4th Avenue plaza at Central Public Library in downtown Seattle, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 20 (Free)-F.D. ramshackle bar theater scene, then "Ian Bell's Brown Derby Series is the crown ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 -- 5:48 pm
Tunnel accesses mostly done; tunnel's not
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - The current route of Highway 99 and the future route are shown during a tour of the north end of the Highway 99 tunnel in downtown Seattle. The route of the roadway will shift in coming days, onto a new overpass. Read more...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 -- 11:35 am
Mystery surrounds big Seattle high-rise project that just got bigger
Business Journal - A one-skyscraper project at the north edge of downtown Seattle has turned into two high-rises that together will contain 850 residential units and 200 hotel rooms. Now the question is who will build it. Read more...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 -- 6:13 am
A Peach of a deal: Seattle lunch delivery service lands $8M in funding
Business Journal - ... typical delivered meal costs $10 to $12. Workers at smaller businesses can pick up Peach-delivered meals in downtown Seattle at locations such as Eat Local, Kakao and Pegasus Coffee Bar. Read more...
Monday, August 17, 2015 -- 4:45 pm
The Passing Of A Seattle Art Legend: Rolon Bert Garner, 75, Has Died
The Stranger - ... They'd owned Two Bells Tavern in Belltown together for 20 years, a place that in the 1980s was the heart of downtown Seattle alt-culture, and he'd either founded or helped establish many of the best things that happened in Seattle art in the 1970s ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 -- 10:11 pm
Sip Northwest celebrates 5 years & you're invited
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... the Sips of the Summer Bash takes over the 40th floor and rooftop of the new Premiere on Pine building in downtown Seattle from 6:00-9:00 pm. The event will offer beer, cider, wine and spirits from nearly 40 Northwest vendors. All of it paired with ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 -- 8:15 am
Design review: First Central Station's out-of-the-blue six-story...
Capitol Hill Blog - ... connections and some 12,000 square-feet of commercial space. Hardy, which purchased some of the Central District/First Hill/Yesler property planned for the project from the Archdiocese of Seattle for $7.1 million last year, will require a rezone ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 -- 10:30 am
Changes being made to Seattle parking rates and hours
KOMO News - Crews started reprogramming some parking pay stations on First Hill this week with the goal of finishing the work citywide by the end of the year, according to the Seattle Department of Transportation. Cuadras moved from San Francisco to a building on First Hill about a week ago. Read more...
Monday, August 10, 2015 -- 12:35 pm
Seattle readies to tweak street parking fees, hours
KOMO News - ... to SDOT. For example, next week crews will extend hours of paid parking enforcement from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in First Hill after the study found street parking occupancy at 99% at 7 p.m. SDOT officials say their goal is to ensure at least one or two ... Read more...
Sunday, August 9, 2015 -- 8:55 pm
Seattle Jews weigh becoming Spanish citizens, 500 years after expulsion
Seattle Times - Doreen Alhadeff speaks to the Ladino class at The Summit at First Hill retirement community about Spanish citizenship. Isaac Azose and his wife, Elisa, are listening at right. Read more...



Return to MyNorthwest.com
Copyright © 2015 Bonneville International. All rights reserved.