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Thursday, March 5, 2015 -- 5:42 pm
The New Foundation Seattle
The New Pioneer Square - by Courtney Crockett In preparation for this March First Thursday Art Walk, this beautiful day is one to share discovery of The New Foundation Seattle. Having passed by the location at 312 2nd Ave S any number of times since opening 6 months ago, I finally made my way through the unassuming doors to find […] Read more...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 -- 12:47 am
The downtown bicycle revival circus
Crosscut.com - ... ts. One impediment: These blocks are currently the holding zone for Metro buses during their layovers. Before Pioneer Square took off with a slew of new restaurants and shops, using this street for bus parking was not a big deal. Read more...
Saturday, February 28, 2015 -- 1:41 pm
The day Seattle shook
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Seattle Post-Intelligencer Miles Mason of Port Orchard gazes up at the stopped Elliott Bay Book Co. clock in Pioneer Square after an earthquake rocked downtown Seattle. Photo: Renee C. Byer, Seattle Post-Intelligencer Jutta Bolz puts books back in ... Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 12:16 pm
See Seattle architect William Boone’s fine home in 1890
Seattle Times - ... California in 1871 and came to Seattle in 1882. That year he designed the landmark Yesler-Leary Building in Pioneer Square. Like the Toklas and Singerman Building (Boone's design from 1887), it did not survive the city's Great Fire of 1889. A few of ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 11:57 pm
Where to Shop, Sip & Stay in Belltown
Seattle - ... the Belltown neighborhood (you may rememeber our expert-driven shopping and supping editions in Ballard , Pioneer Square and Madison Valley ), we looked no further than Seal. She's got a job that's guided by consistently evolving style and design, ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 4:56 pm
Singing around the Square
The New Pioneer Square - By Sarah Norton At the January Residents' Council meeting, the "Pioneer's Carolers," gave a report on their first season of caroling around the Square. The group, made of PS residents, had eight singers and the musical selections were compiled and arranged by Nile Norton of the Florentine. Excerpts from the Report 'The Pioneer's Carolers made […] Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 9:54 am
Renee Erickson Closes Boat Street, Little Uncle Closes in Pioneer Square, Murphy's Re-Opens
Seattle Weekly - ... Little Uncle , the venerable Thai spot born from a tiny space in Capitol Hill that expanded later into Pioneer Square is closing the latter location. Apparently Little Uncle is more suited to less real estate as owners Wiley Frank and PK ... Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 3:15 pm
Little Uncle Closes Pioneer Square Location
The New Pioneer Square - Little Uncle serves its final lunch on Wednesday, 25 February. An early contributor to our neighborhood renaissance, the restaurant opened just two years ago in the renovated subterranean space on Yesler. With casual table and counter seating and dishes inspired by those made in the street side stalls and family run shop-house eateries of Thailand, it will be […] Read more...
Friday, February 20, 2015 -- 12:22 pm
31 Reasons Pets Love Seattle
Seattle - ... heavy-metal script on the fingers of David Bovard, the proprietor of Pioneer Pet Feed & Supply in Pioneer Square. "It's the language I've been speaking for years," Bovard says of his latest tattoo. Most of his other tats are not pet-centric, except ... Read more...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 -- 6:08 pm
We Got Some Rare Face-Time with Bertha's Contractor (And Her Dusty Rescue Pit) Today
The Stranger - ... few hours later the Washington State Department of Transportation gathered reporters near the entrance of the Pioneer Square rescue pit, which was full of dust from the chewed-up concrete. We couldn't see the machine itself , but Seattle Tunnel ... Read more...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 -- 2:49 pm
E Smith Mercantile Guest Chef Series
The New Pioneer Square - by Courtney Crockett With heritage as its inspiration and an interest in fostering creativity and community, it's no surprise that E. Smith Mercantile is a great fit for Pioneer Square. Many of us in the neighborhood are already well acquainted with E. Smith Mercantile. Many times I, myself have sat at the appropriately horseshoe-shaped bar drinking [...] Read more...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 -- 12:49 pm
New Settlement of Alaskan Way Viaduct
The New Pioneer Square - Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) released new information regarding settlement of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Survey crews report that over the last month, the viaduct sunk 1/4 inch at South Main Street and Railroad Way South. This is in addition to the December 2014 report that the viaduct settled more than 1 inch during [...] Read more...
Monday, February 16, 2015 -- 6:44 pm
Look back: Seattle's Mardi Gras riots
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Seattle Police officers gas a man on James street in Seattle while clearing the streets after a Mardi Gras celebration which turned into a protest in Pioneer Square early the morning of Feb. 25, 2001. Photo: RENEE C. BYER, Seattlepi.com File Photo A woman taunts police to shoot her on Yesler street in Seattle during a protest after the Marti Gras celebration when police were clearing the streets early the morning of Feb. 25, 2001. Read more...
Monday, February 16, 2015 -- 4:52 am
Loss of Affordable Housing Hits Home In Seattle - InArtsNW
Daily Kos - ... arts organizations sponsored by volunteers are quickly disappearing. During monthly artwalks in the Pioneer Square and Capitol Hill communities, folks are finding fewer of these kinds of creative venues to visit. In 2011 artists at the 619 Western ... Read more...
Thursday, February 12, 2015 -- 3:24 pm
Loss of Affordalbe Artist Housing Hits Home In Seattle - InArtsNW
Daily Kos - ... arts organizations sponsored by volunteers are quickly disappearing. During monthly artwalks in the Pioneer Square and Capitol Hill communities, folks are finding fewer of these kinds of creative venues to visit. Last year the famous 619 Western ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 -- 9:03 pm
Senator takes a new shot at Bertha tunnel work
Crosscut.com - ... shaft for Bertha. Sinking soil has shown up as a problem next to Bertha's location, which is affecting some Pioneer Square buildings. In 2009, the Legislature approved Bertha's budget with the condition that the City of Seattle covers any overrun ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 -- 8:15 pm
Discount fares for low-income bus riders will be offered
Seattle Times - King County residents in households that earn less than twice the federal poverty level are eligible for ORCA LIFT fare cards , good for a reduced fare of $1.50 per transit ride. There are many places to enroll , including most public-health clinics; some libraries; North, Central and South Seattle colleges; Compass Housing in Pioneer Square; Global-to-Local in SeaTac; Multi-Service Centers in Federal Way and Kent; Catholic Community Services; ReWA locations; and WithinReach food banks in Ballard and Maple Valley. Read more...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 -- 6:15 pm
Business Moving to 111 S Jackson
The New Pioneer Square - The building at 111 S Jackson will have new occupants. The building was built in 1904 and began as a lumber warehouse. It was later converted into office space during the 1980's and housed previous tenants Microsoft and the architectural firm NBBJ. Many in the neighborhood may have noticed the space empty in recent years since [...] Read more...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 -- 1:44 am
A new gold standard for Northwest resilience
Crosscut.com - ... announced last August that it was leaving Federal Way, having already vacated Tacoma, to relocate in Pioneer Square. Some Seattle urbanists took this as another sign of Seattle superiority. Meanwhile, Eastsiders often roll their eyes at Seattle's ... Read more...
Friday, February 6, 2015 -- 12:23 pm
Pioneer Square Projects Submitted to HUD Competition
The New Pioneer Square - Two neighborhood organizations, Active Streets Strategy and Alley Network Project have been submitted to HUD's Innovation of the Day competition. Pioneer Square is central to our regional transit system and has several roadway construction projects scheduled in the coming years. Active Streets Strategy works to encourage active public spaces with an integrated transit system for [...] Read more...



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