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Sunday, March 29, 2015 -- 6:41 am
Sunday Open Thread: CTA Ride the Rails
Seattle Transit Blog - It is very cool that the agency itself produced these videos. CTA sees them as a tool to help riders familiarize themselves with the system and as a historical record. If you a lot of free time, check out the full-length (real time) videos! Read more...
Saturday, March 28, 2015 -- 2:28 pm
Mayor Murray's 2 1/2-plus-hour West Seattle visit: Roll call, walking tour, coffee chat
West Seattle Blog - Within the past half-hour, Mayor Ed Murray wrapped up more than two and a half hours in West Seattle - including second-watch roll call at the Southwest Precinct , a walking tour of The Junction and Triangle, and an open-to-all coffee chat that drew more than 20 people. Talking with WSB for a few minutes after all that , the mayor said he was inspired by the "positive, can-do attitude" of the people he talked with - the "most upbeat neighborhood" he'd visited. Read more...
Saturday, March 28, 2015 -- 1:53 pm
A "Community Conversation": The city dominates the talking
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - The marketing of the $900 million proposed "Move Seattle" levy began Saturday with a "Community Conversation" in Southeast Seattle, a one-way conversation totally dominated by the city. The Seattle Department of Transportation set up the exhibits, invited citizens to take a "poll" with pro-levy questions, distributed baubles , set out a spread of fruit and pastries, and had managers on hand to talk one-on-one with citizens. Read more...
Saturday, March 28, 2015 -- 6:00 am
First Hill Streetcar Testing Has Begun
Seattle Transit Blog - On Friday SDOT showed off the first completed streetcar for the First Hill line. The streetcar made a one block trip from the maintenance facility to 8th & Lane. Also, SDOT's Rail Transit Manager Ethan Ethan Melone provided a tour of the facility, which begins at the 5:55 mark of the video. Hit the break […] Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 11:31 pm
Bullitt Center tops its green goals, is making energy to spare
Seattle Times - ... including interior improvements for tenants as well as sustainability features. When the Bullitt Center opened in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood two years ago, the six-story office building was hailed as one of the greenest on the planet. Now, ... Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 10:03 pm
Taste of West Seattle celebrates its 10th anniversary this year
West Seattle Blog - It's a celebration of West Seattle food and drink, a vital lifeline for the West Seattle Helpline , and something people line up for, as our 2013 photo above shows. This year, the Taste of West Seattle celebrates its 10th anniversary, and your ticket gets you a delicious evening that'll leave you with the afterglow of having done a good deed. Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 7:16 pm
Weekend traffic: Major events, road closures expected to clog streets
KOMO News - In the battle of good versus evil, you might bet on at least one villain in Seattle this weekend -- and it has nothing to do with thousands of people in costume downtown. "If I could, I would have my fairy godmother teleport me to the event," joked Tiffany Frazier of Port Orchard, who was dressed up as Cinderella at Emerald City Comicon. Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 4:37 pm
$273M: 'Twin Toaster' towers sale is biggest of 2015 so far
Business Journal - ... real estate asset so far this year in King County. The Metropolitan Park East and West office buildings in downtown Seattle have sold for just over $272.8 million, according to public records. That's 30 percent more than what the office campus - ... Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 1:07 pm
Railroad wants to talk to fire chiefs in private about oil trains
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - The Washington Fire Chiefs have sent similar letters to the Union Pacific Railroad and to Canadian National and Canadian Pacific. An average of three long oil trains pass each day through Seattle and waterfronts of other Puget Sound population centers, en route to northern Puget Sound refineries. Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 1:06 pm
Five highlights for your West Seattle Friday night
West Seattle Blog - Thanks to Mark Wangerin for the Steller's Jay photo. If you've seen/heard these feisty birds, you know they don't really sing but tonight in West Seattle, music is on the menu at several spots, as well as other forms of fun, as you'll see in these calendar highlights: DENNY/SEALTH MUSIC NIGHT OUT: 5:30 pm at The Hall at Fauntleroy , as detailed in our calendar listing . Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 12:45 pm
The Sonics Album Signing and Meet & Greet Locations
Northwest Music Scene - ... with a rhythm section that has played with the Kingsmen and Dick Dale. Producer Jim Diamond recorded the band in Seattle, less than an hour's drive from the band's hometown of Tacoma. The album is due out on March 31st. The Sonics were most active ... Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 12:12 pm
Spokane Moving Forward: Cheney And West Plains
Seattle Transit Blog - [This is the second in a promised series covering Spokane Moving Forward, the Spokane Transit Authority's proposed ten-year plan to improve transit in the Spokane region, which will go to an areawide ballot in April. Previously I discussed the proposed Central City Line.] 16 miles southwest of Spokane lies Cheney, a town of about 10,000 permanent […] Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 11:13 am
Good luck to all in the State Geographic Bee today, including one...
West Seattle Blog - The Washington State Geographic Bee is just getting under way at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma. We've already featured three West Seattle competitors - and just learned about one more. Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 10:38 am
Marriage plans and writing occupy Amanda Knox
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... -- In this Oct. 4, 2011 file photo Amanda Knox, flanked by her mother Edda Mellas, gestures at a news conference in Seattle, after returning home from Italy. American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito expect to learn their ... Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 10:37 am
No Way to Treat a Lady is a great way to treat an audience
Seattle Gay News - ... his words. They are the perfect pocket cast for a comedy. They are some of the best comedic musical theater actors Seattle has available! This is a total cast of five. The leads (can you have leads in a five person cast that's even-handed in its use ... Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 8:52 am
Starbucks Contributes $500,000 to Pike Place MarketFront Expansion Project
PressReleasePoint - Lillian Hochstein leaves the bustle of Seattle's historic Park Place Market behind her and steps outside. She surveys Elliott Bay in the distance, raising her voice to be heard above traffic racing north and south on the double-deck Alaskan Way Viaduct that impedes the view of the waterfront. Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 8:34 am
HBO to more than quadruple Seattle office, take over space in new Hill7 building
Business Journal - HBO will lease four of the 11 floors of the new Hill7 office building on Boren Avenue and Stewart Street in downtown Seattle. HBO already had a big Seattle office, but now you can add the New York television network to the list of companies expanding their presence here. Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 8:00 am
What's Your Vision for Metro's Future?
Seattle Transit Blog - This Tuesday March 31st, Metro will launch its first long range planning effort in a very long time with an exciting two-part event at the Downtown Seattle Central Library. The event, which starts at 6:00 pm, will begin with six facilitated break-out sessions that will dive into key topics.  Each break-out sessions will be lead by subject area experts from a variety of organizations and include: […] Read more...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- 8:16 pm
Hope Solo reveals she has entered therapy in her new blog
Seattle Times - ... against Solo had been dismissed. In her first post, Solo also said she is seeing an Eastern medicine healer in Seattle. She recounted apologizing to her teammates and her return to help the U.S. win the Algarve Cup title in Portugal. "For the first ... Read more...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- 8:05 pm
WS Chamber will honor Nucor Steel, Meeples Games, SW Seattle Historical Society and James Jackson
West Seattle Herald - Nucor Steel Seattle, Meeples Games, the Southwest Seattle Historical Society and the founder, James Jackson of Jackson, Morgan & Hunt are the winners of the 2015 Westside Awards, presented by the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce. The winners will be honored at the annual Westside Awards Breakfast on Thursday, April 2, at Salty's on Alki, 1936 Harbor Ave. S.W. The awards recognize success and innovation that contribute to the thriving economy of the West Seattle peninsula. Read more...

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