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Thursday, July 2, 2015 -- 6:47 am
Nights at the Neptune: Where art and social justice meet
Seattle Times - ... foyer arranged by Pierre-Louis, whose main gig is running the jazz and cocktail lounge Lucid in the University District. Patrons also had ample opportunities to contribute to the project - purchase Haitian coffee and beaded necklaces and paintings ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 -- 7:23 pm
A taxing future: The price of life in Seattle and fast-growing Washington?
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... will be painful. Light rail costs a lot, but Sound Transit is a well-run agency that has delivered: Its University District and Capitol Hill stations are impressive for their architecture, and for the timetables and budgets with which they have been ... Read more...
Saturday, June 27, 2015 -- 10:23 am
20-year-old man shot at 'unruly' University District house party
KOMO News - The crowd at a University District house party turned "unruly and aggressive" Friday night, leading to shots fired and one man injured, Seattle Police said. Officers responding to a noise complaint around 12:45 a.m. in the 4700 block of 20th Ave NE arrived to find numerous fights breaking out in and around the home, police said. Read more...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -- 12:00 am
University of Washington opens Spokane hub - Thu, 25 Jun 2015 PST
The Spokesman-Review - ... nt and services in Eastern Washington. The 2,600-square-foot UW center is on the outskirts of Spokane's University District, at the corner of Main Avenue and Brown Street. A former visitors center, it's owned by the city and leased to the university. Read more...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 -- 5:15 pm
Parks and Recreation Fourth of July closures
U District Daily - Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed for Independence Day or on special holiday schedules. Some facilities may be open, but have limited operations. Please call in advance. These facilities and services will have closures: oCommunity centers (July 4)* oEnvironmental learning centers (July 3-4) oIndoor swimming pools (July 4) oGreen Lake Small Craft Center (July 3-5) oBaker Rowing and [...] Read more...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 -- 8:06 am
Out of the blue: Seattle may tax construction of single-family houses
Business Journal - ... areas, such as Southeast Seattle and the Delridge corridor of West Seattle. Places such as Ballard, the University District, Capitol Hill and other parts of West Seattle would fall somewhere in between. Issuance of the policy options came just weeks ... Read more...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 -- 8:33 pm
U District project evokes affordable housing optimism
Crosscut.com - Credit: Runberg Architecture Group A University District lot strewn with dirt, rebar, and idle construction equipment stood as a place of hope. A project on the lot, officials said this week, is at least a small part of the answer to some of the city of Seattle's questions around housing for low-wage workers and homeless youth. Read more...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 -- 5:54 pm
Where Do the City Council Candidates Stand on Police Reform?
The Stranger - ... party and parks activist running against incumbent Godden in the 4th District, which includes the University District and Ravenna. "We didn't land in a consent decree overnight," Maddux said. "Maintaining independent, community oversight will not ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 -- 4:22 pm
Outside City Hall | City Council candidates who speak for our neighborhoods
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - ... of Washington-driven BIA tax or a forum to protest displacement-inducing high-rise upzoning in the University District. Mercedes Elizalde , community outreach specialist with the Low Income Housing Institute, knows what it takes to address our ... Read more...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 -- 12:29 pm
Groundbreaking - University Commons-affordable apartments for homeless youth in U District
U District Daily - The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) and University District Food Bank (UDFB) celebrate the groundbreaking of University Commons and the University District Food Bank on Tuesday, June 16th at 3:30pm at 5019 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle. Speakers include State Senator Jamie Pederson, State Representative Brady Walkinshaw, Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, UW Director of [...] Read more...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 -- 7:35 am
18 drinking dens and dives: cheap cocktails without pretense
Seattle Times - Regulars enjoy drinks and conversation at Blue Moon Tavern. The University District dive bar is popular with tourists, too. Read more...
Friday, June 5, 2015 -- 10:43 am
WA: Metro Phasing in More Bus Runs in Seattle
Mass Transit - ... with 22 more one-way bus runs, at peaks and evenings. --Route 44, serving Ballard, Wallingford and the University District, will add 13 daily bus runs and offer 12-minute midday frequency. --Metro will restore Route 47, from west Capitol Hill to ... Read more...
Friday, June 5, 2015 -- 10:37 am
Looking for a Laugh? Here's Some of the Best Improv in Seattle
Seattle - ... of improvisers. Jet City has been making Seattleites chuckle for the past 22 years. Located in the University District, Jet City puts together new shows every night. In Jet City's flagship performance, the comedians play classic improv games, ... Read more...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 -- 2:52 pm
Rent Too High? Compare Seattle's Neighborhoods
KUOW-FM Seattle - ... Smaller areas, like Fremont or Maple Leaf, are lumped into general descriptions, such as Ballard or University District, respectively. The rent prices have been adjusted for 2014 dollar values. For instance, the actual average rent for Beacon Hill ... Read more...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 -- 6:53 am
WA: Two City Council Candidates Pitch Seattle-Only, Neighborhood Rail Plan
Mass Transit - ... line with new light-rail stations on Capitol Hill and at the University of Washington next year. The University District, Roosevelt and Northgate are slated have stations open along the same north-south line in 2021. The two candidates say the new ... Read more...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 -- 11:28 am
Two City Council candidates pitch Seattle-only, neighborhood rail plan
Seattle Times - ... line with new light-rail stations on Capitol Hill and at the University of Washington next year. The University District, Roosevelt and Northgate are slated have stations open along the same north-south line in 2021. The two candidates say the new ... Read more...
Monday, May 25, 2015 -- 6:06 pm
After earlier embarrassment, Seattle resumes public-toilet quest
Seattle Times - ... Johnson said. If the Loo is a success, the city may add more in neighborhoods such as Ballard and the University District. Seattle Parks and Recreation is siting two at the Rainier Beach Playfield, said Johnson. Some are in neighborhoods where ... Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 10:18 am
See a Seattle grocer during the Gold Rush and the Great Seattle Fire
Seattle Times - ... er, and the company was renamed Augustine and Kyer. It grew to five locations, with the last one, in the University District, holding on through the Great Depression of the 1930s. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 12:00 pm
Survival of the richest: priced out of Seattle
Crosscut.com - ... 62 percent of all households in the neighborhoods studied. Especially hard hit were Rainier Beach, the University District and downtown, neighborhoods with a large share of low-income residents. Rents and home prices are rising, and incomes aren't ... Read more...
Sunday, May 17, 2015 -- 5:43 pm
Program offers meth pipes to drug users for free in Seattle
KOMO News - The program is offered 5 days per week off an alley next to a church in Seattle's University District. It was launched by a group called The People's Harm Reduction Alliance about 2 months ago. Read more...



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