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Friday, December 5, 2014 -- 2:07 pm
The Udistrict Lights Up in the Alley's and has a Party
U District Daily - Take a stroll down a University District alley and find yourself surrounded by art, music and festivities. The U-District Partnership is holding their 2nd Annual Alley Lights and Holiday Swag events all day on Dec 6. Alley Lights Join the U-district Partnership for their Second Annual Alley Activation Event: ALLEY LIGHTS- Light Installations with Special Exhibits, Live Music, [...] Read more...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 -- 11:50 pm
3 Capitol Hill date spots to visit before they close
Examiner.com - ... of affordable Halloween costumes. While Capitol Hill residents are sad to say goodbye, Red Light's University District location will remain open. Finish the night off at Redwood, the neighborhood's best Laundromat-turned-bar. For the last 11 years ... Read more...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 -- 6:42 pm
Fans mourn closing of historic Capitol Hill theater
KOMO News - ... for the theater's closing but said it would also be ceasing operations at the Varsity Theatre in the University District. Sheridan said her organization has until January 12th to move from the Harvard Exit. The new owner has filed plans with the ... Read more...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 -- 5:29 pm
Sit on a Stranger's Couch, Enjoy a Movie: Couch Fest 2014
U District Daily - This weekend, on Dec 6, check out the largest single-day shorts film festival in the world. Not only will you see awesome independent film, you might meet some really cool folks. In a world where the movie industry has taken over small independent theaters, Couch Fest has come to save the day with their film festival that [...] Read more...
Monday, December 1, 2014 -- 9:50 am
In Other News, it's World AIDS Day Today!
U District Daily - Take a break from the Cyber Monday Hype and focus your attention on some worthy news. Today is World AIDS day! This years theme is "Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation." There are a number of events happening and things you can do to participate. Locally KEXP's Wo'Pop radio program is hosting a free concert [...] Read more...
Sunday, November 30, 2014 -- 4:29 pm
Top Seattle Dive Bars - The Knarr Shipwreck Lounge
Examiner.com - The University District neighborhood of Seattle is home to many old and funky bars. On the southwest corner of University Way NE and Phinney sits an unassuming bar that is your typical watering hole, as well as, all that which "dive" bars are known for. Read more...
Thursday, November 27, 2014 -- 5:55 pm
Restaurant owner watched Thai food craze take off here
Seattle Times - ... the 80s, he was a student at Shoreline Community College, and later worked at a hotel restaurant in the University District with the original proprietor of Ayutthaya, which opened in 1989. When his friend wanted to sell the business in 1997 to ... Read more...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 -- 10:35 am
Homeless Camp Weathers November in Seattle's University District
KUOW-FM Seattle - The Seattle City Council budget includes $100,000 to support homeless camps, like one that sprang up on a busy sidewalk in front of the University District post office in September. That camp has since moved to the parking lot of the University Congregational United Church of Christ a few blocks away. Read more...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 -- 3:51 pm
Food Matters | Giving thanks for booze, brunch
Magnolia News - ... in Pioneer Square will welcome the news that a second outpost of the gluten-free spot has opened in the University District at 4507 University Way N.E. The name "gaba" refers to a form of sprouted brown rice that's very popular in Japan. Tap House ... Read more...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 -- 12:37 pm
Six Seattle restaurants worth a visit
OregonLive.com - ... is finally giving East Asian food fans a reason to think twice before heading east to Bellevue. The University District has a shiny-new outpost of Taipei's world-famous Din Tai Fung dumpling house, while in Capitol Hill, chefs Rachel Yang and Seif ... Read more...
Sunday, November 23, 2014 -- 11:11 pm
Raven Chronicles throws a party
Examiner.com - ... After the reading, comes the party. The event takes place at the Jack Straw Cultural Center in Seattle's University District, 4261 Roosevelt Way NE. Your $5 donation will help support the publication of Raven Chronicles first anthology, featuring ... Read more...
Sunday, November 23, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Safe keeping - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - ... S-R: There's talk of a pedestrian bridge over the railroad tracks nearby to accommodate expansion of the University District. Could this building someday be converted to apartments? Stone: It could. It's structurally sound and has 14-foot, ... Read more...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 -- 1:37 pm
#Mugshot Monday #13 -Chaco Canyon Café -- Where Slow ? Bad
U District Daily - WELCOME TO #MUGSHOTMONDAY *: A CAFFEINE INSPIRED JOURNEY TO UNCOVER THE UNIVERSITY DISTRICT'S CAFÉS If You have never had the chance to visit Chaco Canyon and you have an interest in Raw, Vegan or Organic food, then b-line it straight to Chaco Canyon Organic Cafe. What you will find is an introduction to the Slow Movement, delicious [...] Read more...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 -- 6:51 pm
Showing Seattle’s homeless a little warmth
Seattle Times - ... Wang said. A couple of months ago, Wang heard about a guy who'd given out 50 sleeping bags in the University District, and he started thinking about scaling that up. "I'm a pretty entrepreneurial guy," he said. He drew up a plan and asked friends ... Read more...
Friday, November 14, 2014 -- 2:46 pm
Mexicanos Unidos on I-5 Over-Pass Protesting 43 Students Kidnapped in Mexico
U District Daily - Here in the U-district a demonstration took place today in response to the 43 students that were kidnapped and believed to be killed in the small town of Iguala, Mexico. The local chapter of Mexicanos Unidos of Washington had a rally where many showed up holding painted signs with words expressing their anger over the violation of [...] Read more...
Friday, November 14, 2014 -- 10:54 am
University District Trails w/ Only 10 meals Donated to the Hungry! We Can Do Better!
U District Daily - Seattle's Union Gospel Mission Challenges Neighborhoods to Competition to Provide the Most Meals to Decrease Hunger With the goal not just to serve more meals but to decrease the number of hungry people in King County, Union Gospel Mission has a great way to get neighborhoods involved in decreasing hunger in our city. With over 270,000 people struggling with [...] Read more...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 -- 11:21 am
#Mugshot Monday #12 -Trabant Coffee & Chai: Satellite of (coffee) Love
U District Daily - WELCOME TO #MUGSHOTMONDAY *: A CAFFEINE INSPIRED JOURNEY TO UNCOVER THE UNIVERSITY DISTRICT'S CAFÉS *Apologies for the Tartiness…Let's just pretend this week's been like one long Monday! From the German word meaning satellite or traveling companion, Trabant was an East German car that had somewhat of a bad reputation as poorly performing with an outdated and inefficient engine. [...] Read more...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 -- 1:27 am
As U-District rents go through the roof, UW plans to demolish cheapest dorm
Real Change - Just when housing rates in the University District are already rapidly accelerating, the University of Washington is planning another series of construction projects and rent hikes for student dormitories. McCarty and Haggett halls are on the chopping block for demolition and will be rebuilt, while McMahon Hall will undergo renovation. Read more...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 -- 4:06 pm
Landlord Confirms 'Pretty Good' Chance Seattle Theatre Group Will...
The Stranger - For the past several months, a few small business owners next to the Neptune Theatre have become increasingly anxious that Seattle Theatre Group wants to expand its real-estate holdings and toss them out the door - but they've had trouble getting hard answers from either STG or their landlord. STG holds a lease to the University District's Neptune Theatre - which it took over from Landmark Theaters in 2010 after the movie chain got a sudden, 30-day notice to vacate - and reportedly wants to take over other spaces on that block including Trabant Coffee and Chai and The Comic Stop . Read more...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 -- 1:26 pm
Seattle City Council campaign round-up: Who's running and who isn't?
Seattle Times - ... for council in the 4th District on a transportation platform, he said Wednesday. The district includes University District, Roosevelt, Ravenna, "There are a lot of projects underway that need a little TLC," Johnson said. "I'm a guy who can help ... Read more...




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