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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traveling companion, Trabant was an East German car that had somewhat of a bad reputation as poorly performing with an outdated and inefficient engine.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...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 -- 8:54 pm
Seniors, disabled protest loss of Theodora low-income residence
Seattle Times - ... could still find a nonprofit buyer. Timothy Daub, 49, who moved out last Friday, says his new home in a University District apartment building has neither the services nor the sense of community that The Theodora had. But he says he'll make do. ... Read more...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 -- 3:37 pm
The Daily Troll: Ed Murray does MSNBC. Kathleen O'Toole does Civic...
Crosscut.com - ... new district election system. He lives in Council District 4, which includes neighborhoods such as the University District, Ravenna, View Ridge and Sand Point. Councilmember Jean Godden lives in District 4 too, and she has already filed paperwork to ... Read more...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 -- 4:57 pm
What does Prop. 1's approval mean for your bus route?
Crosscut.com - ... line for riders in southeast Seattle, would run more frequently, as would crowded buses servicing the University District, such as the 71X and 72. Another notable change is that the C and D RapidRide lines would be split and extended. As the bus ... Read more...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 -- 12:29 pm
After the UW Threat, Citizens Question What it Means to Be Alert
U District Daily - When stories in the news about threats and scary happenings get too close to home, it's hard not to feel an emotional response. In our schools and public places, we wonder what we can do to be alert and aware without giving into paranoia and fear? With so many more high-profile violence cases in the news [...] Read more...
Monday, November 3, 2014 -- 5:42 pm
Threat To UW Under Investigation
U District Daily - A non-specific Threat was made to the University of Washington through an online site. UW Police Chief John Vinson has told the community to 'be on the watch' for any unusual or suspicious activity. Officials have not given out any specific details but want the community to know that they are erring on the side of caution. If [...] Read more...
Monday, November 3, 2014 -- 3:14 pm
#Mugshot Monday #11 -Ugly Mug Café: A Beautiful Surprise
U District Daily - Welcome to #MugShotMonday: a caffeine inspired journey to uncover the University district's Cafés Some of my favorite music I have ever heard I first heard in a café. It was at the Ugly Mug Café when I was a UW student in 1998 that I first heard and fell in love with Lhasa. To this [...] Read more...
Monday, November 3, 2014 -- 10:10 am
What I learned pedaling the Pronto! Marathon
Crosscut.com - ... new Pronto! bike share system launched on October 8 with 500 bikes and 50 stations clustered in the University District, South Lake Union, Queen Anne, Capitol Hill, First Hill and Downtown. I've ridden bike share bikes in Boston and Washington D.C. ... Read more...
Friday, October 31, 2014 -- 4:20 pm
Safety First Tonight! Motorist's Beware of 'Trick-or-Treaters' & Parents, Dress Kids For Success!
U District Daily - Don't Let the Spookiest Night of The Year Be the Scariest for the Thousands of Kids that will Be going Door to Door for Treats and maybe a little Tricking! Not only should motorist be mindful of the kids, Parents can help their kids by going over street-safety rules and making sure their child's costume passes [...] Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 2:52 pm
Don't Miss A Halloween Special at the Grand Illusion Cinema Oct 31, 9pm
U District Daily - THERE IS BLOOD TO BE SPILLED IN THE U-DISTRICT HALLOWEEN NIGHT AT THE GRAND ILLUSION CINEMA, SNATCH A WARM BODY AND ENJOY. Grand Illusion Cinema invites you to see the original version of Roger Corman's ‘Little Shop of Horrors.' Seriosly folks, this isn't the musical version that you've seen or heard about in the 80's, this [...] Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 2:56 am
Transfer Payment
Real Change - ... cuts remain in place, they would eliminate 16 routes, including major routes that serve Fremont and the University District. The announcement that Metro could avoid the February 2015 cuts came last month, right after 28 bus routes were eliminated ... Read more...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -- 3:30 pm
More protected bike lanes, greenways coming to the Hill
Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter - You know that long, skinny stretch of two-way bike lane on Broadway Ave? The one protected from traffic by parked cars, free-floating curbs, and giant Smurf turds? from the Seattle Department of Transportation . Growing from a single stretch of Broadway Ave. into an impressive labyrinth of protected bike lanes and bike-friendly sidestreets, the Hill will simultaneously function as a bikable area in its own right and as a thoroughfare for cyclists traveling between the University District, South Seattle, and Downtown. Read more...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -- 2:06 pm
Big Selig office project to bring change to Ballard's busiest intersection
Business Journal - ... al. According to commercial real estate company JLL, only 1.5 percent of the office space in the Ballard/University District submarket is available for lease. Read more...




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