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Tuesday, April 14, 2015 -- 1:29 pm
Draw, Dream and Discover at the Burke Museum Sat Apr 18 10-2pm
U District Daily - this saturday, april 18, the seattle urban sketchers will be at the Burke Museum facilitating anyone who can hold a pencil to draw inspiration from the museum's artifacts and make their own art. Urban Sketchers, a nonprofit organization, is all about drawing. By promoting the art of drawing on location around the world, they are hoping [...] Read more...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 -- 12:55 pm
Earthday Everyday: Reminders for Living a Green Lifestyle in Western Washington
U District Daily - On Behalf of Washington Energy Services, this is a PSA: If you haven't already, April is the month to CLEAN UP YOUR ACT! Take a look at this great infographic and find out how good (or bad) you score on your clean living points as compared to your neighbors. Read more...
Monday, April 13, 2015 -- 3:56 pm
Global Visionaries Takes Action for the 'Miss Representation' of Girls
U District Daily - Global Visionaries, a Seattle-based non-profit working to empower youth to be global leaders, launches a film and lecture series centered around social justice and global issues. The Visionary Viewings Film & Lecture Series is a community engagement and fundraising initiative organized by GV's Youth Board. Each month from January to June, each team will select and present a [...] Read more...
Monday, April 13, 2015 -- 8:28 am
The Morning News: Shell Oil's ETA in Seattle, Hillary's Hate...
The Stranger - ... Meth Is Addictive: "Police suspect a man was using meth Saturday night when he decided to break into a University District apartment complex, take off all his clothes and hide in a small storage unit." Logogate Aside, Want to Read Other Stuff About ... Read more...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 -- 10:10 am
The Details: Wooching & Van Winkle Turn Offseason Into Adventure
University of Washington - Why? Well, for the 6-foot-4 outside linebacker from Hawaii, the better question is why not? Not to mention it made for a great photo. Through three years in Seattle, he realized most of his time had been spent in the University District. Read more...
Friday, April 3, 2015 -- 6:21 am
Student captures footage of planes struck by lightning over Seattle
UPI - A Washington state student filming a Seattle thunderstorm captured footage of lightning striking two planes as they approached the airport. Owen Craft, a University of Washington student, said he was trying to catch lightning strikes on camera Wednesday night in the University District when he ended up capturing footage of two plans being struck by lightning during their approaches to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Read more...
Thursday, April 2, 2015 -- 10:59 am
Watch: Lightning strikes two jets on approach to Sea-Tac Airport
KATU-TV Portland - Some of the people on their way into Seattle Wednesday evening got quite the hello from Mother Nature as lightning struck two different jets as they approached Sea-Tac Airport. Owen Craft was out in the University District trying to film lightning strikes as a thunderstorm moved through and caught the two massive bolts as they passed through the planes' fuselage. Read more...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 -- 2:42 pm
What's up with the Minimum Wage Increase? Know Your Rights!
U District Daily - Sawant and labor is launching an independent outreach to educate workers on the new wage law WHAT: Press conference unveiling new bus ad announcing minimum wage increase, with action at low wage workplaces immediately following WHERE: Westlake Park, 4th and Pine WHEN: Thursday, April 2, 11:15am WHY: A coalition including Councilmember Sawant, 15 Now, Teamsters 117, Unite HERE Local [...] Read more...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 -- 2:53 pm
Quick...Go Help Envision the Future of Public Transportation!
U District Daily - WHAT: Public Transportation Visioning Event WHEN: Tuesday, March 31, 6-8 p.m. WHERE: Seattle Central Library 1000 Fourth Ave, downtown Seattle (map) Just saw this and wanted to spread the word! You'll hear some visionary speakers and get an opportunity to share your own ideas about the future of public transportation in our region. This event will kick off a community dialogue [...] Read more...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 -- 2:32 pm
East West Moves South: Veteran Business in Roosevelt Has New Location
U District Daily - Whichever directional you are existing at, East West Bookshop wants to direct you to its new location across the street! After 26 years as an anchor business in the Roosevelt neighborhood, East West Bookstore is "movin' on up!" This landmark University area business is Currently located at N.E. 65th & Roosevelt and will not be moving far, [...] Read more...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 -- 1:45 pm
U-district Local Author Has a Best Seller
U District Daily - If you are a regular at local coffee joints such as the U-district Herkimer, Cafe Racer and even the cafe at the Burke Museum, you may have been sitting next to a Amazon.com bestselling author. Stephen C. Merlino must have gotten some sort of inspiration with the last name Merlino (get it…Merlin-O ?). Regardless, his fascination [...] Read more...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 -- 7:12 am
U District space is so tight, UW leases new office before knowing what it'll do with it
Business Journal - ... Real Estate, announced it has started building a six-story addition to its mixed-use property where the University District Trader Joe's and other businesses operate. The UW has leased the nearly 53,400 square feet of future office space in the ... Read more...
Monday, March 30, 2015 -- 3:32 pm
UW snaps up new office project in the University District
Business Journal - ... leased, according to Blume Company Real Estate, which is developing the project. New office space in the University District is very difficult, if not impossible, to find, and the University of Washington already has taken the next new block of ... Read more...
Monday, March 30, 2015 -- 10:48 am
Suddenly Kicked-Out of Home of 25yrs & On Disability: Where is there to go on $660 a month?
U District Daily - When one property investor was asked this question he responded with "Oh, there's lots of places for people on disability to go." But is there? One resident decided to investigate if that is really the case. After a longtime resident of her apartment building took his own life after learning that the new owner of their [...] Read more...
Sunday, March 29, 2015 -- 9:03 pm
Click through for a look at Seattle's University District's past and present.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Sept. 2, 1958. Photo: Seattle Municipal Archive Homeless seaguls pictured at the former site of the University District garbage dump, pictured Dec. 19, 1958 after it was transformed into a University of Washington parking lot. Photo: Seattle ... Read more...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- 7:15 pm
Rain-activated art brings smiles to people on the sidewalks of Seattle
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Peregrine Church, right, creates a Rainwork, a rain-activated message, with friends, from left, Forest Tresidder, Lydia Warren and Xack Fischer on a sidewalk in Seattle's University District. Church's creations have gone viral on the Internet after a video of his fun messages was shared online. Read more...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- 10:26 am
Capitol Hill light rail station may save Sound Transit
Capitol Hill Times - ... through in the end." By most accounts, the University Link light rail extension that will connect the University District with Capitol Hill, downtown, Rainier Valley and Sea-Tac airport, is not only hitting its goals but improving on them. At the ... Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 5:00 pm
Barney Frank @ University Book Store-March 30
U District Daily - Come meet Mr. Barney Frank. Apparently– a source says– he is America's smartest, feistiest, and funniest politician. Show up and see for yourself. Frank is described as a 'disheveled, intellectually combative gay Jew with a thick New JerseyMassachusetts accent' who has 'become one of the most effective politicians of his time?' He has written a [...] Read more...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 -- 2:49 pm
Calling all Compassionate People: You Really Could Save a Life!
U District Daily - Plain and Simple, Crisis Clinic is in Need of Volunteers Crisis Clinic serves as a lifeline for over 250,000 individuals and families in crisis each year. Crisis Clinic is asking for caring, compassionate and community minded individuals to consider joining their team. By being available to answer calls on the 24-Hour Crisis Line, WA Recovery Help Line, or [...] Read more...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 -- 10:59 am
Mirror Stage to Present the Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
BroadwayWorld.com - Sponsored in part by 4Culture, Mirror Stage's 10th Feed Your Mind season closes with The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity by Kristoffer Diaz on April 11 & 12, 2015 at the Ethnic Cultural Theatre in Seattle's University District. Directed by Suzanne M. Cohen, Feed Your Mind: The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity features Eric Ray Anderson , Marcel Davis , David Natale , Arvind Srinivasan , and Jake Ynzunza . Read more...



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