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3 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blog
We don't yet know exactly when the first First Hill Streetcar will travel Broadway. But we're getting there.
7 hrs ago | Business Journal
Gerding Edlen has hired CBRE to market a 788-unit apartment portfolio amassed through its Green Cities series of funds, led by Molly Bordonaro. Real Estate Alert projects the portfolio could command $500 million or more than $600,000 per unit.
10 hrs ago | The Stranger
Although new traffic signals on Second Avenue instruct drivers not to turn left when cyclists have right-of-way, many drivers have failed to obey the rules. The first three days after a protected bicycle lane opened on Second Avenue in downtown Seattle, the number of bicycles using the thoroughfare jumped to 1,099 cyclists a day , according electronic counters monitored by the Seattle Department of Transportation.
14 hrs ago | West Seattle Blog
This year's edition of the International Association of Fire Fighters "Fill the Boot" fundraising drive for the Muscular Dystrophy Association is coming up this Thursday and Friday, 9 am-6 pm September 18-19, and we asked organizers where in West Seattle you'll see firefighters joining in. Here's the list compiled for us by Sandy Elfers of the MDA: Station #11 - Westwood Village Station #29 - California and Admiral Station #32 - California and Alaska Station #36 - Alki Beach and/or Avalon/Spokane Station #37 - By the station, 35th/Holden The IAFF and MDA have partnered for 60 years.
14 hrs ago | Ballard News-Tribune
The Ballard District Council met on Wednesday, September 10, after taking a summer break in August. Topics up for discussion were the City's budget and use of funds, parking changes in Ballard, and a presentation from Mike Stewart - Executive Director of the Ballard Chamber of Commerce - updating the council on the Ballard Partnership for Smart Growth's next move.
14 hrs ago | Ballard News-Tribune
The Port of Seattle was courteous enough to invite the Ballard News-Tribune out on the water of the Lake Washington Ship Canal for their annual Ship Canal 101 tour. Over one hundred guests boarded the Argosy Lady Mary on a sunny afternoon September 10th.
15 hrs ago | West Seattle Blog
With the clouds returning, we might not see much of a sunset tonight - so we're sharing photos received after last night's show! They're interspersed with today/tonight highlights ahead from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar : TODDLER STORY TIME: 10:30 am at West Seattle Branch Library , bring the 2- and 3-year-olds for stories, songs, and rhymes. Free.
20 hrs ago | Business Journal
A company called Crescent Heights is the latest to stake a claim to a development site in the Denny Triangle area of downtown Seattle. On Friday, Miami-based Crescent Heights paid Cassieford Co.
A plan that would allow CenturyLink and potentially other providers to compete for high-speed Internet service in Seattle deserves support from the full city council. IN a tech town like Seattle, slow Internet service should be as unthinkable as weak, tepid coffee.
11, 2014, in Seattle. Tyler was one of the top 12 auto theft suspects wanted by the Major Crimes Task Force.
Police have issued an arrest warrant for Chantae Marie Gilman, a mother of four who prosecutors believe raped a man as he slept in West Seattle. The victim told police he went to bed in his home the night before the assault and woke up to find Gilman, a stranger, on top of him.
Populuxe Brewing This brewery calls itself "the biggest little brewery in Ballard," and lives up to the claim by offering a tiny tasting room and an expansive beer garden. Don't expect anything too fancy, just a gravel lot with picnic tables and some large, wooden cable spools surrounded by a mishmash of chairs.
Broadway's old state liquor store location will again be empty. Tatyana Boutique , the Las Vegas-based women's fashion chain stripped of its right to use the Bettie Page name this summer, has suddenly closed its Capitol Hill store.
A rare corpse flower growing at the Volunteer Park Conservatory is drawing crowds in Seattle. A naming contest in August dubbed the flower "Edgar Allen Pew" in honor of the unmistakable stench released by the flower as it blooms.
The Metro service cuts that were approved by Council this summer are set to be followed up by another round of cuts in February next year. Acting upon the recommendations of an Ad-Hoc Committee, King County Executive Dow Constantine sent the Council a proposal for February service changes last week that is set to reduce 169,000 hours of Metro Transit service.
Mayor Ed Murray placed the future of Nickelsville in doubt by intervening and requesting that officials "investigate" the homeless encampment's proposed move from the Central District to Dearborn Avenue, records show - and at least one Seattle City Council member wants to know why. The Department of Planning and Development now says it's "close to a yes" on providing Nickelsville with a temporary permit to move to their chosen location on Dearborn Avenue near Interstate 5 - but that's a reversal from two weeks ago, when officials told me they were unlikely to give the camp the go-ahead on the move.
We feature our favorite proposals all the time on the blog, and some of them are so romantic that they just stick with us. About a year ago when Jeanne Sickel proposed to her then-girlfriend Alissa Haslam on top of a bus and the video went viral it really caught our attention.
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Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:35 pm
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