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A man walks toward a main entrance of Pike Place Market in Seattle.
Seattle 's rapidly growing downtown is luring billionaire John Pritzker's Commune Hotels & Resorts for a $104 million lodging and residential project, adding to a surge in development as employment and tourism climbs.
What's on this weekend
It's shaping up to be another busy weekend in Ballard! Take a look at what the neighborhood has to offer.
Galleries and exhibitions
'Creative Stream' by Holly Cannell is part of the fourth annual Big August Hoobajoob art show on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Mansford Grange Hall in Darrington.
Your week in Seattle music: Mötley Crüe, Chris Isaak and more
Also featuring: two Seattle-area summer-music festivals, a golden-voiced country music hitmaker, and an indie-pop band from the MySpace era.
Seattle couple hosts attic full of bats
One of some 270 bats emerges through a crack from the attic at the home of Brenda Matter and Bruce Crowley in Seattle's Columbia City neighborhood.
Elvis slept at Seattle's Olympic Fairmont hotel, and now it's for sale
A representative for the pension-fund adviser that leases the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in downtown Seattle said on Monday that his company plans to sell its interest in the luxury property.
The News Tribune
Hot now: Summer art
Paul Komada's "Going Cascade," a map of the U.S. made with jerseys, can be seen on Mercer Street near South Lake Union in Seattle.
Building The Dam
Tinkle Emphasizes Taking Back The Northwest
It's summer, which means the news around college sports is mostly about what is being said, not done, since not much can actually be done at this point, with games in all sports a ways away, and signing day for all sports a long way away, which means even commitments are prime candidates for someone to change their mind.