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  1. FBI confirms what Seattle already knows: More hate crime reported in the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blog

    ... visitors puts it over the top. Through 2017 and the first nine months of 2018, 96 bias incidents were reported in downtown Seattle vs. 86 on Capitol Hill, according to SPD. Still, the Hill's likely per capita measures surely outweigh its neighbor ...


  2. Portland backs $36 million in projects to speed up buses, make protected bike lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    Within the next five years, Portland has pledged to create bus-only travel lanes on the approaches to three downtown bridges, build a network of protected bike lanes on both sides of the Willamette River and improve dozens of dangerous pedestrian crossings in the city's center. The City Council on Thursday approved a $36 million project list, the culmination of an effort which dates to 2012 and which transportation leaders say would make downtown streets more efficient, safer and equitable for all Portlanders.


  3. A rarity in suburbia, big condo project set to rise in KirklandRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... mixed-use development with 1,200 luxury apartments. Several high-rise condo developments are under construction in downtown Seattle and Bellevue and more are planned, but until now development has been most non-existent in the suburbs. The Jade team ...


  4. New leader on First Hill sees neighborhood's opportunities as it readies for population boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Capitol Hill Blog

    After moving from St. Louis, Anne McCullough's walks in her new, surprisingly leafy neighborhood are filled with reminders of what First Hill can be. "There's a lot of opportunities and I can't help but think about the work that I do when I walk through the neighborhood," McCullough tells CHS.


  5. FOLLOWUP: Tax-underpayment charges against Tacos Guaymas owner dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | West Seattle Blog

    Eight months ago, the state Attorney General's Office announced theft charges against the owner of six Tacos Guaymas restaurants, including West Seattle, accusing him of using "sales suppression software" to avoid paying millions in sales tax. We've been tracking the case as it proceeded slowly through the system.


  6. Multiply the power of loveRead the original story

    Wednesday | Real Change

    "I used to be embarrassed when I wasn't sober," said 2018 Real Change Vendor of the Year Sabina Lopez. "I was coming to work hung over all the time.


  7. Fort Lawton Redevelopment opponent refiles FEIS appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Magnolia News

    Image courtesy of BDS Planning & Urban Design: An appeal continues to delay the City of Seattle's plans to redevelop the Fort Lawton property in Discovery Park for affordable housing. The months-long battle between Magnolia activist Elizabeth Campbell and the City of Seattle is still in limbo with the Hearing Examiner after a series of requests between the two parties were sent this month.


  8. Six Places to Celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2018 in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The Stranger

    ... dishes to match it, like raclette, mussels, chilled crevettes (shrimp), charcuterie plates, and boeuf bourguignon. Downtown Le Pichet The Rosenblatt Trio will play live while you sip a glass of Beaujolais en primeur wine by the glass, pitcher, or ...


  9. Divers to search bottom of Cascades waterfall for hikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | KIRO-TV Seattle

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  10. 13 Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Seattle

    Want to avoid the mess and work of spending all day in the kitchen on Thanksgiving? Several Seattle restaurants still have tables available. Whether you're looking for a vegetarian option or a four-to-nine course traditional carb load, make a reservation and let Seattle chefs cook for you.


  11. Bob Bliss, founder of U.'s architecture grad school and an influence...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... bear fruit later. In the 1960s, he took part in the Second Century Plan, which was the basis for Salt Lake City's Downtown Rising plan. In 1970, he took part in devising the master plan for Snowbird ski resort. He also investigated the possibility ...


  12. Amazon has announced its locations for HQ2, but a walk through...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... jobs in the city and around 20% of Seattle's prime office real estate. Amazon dominates Seattle, sprawling across downtown and upsetting locals with snarled traffic, soaring housing prices, never-ending construction, and accelerated gentrification. ...


  13. Transit Shoulder Driving Begins on I-5 in Lynnwood, Mountlake TerraceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Mass Transit

    ... opening in 2023. Additional extensions to Kent/Des Moines, Federal Way, Shoreline, Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood and Downtown Redmond will open in 2024. Thereafter light rail extensions are scheduled to reach Tacoma and West Seattle in 2030; Ballard ...


  14. Crashes a Nearly-Naked Scooter Parade in TacomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | The Stranger

    The Stranger shaved our legs for the first time in months. Why? We were headed to Tacoma.


  15. Four-alarm fire at lumber yard on Seattle's Ship Canal still smolderingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Seattle Times

    Firefighters were still working on Sunday morning to fully extinguish a 4-alarm fire that erupted in North Queen Anne Saturday night , engulfing three buildings and two sheds on the south side of the Ship Canal. Seattle Fire Department spokesperson Kristin Tinsley said firefighters are working to put out hot spots - embers or smoldering fires that could cause the fire to reignite.


  16. Seattle area's hot hotel market begins to cool offRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | The Columbian

    ... the 226-room Hilton, opened in 2005. It's owned by the city of Vancouver and managed by Hilton through the city's Downtown Redevelopment Authority. SEATTLE - When it officially opens in December, the Hyatt Regency at Eighth Avenue and Howell Street ...


  17. $3 Ramen and More Seattle Food News You Can Use: Nov 9, 2018 EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | The Stranger

    ... an over-easy egg, onion jam, and raclette. To drink, there's Anchorhead Coffee, craft cocktails, beer, and wine. Downtown Meet Fresh According to Yelp , this Taiwanese chain serving desserts and bubble tea soft-opened its Bellevue location on ...


  18. Crowds nationwide protest Trump's move to dismiss Sessions as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... hundreds of protest events, held at 5 p.m. local time outside city halls and federal courthouses, in parks and on downtown streets and university grounds. With the Massachusetts State House as a backdrop, several thousand people loudly voiced their ...


  19. STG Presents the Lion King Sensory-Friendly PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 |

    Seattle Theatre Group, Disney Theatrical Group, TDF, and our community partners are proud to offer a sensory-friendly performance of Disney's The Lion King on January 5, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. Performed in a supportive and judgment-free environment, this show will provide the opportunity for families and friends with children or adults affected by autism and other sensory issues to enjoy the shared experience of live theatre.


  20. Complete Cast Announced for Joe Gulla's Reel Wood ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 |

    ... of Fantastic.Z's 4th Annual New Works Festival in Seattle, WA. "REEL WOOD" was also featured in Gulla's 2018 Downtown Urban Arts Festival "Audience Award" winner, "GAY.PORN.MAFIA" at NYC's New York Live Arts Theater. "REEL WOOD" tells the story of ...


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