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  1. 'A gift' - first look inside Capitol Hill's new Hugo HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blog

    Boards from the old Hugo House - complete with the graffiti encouraged at a goodbye party before its demolition - live on in the new Hugo House The new Hugo House will be open to the public for the first time Saturday but the staff moved in Wednesday and the space has already hosted its first event - an opening preview for the more than 300 community donors and public officials responsible for the one-of-a-kind writing center across from Cal Anderson Park. "We're in a time right now when words really matter," State Representative Nicole Macri said at Monday night's pre-opening reception in the new center.


  2. New Seattle tunnel is finished, undergoing testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    The Alaskan Way Viaduct, the raised two-level highway that runs along Seattle's downtown waterfront, is seen from the air on Aug. 3, 2006. Ted S.Warren/Associated Press files Motorists and bus riders will have a few more months to enjoy the commoner's view of Puget Sound from the Alaskan Way Viaduct, because the state has postponed its demise until Jan. 11. On that date, the elevated highway permanently closes after 55 years and a damaging 2001 earthquake - which also provided a political opportunity to remove the doubled-deck concrete structure from the tourist-attraction waterfront.


  3. Seattle in the fall: Is it the worst or is it the best?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Fall in Seattle can be a great time of year for some, and for others, it's utterly the worst. Click through to see our thoughts first on why fall is the best, and then why we hate it so much.


  4. Photo Flash: Jeffrey Li, Telly Leung And More Star In Reading Of Corner of Bitter and SweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    America's Got Talent's Jeffrey Li made his musical theater debut in the developmental reading of Lainie Sakakura and Paul Fujimoto's CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEET, a musical adaptation of The New York Times Best Selling novel, HOTEL ON THE CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEET by Jamie Ford at The Playroom Theater in New York on September 17. 1942 wartime Seattle. 12 year old Henry Lee , a Chinese American boy, has a secret love of jazz music and a best friend, Sheldon who is an African America jazz saxophone player.


  5. CONGRATULATIONS! Routes 125/128 driver Penny Scott chosen co-winner of Metro Operator of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Seattle Blog

    ... tie since Metro started presenting the award in 1979. From the announcement: Penny drives Route 125 between Downtown Seattle and West Seattle and Route 128 from West Seattle to White Center and Tukwila. She was hired as a part-time transit operator ...


  6. The 2018 Globie AwardsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Seattle

    We're headed back to the Georgetown Ballroom with our fabulous host for the year, Phyllis Fletcher . Join us for a night of dancing, drinks, and of course, the famous Globie Awards photo booth! All proceeds benefit Seattle Globalist media makers and youth.


  7. FOLLOWUP: Flying Apron to take over Great Harvest space in West Seattle JunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | West Seattle Blog

    The 4709 California SW storefront that Great Harvest Bread Co. is vacating won't be vacant for long.


  8. Location of proposed hotel revealed; city seeking proposals from developersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Waterland Blog

    The City of Burien is seeking proposals from hotel developers for the construction of a hotel on City-owned land in downtown Burien. The 1.3-acre undeveloped property is located on SW 150th between 1st and 4th Ave SW and is located just seven minutes from the arrivals and departures gates at Sea-Tac Airport : The roughly 54,000 square foot property is located within Burien's downtown commercial zone, adjacent to the Burien Transit Center just east of the Chase Bank and planned Burien Transit Oriented Development .


  9. 10 plays to see this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seattle Times

    From Tony Award-winning musicals and acclaimed plays to a one-man show, here are the theater productions to put on your calendar this fall. Intiman closes out its season with Karen ZacarA as' 2016 play about two couples living in houses next to each other, whose lawns become a proxy war for their differing identities: Republican vs. Democrat, white vs. Latinx, pesticides vs. no pesticides.


  10. Dr. Sharon Egretta Sutton, FAIA Presented with the Albert Nelson...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 24-7 Press Release

    In addition to being elevated to fellowship in the American Institute of Architects, Dr. Sharon Egretta Sutton, FAIA has received four awards from that organization. NEW YORK, NY, September 19, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dr. Sharon Egretta Sutton, FAIA with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.


  11. Eagles' Wentz medically cleared, will start vs. ColtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | UPI

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz passes under pressure from Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Jarran Reed during their game at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington on December 3, 2017. Photo by Jim Bryant/UPI Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson announced Monday that Carson Wentz has been medically cleared to play and will start in Week 3 against the Indianapolis Colts at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.


  12. Firenado' sucks up hose during British Columbia wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Olympian

    A funnel cloud was spotted in the skies over the Seattle neighborhood of Ballard on Sunday, September 16. Twitter user @JeepMattWA shared video of the rotating cloud and stormy skies. Teachers and other school employees were in high spirits as they learned about the latest contract offer at Mount Tahoma High School on September 14, 2018.


  13. Dude York, SassyBlack, and More Are Playing a Free Concert Outside of City Hall to Save the ShowboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | The Stranger

    It turns out Councilmember Kshama Sawant isn't just a socialist organizer, she's also a pretty good music promoter. Seattle's most famous socialist has brought together some of the city's best music talent for a free show in City Hall Plaza tomorrow to rally around saving the Showbox.


  14. If UW Really Cares About Climate Change, They Should Provide Transit Passes for EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | The Stranger

    The University of Washington shapes Seattle, literally and figuratively. As a major employer, landowner, and destination, the UW has an outsized influence on our quality of life; as an icon its values and actions reflect back on the rest of us.


  15. Seattle clears major hurdle for an NHL team...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | CBS Sports

    The Seattle City Council's Select Committee on Civic Arenas approved renovations to KeyArena in a 7-0 vote on Friday , bringing Seattle one step closer to an NHL team. KeyArena -- which served as the home of the Seattle Supersonics from 1967 to 2008 and now houses the recently-crowned WNBA champion Seattle Storm -- will undergo $700 million of work.


  16. Views at 2,200 feet: Soaring over Snohomish in hot air balloonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | HeraldNet

    As the balloon lifted up and out of Snohomish, the only thing that broke the silence of the ride was the occasional deep, breath-like exhalation of the big nylon balloon's burner. When the pilot hit the burner to lift the hot air balloon, "all the deer would look up like, 'What's going on up there?' " he said.


  17. Metro League Football Roundup 9-15-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Seattle Medium

    Chief Sealth 29, West Seattle 14 Chief Sealth's Dontae McMillan had 24 carries for 150 yard and a touchdown as Chief Seattle held a 29-0 lead after three quarters of play. McMillan also caught a 91-yard pass, and recorded an interception to lead the Seahawks.


  18. Mariners Moose Tracks, 9/15/18: Dee Gordon, Minor League All-Stars, and Husky FootballRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Lookout Landing

    The Mariners won again last night, securing the first two games of a four game series against the Angels on the road. A highlight of the night was Dee Gordon robbing Mike Trout of a home run.


  19. Bronze leaves on Seattle sidewalks serve as headstones for deceased homeless peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Seattle Times

    ... she died, would not be forgotten. This week, her parents came to Seattle again, to see a bronze leaf placed on a downtown Seattle sidewalk in memory of Sabrina. "All I ever wanted from all this was people to know about her. I never wanted her to ...


  20. Preview the projects for next week's Southwest Design Review Board doubleheaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | West Seattle Blog

    Next Thursday , the Southwest Design Review Board meets for its first look at two West Seattle projects. The design packets for both are now online: 3201 SW AVALON WAY: See the packet here .


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