Downtown Newswire (Page 2)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Downtown (Seattle, WA). (Page 2)

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  1. Q&A: Where to drink in Mount Baker, and the best bar to play darts in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Seattle Times

    The "Hanky Panky" - with Bombay gin, Antica Carpano sweet vermouth, Fernet Branca and an orange twist - is a signature drink at The Saloon, a new bar in Mount Baker. A reader new to Mount Baker is looking for great spots to hang out in the neighborhood.

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  2. Seattle's legal tab for ex-officer's golf-club arrest: $1.3 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Seattle Times

    The city's legal tab for a former Seattle police officer's arrest of an African-American man who refused to drop a golf club he used as a cane has reached nearly $1.3 million. The total reflects $325,000 awarded to the man, William Wingate, in November after a jury found that former Officer Cynthia Whitlatch, who was fired over the incident, engaged in racial discrimination.

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  3. Debate over a Seattle income tax is heating up. How did we get here?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Seattle Times

    He had earlier this year declined to endorse a coalition of nonprofit organizations and labor unions in their push for a Seattle income tax, calling the approach ill-fitted for to address immediate needs. Though Murray's announcement at the 46th District Democrats forum was a surprise, the story behind the proposal stretches back decades.

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  4. April 8 is Slow Art Day; here are some ways to take it easy with artRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Heard of the "slow" movements? Whether it's slow food, slow cities or slow fashion, the idea is to deliberately and thoughtfully counteract the fast-paced, unsustainable, impersonal aspects of contemporary life. Slow Art Day is exactly what you think: an opportunity to take your time experiencing and discussing works of art in local venues.

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  5. How Seattle police, local prosecutors address and investigate hate crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Seattle Times

    In a classroom spotted with colorful hijabs, Seattle police Detective Beth Wareing stands in front of whiteboard and asks the group of 25 refugees what the police were like in the countries they emigrated from. Under Washington state law, the malicious harassment - or hate crime - statute provides protections for people attacked over race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or mental, physical or sensory handicap.

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  6. What luck: We dithered so long, Bertha's tunnel now makes more senseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Tunneling-machine Bertha emerged Tuesday in the heart of one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in the nation. We've been debating variations of Bertha's tunnel under downtown for so long - since 2001- that Seattle is a much different city now than when this project was first conceived.

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  7. Sex offender charged with gunning down man in Seattle in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Darryl Peterson, a Level-3 sex offender and alleged drug dealer, was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder, accused of gunning down a 52-year-old man in downtown Seattle in January. Peterson, also charged with first-degree unlawful possession of a firearm, was booked into the King County Jail on Monday night, where he remains in lieu of $1 million bail, jail and court records show.

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  8. Vital Port of Seattle deserves strong leadership nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Seattle Times

    FOR more than 100 years, the Port of Seattle has been a vital part of our region's economic development and cultural growth. People and goods from around the world enter - and exit - our region through airport and seaport facilities, creating jobs and business opportunities for everyone from new immigrants to CEOs, and generating millions of dollars in local and state taxes.

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  9. Facing rental crisis, Seattle creates a renters' commission to explore new lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Seattle Times

    The Seattle City Council on Monday afternoon voted unanimously to create what is believed to be the nation's first renters' commission, which will push laws to help a growing group that makes up 54 percent of all households yet has a weak voice in City Hall. As rents have skyrocketed across Seattle and long-time tenants have been priced out, advocates for renters have said it was a constituency that hasn't been heard as a unified group.

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  10. Bridge Productions turns 1, works to turn people on to local artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Seattle Times

    When I met with Sharon Arnold to talk about the first anniversary of her gallery, Bridge Productions, it was raining in Georgetown. Holding her coffee, Arnold unlocked the door to the old building she shares with two other art venues, hauled the gallery's sandwich board outside, checked out the bathroom, then turned on the heat for her one-room space.

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  11. Amazon gobbles up yet another office building in South Lake UnionRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Amazon is leasing all 11 floors of office space in the new Tilt49 building in South Lake Union, adding another 300,000 square feet to the company's rapidly expanding footprint in the area. Seattle-based Touchstone began construction in 2015 on the project, at Boren Avenue and Stewart Street, and expects to finish the work later this year.

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  12. 7 don't-miss author appearances around Seattle, March 10-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Here are some selected author appearances this week in Seattle. For a complete lineup, consult the website of your favorite bookstore or venue.

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  13. Record construction frenzy sweeps downtown Seattle, with more building to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Last June, the Downtown Seattle Association found a record number of buildings were under construction, at least since it began counting in 2005. But that mark didn't last long.

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  14. Hardwood Classic boys and girls state basketball games live streaming from Tacoma DomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Bishop Blanchet players including Jillese Bush and Ella DiPietro celebrate after their victory over West Seattle. Bishop Blanchet High School played West Seattle High School in the Metro League championship game on Friday, February 10, 2016, at Chief Sealth High School in Seattle.

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  15. Restaurants and political action: The business of resistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Brand-new Mean Sandwich in Ballard papered its windows with hand-lettered slogans responding to Donald Trump's inauguration. Co-owner Alex Pemoulie says " Some players in Seattle's restaurant industry are reacting to the Trump administration with fundraising and more.

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  16. Seattle council member has plan to help workers save for retirement - but Congress may kill itRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Seattle Times

    For the past year, Seattle City Councilmember Tim Burgess has been working on a proposal to have businesses without retirement plans automatically enroll their employees in a city plan providing each with an Individual Retirement Account. Joined by counterparts in New York City and Philadelphia, the council member successfully lobbied then-President Barack Obama's Department of Labor last year for a rule change giving large cities legal wiggle room to implement such a plan.

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  17. Seattle's downtown is thriving; let's hope that continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Seattle is one of the most successful examples of the nationwide "back to the city" phenomenon. The powerful economic boom in Seattle's core continued last year and it has strong winds at its back.

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  18. Man charged with raping girl in Seattle homeless campRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Seattle police have identified three girls - and believe there could be more - who have been passed around and raped by male residents of homeless encampments around the Interstate-90 interchange, according to criminal charges filed this week against one suspect. Nghia Nguyen, a 47-year-old transient who goes by the name "Asian Mike," was charged Monday with second-degree rape, accused of assaulting a 16-year-old runaway from New Jersey who has since been returned home, charging papers say.

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  19. 'Treasure life': wisdom from a former AIDS nurseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Wendy McNerthney was the longest-serving nurse at the Bailey-Boushay House, the only local place that provided end-of-life care for patients with AIDS in the '90s. In the first four years she was there, hundreds died and no patient was ever discharged.

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  20. No time to run? Tsunami pod aims to save lives - at a priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Seattle Times

    When Jeanne Johnson lived in New Orleans, she figured out how to weather hurricanes. When the family moved to Kansas City, she taught her kids to take cover from tornadoes.

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