Downtown Newswire (Page 4)

Downtown Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Downtown (Seattle, WA). (Page 4)

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  1. University Link light-rail service starts March 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Sound Transit's three-mile, $1.8 billion tunnel will connect Husky Stadium to Capitol Hill and Westlake Station and, equally important, to the existing 16 miles of track stretching south to SeaTac. Transit-board Chairman Dow Constantine made the schedule announcement Tuesday at Capitol Hill Station, where workers are finishing the final sign installations; electronic-systems testing continues along the trackway.

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  2. Fresh dance piece 'IN-spired' features flex-and-ripple wondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Seattle Times

    In the shadows, a small chamber ensemble seated on a strangely crowded bandstand starts to play cabaret-flavored tunes. Behind them, a figure in a black hood makes silky-snappy hand signals, accentuating the off-kilter beats in the music.

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  3. Century-old, mostly vacant Eitel Building may see new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Just a block east of the bustling and popular Pike Place Market, the upper floors of the 111-year-old Eitel Building are vacant, as they have been for decades. Paint is peeling.

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  4. 'Hat' hangs on the passions of the urban underdog | Theater reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Sometimes a hat is just a hat. But in Washington Ensemble Theatre's current production at 12th Avenue Arts, there's a lot more to a chapeau than that.

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  5. Your week in Seattle music: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Seattle Times

    With Flamingosis Los Angeles producer Dallas Cotton makes pleasantly danceable house music that's equally nostalgic and forward looking in that it's also informed by contemporary Soundcloud production trends. He used to make music under the name 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, at the Neptune Theatre, 1303 N.E. 45th St., Seattle; $25 .

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  6. Affluent Chinese see upscale safe haven in Seattle areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The glossy magazine's pages contain a guide to Seattle and Eastside spas and high-end shopping, as well as ads for Mercedes-Benz and Roche Bobois, an upscale furniture chain. What's less expected is that it's all in Chinese, since the new Seattle Luxury Living targets wealthy people from China who've bought homes here or are considering such a move.

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  7. First Hill medical building fetches $199 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The First Hill Medical Pavilion was sold Thursday for $199 million, setting a new local record for a commercial office building sale at $884 per square foot, said officials at commercial-real estate brokerage CBRE. An unnamed institutional investor advised by Chicago-based Heitman and Denver-based NexCore Group bought the 225,000-square-foot medical office building at 1124 Columbia Street on First Hill, CBRE said in a press release.

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  8. Slaying of popular Seattle art teacher was unprovoked, charges sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Seattle Times

    King County prosecutors allege that a 55-year-old Seattle man with a lengthy criminal history fatally shot a beloved art teacher in Belltown last month for no apparent reason. Richard Whitaker, who also goes by the names Richard Roundtree and Snipe, has been charged with second-degree murder and first-degree unlawful possession of a firearm in connection with the death of Brandon McDonald about 3 a.m. Dec. 13, charging documents say.

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  9. Metro girls basketball: Lydia Giomi spurs West Seattle to big road win over ClevelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Lydia Giomi is the reigning MVP of the Metro League. But she's far from the only West Seattle player opponents need to worry about.

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  10. No bail for man police shot in Queen Anne parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Seattle Times

    A 31-year-old man who was shot by a Seattle police officer Saturday was unable to show up for his first court appearance Wednesday, when a judge found probable cause to hold him on investigation of second-degree assault, second-degree taking a motor vehicle without permission and hit and run, according to King County prosecutors. James Linwood Slade, whose last known address is in Everett, was ordered held without bail while he recovers at Harborview Medical Center, according to a prosecutor's spokesman and the probable-cause statement outlining the police case against him.

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  11. Dick Spady, co-founder and namesake of Dick's Drive-In, dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The local burger joints that bear his name are a beloved part of Seattle life, and Mr. Spady was a fixture in the community, too. Dick Spady, the namesake and co-founder of beloved local burger chain Dick's Drive-In, died early Sunday at the age of 92. "It's been a good life.

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  12. Sounders add Troy Perkins as Academy goalkeeping coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The Seattle Sounders announced Monday the addition of Troy Perkins as Academy goalkeeping coach and Wade Webber as U-15 head coach, the former confirming his retirement in the club release following a 10-year career in MLS and a single season in Seattle. Perkins, 33, retires 10th all-time in Major League Soccer goalkeeping wins with 75 and appearances with 217.

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  13. Amazon makes deal with city for alley; public plaza addresses First Amendment issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The Seattle City Council approved a plan Monday to give Amazon an alley that runs through a Denny Triangle block where the company is building two office towers. Under the plan, Amazon will pay the city the value of the alley and provide various benefits , including the construction of a plaza open to the public.

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  14. Seattle man sues Chipotle; fell ill months before big outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Seattle Times

    A 27-year-old Seattle man is suing Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., claiming he was sickened in July during an undisclosed E. coli outbreak, months before dozens of the fast-food restaurants were shuttered because of illness in the Northwest. Timothy Kniffin, a cafe and bakery worker, said he fell ill starting July 25 after eating pork carnitas, white rice, salsa, peppers, guacamole and chips at a Chipotle restaurant at 1415 Broadway in Seattle.

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  15. What the Minnesota Vikings' terrible temporary home can teach Seattle, Chris HansenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Temporary sports facilities shouldn't be afterthoughts, a lesson that Seattle and Chris Hansen should be aware of. What happened in Minneapolis on Sunday during the Vikings-Seahawks game is a cautionary tale.

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  16. New crime fiction: adventure in China, a Seattle yoga mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Seattle Times

    This column sometimes gives short shrift to the region's many fine crime writers, so let's kick off the new year with three of them. Prolific Seattle writer and writing teacher James Thayer returns with "House of 8 Orchids" .

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  17. Your week in Seattle music: Lupe Fiasco, Madeon and moreRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | Seattle Times

    January is a fallow time for music festivals, but for the third year in a row, this free concert and literary series offers a cross-section of local rock music. Acts are split between the Croc's main stage and smaller back bar area; headliners are electro-grunge duo Ever So Android and '80s power pop fetishists The West.

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  18. Bertha making progress, tunnels 73 feet since repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The Alaskan Way Viaduct is on track to close for two weeks in March, if tunnel-boring machine Bertha keeps up its progress. Tunnel-boring machine Bertha has broken through its concrete access vault and is now tunneling beneath Seattle, the Washington State Department of Transportation said in a Thursday update.

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  19. Fort Worden's busy future: pub, dinner theater, culinary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Visit Fort Worden State Park here and you can do most of what you'd expect from a state park - hike in the woods, walk the beach or just park your RV or tent at a campsite overlooking the Olympics. But here you can also check into accommodations ranging from a budget dormitory to a three-bedroom apartment with a view.

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  20. AP source: Rep. Jim McDermott of Seattle to announce retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash. speaks at a June news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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