Downtown Newswire (Page 5)

Downtown Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Downtown (Seattle, WA). (Page 5)

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  1. Last Minute Plans: 38 Free, Cheap, And Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Memorial Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | The Stranger

    If you're not heading to Sasquatch! for Memorial Day weekend and the drive to Brinnon for the Hood Canal Shrimpfest seems like too much effort, there are still plenty of events in Seattle that don't require lots of planning . See all of your $10-and-under options below, including the Mobile Food Rodeo at the South Lake Union Saturday Market, the first day of the Ballard Locks Summer Concert Series , a live glassblowing show with free beer, and, of course, the gigantic Folklife festival.

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  2. Instagram Inspiration: Independent BookstoresRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Seattle

    Few things evoke such a sense of wonder and possibility as an indpendent bookstore. From Elliott Bay Book Company on Capitol Hill to the Queen Anne Book Company to Wallingford's poem emporium Open Books, Seattle is full of them.

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  3. New plan speeds up light rail expansion project, raises costRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The regional Puget Sound transit agency's new version of a plan to expand light rail and other transit expedites the construction of several lines, but increases the project's cost by $4 billion. KOMO-TV reports the new plan released Thursday comes after Sound Transit held a public comment period in April.

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  4. New running event for West Seattle: Orca Half on September 25thRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | West Seattle Blog

    We've already reported that the city's bringing back a "car-free day" street party to West Seattle this year, after a year off, on September 25th. And now we know that, like six previous such days, this one will include a running event.

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  5. Sound Transit bumps up timelines for next phases of light railRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... 23 and voters will get the final say on the matter when the massive transit plan finds its way to the fall ballot. Downtown Redmond would open 4 years sooner, in 2024, only one year following the completion of the voter-approved East Link light rail ...

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  6. Goodell reaffirms NFL's concussion research roleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | ESPN

    ... during a massive power outage that began just after 11:30 a.m.Power restored after major, hour-long outage in downtown Seattle Cle Elum resident Sno Benavides cheers while standing next to his nephew Chente Benavides after the polls close during the ...

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  7. Paul Allen gives $500,000 toward Seattle station's new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has donated $500,000 toward Seattle public radio station KEXP to help it pay for its new home at Seattle Center. The money pushes the station's fundraising campaign beyond its goal.

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  8. Alki Point Lighthouse tours start this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | West Seattle Blog

    A West Seattle icon is about to reopen for weekend tours. The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary sends word that its members will resume leading free tours of Alki Point Lighthouse on Memorial Day weekend - Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, but most of the rest of the summer, it'll be Saturdays and Sundays .

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  9. Upcoming Festivals, Distillery News, and Ultimate BartendingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Seattle

    Hello local spirit, cocktail and cider lovers! We're entering one of the tastiest times of the year, with upcoming distillery and cider festivals, and with our local distillers continuing to expand and release new items. Plus, the Ultimate Bartending Championships recently happened.

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  10. GOP conservatives scuttle spending bill over LGBT rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | News Times

    House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 26, 2016, as the Congress prepares to leave for the week-long Memorial Day recess.

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  11. This Washington signature gatherer faces a lot of rejection in pursuit of democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    If you want to get an initiative on the ballot in Washington state you need a lot of signatures: nearly a quarter million valid ones from registered voters. And typically, that's going to cost you around a million bucks.

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  12. Steakburgers Downtown, Antivenom Cocktails on Capitol Hill, and Other Food NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Stranger

    Steak 'N Shake Is Open Downtown Downtown's Steak 'N Shake is the first Pacific Northwest location of a Midwestern phenomenon, a chain of retro-futuristic-style diners that serve steakburgers and milkshakes. What makes a steakburger different from a hamburger? According to noted Midwesterner Rich Smith, the steakburger is a regional specialty in which the burger is made from ground steak as opposed to the usual chuck meat, which "makes these thin, kinda greasy, irregularly shaped patties."

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  13. BIZNOTES: Elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu transition complete; plus, 3 anniversariesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | West Seattle Blog

    ELITE BJJ TRANSITION COMPLETE : At 5050 Delridge Way SW, the new look is in place and the gym's new beginning as Elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu of Seattle is under way. During last Sunday's celebration, we photographed proprietor/coach Sonia Sillan in a brand-new workout space inside the 5,800-square-foot gym: The website is all new, too - westseattlebjj.com - where you can find out more about the classes that Elite BJJ offers for all ages, all fitness levels, no contracts required.

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  14. Happening Now: Regional Maritime Tactical Action Group drill off West SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | West Seattle Blog

    That big drill we mentioned yesterday , with air and sea action off West Seattle, is ramping up right now. If you missed the advance alert, it would look pretty alarming, given that the intent is "to test and solidify the capabilities of the Regional Maritime Tactical Action Group in response to an active shooter or hostage type event aboard a vessel in the Puget Sound": The King County Sheriff's Office Special Operations Section invited media to go out on the Water Taxi vessel Sally Fox to observe and photograph, and co-publisher Patrick Sand is there for WSB.

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  15. evo Heads to Denver with Edgeworks and The Bicycle DoctorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Transworld

    Seattle-based action sports and outdoor retailer evo announced the purchase today of Denver, Colorado businesses Edgeworks and The Bicycle Doctor. Joining forces to expand in Colorado connects evo's ecommerce and retail innovation with Edgeworks' local convenience, service, and expertise.

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  16. On the List Memorial Day Edition | Linda's Prom, Eritrean...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Capitol Hill Blog

    ... Lake Union,Cedar Park/Meadowbrook,Central Area/Squire Park,Citywide,Columbia City,Delridge/North Delridge,Downtown Commercial Core,Duwamish/SODO,East of Seattle,Fauntleroy/Morgan Junction/Seaview,First Hill,Fremont,Georgetown,Green ...

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  17. Large power outage disrupts Seattle's downtown coreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    Traffic backs up at the intersection of Second Avenue and University Street due to a power outage, on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 in Seattle. A Seattle utility spokesman says an equipment failure at a substation darkened much of Seattle's downtown core for about an hour.

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  18. McGinn: What Seattle Times gets wrong about the "war on cars"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    ... streets suggests a better way to measure their performance. How about tax revenue per square foot of asphalt? Downtown Seattle, despite its crowded streets and expensive parking, is the supreme champion of the Pacific Northwest in this regard. I'll ...

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  19. There's a Major Power Outage Downtown. Here's What We Know About It.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Stranger

    ... of restoration is 12:40 pm. - Seattle City Light (@SEACityLight) May 25, 2016 Power has been knocked out all over downtown Seattle since 11:30 a.m. The outage was caused by an "equipment failure" at a Seattle Light substation at Massachusetts ...

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  20. Former TSA chief takes another crack at explaining long airport security linesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Transportation Security Administration chief Peter Neffenger testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 25, 2016, before the House Homeland Security Committee. Transportation Security Administration chief Peter Neffenger testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 25, 2016, before the House Homeland Security Committee.

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