Downtown Newswire (Page 9)

Downtown Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Downtown (Seattle, WA). (Page 9)

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  1. Critics: Duck boats too dangerous for city streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Police officers and other officials watch as a "Ride the Ducks" tourist vehicle is loaded onto a flatbed tow truck in the late evening Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, after it was involved in a fatal crash with a charter passenger bus earlier in the day in Seattle.

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  2. Investigators begin probe of deadly Aurora Bridge crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Seattle Times

    State transportation inspectors have begun their investigation into the deadly Aurora Bridge crash, and more than a dozen NTSB investigators are on their way to Seattle. Inspectors with the state Utilities and Transportation Commission arrived at the Ride the Ducks corporate office Friday morning to begin investigating the cause of Thursday's Aurora Bridge crash that killed four people and injured more than 40 others.

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  3. Sadness in international-student community after tour-bus tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Seattle Times

    North Seattle College international students Rujia Xie, left, and Mingyue Lu, from China, were on the charter bus that crashed. North Seattle enrolls about 900 international students each year, and the students on the bus, including the four who died, were among this year's group.

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  4. How MLS' low-ball offers to rookies can penalize players their whole careersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Cristian Roldan's first professional contract offer should have brought about an ending of sorts. Instead, it was just beginning.

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  5. Stolen, dyed terrier reunited with Queen Anne ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Seattle Times

    When Rob Lucier's terrier, Waffles, went missing in Lower Queen Anne last week he did what many pet owners do - uploaded images on Facebook, hung up fliers, posted a story in a neighborhood blog and asked police for help. But the response Lucier and his family received was remarkable; complete strangers helped track the 1A1 2-year-old Cairn terrier to a homeless woman, who is believed to have dyed the dog black in attempt to conceal its identity.

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  6. Discovery Park housing goes on the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The first of 26 historic homes in Seattle's Discovery Park went on the market Thursday for $799,000 after a Canadian developer renovated the former military housing at Fort Lawton. The 1,674 square-foot, three-story townhome at 4426 Montana Circle has three bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths and will be sold after offers are reviewed on Oct. 7, said listing broker Dean Jones, owner of Realogics Sotheby's International Realty in Seattle.

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  7. Local Sightings and Irish film fests, sports movies, classicsRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2015 | Seattle Times

    T he Local Sightings Film Festival is now playing at the Northwest Film Forum and the Grand Illusion . The festival is a showcase of new films from the Northwest, featuring works from Alaska to Oregon.

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  8. Street parking in Seattle is not a problem for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The intersection of Westlake Avenue North and Denny Way bustles with activity at the end of the workday. Sure some people need a car.

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  9. Local Sightings Film Festival 2015 captures Seattle growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The 18th edition of the Local Sightings Film Festival starts Sept. 24 and run through Oct. 3. Most events are at the Northwest Film Forum.

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  10. All about Feast, Portland's festival of gluttonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Aaron Franklin of Austin's famous Franklin Barbecue puts together "Gramma's Open 'Face' Sandwich!", a pile of excellent roasted cow's head on a roll. Brian Clevenger of Vendemmia in Seattle made this very tasty trio of pear-accented bites at Feast Portland's Grand Tasting.

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  11. Xi supporters, protesters rally outside WestinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Seattle Times

    A protester shouts "Stop the killing! Stop the genocide!" as protesters block the road, a long line of Seattle police in front of them, at Fifth Avenue and Olive Way outside the Westin in downtown Seattle as Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with U.S. political and business leaders Tuesday. Tuesday September 22, 2015.

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  12. Rent increases slowing for older Seattle apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The average one-bedroom rent in King County is $1,350 a month, an increase of 9.4 percent over the past year, according to a new survey of properties with at least 20 units by Dupre+Scott Apartment Advisors. The rate doesn't include utilities or parking.

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  13. ACT announces a big, bold 2016 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Seattle Times

    A notorious Baghdad prison, mad men and 1960s politics, an African-American boxer ahead of his time and a deconstruction of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull." All will be in the mix at ACT Theatre in 2016, in the first season presided over by a new artistic director, John Langs.

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  14. Fremont's OktoberfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The Rockomatics close their set on the main stage with the Lynyrd Skynyrd standard "Freebird," at Fremont Oktoberfest, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, in Seattle.

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  15. Several blocks around Westin to close during Chinese president's visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Downtown Seattle streets surrounding the Westin Hotel will close for two days next week, to provide security for visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping . Xi will land at Paine Field on Tuesday morning and shuttle between the Westin and various sites, including Overlake and Tacoma, before leaving Thursday.

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  16. As Seattle's neighborhood czar, Kathy Nyland brings government closer to residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Kathy Nyland, the new director of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, seeks a level playing field. Ascension to the 17th floor of the Seattle Municipal Tower is the result of what Kathy Nyland calls "a crazy road map" starting with her arrival in Seattle in 1998.

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  17. MOHAI exhibit celebrates Seattle hip-hopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Nasty Nes loaned this NASTYMIX bomber jacket to the Museum of History & Industry for "The Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop" exhibit, which opens Saturday, Sept. 19. The jacket was worn in Sir Mix-a-Lot's "Posse on Broadway" 12-inch album cover in 1987.

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  18. A French thriller, Women in Cinema festival and movies at the libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Seattle Times

    "R ififi," the 1954 French thriller from blacklisted American director Jules Dassin inspired a series heist films and thrillers. It returns to the Sundance Cinemas starting Friday, Sept.

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  19. Light-rail trains to run more oftenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Starting Sept. 28, light-rail trains between Seattle and SeaTac will show up every six minutes at peak hours, adding capacity to the 16-mile Link corridor.

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  20. Seattle's population boom approaching Gold Rush numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 | Seattle Times

    In this city famous for its booms - and occasional busts - how does the current Amazon-driven population surge stack up? Well, since 2010 - the year Amazon consolidated operations in South Lake Union and began its hiring spree - Seattle has gained 14,511 people per year, on average, according to census data. The biggest growth spurt occurred from 2012 to 2013, when Seattle added about 18,000 residents, making us the fastest-growing big city in the countr y for that period.

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