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Developer buys another South Lake Union site,this time from arts patron Virginia Wright

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Blue Moon Burgers Review

Blue Moon Burgers

A Blue Moon burger
920 Republican Street
Seattle,WA 98109
(206) 652-0400
BlueMoonBurgers.com
Mon-Fri:11:00 am–8:00 pm
Sat-Sun:12:00 pm–8:00 pm
Rating:***
Ratings guide:
**** extraordinary
*** excellent
** good
* fair
Seattle is experiencing a burger boom with everyone vying to become “Best Burger.” After a recent trip to South Lake Union’s Blue Moon Burgers,I discovered that the Seattle standby now ranks as one of my new favorites. They recently revamped their burgers and the result is an irresistible improvement.

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A Visual Look Inside South Lake Union’s Building Boom

Iron worker Jake Lucas balances as he negotiates a beam on the 11th floor of Vulcan's Block 45 Project in South Lake Union. The building is being assembled faster than most as two tower cranes are being used on the project. When finished the building will be 12 stories tall and almost 500,000 total square feet. Photographed on Thursday,October 2,2014. Photo:JOSHUA TRUJILLO,SEATTLEPI.COM / SEATTLEPI.COM

Iron worker Jake Lucas balances as he negotiates a beam on the 11th floor of Vulcan’s Block 45 Project in South Lake Union. The building is being assembled faster than most as two tower cranes are being used on the project. When finished the building will be 12 stories tall and almost 500,000 total square feet. Photographed on Thursday,October 2,2014. Photo:JOSHUA TRUJILLO,SEATTLEPI.COM

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Noted artist creates glass canopy for SLU

Spencer Finch's work "There is Another Sky"is shown during a public unveiling at Amazon Phase VI on Thursday,September 25,2014,in Seattle. Photo:JORDAN STEAD,SEATTLEPI.COM / SEATTLEPI.COM

The latest phase of Amazon’s South Lake Union campus features a glass installation that invokes a forest canopy.

Spencer Finch created the piece,“There is Another Sky,”which developer Vulcan Real Estate unveiled Thursday. The title bears some similarity to Finch’s “Trying To Remember the Color of the Sky on That September Morning,”which was the only work of art commissioned for the National September 11 Memorial Museum.

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Brouwer’s Cafe review

Brouwer’s Cafe

400 North 35th Street
Seattle,WA 98103
(206) 267-2437
http://brouwerscafe.blogspot.com/
Daily:11:00 am–2:00 am
Happy Hour:3:00 pm–6:00 pm
Rating:
***
Ratings guide:
**** extraordinary
*** excellent
** good
* fair

New to the realm of craft brewing,I was told by a friend,a beer aficionado,that he could not simply tell me the differences in a pale ale and a pilsner,I would have to taste it. And to do so,there was no better place than Brouwer’s in Fremont. Being a rather curious animal,I took his advice.

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Chandler’s Crabhouse Lake Union

901 Fairview Ave. N

Seattle,WA 98109
(206) 223-2722
http://www.schwartzbros.com/chandlers.cfm
Lunch Mon-Fri:11:00 am–3:00 pm
Brunch:Sat 11:00 am–3:00 pm;
Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Dinner:Sun–Thurs:4:00 pm–9:00 pm
Fri &Sat:4:00 pm–10:00 pm
Sat-Sun:12:00 pm–8:00 pm
Rating:***
Ratings guide:
**** extraordinary
*** excellent
** good
* fair
Chandler’s Crabhouse offers some of the finest seafood while treating diners to a stunning view of Lake Union. Customers can enjoy fresh Dungeness or King Crab while watching a bevy of multicolored yachts and sailboats drift by. On a beautiful day,treat yourself to a waterfront table as you watch the exciting float planes take off and land on the lake.

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Suspect arrested in double stabbing near South Lake Union

A man wanted for allegedly stabbing two people near South Lake Union was arrested in Belltown after allegedly mugging someone on the street.

“Officers were out looking for him,” said Seattle police spokesman Drew Fowler

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Healthcare workers rally against Microsoft tax ‘loopholes’ in South Lake Union

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Microsoft’s branch office in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood was surrounded by a large group from the Service Employees International Union Local 775 this afternoon,protesting the company’s tax practices and the resulting impact on the state budget and health services.

SEIU 775NW,which represents home healthcare workers,nursing-home employees and others. The protest follows a new round of criticism of Microsoft’s practice of routing its software licensing revenue through an office in Nevada to avoid paying millions in royalty taxes in its home state,an issue that some in the community have lobbied the company and legislators about for years.

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Lake Union Boats Afloat Show Sept 10-14

Rows,Rows,Rows of Boats

From sport boats to sailboats,trawlers to mega yachts,the Boats Afloat Show is the best place to find the boat of your dreams. Whether you’re an experienced sailor or just getting your feet wet,climb aboard,kick some anchors and check out all the variety that the Lake Union Show has to offer. 

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Crews pull body from Lake Union

Body pulled from Lake Union

SEATTLE —

Seattle police said a body of a man was pulled from Lake Union late Saturday afternoon.

Police told KIRO 7 the man likely drowned.

The man appeared to be in his 50s and had no obvious signs of trauma.

The identity of the man has not been released.

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