There are more changes ahead for the building that houses Seattle biotech Juno Therapeutics (Nasdaq: JUNO) and the Center for Infectious Disease Research.
San Diego-based life science real estate company BioMed Realty Trust (NYSE: BMR) will be acquired by Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) in an $8 billion cash deal, according to a press release. That comes out to $23.75 per share, 10 percent more than the closing price of BioMed’s shares on Wednesday.
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The former operators of a Seattle venue who booked events, including weddings, knowing the space would be unavailable were ordered by a judge Tuesday to pay nearly $305,000.
The Ronald and Amanda Cranes’ business, EM Fine Art, had hosted events at a South Lake Union gallery.
In two mass emails in June 2014, the Cranes informed their customers they wouldn’t provide use of the venue for already scheduled events and wouldn’t be refunding down payments, Attorney General Bob Ferguson said. The first email falsely claimed the gallery had been destroyed by an electrical fire.
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Fans of one of Seattle’s mainstay restaurants and bars can breathe a sigh of relief.
The owners of 13 Coins are working with the developer to find a new home in one of the two new towers planned for a site in South Lake Union that sandwiches the Seattle Times building on Boren Avenue North
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Near Minor Avenue North and Harrison Street in South Lake Union, rats have taken over a fenced in section of hill, not far from Eden Johnson’s home.
“It is like a sightseeing thing, people go by and they stop and watch the rats. It is really gross,” said Johnson. “We’re in the city what are you going to do?”
In this section of the city, there is a proposal to build on the land where the rodents have made themselves at home. Gussie Charles lives nearby and is worried about where her unwanted neighbors will go next.
“So long as they keep their distance, I am cool,” said Charles. “It’s their neighborhood. They are not afraid of people.”
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West Coast’s Largest Floating Show
Seattle’s 37th annual Lake Union Boats Afloat Show gets underway on Wednesday, September 16 and continues through Sunday, September 20. This exciting show brings you all the best of boating in one place. Tour new and used boats in every size and price, as well as boating equipment of all kinds.
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The Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) is proud to present The Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop opening on September 19, 2015 and on display through May 1, 2016. . Curated by Seattle natives Jazmyn Scott and Aaron Walker-Loud, The Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop will celebrate, honor and invite exploration of the growing regional Hip-Hop community.
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Seattle, WA, August 28, 2015 –From our friends at the Art Walk comes this report.
The South Lake Union Art Walk returns for a second time in 2015, with a Fall Art Walk, closing the summer season in South Lake Union. SLU Art Walk will be held on Thursday, October 1st, from 5-8 pm.
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The Great Crow Battle of Portage Bay, which pits one family feeding birds against neighbors, has resulted in a $200,000 civil suit
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A fun new route makes it easy to join the bike ride
Obliteride riders will cycle through our community on Aug. 9, 2015,
raising critical funds to help Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center obliterate cancer.
“We’re urging people to come join the fun and cheer us on as we ride through your
neighborhood,” said Amy Lavin, Obliteride’s executive director. “Even better, come ride with us!
There’s still time to sign up.”
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