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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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KUOW Goes Live From South Lake Union August 15

From our friends at KUOW:

For the third installment of KUOW’s live neighborhood specials,we are taking over the Center For Wooden Boats on August 15. Don your best nautical gear,join our live audience and watch as radio history is made in South Lake Union.

First, Bill Radke reviews the week’s news with special guests Sherman Alexie,Joni Balter and Knute Berger on Week In Review (10:00 a.m. –11:00 a.m.).

Then, Ross Reynolds andMarcie Sillman hunt for the “heart” of SLU on The Record (12:00 –1:00 p.m.). What ingredients make a neighborhood? Does SLU have them? We’ll discuss with residents,historians,leaders,and folks on the street.

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Vulcan will sell SLU apartment projects,build more highrises

 

Paul Allen’s Vulcan Inc. plans to sell all of its South Lake Union apartment buildings and invest the proceeds into eight new office and apartment projects,launching another flurry of construction in the former warehouse district.

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Yeah! South Lake Union Block Party August 8

 Noon –11 PM on Friday,August 8th

The South Lake Union Block Party is presented by Amazon

www.slublockparty.com/

Noon –7 PM:Kids’Area activities

Noon –3 PM:Food Sampling

Noon –6 PM:SVC Letterpress Wayzgoose and Steamroller Smackdown

Noon –10 PM:Beer + Wine Garden presented by Bang &Olufsen

3:45 –4:30 PM:Performance by Cullen Gray and Julio Lopez

4 – 7 PM:“Best Burger in SLU”Grilling Competition presented by Seattle Met and Whole Foods Market

4 – 10 PM:Food Trucks

4:45 – 5:30 PM:Performance by Matt Singler Trio

5:45 – 6:30 PM:Performance by Tomten

6:30 PM:Performance by Seahawks Blue Thunder

7 PM:“Best Burger in SLU”Judges Presentation hosted by Pat Cashman

8 – 9 PM:Performance by Seattle Rock Orchestra

9 PM:Cinema on the Lawn presented by Bartell Drugs – School of Rock (PG-13)

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Onni wants taller towers in return for saving green space in South Lake Union

Vancouver,B.C.-based Onni Group proposes to preserve the old Seattle Times park at Fairview Avenue North and John Street if it can build taller towers.

A Vancouver-based developer proposing what would be downtown Seattle’s largest residential complex has offered to save the so-called Seattle Times park if it is granted extra height on two of the four towers.

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No Fremont Zombie Walk for 2014

ZOMBIEWALK

We regret to inform that there will be no Red,White &Dead Zombie Walk 2014 this year in Seattle. Due to timing and without a city approved location,we will not plan to host this year. We are required by the city to be permitted,due to the size of our walk in year’s past. We will miss you all!

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NW Relic Anchor On Display At Mohai For Only Four days July 8-11

 

You may have read about the 1400-lb. anchor that was pulled out of Admiralty Bay on June 9 by a team of local historians and divers—MOHAI is pleased to announce that the anchor,believed to be a long sought-after relic from early Puget Sound history,will be on display at the museum for just 4 days,July 8—11.

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Eastlake invites neighbors throughout Seattle to its scenic summer cruise —Thurs.,July 10

The Eastlake Community Council invites neighbors throughout Seattle to its summer cruise  –Thurs.,July 10.  Scenic tour of Lake Union,Portage and Union Bays,and Lake Washington on the historic icebreaker the Islander.  Boarding begins at 5:30 p.m. at 1611 Fairview Ave. E. on the east shore of Lake Union,with departure at 6:30 p.m.,and return at 8:30. 

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First look at Vulcan’s planned tower beside Denny Park

 

A potential design for Vulcan's proposed development at the northwest corner of Westlake Avenue North and Denny Way is shown in this early design guidance image. Photo:Vulcan,ZGF Architects,Ankrom Moisan Architects

Developer Vulcan has put out its first ideas for a big new project on the block just east of Denny Park.

The block runs from Westlake Avenue North to Ninth Avenue North,between Denny Way and John Street,with an alley running north-south down the middle. Vulcan has proposed all-commercial and mixed-use versions of its plan,detailed in a packet (big pdf) prepared in advance of the first design-review meeting,scheduled for July 2.

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