Eastlake Community Council Newsletter Oct 2016

The Eastlake Community Council alerts you to the following neighborhood events and involvement opportunities. 

 ECC forum on parking issues in Eastlake; and kickoff for the Eastlake parking survey — Tues., Oct. 18 at Pocock Rowing Center, 7-9 p.m.  Join your neighbors at this public forum to discuss Eastlake’s worsening parking situation; and please volunteer (info@eastlakeseattl.org) […]

Rover.com & Local Artist Portray South Lake Union Dog Owners

No neighborhood says Seattle 2.0 like SLU. Once little-known and overlooked, it’s now home to Amazon—and all the growth that comes with it. The beating heart of Seattle’s tech culture has everything an urban dog dweller could want, except maybe fast WiFi (weird, but true!) SLU dogs aren’t complaining; they’ve got the latest gear […]

South Lake Union gets a half-dozen brand-new restaurants

The lobster roll at South Lake Union’s brand-new Bar Harbor looks very, very good. (Courtesy Bar Harbor)

SLU gets a slew of fresh drinking and dining options …

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Bike sabotage in Westlake? Dozens of cyclists report flats from tacks in new lane

Cyclists are blowing tubes along the Westlake Avenue North Cycle Track. Bike-shop owners say the culprit is small, black tacks. They wonder if someone deliberately sprinkled the tacks there.

Lake Union Boats Afloat Show September 14-18

Lake Union Boats Afloat Show Drops Anchor Sept.14

2016 show features 200+ boats, sailing lessons, docking classes, sail and power boat rides and kid-friendly activities

 

SEATTLE  – Buoy oh buoy! The 38th annual Boats Afloat Show gets underway on Wednesday, Sept. 14 and is THE place to find the watercraft of […]

South Lake Union Block Party August 12, 2016

South Lake Union’s largest neighborhood celebration is back. This year’s (free!) event features a jam-packed lineup of local bands throughout the day, the “Best Burger in SLU” competition, the School of Visual Concepts’ Steamroller Smackdown, Brave Horse Tavern beer garden and more. […]

Lake Union 10k Run or Walk August 14, 2016

Join Portage Bay for the eighth annual Lake Union 10K run or walk along the Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop Trail. Race starts and finishes in Lake Union Park, with course running clockwise around the lake.

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New South Lake Union building doesn’t involve Amazon

There’s a new addition to South Lake Union that has nothing to do with Amazon.

Anyone driving along Valley Street, which runs parallel to Mercer, has likely noticed the giant steel-frame behind an industrial-sized fence. The future site of of the Wagner Education Center is tough to miss.

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Seafair Summer Fourth

Monday, July 4, 2016 Noon to 11 p.m. Gas Works Park

 

Landmark South Lake Union car dealership restored

SEATTLE — In the middle of all the changes in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, there was a meticulous process to resurrect a historic Seattle car dealership.

“It’s the Taj Mahal of all the car dealerships in the Seattle area,” said David O’Brien.

Not only did O’Brien work 20 years at Pacific Lincoln Mercury […]