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Before-and-after photos of Amazon’s South Lake Union turf

South Lake Union’s transformation — largely fueled by the growth of its highest-profile employer, Amazon — has had a ripple effect that’s reshaped the surrounding city, for better or worse.

Seattle Boat Show Drops Anchor January 29

Lineup of fun includes wine and beer tastings, chowder contest, 3D street artist, free boat rides and tons of kids activities

SEATTLE – From stand up paddleboards to superyachts and everything in between, there’s lots to take in at the Seattle Boat Show (Indoors +Afloat). The 2016 show drops anchor on Friday Jan. 29 […]

South Lake Union Streetcar begins three months of midday shutdown

SEATTLE —

On the first day of the midday shutdown of Seattle’s South Lake Union Streetcar, Brian Murphy walked to lunch instead of catching a ride.

“It’s frustrating. It limits our areas where we can actually eat lunch,” Murphy said.

He usually takes the streetcar every day, which is something fewer people are […]

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 […]

GREET THE SEASON WITH MOHAI THIS SATURDAY, NOV. 28

Build your own gingerbread house, listen to music, and catch the launch of the Argosy Christmas Ship Festival at Lake Union Park

Greet the Season

Nov. 28, 10 am – 8 pm

 

WHAT:                   Ditch the shopping crowds and spend time with friends and family while celebrating the holiday season! Greet the […]

Construction date set for UW Medicine’s latest lab in South Lake Union

The University of Washington’s medical research campus in Seattle’s South Lake Union area is growing again, this time with a project called UW Medicine 3.2.

Construction of the eight-story lab at 500 Dexter Ave. N., will start in June and be done in two years, according to Lori Mason Curran, an executive […]

Amazon rebuts NY Times story on tough workplace culture

South Lake Union bustles with activity during lunchtime near Amazon’s campus. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)

Company’s top PR exec writes a piece in the Medium website defending Amazon.

Amazon.com’s top public-relations boss sought to discredit a New York Times exposé, posting an article Monday on the website Medium […]

South Lake Union wedding venue that closed its doors ordered to pay $50,000 to consumers

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 […]

Seattle Boats Afloat Show 2015 – September 16-20

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 […]

The Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop opens at MOHAI on September 19th

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 […]