Grand Opening December 29-30
The Center for Wooden Boats in Seattle is proud to open its newest exhibit,Fish On!,exploring the history of boathouses and fishing resorts of Puget Sound. The new exhibit will run through fall of 2013 in the Gallery in CWB’s Boathouse at 1010 Valley Street,in Seattle next [...]
The Lake Union Cafe and the MV Skansonia are opening their doors on December 9,2012 with a very special event in support and celebration of Washington State referendum 74 passing to legalize same-sex marriage.
Both venues have collectively hosted dozens of civil and commitment ceremonies alike over the years,and both venues recognize and accept [...]
2012 Christmas Ship Schedule
For more info call 206-623-1445.
SATURDAY,NOVEMBER 24 (PREVIEW and VALUE NIGHT)
Depart/Return: Lake Union Park 7:00 – 9:40pm CHOIR:Dickens Carolers 7:40-8:00 MOHAI (SLU) 8:30-8:50 Seattle Yacht Club
All the details are at:
greg gilbert photo
Brandon Robinson demonstrates the “FlyBoard,”a water-powered device that allows the pilot to hover 20-30 feet in the air and do acrobatic tricks. Robinson,in town for the Lake Union Boats Afloat show,described the sensation as “riding on the end of a fire hose.”The propulsion is supplied by a [...]
It’s true –hot tub boats could be hitting South Lake Union by the summer.
Adam Karpenske,owner of Karpenske Marine Carpentry,says he is currently working on a prototype of the boat.
Karpenske,along with his wife,Erin Kirkegaard and employee Kelly Norton have been thinking of this idea for [...]
The lake was filled with boats all weekend as sunny days rose to nearly 60 degrees!
Each night,through December 23rd,2011 the Argosy Christmas Ship™ sails to different Puget Sound waterfront communities,over 45 in total. Choirs onboard sing 20-minute performances to these communities,all broadcast via state-of-the-art speaker system.
Between 8:20 and 8:40 pm on Thursday,December 1st,the ship will end it’s opening night by pulling [...]
This is our favorite story of the week! What a burst of wonderful news after a hard month of local tragedies…
From the Seattle Times website with permission…..
Across the heart-shaped lake in the middle of the city,a tiny 14-passenger ferry cruises hourly between South Lake Union and the University of Washington.
Mist sprayed over [...]
The Center for Wooden Boats in South Lake Union. Photo by DrBjorn.
At the Beat we LOVE! the Center For Wooden Boats,and the people who run it. So we’re delighted to post this piece from KOMO! (with permission)
South Lake Union’s Center for Wooden Boats moved a step closer to opening [...]