LimeBike launches in Seattle

Bike share is back in Seattle, and it’s better than ever.

This week, LimeBike hit Seattle’s streets to transform urban mobility, provide a first/last mile option to commuters, and a sustainable way to address our community’s quickly growing population and its transportation needs.

LimeBike was “built for Seattle” and is set to offer bikes that […]

City starts $4.3 million repair of South Lake Union bridge

If you’ve looked around the Lake Union Park in recent years, you’ve noticed quite a few birds.  There’s the geese, the cranes, and one lame duck.

But that duck is about to move again or at least move people.  The city began this week its long delayed work,on a relatively new pedestrian bridge.  The […]

Eastlake Community Council July/August events

The Eastlake Community Council offers notice of the following events and comment opportunities. Background is in the links and in the Summer Eastlake News.

Eastlake Summer Cruise on the Islander – Thurs., July 13  Tour the Ship Canal, Lake Union, Portage and Union Bays, and Lake Washington on the historic ferry the Islander. Boarding begins at […]

Pomodoro Ristorante 2366 Eastlake Ave E Seattle, WA 98102 Phone: 206–324–3160 www.pomodoro.net Tues–Thurs 5:30 pm–11:30 pm Fri–Sat 5:00 pm–1:00 am Sunday 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Monday: closed Rating: **** Ratings guide: **** extraordinary *** excellent ** good * fair The Pomodoro Ristorante could be the very definition of your hole-in-the-wall restaurant. Perhaps the smallest space […]

Seattle’s newest boom and the wealth it has created are thrilling — and unsettling

Cranes punctuate the view of the booming South Lake Union neighborhood for patrons enjoying the rooftop deck at Mbar restaurant on a warm summer night. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)

The Klondike gold rush, the postwar Boeing boom, the dot-com bubble … we’ve […]

Ara Pilates opens in South Lake Union

  Welcome to our friends at Ara Pilates! Ara Pilates is a intimate, boutique studio conveniently located in the heart of South Lake Union. The studio is a beautiful loft inspired space, equipped with state of the art Balanced Body equipment. At Ara Pilates, we stay informed with current medical research to ensure proper biomechanics […]

5 New FareStart Restaurants Set For South Lake Union With Help From Amazon

The nonprofit will launch five different restaurants on the same block.

Obviously, Amazon is affecting Seattle in big ways. Less obvious is the impact of FareStart, an organization that has quietly and consistently been influencing our city through social services and quality meals for the past 25 years with the […]

Grilled Cheese on Wheels Expands to South Lake Union

Hoping to capitalize on the still-booming South Lake Union scene, The Grilled Cheese Experience food truck has opened a brick-and-mortar restaurant to complement its melty mobile operations.

The restaurant landed last month at 434A Yale Ave N, near REI and the frenzied Amazonia construction zone. Owner Mark Amatangelo says he’s long looked to […]

Kilroy Realty to start building $370M South Lake Union development

Kilroy is the latest real estate developer to invest in this part of the booming neighborhood, which will see big changes when the new Highway 99 tunnel opens.

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McCormick’s in South Lake Union closed

No, it wasn’t a keen, unique local spot owned for decades by a hip older couple who finally just couldn’t make a go of it in the booming Emerald City.

Instead, it was McCormick and Schmick’s Harborside in South Lake Union, a decidedly corporate-owned seafood and steak house that closed recently without explanation, according […]