Eastlake events include Food Bank drive, Dec. 17 P-Patch solstice celebration, and Dec. 23 holiday cruise amidst the lighted boats and grand finale concert on Lake Union

The Eastlake Community Council alerts you to the following neighborhood events and opportunities. Background is in the links and also the winter 2016 Eastlake News—on-line by clicking here (also soon to be in print).

Drive for the U District Food Bank  Dec. 1-22.  Collection barrels are at Lake Union Mail (117 E. Louisa St.) and Pete’s […]

Amazon gobbles up big Microsoft-occupied office building in Seattle

Amazon has done it again.

The ever-growing online retail giant leased another big office building in Seattle, the 320,000-square-foot Westlake Terry building in the South Lake Union neighborhood, where Amazon first planted its flag in 2007. Kilroy Realty Corp., the Los Angeles-based owner of the building, announced the 12-year lease Monday.

“We love working in the […]

Construction starts soon on mega South Lake Union residential project

A Canadian real estate company next month will start building a three-tower project with a total of nearly 1,200 residential units in the South Lake Union neighborhood.

It’s part of a larger, two-phase project that is the largest market-rate development ever built in Seattle.

Located next to the Seattle Times, the […]

Seattle Boats Afloat Show January 27 to February 4, 2017

Trawlers and cruisers and sailboats…oh my! The Seattle Boat Show on South lake Union offers a variety of boats for all types of captains. In addition, hundreds of exhibitors offering the most up-to-date products including marine parts, engines, marinas and moorage, insurance, lending and repair are on deck at both locations. Ride the free […]

Office tower topping South Lake Union’s 1929 Firestone building

Last week we saw the latest plans for a Martin Selig project that was being reduced. To bring balance back to the Seattle real estate scene, now let’s look at a Martin Selig project that will be adding stories.

Martin Selig Real Estate filed plans for the old Firestone auto care center […]

Apartment tower & church project planned for South Lake Union

If you worship at the alter of technology, South Lake Union might just be your church. Now the home of Amazon and Vulcan is getting a new literal church, just in case there’s still a few people leftover looking for something a bit more traditional to worship.

Per DJC, developer Greystar has […]

Lake Union Christmas Ship Events Announced

Holiday traditions in the Northwest start on the water with Argosy Cruises. The Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship™ Festival is a holiday celebration that has been a Pacific Northwest tradition since 1949. Every year, the Argosy Christmas Ship™ sails to different Puget Sound waterfront communities, around 65 in total. Choirs on board give 20-minute performances to […]

Ba Bar Readies South Lake Union Location

Another day, another South Lake Union restaurant… This time, it’s a second location of Capitol Hill temple to Vietnamese street food, Ba Bar. Owners/siblings Eric and Sophie Banh (who also owns Monsoon and Seven Beef) have taken over the space vacated by Shanik early last year. Because they’re good people who want to take […]

MOHAI announces special holiday events, Edible City curator talk, and more this season!

SEATTLE, WA – Throughout the holiday season, the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) gives visitors great reasons to add history and culture to their festivities. With dynamic and innovative galleries, our featured exhibition Edible City: A Delicious Journey, Greet the Season on Nov. 26 and special events including a panel of the city’s prominent […]

Amazon files its first-ever lawsuits against alleged sellers of counterfeit goods

Amazon has filed two lawsuits against online sellers alleged to have illegally offered counterfeit goods through its vast e-commerce platform.

The suits, filed in King County Superior Court in Seattle, are believed to be the first time Amazon has sued third-party sellers over the alleged sale of counterfeit goods on its site.