As expected,the Seattle City Council unanimously passed a bill to allow rezoning in South Lake Union. Developers will now be allowed to build 400-foot-tall towers in a specific area and 240-foot-tall buildings in others.
There are a whole slew of projects in the queue that were waiting to find out just how high they could go,[...]
photo by M. Lowrimore
A fire at a north Lake Union research lab triggered a large response from the Seattle Fire Department and sent a plume of potentially dangerous smoke over Lake Union Saturday afternoon.
Opening Day,the official opening of Seattle’s boating season sponsored by the Seattle Yacht Club,includes a celebration of many kinds of water activities. Festivities will include a morning of crew races,a sailboat race,and of course,the grand Opening Day boat parade on Saturday.
As always,the Opening Day Parade starts [...]
Celebrate Earth Day in Eastlake on Thursday,April 25 with the following events:
Restore the shoreline,9 a.m. to noon,1600 block of Fairview Ave. E. Meet at the corner of Eastlake Ave. E. and E. Blaine St. (near the madrone trees). Remove weeds and trash,complete the planting beds,and wire trees from the [...]
Seattle’s July 4 fireworks,which seemed certain to die because of lack of support,are back on.
The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce,Seafair and the city of Seattle made the announcement Tuesday.
“I’m pleased to announce that the 4th of July fireworks show on Lake Union is a go,”Maud Daudon,the Chamber’s president and [...]
Wow. That’s one of our largest and most cherished events on the lake. There were a lot of news stories and other pieces published in Seattle on this matter,but we liked the following take on it best:
For tourists,the Ride the Ducks attraction offers a fun sightseeing tour through the city and a plunge into Lake Union,with a cruise past Seattle’s famed houseboats and the working waterfront.
But a request by the company to build a new launch ramp on property it purchased on the lake’s southeast shore has [...]
As always,the best vantage points to view the annual fireworks show off the Space Needle,are pretty much all! lake locations!
Yikes! It never ends!
New signal installation along Mercer Street will cause lane restrictions for eastbound drivers starting Monday,December 10.
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) says for the next two weeks crews will be putting in signals at the intersection of Mercer Street and Fairview Avenue North.
Two eastbound lanes on [...]
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 [...]