Amazon, South Lake Union: Tech, Business and Art, Too

The transformation of Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood from a quiet area of light industry and wholesale florists to a neighborhood of high-rise office buildings housing Amazon’s global empire has not been all business. Set among its many walkways and plazas are 20 site-specific public artworks by some of Seattle’s leading artists, commissioned by […]

There Be Dragons on the Lake! The Seattle Flying Dragon Boat Club

Dragon Boats. Perhaps you’ve seen them cruising or flashing by on Lake Union where Seattle Flying Dragon Boat Club practices more than 200 times a year, year-round. Dragon boat racing is the oldest continuously practiced team sport in the world, dating back 2,400 years in China where it continues at that country’s national sport. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bike sabotage in Westlake? Dozens of cyclists report flats from tacks in new lane

Cyclists are blowing tubes along the Westlake Avenue North Cycle Track. Bike-shop owners say the culprit is small, black tacks. They wonder if someone deliberately sprinkled the tacks there.

South Lake Union Block Party August 12, 2016

South Lake Union’s largest neighborhood celebration is back. This year’s (free!) event features a jam-packed lineup of local bands throughout the day, the “Best Burger in SLU” competition, the School of Visual Concepts’ Steamroller Smackdown, Brave Horse Tavern beer garden and more. […]

Seafair Summer Fourth

Monday, July 4, 2016 Noon to 11 p.m. Gas Works Park

 

The South Lake Union Art Walk Announces the October 1st Art Walk, Welcoming Fall with Beer and Art

Seattle, WA, August 28, 2015 –From our friends at the Art Walk comes this report.

The South Lake Union Art Walk returns for a second time in 2015, with a Fall Art Walk, closing the summer season in South Lake Union. SLU Art Walk will be held on Thursday, October 1st, from 5-8 pm.

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Fred Hutch’s Obliteride to spin through South Lake Union

A fun new route makes it easy to join the bike ride

Obliteride riders will cycle through our community on Aug. 9, 2015, raising critical funds to help Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center obliterate cancer. “We’re urging people to come join the fun and cheer us on as we […]