The Impact of the Amazon Jobs Boom on Seattle Rents

Seattle has one of the strongest housing markets in the country, with home value and rent growth consistently topping nationwide rankings in recent years. A strong local labor market has been an important driver of this growth, with the area being home to some of the country’s most dynamic companies, including Amazon and Microsoft and Zillow. […]

Privately funded water taxi planned between Renton, South Lake Union

The developers of a Renton business park want to bring back an old idea to shuttle high-tech workers.

Seco Development has begun work on funding a water taxi to ferry passengers from its Southport office park on the south shore of Lake Washington, near the Boeing Renton plant to Seattle’s high-tech hub at South […]

Obliteride rolls by Lake Union August 13

photo credit: Obliteride

Fred Hutch’s Obliteride, the ride to end cancer is marking its 5th anniversary and is bigger than ever. About 2,000 riders are participating to raise money for cancer research at Fred Hutch. Hundreds of riders will spin by Lake Union on August 13.

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Lake Union Civic Orchestra April 8 – Apotheosis of the Dance

​It was Richard Wagner, a champion of Ludwig van Beethoven’s music and a great conductor of his symphonies, who had described Beethoven’s 7th as “The Apotheosis of the Dance.” Each movement of Beethoven’s masterpiece is propelled by irresistible dance rhythms that enthralled the audience during the premiere in 1813 with the composer himself at […]

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. […]

Brouwers Cafe

Br0uwers 400 North 35th Street Seattle,WA 98103 (206) 267-2437 http://brouwerscafe.blogspot.com/ Daily:11:00 am–2:00 am Happy Hour:3:00 pm–6:00 pm Rating: *** Ratings guide: **** extraordinary *** excellent ** good * fair

New to the realm of craft brewing,I was told by a friend,a beer aficionado,that he could not simply tell me the differences in a […]

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 […]

Seafair Summer Fourth

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

 

Seafair Fireworks Over Lake Union 2015

Seattle July 4th Weekend: 2015 Independence Day Celebration @ Lake Union | Seafair Summer Fourth, Gas Works Park

Seafair Summer 4th July 4, 2015 Noon – 11 p.m. | Free | All Ages More info: seafair.com

Gas Works Park 2143 N Northlake Way Seattle, WA

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Ivars Salmon House

The Perfect place for seafood

Ivar’s is the Place For Fresh Seafood

Ivar’s Salmon House on the shores of Lake Union is the perfect place to enjoy a memorable meal. Alder smoked entrees are prepared in the huge Indian-style barbecue pit. Families can enjoy a casual and elegant meal while looking at all […]