Is Amazon Mutating?

Amazon.com to lease Denny Triangle Tower Amazon.com, which already has long leases for 2 million square feet of office space in and around downtown Seattle, is on the brink of another big chunk. Its aim this time: a Denny Triangle tower that was completed in 2009 and has remained nearly empty. A contractor filed a […]

Kenmore Proposes Floatplane service to Vancouver

Kenmore has revived plans to open service between the Vancouver and Seattle Harbors to take advantage of growing business and tourism connections between the cities. Kenmore Air vice-president Tim Brooks said the company wants to operate three flights daily during the spring, summer and fall between its Lake Union hub and Vancouver, and two flights […]

Swedish to Open Clinic in South Lake Union

SEATTLE – March 2, 2011 – Vulcan Real Estate today announced that Swedish will be opening a new primary care clinic in South Lake Union, representing the neighborhood’s first medical clinic. Set to open in mid-April, the new clinic will be located in the second phase of Amazon.com’s corporate headquarters on the corner of Mercer […]

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 […]

UW Announces Vision For Student Experience in Renovated Husky Stadium

SEATTLE—In the next step of project development, the UW department of intercollegiate athletics announced a vision for the student game-day experience in a renovated Husky Stadium. The plan, which keeps tickets affordable for students and does not implement a student fee, includes an enlarged Dawg Pack section which will move to the west side of […]

Game Over

One day last fall I found myself inside one of the most magnificent vintage farmhouses on Bainbridge Island. The owner runs a sort-of boarding house for the elderly, an alternative to the typical nursing home environment. She is a nurse, but the place is by no means a hospital. It feels like a warm country […]

MOHAI’s Move To Lake Union Park

•The Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) is excited to be moving to the Naval Reserve Building (Armory) at Lake Union Park in Fall of 2012. With MOHAI’s move, the interior of the Naval Reserve Building will be completely restored and remodeled to accommodate the many new state-of-the-art exhibits destined to become hallmarks of Seattle’s […]

The Beauty of an Urban Lake

Seattle is nicknamed “The Emerald City” but this moniker doesn’t come from the color of the buildings as in the land of Oz, but rather from the green trees and waters that surround and permeate the landscape. Central to Seattle, and part of its iconic flavor is Lake Union, a truly urban lake with a […]

Stand Up Paddle, Seattle Style

Everyone’s heard of the S.L.U.T. but more and more people are becoming aware of the S.U.P. in regards to Lake Union. More specifically known as ‘stand up paddle boarding’, the water sport saw its highest popularity in Seattle on record last summer. Local surf shops expect to see another increase in popularity this summer based […]

Spring work parties beginning at Eastlake P-Patch

By c.d. milton It must be spring, or close to it, because work parties are beginning at the Eastlake P-Patch. I walk by the P-Patch most days and it’s always exciting when the garden begins to awaken from it’s winter slumber. Rebecca Partington says that, unlike in previous years, they’ll have work parties on Wednesdays […]