A Decade Dedicated to Breast Cancer Care Garners Award for Lake Union Researcher

SEATTLE – Benjamin Anderson, M.D., a researcher in the Public Health Sciences Division of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and director of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s Breast Health Clinic, is the 2011 recipient of the Partners in Progress award given by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

The award recognizes a person involved in activities […]

Seattle Times sells Troy Laundry property to Touchstone for $18.4 million

At one time, the Troy Laundry block was going to become a crucial part of the daily production of the Seattle Times.  But it never got that chance, and now, the Times’ parent company has sold it.

The block, bounded by Fairview, Thomas, Boren and Harrison, has been sold by the Seattle Times Company to […]

Seattle Library Looking for Volunteer Gardeners

The Seattle Public Library is seeking volunteers to help maintain attractive grounds at several branches this summer and fall and the Fremont branch is one of them.

Volunteers will weed gardens, rake leaves and pick up litter. High school students can obtain service-learning hours for graduation requirements. Student volunteers must be at least 15 years […]

Mashed Up

San Francisco’s ‘Bootie’ scene feels the West Coast Love

I had the chance to see San Francisco DJs Adrian and Mysterious D, the backbone of the ‘Bootie’ mashup scene, play a packed house DJ set earlier this year in Seattle. The show was a special Valentine’s edition of a quickly expanding party series that now […]

Rhythm Ambassador Rodriguez hopes to bring the collective beat to Lake Union

Arturo Rodriguez is a professional musician and teacher who has been introducing and cultivating rhythm in Seattle for over 20 years. One of his latest projects is a weekly open community drum circle and rhythm class located at Jeff Hengst’s Little Red Studio in Eastlake under I5.


Party with a Purpose Creating a Global Health Movement for Seattle’s Young Professionals

SEATTLE – June 6, 2011 – As a nexus for global health, Seattle houses some of the most renowned global health organizations in the world: the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, PATH, the University of Washington and many others. On June 17th, 15 passionate young people will spread awareness and raise money for these global […]

Seattle’s Pleasure Activist joining Solstice Parade’s Nude Bicyclists for Documentary

Seattle, WA – June 2011 – Seattle’s self-proclaimed pleasure activist – Chef TiberioSimone– is the front man for a documentary that will film its pivotal scene when the naked bicyclists make their annual unofficial ride in the June 18 Fremont Solstice Parade.

The film, Beyond Naked, is following four “first-timers” who have “accepted our challenge to […]