South Lake Union Marathoners Raise Money For Camp Korey Kids

A team of 38 runners will take part in this year’s New York City Marathon to raise money for the Camp Korey kids, and you can help send them off later this week.

Camp Korey is gives kids with life-threatening or serious illness a chance to attend a week-long summer camp each year, and […]

Tesla closing South Lake Union showroom

The South Lake Union store opened in 2009 , a block from the headquarters campus. The store will be replaced by another in Bellevue.

Tesla was drawn here largely because it found so many customers among the area’s wealthy tech workers.

At the time it was the fourth store to open for the Silicon Valley […]

Denny Park to Dedicate Labyrinth

The public is invited to attend a Labyrinth Dedication in Denny Park, 100 Dexter Avenue North (north side of the park by the playground), in Seattle, WA on Sunday October 30th, 2011, from 12:30 – 1:15 pm. The labyrinth project is a continuation of the Friends of Denny Park playground and lighting installation initially led […]

Near-Riot flares up at Occupy South Lake Union, Several Protesters Arrested


Protesters clashed with police today as tensions heated up at South Lake Union Park. Several hundred dogs have hunkered down for days,  protesting for their right to a South Lake Union Dog Park. These shocking images show what some say are over-aggressive tactics by SPD canines. Several protesters were carted away in police vehicles, […]

An Evening to Remember Mike Wang – October 18th Tribute

An Evening to Remember Mike Wang Palace Ballroom Seattle, WA

Please join us for an evening to remember our colleague, friend, and fellow cyclist: Mike Wang.  We lost Mike on July 28, 2011, when he was struck and killed by a vehicle while riding his bicycle home from work that day.

Mike was […]

Occupy South Lake Union begins Movement!

We’re not talking bowel movement here either! These Occupy South Lake Union Protesters have hunkered down at South Lake Union Park in protest. According to their spokesdog,Eddy, 99 percent of dogs in Seattle can claim some place outdoors to run and exercise, while these canines are relegated to condo hallways, playing lame versions of […]

900 South Lake Union Dogs Lobby for a Park – 300 Dogs go to work daily at Amazon


(From the seattlepi with permission)

With the help of condo dwellers and biotechnies, Vulcan-crafted South Lake Union has changed over the years from rough sketch to urban district. But the neighborhood still has a slightly sterile feel, with homogenous campus workers and condo living high off the street.

That could change, with the neighborhood’s […]

Seattle Restaurant Week Launches with an Event in South Lake Union Friday

Seattle Restaurant Week, the dining promotion that offers three-course dinners for $28 at over 150 Seattle and Eastside area restaurants, is holding its first launch event this Friday, Oct. 14, in the South Lake Union Neighborhood and better yet, it’s a free event. The tasting event will feature several restaurants offering free bites at the […]

New Seattle Ordinance makes it easier for churches to house the homeless

The Beat welcomes, even celebrates,  this news – doesn’t if feel like winter is almost here? Around Lake Union hundreds of homeless folks mingle with the techies and houseboaters and hipsters …..

According to this year’s One Night Count, more than 1,700 homeless men and woman spend the night on Seattle streets. The Seattle […]

Mayor says Occupy Seattle protesters must leave Westlake

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn on Wednesday morning said that the “Occupy Seattle” protest group camped out at Westlake Park must take down their tents.McGinn declined to say when the city policy against the tents would be enforced. The group could continue to protest, the mayor said.