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Walk to South Lake Union Park for National Walk Day

Tighten your laces and get ready to walk for American Heart Association’s National Walking Day.

On April 4, Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting walking events at 18 parks, including one that ends at South Lake Union Park. The 30 minute walk begins at the Parks Administration Building, at 100 Dexter Avenue North, […]

Major cancer breakthrough at South Lake Union’s Fred Hutchinson

Breakthrough research being done at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center may give doctors their best chance yet of treating an especially deadly cancer.

About 45,000 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year, and 40,000 will die. The cancer is resistant to almost all chemotherapies and, because it’s usually caught in the […]

South Lake Union Residential Real Estate Market Exploding

Amazon’s presence in South Lake Union has been well established and welcomed, with savvy new restaurants like Cactus and the Brave Horse Tavern, as well as other businesses, springing up in abundance over the past decade. With the influx of new employees moving to the neighborhood, the real estate market has seen an increase in sales, and nearly every condo listed during the past […]

Brian Fairbrother Bike Tragedy Leads to Safety Installation on Lake Union

SEATTLE — For people who ride bicycles in Downtown Seattle, there can be surprises around every corner. The Seattle Department of Transportation just got rid of one of those surprises right along Fairview Avenue, where tragedy created awareness and a solution.

The DOT installed posts on the sidewalk along Fairview Avenue to slow down […]

Lake Union Water Taxi Proposed

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One of the boats that would be used as a water taxi. Photo courtesy: Capt. Kezner

 

“We have the water and we have the people interested in making this happen.”

Seattle resident and designer Curtis Boozer says when it comes to getting around Lake Union, a mini-ferry system just […]

Hot Tub Boats Coming to Lake Union!

It’s true – hot tub boats could be hitting South Lake Union by the summer.

Adam Karpenske, owner of Karpenske Marine Carpentry, says he is currently working on a prototype of the boat.

Karpenske, along with his wife, Erin Kirkegaard and employee Kelly Norton have been thinking of this idea for […]