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Seattle’s Best 15k This Saturday May 19, 2012 at Gasworks Park Lake Union

This 15K has all the ingredients for a great running experience. Race starts and finishes at Gas Works Park in the Fremont area of Seattle on Lake Union. Flat and fast, the course follows the shoreline of Lake Union in a counter clockwise direction with an out and back on the Ship Canal trail. […]

Lake Union Beat Supports Obama’s Support of Same Sex Marriage

This is one of the greatest, ballsiest things this President has done. In an election year he says he supports gay marriage. Good for him!

Skanska plans 13-story South Lake Union building

May 2012

Image courtesy of Seattle DPD [enlarge]

With rumors heating up that is leasing Spear Street Capital’s new speculative development in South Lake Union, indications are that Skanska USA will start to build its nearby project before preleasing any space.

A city board has reviewed Skanska USA’s mixed-use project in South Lake Union . […]

Amazon releases new tower proposal sketches


Official Opening Day of Boating Season on Lake Union this Weekend


The historic Virginia V was laden with guests as it sailed through the Montlake Cut as part of the Parade of Boats last year. The 2012 Seattle Yacht Club Opening Day of Boating Season is Saturday

Crew races, dragon boats and one […]

Lake Union Beat uncovers major floating home dock raw sewage dumping

Stay tuned while we buckle our seat belts here at the Beat for what is sure to be a bumpy ride as we expose flagrant and arrogant dumping of human feces within feet of the shore at Eastlake. Yes we have (gross) photos, yes we have names, yes we have addresses, yes we have documentation, […]

Mariners Offer Tix Deal to Help The Center for Wooden Boats

Seattle Mariners Offer Reduced Price Tickets to Support The Center for Wooden Boats Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival

Wooden Boats…Wooden Bats. Coincidence? We think not.


Seattle, WA [April 27, 2012]   The Center for Wooden Boats is pleased to team up with the Seattle Mariners and offer fans the opportunity […]