Vulcan Puts South Lake Union Amazon Campus Up For Sale

Paul Allen’s Vulcan Real Estate, seeking to cash in on more than a decade of intensive investment in South Lake Union, is putting up for sale the neighborhood’s centerpiece, the 1.8 million-square-foot Amazon.com headquarters complex.

Lake Union Boats Afloat Show Set For September 12 through 16

Rows, Rows, Rows of Boats, Life Is But A Dream.

Find Your Dream Boat at the Lake Union Boats Afloat Show

34th Annual Show Sets Sail Wednesday, September 12th

More than 170 yachts on display and fun for all the family – free sailboat rides for kids and adults, […]

Mercer Street Becomes A Two-Way Boulevard on Monday August 27th.

The “Mercer Mess” as you’ve experienced it for 44 years will come to an end Monday, when Seattle converts the busy eastbound corridor to a six-lane, two-way boulevard.

MOHAI Announces Grand Opening Party on South Lake Union

The Museum of History & Industry is extremely proud and excited to announce the date of the public Grand Opening of the new MOHAI at Lake Union Park, and our 2013 exhibit schedule. On December 29, 2012, from 10 A.M. – 8 P.M., MOHAI will welcome the community into this dazzling new space to explore the […]

Northeastern University to Open Campus in South Lake Union

A Boston-area private research university will open a satellite campus in South Lake Union in January, school officials announced Tuesday.

Northeastern University-Seattle will offer graduate programs in 15 areas, all related to science, technology, health care, business, education, policy and administration, according to a news release. It will be share a space at 401 Terry […]

Amazon Releases Renderings of Massive New Headquarters

New renderings of the massive new Amazon.com headquarters complex provide the clearest view yet of how the company’s proposed skyscrapers will change downtown Seattle. The latest renderings include photorealistic views of the towers that may be under construction next year. Altogether the project – the largest ever in downtown Seattle, and the largest metro campus of any […]

Another South Lake Union Company – REI – Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

On an internal company blog post, REI’s CEO and President Sally Jewell said the company has endorsed same-sex marriage in Washington state.

“REI is taking a position in support of marriage equality — an issue that is important to the co-op as an inclusive organization and a welcoming place to work and do business,” Jewell […]

Lake Union Hit and Run Driver Sentenced

The hit-and-run driver who struck and killed bicyclist Michael Wang has been sentenced to 41 months in prison.

Erlin Garcia-Reyes, 28, of Normandy Park was sentenced Friday in King County Superior Court. He pleaded guilty in July to felony hit-and-run in Wang’s death last year.

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Lake Union Beat Announces Romney is Toast

The Lake Union Beat announced that today was the turning point, when the tilt shifted irrevocably:  Obama will be re-elected. The Harry Reid/taxes  thing is not going to end well for Romney.

Four New Restaurants Opening in South Lake Union

Seattle’s thriving neighborhood expands its diverse offering of cuisine

SEATTLE, Wash. – August 1, 2012 – What do an Italian bakery, innovative vegetarian cuisine, wholesome from-scratch baked goods, and the leading doughnut maker in Seattle have in common? All four will open for business this month in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. They include […]