Space Needle Announces Design Contest. Really.

We thought they were kidding! After all, we lake people look up at the needle 24/7 so we have a special concern/delight about these … um …  choices.


Seattle Mayor Pushes for School in South Lake Union

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn wants to offer developers in South Lake Union the chance to build a taller residential or office building in exchange for providing space for a public school.

Amazon’s Three New Towers Approved

A divided Downtown Design Review Board gave its blessing Tuesday to the design of’s proposed three-block, high-rise complex in the Denny Triangle, downtown’s biggest development ever.

Tenant Group Plans Party for Marriage Equality Campaign.

Party to Raise $20,000 for Marriage Equality Saturday, September 22, 20123:00pm until 7:00pm

Breier-Scheetz tenants are holding a coordinated event to match or surpass the donation Capitol Hill landlords Breier-Scheetz Properties gave to the anti-marriage-equality campaign. Join us to raise $20,000 and send a message – Capitol Hill supports marriage equality.

There will be parties […]

Romney Caught Saying Same Old Thing

Republican presidential candidate was heard on numerous occasions this past week saying the same old thing. We still stand by this


South Lake Union Food Truck Rodeo Another Big Success This Year

Saturday, September 15th – We had beautiful weather! 50 Trucks!

Astonishing weather for the Lake Union Boats Afloat Show

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Brandon Robinson demonstrates the “FlyBoard,” a water-powered device that allows the pilot to hover 20-30 feet in the air and do acrobatic tricks. Robinson, in town for the Lake Union Boats Afloat show, described the sensation as “riding on the end of a fire hose.” The propulsion is supplied by a […]

Washington Has a Chance to Lead the Nation

Lake Union Beat says YES to Marriage Equality

A new SurveyUSA poll shows support for Referendum 74, the marriage- equality bill, to be at 56-38 percent in Washington. That’s quite an honor, to live in a state where a majority favor equality. Let’s keep the momentum going.

We will be the first state to arrive […]

Romney Campaign Over! Candidate has “Dead Zone” moment

Our Response to Romney’s reaction to the situations in Egypt and Libya

In the film version of Stephen King’s “The Dead Zone,” a candidate for president is revealed to be the cretin he really is, just before an election that polls showed him certain to win. Faced with an assassin at a rally, he […]

Lake Union Boats Afloat Show is Here

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Opens September 12, 2012.