Opening Day of Boating Season This Saturday May 4!

Opening Day, the official opening of Seattle’s boating season sponsored by the Seattle Yacht Club, includes a celebration of many kinds of water activities. Festivities will include a morning of crew races, a sailboat race, and of course, the grand Opening Day boat parade on Saturday.

As always, the Opening Day Parade starts […]

Celebrate Earth Day Thursday April 25 in Eastlake!

Celebrate Earth Day in Eastlake on Thursday, April 25 with the following events:

 Restore the shoreline, 9 a.m. to noon, 1600 block of Fairview Ave. E.  Meet at the corner of Eastlake Ave. E. and E. Blaine St. (near the madrone trees).  Remove weeds and trash, complete the planting beds, and wire trees from the […]

Lake Union Fireworks 2013 Show Saved!

Seattle’s July 4 fireworks, which seemed certain to die because of lack of support, are back on.

The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Seafair and the city of Seattle made the announcement Tuesday.

“I’m pleased to announce that the 4th of July fireworks show on Lake Union is a go,” Maud Daudon, the Chamber’s president and […]

Seattle city council adopts a compromise on South Lake Union

The city council, meeting as the special committee on South Lake Union, unanimously adopted a compromise incentive zoning plan for South Lake Union this afternoon (April 22) that would allow developers to build taller, denser buildings in the growing neighborhood in exchange for new, on-site affordable housing or payments into an affordable housing fund. 


Amazon leases even more! South Lake Union property will lease more space in downtown Seattle’s 1800 Ninth Avenue Building than previously thought.

Commercial real estate company Kidder Matthews reported on Thursday that the online retailer signed a lease for 150,000 square feet. The lease had been rumored for several months, though it had been said that Amazon was taking only 100,000 square […]

Lake Union 2013 Fireworks Show Cancelled

Wow. That’s one of our largest and most cherished events on the lake. There were a lot of news stories and other pieces published in Seattle on this matter, but we liked the following take on it best: