2nd Annual Movies in the Park Begins This Saturday, August 3

Seattle, WA – The Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) is excited to announce the Second Annual MOHAI Movies in the Park series, a free summer activity for families and friends. During the first four Saturdays in August, MOHAI sets up the big screen in Lake Union Park and invites the community to […]

Amazon to fill 7,000 jobs in 13 states

Amazon says it is adding 7,000 jobs in 13 states, beefing up staff at the warehouses where it fills orders, and in its customer service division.

The company said Monday that it will add 5,000 full-time jobs at its U.S. distribution centers, which currently employ about 20,000 workers who pack and ship customer orders.


Governor Jay Inslee to tour South Lake Union

 Governor Jay Inslee to tour South Lake Union and meet with businesses, Tuesday starting at 10:30am

 Gov. Jay Inslee will take a walking tour of South Lake Union to learn more about the economic development opportunities in the neighborhood and discuss sustainable development plans. He will then join life science business leaders for a roundtable […]

Animal activists protest foie gras outside Amazon’s HQ Tuesday

This is a press release. The opinions expressed throughout do not represent the feelings of The Lake Union Beat unless otherwise noted. On Tuesday, animal activists will be outside the headquarters of Amazon.com to protest the retail giant’s sales of cruelly sourced foie gras. A recent undercover investigation by Mercy For Animals at an Amazon supplier […]

Bezos Center for Innovation at MOHAI to Open October 12

Opening Festivities will Begin on Saturday, October 12, 2013 SEATTLE, WA – On October 12, 2013, the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) will unveil an exciting new highlight of the museum experience: the Bezos Center for Innovation.


This Just In – Amazing Weather On Lake Union This Summer

Our mascot Eddy loves! Lake Union in July!

Lake Union – illegal fireworks severely damage 14 boats

Two people walk Friday, July 5, 2013 near some of the 14 boats that were damaged in a late-night fire Thursday at the Lake Union Skylaunch Marina. Seattle fire investigators are blaming illegal fireworks for the blaze. Photo: Ted S. Warren

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle fire investigators blame illegal fireworks for a blaze that […]

Red White and Dead – Zombies Seattle – the big one! July 6, 2013

The popularity of the undead return with the warmer weather to infect the Seattle for the 5th annual – Red White and Dead Zombie Walk on Saturday, July 6th proudly at the Seattle Center.

This year, the growing horde is moving from the Fremont location to the Seattle Center, celebrating popular movie culture’s iconic […]

Wooden Boat Festival Coincides with Lake Union Fireworks 2013

37th Annual Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival

At Lake Union Park July 4th thru 7th

 Where:            Lake Union Park & The Center for Wooden Boats

1010 Valley St, Seattle, WA 98109

When:             Thursday July 4th, 2013 through Sunday July 7th, 2013

Time:               10:00am – 6:00pm daily

Cost:                Free!  (Donations gratefully accepted) Seattle, WA […]