Mercer Street Dance Party – A perfect and weird idea!

SEATTLE — If Mercer Street in Seattle is part of your daily commute, you might want to take a different route during rush hour Tuesday evening.

Unless you like to dance, that is.


Amazon’s Invasion of the CIA Is a Seismic Shift

View from Amazon’s Web services building

photo by Mike Kane

The rumors are true. Amazon is providing cloud services to the CIA. But what’s most intriguing about the multi-million-dollar deal is not what Amazon is doing, but how the company is doing it — and what […]

Big Fish in big overhaul. Lays off 49 employees in U.S. alone

Big Fish Games — one of Seattle’s leading game companies and larger tech employers — is undergoing a major restructuring, laying off 49 people at its headquarters and closing its European headquarters in Ireland, which had 89 employees.


Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Buys Washington Post in Mind-Boggling Transaction

Jaws across Washington, D.C., Seattle, and Silicon Valley just dropped in unison: Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of (AMZN) and one of the pioneering figures of the commercial Internet, just acquired the storiedWashington Post for $250 million. […]

Center for Wooden Boats New Education Center design to be Unveiled at the South Lake Union Block Party

Lake Union Park Museum Construction to Begin Early Next Year


Fred Hutch’s new movement to obliterate cancer comes out big and bold the first year

 SEATTLE, Aug. 6, 2013 – The first-ever Obliteride is expected to draw large crowds of people to Gas Works and Magnuson Parks this weekend. Cancer survivors, cyclists, and musicians are all gathering in support […]

Bartell Drugs opens new pet-friendly South Lake Union store

Bartell Drugs readies new South Lake Union store; in-store and neighborhood festivities kickoff August 2