14th Annual Norm Blanchard Wooden Boat Regatta this Saturday & Sunday


14th Annual Norm Blanchard Wooden Boat Regatta to take place at The Center for Wooden Boats This Saturday & Sunday


WHAT:      A fun regatta for sailors of wooden boats and a few ‘classic plastic’ boats

WHERE:   The Center for Wooden Boats

1010 Valley Street, Seattle, WA 98019

WHEN:      Friday, September 28 – Sunday, September 29th, 2013


Kindle buttons up!

Kindle Fire button

Perhaps the feature of Amazon.com’s new batch of Kindle Fires that most excites the company’s chief executive is the “Mayday button,” which users can tap to get live tech support via a postage stamp-sized video window.


Former Amazon CFO killed in bike accident.

 WOODSIDE,CA — Joy Covey, a former chief financial officer for Amazon.com, was killed riding her bicycle in Woodside, authorities said Thursday. She was 50.


2012 Census Bureau Data on Seattle: South Lake Union booming!

New 2012 American Community Survey statistics and infographics for the Seattle metropolitan area showing key changes in income and other social, economic and housing findings.

The release focuses on median household income, health insurance coverage and the poverty rate, but also provides statistics on educational attainment, housing and the foreign-born population. The […]

Who’s Your Hero Bike Tour kicks off at Gasworks Sept. 14


The “Who’s Your Hero Tour” kicks off Sept. 14 at 9 a.m. PDT in Gas Works Park, 2101 N Northlake Way, Seattle, WA. The tour is being led by Chris Waddell, a 13-time Paralympic Medalist and first paraplegic to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa. More information about Chris can be found at one-revolution.org/index.php/about/about-chris/.


Virginia V Foundation Hires Executive Director

Seattle, Washington – September 6, 2013 – After an extensive search from a qualified pool of candidates, The Steamer Virginia V Foundation has hired Heron Scott to serve as the Foundation’s new Executive Director.

“Heron’s extensive career in the preservation of maritime heritage vessels, public programming and non-profit management will serve him well in […]

Lake Union Boats Afloat Show Sails In On September 11th

Lake Union Boats Afloat Show Sails In On September 11th.

 More than 200 boats on display and fun for all the family – free sailboat rides for kids and adults, kids toy boat building, life jacket give away

 SEATTLE – September 4, 2013 – Seattle’s 35th annual Lake Union Boats Afloat Show gets underway one week from […]

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