County health officials identify two measles cases in South Lake Union

King County Public Health officials announced that they have confirmed measles in a six-month-old child and the child’s parent. Both had recently traveled to Asia and neither had been immunized to the disease.

Officials determined the patients had been in several public locations in South Lake Union and downtown before they were diagnosed. Any […]

Council committee approves South Lake Union rezone

A Seattle City Council committee took a step forward Tuesday in rezoning South Lake Union, Lower Queen Anne, and Downtown neighborhoods.

The Council’s Planning, Land Use, and Zoning committee voted 3-0 to forward the legislation, which would allow taller building heights in exchange for affordable housing. 

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Vestal closes temporarily in South Lake Union

Suzi Pratt for Eater

Josh Henderson and Huxley Wallace Collective seem to have hit a rough patch in South Lake Union. The restaurant group opened a slew of new eateries throughout Seattle in 2016 and already replaced one of them — boundary-pushing Pacific Northwest-inspired taco spot Bar Noroeste — with Kiki […]

Eastlake Community Council events March/April 2017

The Eastlake Community Council offers notice of the following events and opportunities. Background is in the links and also the winter Eastlake News—on-line by clicking here

Tomorrow’s City Council public workshop soliciting public comment on the Mayor’s proposed one-story plus increase in allowable height for all residential and commercial lots in Eastlake —  Mon., March 13, […]

Taller buildings proposed for South Lake Union

Downtown Seattle and South Lake Union are the next neighborhoods where Mayor Ed Murray wants to allow taller buildings in exchange for help with affordable housing.

Under the proposed upzone, new projects would be allowed to climb one or several stories higher, depending on location. In some cases, projects would be allowed more floor area.

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Capital One moving Seattle team to South Lake Union as it boosts tech hiring

Capital One is developing a digital-innovation hub, similar to this one in San Francisco, in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. (Courtesy of Capital One/Courtesy of Capital One)

Capital One is moving its Seattle team to a new space in South Lake Union as the bank plans to boost its tech hiring in […]