McKenzie residential skyscraper coming together on edge of South Lake Union

The tower is right across from an Amazon building-in-progress

Already topped out in the South Lake Union area, the McKenzie is a 40-story tower, designed by Graphite Design Group and developed by Clise Properties.

From the outside, the building is visually distinctive; it’s elliptical, and when completed, it will include […]

South Lake Union vet has some advice for urban pet owners

Urban Pet Ownership

Owning a dog in South Lake Union or Downtown Seattle has minimal resemblance to owning a dog in the suburbs.  Possible obstacles and challenges for pet ownership have certainly not stopped Seattle urbanites.  There are over 150,000 dogs in Seattle, more than the number of children, and more cats […]

Moxy opens in South Lake Union Feb 21

West Coast Debut and Grand Opening of Moxy Seattle on February 21, 2018

Moxy Seattle Downtown, Marriott’s new experiential brand is excited to announce its first-ever West Coast location and grand opening on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

It comes to the city as a vibrant boutique hotel in the heart of South […]

More traffic lights on Mercer Street: Ramp-metering signals coming to I-5 onramps

WSDOT has considered Mercer-area ramp metering for five years,but the state chose to wait until after Seattle finished its megaproject to rebuild Mercer Street, and for traffic there to settle into a pattern. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times)

After drivers endure gridlocked crossings on Seattle’s Mercer Street, they’ll see one more set of […]

Amazon opens its own rainforest, hoping innovative employee ideas blossom

Amazon has opened a rainforest-like office space in Seattle that it hopes will spark new ideas for employees.

While cities across North America are seeking to host Amazon’s second headquarters, the world’s largest online retailer is still expanding its main campus.

Company office towers and high-end eateries have taken the place of warehouses and […]