Nirmal’s Plans Indian Pub in South Lake Union

Nirmal’s, Pioneer Square’s upscale Indian restaurant, is closing in on its first year anniversary. Now, the team behind the restaurant is planning to branch out with an Indian pub concept for South Lake Union, which it hopes to open next summer — critic Providence Cicero broke the news in last week’s three-star review of the […]

Amazon Signs Lease to Fully Occupy Vulcan’s 428 Westlake Building in South Lake Union

SEATTLE – October 26, 2016  Vulcan Real Estate and partner McKinstry have leased 81,000 square feet of office space to Amazon at 428 Westlake Avenue North in South Lake Union.

Amazon will occupy all five floors of office space in the six-story building. The 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space will continue to be occupied […]

South Lake Union affordable housing building Anchor Flats breaks ground

Seattle needs affordable housing. If there’s one neighborhood you might not expect to find any, it’s the tech hub of South Lake Union. However, ground was broken on a new low-income housing building on Dexter Avenue that challenges that notion.

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Eastlake Community Council Sept 2016 Newsletter

The Eastlake Community Council alerts you to the following neighborhood events and involvement opportunities. 

 

Public hearing on the Mayor’s proposals for Seattle’s Comprehensive Plan—Thurs., Sept. 15   2 p.m. at City Hall, 601 Fifth Avenue.  The City Council is holding an up to 90-minute public hearing on the Mayor’s proposals, which could be ruinous […]

South Lake Union Block Party August 12, 2016

South Lake Union’s largest neighborhood celebration is back. This year’s (free!) event features a jam-packed lineup of local bands throughout the day, the “Best Burger in SLU” competition, the School of Visual Concepts’ Steamroller Smackdown, Brave Horse Tavern beer garden and more. […]

Amazon Has Swallowed Downtown Seattle

Having colonized the South Lake Union neighborhood, Seattle’s largest private employer is building three giant spheres filled with trees—the better to connect employees with nature.

Facebook plunges in to new South Lake Union digs

Most of the company’s 1,000 Seattle-area employees call the new building home, and there’s room to accommodate 2,000 in all.

Facebook has jumped into the booming South Lake Union neighborhood, moving into custom-built office space about a mile northwest of the company’s previous Seattle outpost.

The social-networking company’s Seattle employees moved into their new […]

Google to move to new 4-building complex in South Lake Union

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s Vulcan Inc. investment company will develop four six-story office buildings for Google in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, a short distance from Amazon’s headquarters, the companies just announced.

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Broadway’s Tacos Chukis expanding off Capitol Hill to South Lake Union

Tacos Chukis is a Capitol Hill legend. The little taqueria has made a solid go of it inside one of the quirkiest commercial opportunities on Capitol Hill — and now it is ready for expansion.

“It’s going to be the same concept but a little more polished,” owner Roberto Salmerón tells CHS of a second […]

Before-and-after photos of Amazon’s South Lake Union turf

South Lake Union’s transformation — largely fueled by the growth of its highest-profile employer, Amazon — has had a ripple effect that’s reshaped the surrounding city, for better or worse.