Ba Bar Readies South Lake Union Location

Another day, another South Lake Union restaurant… This time, it’s a second location of Capitol Hill temple to Vietnamese street food, Ba Bar. Owners/siblings Eric and Sophie Banh (who also owns Monsoon and Seven Beef) have taken over the space vacated by Shanik early last year. Because they’re good people who want to take […]

South Lake Union gets a half-dozen brand-new restaurants

The lobster roll at South Lake Union’s brand-new Bar Harbor looks very, very good. (Courtesy Bar Harbor)

SLU gets a slew of fresh drinking and dining options …

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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.

Eastlake Community Council June Newsletter

Upcoming events include June 14 meeting with Police Department asking for Eastlake’s law enforcement priorities; and June 15-16 SDOT open houses on the changes to Eastlake Avenue for transit, bikes, and parking […]

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.

Tickets still available for Dec. 23 Eastlake Cruise amidst the holiday ships finale

 

Cruise on the historic icebreaker the Islander — Wed., Dec 23 On the historic icebreaker the Islander, amidst the lighted boats coming through Union Bay and Portage bays, plus the grand finale concert on Lake Union!  Always a highlight of the year, this ECC cruise is 7:30 – 10:30 p.m., and tickets ($35) include […]

Seafair Fireworks Over Lake Union 2015

Seattle July 4th Weekend: 2015 Independence Day Celebration @ Lake Union | Seafair Summer Fourth, Gas Works Park

Seafair Summer 4th July 4, 2015 Noon – 11 p.m. | Free | All Ages More info: seafair.com

Gas Works Park 2143 N Northlake Way Seattle, WA

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Seattle Maritime Festival to feature tugboat ballet, more

The Survival Suit Races are a tradition at the Seattle Maritime Festival. This year’s fest is Saturday, May 9, at Lake Union Park. (Alan Berner/The Seattle Times)

 

Workboats get their day at the Seattle Maritime Festival Family Fun Day, being held this year at Lake Union Park

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