Lake Union Beat gets prime South Lake Union Seattle Magazine Gig

photo by Stuart Isett

 

We did a (we think) great spread on South Lake Union for their beautiful Best Neighborhoods issue…

South Lake Union: Best Seattle Neighborhoods 2013 ( Seattle Magazine). The new center of the universe (apologies to Fremont).

Ambition and energy permeate South Lake Union. It feels hopeful, forward thinking, […]

Welcome to America. Land of the Free, Home of the Dead Children.

Jillian Soto uses a phone to get information about her sister, Victoria Soto, a teacher at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn. on Friday, after a gunman killed more than two dozen people, including 20 children. Victoria Soto, 27, was among those killed. (Jessica Hill/AP)

The already absurd, outdated, and grasping statements […]

Why I am voting for Obama

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I was going to call this piece “Why I am Democratic,” since those reasons seem pretty etched in my soul. I grew up in the seventies and from a young age I’ve been exposed to, even part of, American groups of people under very […]

Romney Campaign Over! Candidate has “Dead Zone” moment

Our Response to Romney’s reaction to the situations in Egypt and Libya

In the film version of Stephen King’s “The Dead Zone,” a candidate for president is revealed to be the cretin he really is, just before an election that polls showed him certain to win. Faced with an assassin at a rally, he […]

Revisiting the Amazon Am-Holes Debate Six Months Later

Last January after mysterious (and hilarious) posters appeared around South Lake Union, the city and neighborhood briefly debated the meaning of it all. We thought the debate was just kind of funny, since our take as native Seattleites is that some of the more .. um … earthy locals, often have their own am-holishness about  them. We […]

Editors Note: Disingenuous right-wing passion against Health Care reform

The voluminous and spirited reactions from both sides today in response to the Supreme Court decision has us here at the Beat scratching our heads.

On one side are millions of people who feel suddenly less vulnerable, less cast-out, less forgotten by the so-called trickle down theories of the right. These people, whom for […]

Editor’s Note – Your Habeeb is Coming Too

 

Much of Seattle is rightfully aghast at the news of the deaths of the beautiful young couple Laura Sheard and Kristopher Martin, killed when rear-ended on Lake City Way this week. Reports that the driver of the vehicle that plowed into them, a Mr. Daniel Ray Habeeb, had been involved in a recent similar […]

Occupy South Lake Union begins Movement!

We’re not talking bowel movement here either! These Occupy South Lake Union Protesters have hunkered down at South Lake Union Park in protest. According to their spokesdog,Eddy, 99 percent of dogs in Seattle can claim some place outdoors to run and exercise, while these canines are relegated to condo hallways, playing lame versions of […]

South Lake Union Floating Farmer’s Market going strong

Lake Union Floating Market Held aboard the historic steamship Virginia V, the FarmBoat Floating Market at Lake Union Park  runs from 11:00AM to 3:00PM on Thursdays. Local produce, artisan foods and farm fresh lunch.

http://www.farmboat.org/

The Food Issue!

We’re having our own little Bite of Lake Union Festival! Pick up a copy of the July Beat at at one of dozens of locations around the lake. Available Mid-July.