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 […]

The South Lake Union cafe that feels like home

The Herbi breakfast sandwich at Nollie’s Cafe contains one egg, bell pepper, sun-dried tomato, onion and cheese between two halves of a biscuit. (Corinne Chin/The Seattle Times)

Nollie’s Cafe, now in its 10th year, has stood the test of time in this fast-changing Seattle neighborhood, serving up comfort, consistency and care for […]

Bulletproof Cafe serves up butter coffee in South Lake Union

At Seattle’s new Bulletproof Cafe on Westlake Ave, the idea is “fat for fuel.” This is the Bellevue-based company’s first location in the PNW after two successful cafes in Los Angeles.

The company is best known for their namesake, Bulletproof Coffee: lab-tested, certified clean coffee with Brain Octane oil and grass-fed butter.

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Amazon’s epic year

The view from inside an Amazon building in Seattle. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser)

2017 has been the year of Amazon.

On a Friday morning in June, the world woke up to the shocking news that Amazon had agreed to acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion in a move […]

Ten years ago, Amazon changed Seattle, announcing its move to South Lake Union

Ten years ago Amazon’s South Lake Union campus looked like this, dominated by warehouses and parking lots, before the massive redevelopment project launched.

It’s been ten years since Amazon committed to building an eleven building campus in South Lake Union. But before the company locked up that space, Amazon’s landlord went […]

New South Lake Union Coffee Shop Wants to Connect Tech Workers, Homeless and Everyone in Between

Image Credit: Cascade Coffee Works Facebook

Seattle Coffee Works’ newest location looks to fit a neighborhood in transition.

The new softly open location of Seattle Coffee Works—the “by the people, for the people” neighborhood coffee shop—is not a sellout. Yes, it’s at Amazon’s doorstep, and you’ll likely line up for a morning […]

Take a peek at South Lake Union’s Moxy Hotel

King-size beds, exposed-grain wood, and… a selfie elevator?

Moxy Hotel opens at the corner of Boren and Republican in South Lake Union—right in the heart of Amazonland—in the next few months. The hotel is the first of Mariott’s Moxy line, a little more affordable and targeted to a younger demographic, on the West Coast.

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The logs are long gone from Lake Union

THEN: Looking south on Lake Union from an unidentified offshore prospect near where Galer Street reached the Westlake Trestle. (Courtesy Museum of History & Industry)

SURELY THE SUBJECTS here are the logs, although their likely destination, the Western Mill at the south end of Lake Union, also is visible. […]

Coming soon: Fly from Seattle’s Lake Union to Vancouver B.C.

For those who can afford it, travel between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia may get a lot easier next spring.

Vancouver’s Harbour Air and Seattle’s Kenmore Air are slated to start direct flights in the spring between Seattle’s Lake Union and Vancouver’s Coal Harbour, according to a report by the Vancouver Sun.

South Lake Union Block Party 2017