New Lighting,PFD Storage Lockers,New Safety Boat Engines,and a New Wood Stove are just a few of the upgrades at CWB
Seattle,WA [May 22,2013] With help,both financial and in elbow grease,from a lot of friends and supporter The Center for Wooden Boats (CWB) is wrapping up [...]
Museum of History &Industry Partners with Argosy Cruises To Offer Historical Live-Narrated Cruise And Museum Visit Package SEATTLE – Sea History at the bottom of Lake Union and Lake Washington. It’s been estimated that there are 109 planes,50 ships,a coal train and many other objects sitting at the bottom of Lake Washington. Who [...]
As expected,the Seattle City Council unanimously passed a bill to allow rezoning in South Lake Union. Developers will now be allowed to build 400-foot-tall towers in a specific area and 240-foot-tall buildings in others.
There are a whole slew of projects in the queue that were waiting to find out just how high they could go,[...]
A trip near Seattle Center will take five or 10 minutes longer for the next two years as work starts at the west end of the Mercer Street project.
The big change will be a new,two-way Mercer underpass beneath Aurora Avenue North. The six-lane boulevard will have sidewalks and a bike [...]
photo by M. Lowrimore
A fire at a north Lake Union research lab triggered a large response from the Seattle Fire Department and sent a plume of potentially dangerous smoke over Lake Union Saturday afternoon.
Opening Day,the official opening of Seattle’s boating season sponsored by the Seattle Yacht Club,includes a celebration of many kinds of water activities. Festivities will include a morning of crew races,a sailboat race,and of course,the grand Opening Day boat parade on Saturday.
As always,the Opening Day Parade starts [...]
The city council,meeting as the special committee on South Lake Union,unanimously adopted a compromise incentive zoning plan for South Lake Union this afternoon (April 22) that would allow developers to build taller,denser buildings in the growing neighborhood in exchange for new,on-site affordable housing or payments into an affordable housing fund.
For tourists,the Ride the Ducks attraction offers a fun sightseeing tour through the city and a plunge into Lake Union,with a cruise past Seattle’s famed houseboats and the working waterfront.
But a request by the company to build a new launch ramp on property it purchased on the lake’s southeast shore has [...]
Fairview fully reopens
The reopening of four lanes on Fairview Avenue North should give drivers and transit riders more options to surmount the nearby “Mercer Mess.”
Seattle Magazine (see our own article about South Lake Union in their latest print edition) has done a gorgeous job on the following story: