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Crosscut
Bertha's on track, but this is the easy partpeople eat lunch as the world’s largest tunnel boring machine chews the earth d
Bertha's on track, but this is the easy part
Crosscut / Posted yesterday
people eat lunch as the world’s largest tunnel boring machine chews the earth directly beneath them, making its way toward South Lake Union. None know it’s down there. When they learn, none care. One hadn’t ever heard of Bertha. “Hi, Bertha!” said... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Q&A on Seattle’s proposed housing affordability policyparts of the city. Now the mayor says the range could be less than 3 percent t
Q&A on Seattle’s proposed housing affordability policy
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
parts of the city. Now the mayor says the range could be less than 3 percent to 7 percent, with lower percentages in South Lake Union and downtown and higher percentages in expensive neighborhoods beyond South Lake Union and downtown. Murray... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle police warn of traffic, parking changes this weekend due to Pride parades, Obama visitsurface streets in the north part of downtown will be rerouted; check with King
Seattle police warn of traffic, parking changes this weekend due to Pride parades, Obama visit
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
surface streets in the north part of downtown will be rerouted; check with King County Metro Alert for routes impacted. The South Lake Union Streetcar will continue to operate, but the stop at the Westlake Hub at McGraw Square will remain closed.... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Glazer’s Camera finds new home on old siteThe longtime family firm is returning to the location it had to leave when Sout
Glazer’s Camera finds new home on old site
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
The longtime family firm is returning to the location it had to leave when South Lake Union’s redevelopment tsunami reached that property. Share story Glazer’s Camera in South Lake Union closed Tuesday to allow two days to move into its new store... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Downtown Seattle’s building frenzy: 65 projects now in construction— and how much more is still yet to come. There are currently 65 major buildin
Downtown Seattle’s building frenzy: 65 projects now in construction
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
— and how much more is still yet to come. There are currently 65 major buildings under construction across downtown, South Lake Union and surrounding neighborhoods, more than at any point since the figures were first tracked in 2005, the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘We thought it would be safe route’: Cyclists call for bike-lane changes near streetcar tracks after woman dies40 people in attendance raised their hands. Cody McCloud, Desiree’s brother, s
‘We thought it would be safe route’: Cyclists call for bike-lane changes near streetcar tracks after woman dies
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
40 people in attendance raised their hands. Cody McCloud, Desiree’s brother, said he’s fallen on streetcar tracks in the South Lake Union neighborhood. “Sometimes you just choose where you (fall). … Sometimes you can’t choose,” he... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Where's Bertha: SR 99 tunnel digging updateground level. At this point, Bertha will start mining upgrade toward its planne
Where's Bertha: SR 99 tunnel digging update
KING5 Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
ground level. At this point, Bertha will start mining upgrade toward its planned exit between the Space Needle and the South Lake Union neighborhood. The Washington State Department of Transportation announced Bertha would also be taking a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Sleep on a tugboat (and other offbeat lodgings around Seattle)$250-$395 a night in peak summer season, plus $100 cleaning fee; airbnb.com/roo
Sleep on a tugboat (and other offbeat lodgings around Seattle)
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
$250-$395 a night in peak summer season, plus $100 cleaning fee; airbnb.com/rooms/7921065. • 1889 Arthur Foss tugboat, South Lake Union; $49/night for crew quarters, $79 for officer’s cabins, or $495/night for entire ship (9 berths total);... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Chinese companies form a Seattle chamber of commerce to smooth their path herein the pilot program, including those in downtown, Ballard, Greenwood, First Hi
Chinese companies form a Seattle chamber of commerce to smooth their path here
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 days ago
in the pilot program, including those in downtown, Ballard, Greenwood, First Hill, West Seattle, Capitol Hill, South Lake Union, Queen Anne and Issaquah. The stores are reaching newcomers through direct mailing of postcards that can be... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bartell, others partner to give newcomers a taste of local productsin the pilot program, including those in downtown Seattle, Ballard, Greenwood,
Bartell, others partner to give newcomers a taste of local products
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
in the pilot program, including those in downtown Seattle, Ballard, Greenwood, First Hill, West Seattle, Capitol Hill, South Lake Union, Queen Anne and Issaquah. The stores are reaching newcomers mainly through direct mailing of postcards that... Read more
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The Seattle Times
5 new Seattle restaurants — plus 2 resurrected ones, fun food events and moreThe realtor who helped owners the Henke family get settled here says they retur
5 new Seattle restaurants — plus 2 resurrected ones, fun food events and more
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
The realtor who helped owners the Henke family get settled here says they returned to Germany; the restaurant’s been closed since February. (German-food-seekers might try the pub Feierabend, now practically ancient in South Lake Union.)FOOD... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Baryshnikov’s dance collective opens Seattle International Dance FestivalInternational Dance Festival, a celebration of contemporary dance that began wi
Baryshnikov’s dance collective opens Seattle International Dance Festival
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
International Dance Festival, a celebration of contemporary dance that began with outdoor performances May 21 at the South Lake Union farmers market. The festival picks up this weekend with its official opening night Friday, June 10,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Amazon says it will share employee training know-how with other firmsnetwork. But salaries there are nowhere near those of highly-paid engineers, re
Amazon says it will share employee training know-how with other firms
The Seattle Times / Posted 16 days ago
network. But salaries there are nowhere near those of highly-paid engineers, researchers and data scientists working in South Lake Union, Palo Alto, Calif., and other core locations. Other large companies have sought to address the issue of the... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Study urges streetcar use beyond tourists$3.24 per passenger trip Average speed: 5.7 mph Ridership trend (2005-2012):
Study urges streetcar use beyond tourists
Finance and Commerce / Posted 17 days ago
$3.24 per passenger trip Average speed: 5.7 mph Ridership trend (2005-2012): Up 46 percent to 3,664,538 Seattle, South Lake Union Streetcar Operating expenses: $3.72 per passenger trip Average speed: 5.33 mph Ridership trend... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Selected data on 5 streetcar systems across US$3.24 per passenger trip Average speed: 5.7 mph Ridership trend (2005-2012):
Selected data on 5 streetcar systems across US
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 19 days ago
$3.24 per passenger trip Average speed: 5.7 mph Ridership trend (2005-2012): Up 46 percent to 3,664,538 SEATTLE, South Lake Union Streetcar Operating expenses: $3.72 per passenger trip Average speed: 5.33 mph Ridership trend... Read more
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Salon.com
Selected data on 5 streetcar systems across US$3.24 per passenger trip Average speed: 5.7 mph Ridership trend (2005-2012):
Selected data on 5 streetcar systems across US
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
$3.24 per passenger trip Average speed: 5.7 mph Ridership trend (2005-2012): Up 46 percent to 3,664,538 SEATTLE, South Lake Union Streetcar Operating expenses: $3.72 per passenger trip Average speed: 5.33 mph Ridership trend... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Three iconic Seattle waterfront streetcars head to Midwestgroup called the Friends of the Benson Trolleys hopes to raise the money to put
Three iconic Seattle waterfront streetcars head to Midwest
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 21 days ago
group called the Friends of the Benson Trolleys hopes to raise the money to put them on Seattle's streets, running through South Lake Union and the proposed Center City Connector that should be operational in a couple years. “They’re old. They’re... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Vulcan Real Estate to Buy Redbury Hollywood for $40.9 Millionhas delivered 6.5 million square feet in 29 new office, biotech, residential an
Vulcan Real Estate to Buy Redbury Hollywood for $40.9 Million
Hospitality Net / Posted 21 days ago
has delivered 6.5 million square feet in 29 new office, biotech, residential and mixed-use projects, primarily in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood. The company has 208 apartment units under construction in the University District and several... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle-based Impinj files for $60 million IPOfrequency identification technology (RFID) company, is preparing to go public.
Seattle-based Impinj files for $60 million IPO
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 days ago
frequency identification technology (RFID) company, is preparing to go public. The company, headquartered in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, filed for a $60 million initial public offering, according to Securities and Exchange... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Amazon Prime Now contractor lays off bike messengerssaid there was no severance. The employee said the Prime Now bike messengers g
Amazon Prime Now contractor lays off bike messengers
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 days ago
said there was no severance. The employee said the Prime Now bike messengers generally operated around downtown, South Lake Union and Lower Queen Anne, but sometimes went farther on the increasingly frequent occasions when car-driving... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Three iconic Seattle waterfront streetcars head to Midwestgroup called the Friends of the Benson Trolleys hopes to raise the money to put
Three iconic Seattle waterfront streetcars head to Midwest
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 22 days ago
group called the Friends of the Benson Trolleys hopes to raise the money to put them on Seattle's streets, running through South Lake Union and the proposed Center City Connector that should be operational in a couple years. “They’re old. They’re... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Three iconic Seattle waterfront streetcars head to Midwestgroup called the Friends of the Benson Trolleys hopes to raise the money to put
Three iconic Seattle waterfront streetcars head to Midwest
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 22 days ago
group called the Friends of the Benson Trolleys hopes to raise the money to put them on Seattle's streets, running through South Lake Union and the proposed Center City Connector that should be operational in a couple years. “They’re old. They’re... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Summer drinking: Patios, rooftops and the refreshing Negronispirits and coffee, not just beer and wine. You can thank the Amazon work forc
Summer drinking: Patios, rooftops and the refreshing Negroni
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
spirits and coffee, not just beer and wine. You can thank the Amazon work force for this new patio: Pan Pacific Hotel in South Lake Union will open its 65-seat outdoor area in the courtyard above Whole Foods Market this Friday. It’s largely to... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Three iconic Seattle waterfront streetcars head to Midwestgroup called the Friends of the Benson Trolleys hopes to raise the money to put
Three iconic Seattle waterfront streetcars head to Midwest
KING5 Seattle / Posted 22 days ago
group called the Friends of the Benson Trolleys hopes to raise the money to put them on Seattle's streets, running through South Lake Union and the proposed Center City Connector that should be operational in a couple years. “They’re old. They’re... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Ballard pushing for light-rail tunnel — even though drawbridge appears headed for ballotside of town is just grateful to be considered for rail, in 2030. They’re fight
Ballard pushing for light-rail tunnel — even though drawbridge appears headed for ballot
The Seattle Times / Posted 24 days ago
side of town is just grateful to be considered for rail, in 2030. They’re fighting to catch up politically with the Ballard-South Lake Union corridor, which has undergone $2.8 million in route studies, started under McGinn. West Seattle residents... Read more
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Crosscut
Trump may be doing permanent damage to Washington GOPRedmond hit 80 percent Dem in the primary. An even better metric is the apartme
Trump may be doing permanent damage to Washington GOP
Crosscut / Posted 24 days ago
Redmond hit 80 percent Dem in the primary. An even better metric is the apartment-heavy precincts in Ballard, Interbay, and South Lake Union, which are dominated by these voters. Combined, these precincts voted Democratic by a staggering 12-to-1... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Local UW researchers working on combating Zika virusnewborns continues to spread in South and Central American countries. Zika res
Local UW researchers working on combating Zika virus
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 27 days ago
newborns continues to spread in South and Central American countries. Zika research is happening at a Seattle building in South Lake Union, and one of the researchers working on this project was recently awarded a grant to continue his work on the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Tunnel drill Bertha, about one-quarter finished, takes holiday weekend offHighway 99 tunnel-boring machine Bertha is now about one-quarter of the way to
Tunnel drill Bertha, about one-quarter finished, takes holiday weekend off
The Seattle Times / Posted 28 days ago
Highway 99 tunnel-boring machine Bertha is now about one-quarter of the way to South Lake Union, having made a steady forward churn of almost 40 feet per day for about the past month. The giant drill is currently under Western Avenue, 100 feet deep... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Light-rail stations could open sooner under new Sound Transit plantunnel in downtown Seattle, which he says is needed to add capacity for the who
Light-rail stations could open sooner under new Sound Transit plan
The Seattle Times / Posted 28 days ago
tunnel in downtown Seattle, which he says is needed to add capacity for the whole region. That tunnel, continuing to South Lake Union and Seattle Center, would form a helix-shaped network downtown, so that West Seattle trains run to Northgate... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle should look north to learn how to prioritize resourcesbe of particular concern in Washington, the most trade-dependent state. And the
Seattle should look north to learn how to prioritize resources
The Seattle Times / Posted 29 days ago
be of particular concern in Washington, the most trade-dependent state. And the region’s hottest engine of growth — the South Lake Union neighborhood — will sooner or later be fully built out. Governments should begin beefing up reserves. When... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Redfin to move to Denny Triangle, doubling its office spaceRedfin is moving its headquarters into larger space near Seattle’s South Lake U
Redfin to move to Denny Triangle, doubling its office space
The Seattle Times / Posted 30 days ago
Redfin is moving its headquarters into larger space near Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood as the online real-estate company continues to grow. Redfin will take over 112,000 square feet on four floors of the Hill7 building, a Touchstone... Read more
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Business Wire
Dr. Victor Levin, Founder of the Society of Neuro-Oncology, Joins Nativis Medical and Science Advisory BoardNativis, Inc. Founded in 2002, Nativis, Inc. is a privately held life sciences
Dr. Victor Levin, Founder of the Society of Neuro-Oncology, Joins Nativis Medical and Science Advisory Board
Business Wire / Posted a month ago
Nativis, Inc. Founded in 2002, Nativis, Inc. is a privately held life sciences company located in Seattle’s South Lake Union biotech neighborhood. Nativis’ mission is to improve the human and animal condition by providing... Read more
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Crosscut
Beneath downtown Seattle, Bertha faces biggest testweek early and Bertha just kept on going. After a brief pause, the machine is m
Beneath downtown Seattle, Bertha faces biggest test
Crosscut / Posted 1 months ago
week early and Bertha just kept on going. After a brief pause, the machine is moving again, drilling under downtown toward South Lake Union. Several tunnel engineers say the progress is proof that we should put more trust in the machine’s... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Amazon bought this old hotel in Seattle and turned it into a homeless shelterInsider through his personal investment company Bezos Expeditions. The buildin
Amazon bought this old hotel in Seattle and turned it into a homeless shelter
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
Insider through his personal investment company Bezos Expeditions. The building is a former Travelodge hotel in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle, near Amazon's headquarters. Amazon/ VanHouten Photography, Inc.Amazon took care of... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Wrestling group makes dreams come true in SeattleSEATTLE - A group in South Lake Union is catching the attention of hundreds of
Wrestling group makes dreams come true in Seattle
KING5 Seattle / Posted 1 months ago
SEATTLE - A group in South Lake Union is catching the attention of hundreds of people every other Friday. 3-2-1 Battle is a wrestling league made up of everyday professionals who have wanted to live this dream since they were young. Bill Bates is a... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Amazon spheres taking shape in downtown Seattlespheres are on the site of Amazon's newest three-block campus, which is connect
Amazon spheres taking shape in downtown Seattle
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
spheres are on the site of Amazon's newest three-block campus, which is connected by streetcar to the company's South Lake Union buildings. The spheres are on Lenora Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues. Geometrically speaking, each... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Amazon spheres taking shape in downtown Seattlespheres are on the site of Amazon's newest three-block campus, which is connect
Amazon spheres taking shape in downtown Seattle
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 1 months ago
spheres are on the site of Amazon's newest three-block campus, which is connected by streetcar to the company's South Lake Union buildings. The spheres are on Lenora Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues. Geometrically speaking, each... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Amazon spheres taking shape in downtown Seattlespheres are on the site of Amazon's newest three-block campus, which is connect
Amazon spheres taking shape in downtown Seattle
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 1 months ago
spheres are on the site of Amazon's newest three-block campus, which is connected by streetcar to the company's South Lake Union buildings. The spheres are on Lenora Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues. Geometrically speaking, each... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Amazon spheres taking shape in downtown Seattlespheres are on the site of Amazon's newest three-block campus, which is connect
Amazon spheres taking shape in downtown Seattle
Dayton Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
spheres are on the site of Amazon's newest three-block campus, which is connected by streetcar to the company's South Lake Union buildings. The spheres are on Lenora Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues. Geometrically speaking, each... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Amazon spheres taking shape in downtown Seattlespheres are on the site of Amazon's newest three-block campus, which is connect
Amazon spheres taking shape in downtown Seattle
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 1 months ago
spheres are on the site of Amazon's newest three-block campus, which is connected by streetcar to the company's South Lake Union buildings. The spheres are on Lenora Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues. Geometrically speaking, each... Read more
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ajc.com
Amazon spheres taking shape in downtown Seattlespheres are on the site of Amazon's newest three-block campus, which is connect
Amazon spheres taking shape in downtown Seattle
ajc.com / Posted 1 months ago
spheres are on the site of Amazon's newest three-block campus, which is connected by streetcar to the company's South Lake Union buildings. The spheres are on Lenora Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues. Geometrically speaking, each... Read more
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The Columbian
Seattle tunnel machine back to work after maintenanceTimes reports that the boring machine has passed the 2,000-foot mark on its 9,2
Seattle tunnel machine back to work after maintenance
The Columbian / Posted 1 months ago
Times reports that the boring machine has passed the 2,000-foot mark on its 9,270-foot trek from the stadium area to South Lake Union. Seattle Tunnel Partners officials say they hope Bertha finishes by December. Tunnel officials stopped the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Bertha, Seattle’s tunnel boring machine, is back to work after maintenanceTimes reports that the boring machine has passed the 2,000-foot mark on its 9,2
Bertha, Seattle’s tunnel boring machine, is back to work after maintenance
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 1 months ago
Times reports that the boring machine has passed the 2,000-foot mark on its 9,270-foot trek from the stadium area to South Lake Union. Seattle Tunnel Partners officials say they hope Bertha finishes by December. Tunnel officials stopped the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Seattle tunnel machine back to work after maintenance) that the boring machine has passed the 2,000-foot mark on its 9,270-foot trek
Seattle tunnel machine back to work after maintenance
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 1 months ago
) that the boring machine has passed the 2,000-foot mark on its 9,270-foot trek from the stadium area to South Lake Union. Seattle Tunnel Partners officials say they hope Bertha finishes by December. Tunnel officials stopped the... Read more

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