Can you guess how many construction cranes are in Seattle right now?

According to Rider Levett Bucknall’s Crane Index, there are approximately 51 cranes in helping change the Seattle Skyline. Seattle is experiencing an economic boom — and with that boom comes new buildings, new residents and lots of cranes. The official count of Seattle’s cranes was done in November and covers ground from SODO to Northgate. […]

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First Hill Streetcar Project Hits A Bump in the Rails

The First Hill Streetcar won’t run until at least August 2015. Originally scheduled to be launched in fall 2014, the First Hill Streetcar project has already missed the deadline. Seattle Department of Transportation pushed back the launch date to early 2015, but now SDOT is reporting the new streetcar service won’t be in service until at […]

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Spend MLK Day Volunteering!

Want to spend Jan. 19 honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by Volunteering? Volunteer for several projects throughout the Puget Sound! United Way estimates nearly 2,000 people joined their volunteer efforts last MLK Day. Want to join in? You can register up to the morning of Jan. 19 for different volunteer opportunities. […]

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Kingfish Cafe hints at move to Pioneer Square

Pioneer Square may soon be home to Kingfish Cafe, the soul food restaurant that is closing it’s Capitol Hill location. Kingfish Cafe is closing its doors after nearly 20 years on Capitol Hill, but owners have hinted about the possiblity of reopening the beloved Cafe in Pioneer Square. In an interview with The Seattle Times, co-owner […]

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There is still limited space available for the Idea Exchange on Wednesday, Jan. 28. The Idea Exchange will introduce you to three new faces in Seattle city government. The three speakers are: Robert Feldstein — Director, Office of Policy & Innovation, …

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The Seahawks start down the road to the Super Bowl (again) with their first playoff game against the Carolina Panthers this Saturday at 5:15. Don’t have tickets to the game at CenturyLink Field? No big deal. We’ve got you covered with great local places showing the game! Here’s a list of some places in Downtown […]

Hey Michael! We added you guys to the list! Thanks for letting us know!