Hempfest and Your Neighborhood – Festival Asks for Community Feedback

Hempfest is huge. As the largest marijuana rally in the nation, complete with live music and a number of notable speakers, there is a large influx of people Downtown during this three-day event.  Hempfest organizers want to know how their event is impacting you, the Downtown resident or business. The Downtown Seattle Association has heard concerns from Dowtown [...]

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Be a firefighter for a day with the Kid’s Firefighter Challenge

What child doesn’t dream of becoming a firefighter? The 2014 Pioneer Square Fire Festival will give children a unique chance to put on the hat, wear the jacket and run through a “rescue” operation. The family friendly 2014 Pioneer Square Fire Festival will include a Kid’s Firefighter Challenge (KFC), which will teach children about the [...]

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Are you firefighter fit? Sign up now for relay-style Five-Alarm Challenge!

The 2014 Pioneer Square Fire Festival welcomes the return of the Scott Safety Firefighter Combat Challenge to Downtown Seattle. There will also be the 5-Alarm Challenge, a relay-style version of the combat challenge where teams of three or five compete against others.   Want to see if you are firefighter fit? Test your strength and fire-safety knowledge [...]

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Join Seattle Public Schools tonight to discuss potential Downtown school

Seattle Public Schools is hosting a meeting regarding the possibility of creating a K-5 elementary school in Downtown Seattle. Tonight’s meeting is at 6 pm and will take place at the Belltown Community Center: 415 Bell Street. Seattle Public Schools will give a short presentation on what a Downtown Seattle school might entail. This presentation will be [...]

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Downtown Lowdown: Week of Aug. 11 – 17

Downtown Lowdown — your weekly dose of the top-level things, events, specials and happenings in Downtown Seattle this week. If it’s happening…and it’s “happening”…you’ll find it here… Monday, Aug. 11 — Seattle Mariners v. Toronto Blue Jays Head on down to Safeco Field at 7:10 pm for a Mariners game! It’s going to be super [...]

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