St. Patrick’s Day Dash: Celebrate the Arrival of Spring…and the Irish in everyone!

The annual St. Patrick’s Day 5K Dash is Sunday, March 15. The dash features a new map this year, and registration must be done BEFORE the day of the event. Register now! All are welcome to run, walk, jog or crawl on March 15th from Seattle Center, through the streets of Downtown along 4th Ave, and then […]

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Downtown Lowdown: Feb. 23 – March 1

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.   Feb. 23 — National Geographic Live: Coral, Fire, & Ice: Exploring Secret Underwater Worlds Explore undersea worlds with photographic legend David Doubilet and his wife and […]

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Year of the Sheep: Celebrate the Lunar New Year this weekend!

Celebrate the Year of the Sheep by diving into the diversity, richness and culture of Downtown’s Chinatown-International District. Seattle Chinatown-International District’s Lunar New Year Celebration — This is the largest event of its kind in the region and will include dragon and lion dances, Japanese Taiko Drumming, martial arts, and the 5th annual Children’s Parade Costume Contest. The […]

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Roll out the red carpet: Oscars-worthy viewing parties in Downtown!

The Oscars, Hollywood’s biggest and most glamorous night, is this Sunday! Looking for a fun place to watch The Oscars? We’ve got you covered! The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors the cinematic achievements of the film industry during the annual Oscar telecast. Don’t have your own red carpet? Here are a few places […]

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SPD SeaStats: January 2015

The Seattle Police Department holds meetings every two weeks to discuss the latest SeaStat information and come up with strategies to reduce crime. SeaStat is a data program aimed at quickly addressing crime hotspots in Seattle based on analysis of crime data and community reports of incidents. Variations of SeaStat, often called Compstat, are used […]

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