Posts Tagged ‘Metropolitan Improvement District’

Share your Westlake Park summer activity photos

Join our social media campaign to show off our beautiful Downtown Westlake Park! If you’ve been to Westlake Park recently, you may have noticed some big changes, some positive changes. We’ve been working hard to activate the Park, and the change is obvious. Have you been playing Ping Pong? Or having a great time on […]

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DSA, Mayor celebrate new partnership at Westlake Park

If you’ve walked through Westlake Park the last couple of weeks then you’ve probably noticed some positive changes like new furniture, activities, amenities and more! Today Mayor Ed Murray, Seattle Parks & Recreation and the DSA celebrated the success of a new measure to better two of our Downtown parks. The agreement was signed between the City and the […]

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Positive Changes in Westlake Park

If you’ve been to Westlake Park recently, you may have noticed some positive changes. We’ve been busy putting in new tables & chairs, umbrellas, games, mobile reading rooms and more! The new additions, as well as schedule programming, are coming over the next few weeks as a part of the new initiative that positions the Downtown […]

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Seattle Channel’s City Inside/Out focuses on new 9 1/2 Block Strategy

City Inside/Out featured a discussion on the recently announced 9 1/2 Block Strategy, which will help to decrease criminal behavior in Downtown. The show started off by following the Metropolitan Improvement District’s Street Outreach Manager, Jackie St. Louis on his daily trek through Downtown, connecting with those on the streets. The City Inside/Out panel discussed […]

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May Day Protests to cause major traffic congestion, commute delays

Several May Day events are planned for the afternoon of May 1. These events will snarl traffic, causing congestion and delays. A permitted march (shown above in the photo by The Seattle Times) starts at 3pm. Marchers will take Jackson to Boren, cross I-5 at Pine Street and end up at the federal courthouse at 700 Stewart Street. Please […]

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