The Metropolitan Improvement District (MID) is placing 15 cigarette recycling boxes throughout Downtown. Yes, it’s true, cigarette butts (the most littered item in the U.S. and across the globe) can actually be repurposed instead of simply tossed into trash cans. Read more.
The Seattle School Board’s decision to not adopt a resolution to acquire the former Federal Reserve Bank building does not shut the door for the development of a Downtown public school at the 90,000 square foot facility on 2nd Avenue.
The Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) and Urban Yoga Spa are teaming up to offer a new way to get your lunch break workout and relieve the mid-week stress buildup with free one-hour yoga sessions at noon every Wednesday from June 18th to September 24th in Westlake Park (4th Avenue & Pine Street). Read more…
The Downtown Residents Council welcomes Kathleen O’Toole to Seattle, and raises the primary concerns of open-air drug dealing and public safety concerns in Downtown parks. Read more…
Even as a perennial top 10 city for dogs, there has been a gap in amenities for parents of pooches living and visiting Downtown. The Metropolitan Improvement District (MID) has begun addressing this need, installing Mutt Mitt stations in Downtown neighborhoods, providing a clean solution for what can be a messy situation.
Downtown Seattle Groups Urge Seattle Public Schools to Consider Potential Site for a Downtown Public School
The Downtown Seattle Association (DSA), Downtown Residents Council, Downtown Seattle Families and other partner organizations have sent a letter to Seattle Public Schools (SPS) Superintendent Jose Banda, to alert district officials about the unique opportunity to acquire, at no cost, a suitable building and land Downtown which could serve as the location for a new Downtown public school.
Employment Gains, Public Space Improvements and Residential Development Growth Take Center Stage at State of Downtown.