Located between the Retail Core and Seattle Center, Belltown is one of Seattle’s most hip, youthful neighborhoods and contains much of Downtown Seattle’s residential base. Home to a mix of jazz and rock venues, pool halls, cafes, unique boutiques and thrift shops, this vibrant neighborhood also plays host to many of Downtown’s hottest restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
10 March 2014 | 8:24 pmDowntown 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, March 10 – Sonia Sotomayor: ‘My Beloved World’ Presented by University Bookstore, Sonia Sotomayor—U.S. Supreme Court Justice—will share her new memoir My Beloved World. The book [...] Read More >>
5 March 2014 | 6:19 pmSupport great local restaurants and enjoy exceptional cuisine all over Downtown (and the rest of Seattle) through the end of March. Presented by Seattle Good Business Network, Dine Around Seattle is back for its spring promotion and will run Sundays through Thursdays and offer 3 course meals at a variety of local restaurants. Choose a [...] Read More >>
4 March 2014 | 6:48 pmDesigner James Corner will present the newest waterfront designs as well as a scale model of the new improvements. Now you can see the future waterfront up close with a four foot scale model and drawn designs so you can get a real sense of the exciting improvements in store. Designer James Corner will be [...] Read More >>
Located in the heart of Belltown,Tavolàta is serious about pasta—from Rigatoni to Casarecce, Conchiglie to Linguine—freshly extruded every day on-site. It’s fresh…very fresh. A restaurant whose name means “to gather around a table,” Tavolàta is a great place for large parties and private events. Oh, and, the happy hour is immensely popular and incredibly good. 2323 2nd Ave, www.ethanstowellrestaurants.com/tavolata
A women’s boutique that is home to the unique, the hip and the elegant finds. Endless style from Seattle’s own Prairie Underground to Portland’s Jet, handmade Jewelry from lines such as Mango, Rebel and Harlow, to the coolest bags and accessories in town, The Endless Knot offers endless options for every budget all year long. 2300 1st Ave, Website
A former maritime workers’ hotel in Belltown, the ACE Hotel was transformed in 1999. It’s roots are fitting of the Pacific Northwest— the unfussy luxury and intentional design ethos that drives those surrounding Puget Sound. Loft ceilings, hardwood floors (where preserved) and art in guest rooms are some of the elements that put Ace on the hotelier map. 2423 1st Ave,Website
There few spots in the Northwest with such a storied and beloved past, and no other rock and roll venue that has earned its right to occupy the hearts of so many. Countless incredible bands played within the walls of Belltown’s much loved living room including: Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Cheap Trick, R.E.M., Mudhoney, and Yoko Ono. 2200 2nd Aveune, Website