SoDo is located just south of Pioneer Square and the Chinatown-International District. This industrial neighborhood is home to Starbucks headquarters, the home fields of the Mariners, Seahawks and Sounders, an assortment of businesses, art galleries, lofts and pubs.
19 November 2013 | 12:17 amExactly how the special session in Olympia shakes out will have a dramatic effect on our public transit. Commuters and employers alike stand to be severely impacted if the state legislature does not adopt a transportation package. Faced with a budget shortfall, Metro cuts will amount to a loss of 17 percent of service, affecting [...] Read More >>
8 November 2013 | 11:18 pmAs we noted about a month ago, the Downtown Seattle Association updated their study regarding the need for a public school in Downtown Seattle. Now, the conversation has continued on the Seattle Schools Community Forum blog, you can find their entry here. Some background on this issue: In 2012, DSA, in partnership with Seattle Public [...] Read More >>
7 November 2013 | 10:16 pmTraffic might get ugly this weekend with the Friday-Monday closure of SR 99 through Downtown Seattle As work on the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program continues, we need to gear up for temporary closures in the Downtown area. This weekend crews will be working on the South Atlantic Street overpass, causing SR 99 to close [...] Read More >>
Pecos Pit BBQ is a walk-up-and-order business that takes a modern perspective on traditional BBQ, blending tender meat with intense sauces and flavors. Open only for lunch, their menu includes hot pork and shredded beef sandwiches, spicy links and beans. Pecos also offers a “spiked” option to all their items for customers who want their food kicked-up a notch. 2260 1st Ave S,Website
Dick’s Restaurant Supply store offers an impressive collection of thousands of products for restaurant, bakery, deli, catering and event needs. Besides conventional purchases, Dick’s also buys and sells premium used equipment and small wares. They provide additional services such as designer and kitchen space planner consultations, product installations and delivery. 2963 1st Ave S, Website
Located directly across the street from Safeco Field and CenturyLink Field, this hotel is perfect for sports fans or anyone who wants to experience this historic neighborhood. Amenities include an outdoor pool overlooking Elliott Bay, Internet access, fitness center, business center and Jimmy’s on First – Fine Restaurant and Sports Bar and Grill. 1046 1st Ave S, Website
Sitting inside a building the size of a warehouse, Pacific Galleries Auction House has grown into one of the largest and most highly reputed antique dealers in the Pacific Northwest. The store doubles as an antique mall and auction house, selling trinkets, antiques, collectables and fine art hand selected by its team of professionals. 241 S Lander St, Website