Once full of warehouses and light industrial buildings, South Lake Union is one of Seattle’s fastest developing neighborhoods, and is home to Seattle’s biotech community as well as Amazon’s new campus. Joining these developments is a slew of up-and-coming restaurants, coffee shops and retailers who have recently moved into the fast-growing neighborhood. Having been thought through carefully, this neighborhood has yielded exceptional livable, walkable spaces with effective transportation, sustainability, and recreation.
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 >>
12 November 2013 | 9:31 pmNewly formed Downtown family group invites parents to bring their kids for a night of entertainment and play PlayDate SEA is an imaginative, exciting play space that caters to both kids and parents. Here, parents can enjoy a relaxing environment with great food and drink, including Stumptown Coffee, while kids can let out their energy [...] 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 >>
One of Tom Douglas’ signature restaurants, Brave Horse Tavern takes a modern take on the classic, American pub food with brick-oven pretzels, beer-cheddar fondue, kushi oysters, rub with love party mix and sandwiches, to name a few. The tavern also features weekend brunch, all-day happy hour on Sundays, as well as Sunday Fried Chicken Dinner specials. 310 Terry Avenue North, Website
Since 1995, Modele’s Home Furnishings has offered high-end, brand name furniture and home accessories. Each gently-used item comes from individual homes, giving the store an eclectic balance of diverse furniture as new arrivals come daily. Modele’s also offers free customer parking and a request book for customers looking for something specific. 964 Denny Way, Website.
Nestled on the south end of scenic Lake Union, the Silver Cloud Inn offers 184 guestrooms and suites with serene waterfront views, all the while being perched against the city skyline. The hotel offers convenient services such as daily complimentary breakfasts, new spacious fitness amenities and in and out shuttle services. 1150 Fairview Ave N, Website
Utina Wardroom is a versatile event rental venue, adaptable to medium-sized weddings, receptions, business groups and parties. The venue also offers table tops, furniture, rugs, sound systems and bars. Named after the U.S.S Utina naval ship, this space also has roll-up garage doors, perfect for breezy summer days in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. 509 Dexter Ave N, Website