South Lake Union

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.

Let’s Talk Downtown Blog – South Lake Union
  • 24 April 2014 | 9:20 pm
    Vacant: City-owned lot in Ravenna In February 2014, the Seattle City Council convened a workforce housing forum in order to deal with the challenge of insufficient affordable housing. A panel of consultants and housing experts attended from around the country in order to share information about best practices, as well as review Seattle’s current housing plan. After an afternoon of [...] Read More >>
  • 21 April 2014 | 9:51 pm
    dance around the world Downtown 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, April 21 – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Director Braden Abraham takes on the modern American classic Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee at Seattle [...] Read More >>
  • 18 April 2014 | 8:42 pm
    bike master plan City Councilmembers unanimously approved the Bicycle Master Plan that has been in the works since 2007 and the final version can be viewed online. On Monday, City Councilmembers unanimously voted to approve the Bicycle Master Plan that outlines new improvements for Seattle’s bicycle infrastructure Downtown and beyond. This plan will set new projects in motion [...] Read More >>
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Brave Horse Tavern

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 NorthWebsite

Modele’s Home Furnishings

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.

Silver Cloud Inn

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

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

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