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.
7 July 2014 | 6:18 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, July 7 – Chocolate: The Exhibition Who doesn’t like chocolate? The answer, of course, is no one. We all love the stuff! The delicious confection has quite [...] Read More >>
2 July 2014 | 9:22 pmThe dazzling display in the night sky over Lake Union on July 4th is a sight to behold, and that will certainly be the case this year for the Seafair Summer Fourth. Crowds descend upon this area year after year to enjoy the festivities. Unforunately, whenever you have crowds of this size you also have [...] Read More >>
30 June 2014 | 10:42 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, June 30 – Trader Joes’ Silent Movie Mondays: The Circus The fourth film in the Significant Silents series is THE CIRCUS (1928). The film was directed, produced, [...] Read More >>
Portage Bay in South Lake Union makes the perfect brunch spot with a fantastic menu of local, organic breakfast and lunch items. Take your plate over to the fruit bar to load up on a wide selection of organic berries, nuts, cream and other fresh toppings. 391 Terry Avenue N, Website
Get geared up for summer adventures at Feathered Friends. Down garments, backpacking gear, clothing and any other outdoor equipment you can think of are offered at this local shop that was founded in 1972 by an outdoors-loving husband and wife. 119 Yale Ave N, Website.
With most of the hotel rooms facing picturesque Lake Union or the stunning Downtown skyline, you could not ask for a more beautifully located hotel than the Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Lake Union. 925 Westlake Ave N, Website
Moss Bay Rowing, Kayaking, Sailing and Paddle Board Center offers boating opportunities year round on Seattle’s Lake Union. Boating enthusiasts of all ages, sizes, and abilities can enjoy access to the water and take in the sights this beautiful lake on the edge of Downtown. 1001 Fairview Avenue N, Website