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.
11 March 2014 | 6:44 pmCome Downtown to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day—eat Irish food, run the dash, step dance to live music and enjoy a pint of two of Guinness… And don’t forget to wear green! Irish Festival at Seattle Center Seattle Center Festal presents Irish Week Festival, March 15 and 16. Explore and experience the cultural roots and [...] Read More >>
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 >>
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