Situated between Seattle’s towering Queen Anne Hill and the trendy Belltown neighborhood, Uptown is a lively mix of restaurants, shops, residential communities and amenities. Home to the Seattle Center, including Key Arena, McCaw Hall, Pacific Science Center, the Experience Music Project, Seattle’s iconic Space Needle and more, Uptown is always bustling with activity.

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  • 23 April 2014 | 8:49 pm
    japanese festival Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Japan through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods and games. Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival features Taiko drumming, artisan demonstrations, and a theatrical stage production—Otokichi–about the first Japanese shipwreck survivors on US (Washington state) soil. Come and experience Japanese culture through various [...] 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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Athina Grill

Athina Grill will transport you from Uptown to the streets of Greece, with traditional, authentic Greek dishes and flavors. The restaurant has one philosophy: enjoy food and people and the act of bringing the two together. Menu items have been passed down from generations of recipes, all blending into Athina Grill’s unique taste. The restaurant also offers catering and takeout.  528 Queen Anne Ave N, Website


Since the 1950s, Photo-tronics has provided camera repairs in Downtown Seattle. Since then, the company’s skills have grown with each generation—from the most basic point and shoot cameras to the most advanced digital imaging equipment and projectors. Photo-tronics welcomes business from everyone including retail, wholesale, commercial and institutional customers. 513 Dexter Ave N, Website

Hyatt Place Seattle/Downtown

Just down the street from the famous Space Needle and Seattle Center, the Hyatt Place Seattle/Downtown location offers a prime location for business and leisure travelers. The hotel offers complimentary services including daily breakfast buffets, 24-hour made-to-order room-service items, audio visual equipment, and complimentary shuttle service. 110 6th Ave N, Website

Experience Music Project

One of Seattle’s greatest landmarks, the Experience Music Project is a 140,000 square foot building featuring innovative galleries, an interactive Sound Lab, and Sky Church—a concert venue that houses the largest indoor LED screen in the world. For over 10 years, the EMP has been a key economic driver among Seattle nonprofit arts and cultural organizations. 325 5th Ave N, Website

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