With spectacular views of Elliott Bay, Seattle Waterfront is one of Seattle’s most unforgettable neighborhoods. Visitors can enjoy fresh Pacific Northwest seafood, eclectic souvenir and curio shops, scenic ferry rides, or a visit to the Seattle Aquarium. Or, take a walk along the piers and simply enjoy the view. Whatever you chose to do, do it with a view at the Seattle Waterfront.
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 >>
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 >>
25 October 2013 | 8:44 pmDon’t miss all the Halloween happenings around Downtown this weekend and next week! Everything from family friendly events for the kiddos…and parties those who are a bit…older. October 25-October 31 – KUBE 93 Haunted House Check out Seattle’s best rated haunted house hosted at the Georgetown Morgue. With professional make-up art and costumes, the [...] Read More >>
The Northwest dining legacy that is Ivar’s began in 1938 with one very entrepreneurial spirit, the late Ivar Haglund. His future in music and entertaining took a slight detour when his waterfront aquarium needed a vendor to feed its guests. Using his own classic Northwest seafood recipes, Ivar’s was born—now one of the most iconic eateries for Pacific Northwest seafood. 1001 Alaskan Way, website
They say the only thing better than having a boat is having a friend with a boat. And for over 60 years Argosy Cruises has been proud to be Seattle’s “friend with a boat,” showing locals and visitors a side of Seattle they rarely get to see. Since Argosy’s early days as Seattle’s Spring Street Water Taxi, Argosy Cruises has been operating a variety of vessels providing private and public cruises around the Puget Sound area to all the must-see attractions. 1101 Alaskan Way, website
The city lights behind, Puget Sound below, and the Olympic Mountains due West, the Edgewater Hotel holds one of the most unique locations in the region. All rooms feature gas fireplaces, pine furnishings, plush comforters, complimentary bath amenities (complete with rubber ducky), minibars, in-room coffee maker, data ports, voicemail, and large windows with views of Puget Sound or Downtown Seattle. 2411 Alaskan Way. website
The Seattle Great Wheel opened to the public on June 29, 2012. Since then, it has become an icon of the city and a destination for tourists and locals alike. The Great Wheel is the largest observation wheel on the west coast, standing at 175 feet tall, and has 42 fully-enclosed gondolas each seating up to eight people. 1301 Alaskan Way, website