This four-block wide urban hike stretching from Belltown to Pioneer Square is home to some of Seattle’s most memorable landmarks, including the Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum and Benaroya Hall. Eclectic boutiques and eateries express the true flavor of Seattle and attract both residents and visitors alike to West Edge.
15 July 2014 | 10:15 pmYou’ve undoubtedly seen arguments for and against the creation of a Parks District in the news of late, and maybe you have questions about what such a ballot measure would mean for Downtown parks. At present, there are more than 6,000 acres of park lands in Seattle and a $270 million maintenance backlog that is [...] Read More >>
8 July 2014 | 9:25 pmThe planning, the process, the details – it’s taken 40 years to make the Pike Place MarketFront a reality…and we’re just about there. Time to celebrate this achievement! Join Russell Investments and the Pike Place Market Foundation for drinks and conversation overlooking the new site of the expanded Pike Place MarketFront. The MarketFront is the [...] Read More >>
3 July 2014 | 11:19 pmThe Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) and partner organizations identified the former Federal Reserve Bank Building as a potential site for a Downtown public school earlier this year. Now, the school board has given a 5-2 vote to approve authorizing Seattle Public Schools’ application to take over building on 2nd Avenue. A letter was sent to Mayor [...] Read More >>
Experience Spanish-inspired cuisine at Jason Stratton’s Aragona. With geodesic light fixtures and an eclectic set of furnishings, this restaurant offers an elegant and artistic atmosphere and simple variations of traditional Spanish meals. 96 Union Street, Website
Poppy & Co. is a home furnishings store that specializes in expertly painted furniture, vintage and new home accents and gift items. Forming in Tacoma, Washington, they have opened up a new Downtown store showcasing their one-of-a-kind furniture. 1307 1st Avenue, website
Green Tortoise Hostel was created around the social communal experience. They have taken the normal hostel experience and expanded and refined it with free internet, free meals, private bathrooms and comforts that make Green Tortoise a unique and affordable experience. 105 Pike St, Website.
From the Jazz Age to the Grunge Era to the current wave of Seattle exports, the Showbox has featured shows by touring icons such as Duke Ellington, Muddy Waters and the Ramones — as well as homegrown talents ranging from burlesque queen Gypsy Rose Lee, to dynamic duo on a course for world domination Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. 1426 1st Avenue, Website