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Police make arrests during downtown Seattle marches

item Photo: Seattle Department of Transportation SEATTLE – At least four people were arrested during marches on Saturday afternoon in downtown Seattle – a year after riots there followed the…

Miller’s Guild in downtown Seattle closes after eight years

A destination for downtown meat lovers has quietly bid farewell. Through the Seattle Times, Miller’s Guild – the restaurant at Hotel Max known for its enormous wood-fired grill and excellent…

Part of block in historic UP town center destroyed by fire

CALUMET, Mich. – A massive fire on Friday evening destroyed a block of historic downtown Calumet, according to WLUC-TV. The station reported that the fire occurred at a building in…

How we helped revitalize a languishing suburban downtown

Many years ago my husband, Steve, and I purchased our first home in Lombard. We bought near what we thought was a busy downtown area at the time. A few…

Kearney businesses are planting new roots in the town center

KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) – Whether it’s a new location or just a young, vibrant neighborhood, some Kearney businesses are turning to The Bricks to put down roots. Contour Med +…

Texarkana Church seeks permission to demolish historic house in downtown

TEXARKANA, Ark. (KTAL / KMSS) – The Beech Street Baptist Church has approached the Historic District Commission for permission to demolish the Claude Foulke House on Pecan Street. HDC officials…

Karen Hiller running for re-election in downtown Topeka

Board member Karen Hiller has been in her seat for 12 years, but she still wants to do more work. “I’m a worker. I just want to get in there…

Grand Lake could halt new construction in downtown

Grand Lake officials will discuss a plan next week to halt new construction in downtown Grand Lake. Last week, Grand Lake administrators held a joint workshop with the city’s planning…

Work is underway to alleviate an I-5 bottleneck in downtown Seattle

After a decade on the drawing board, construction begins this month to add a third northbound lane at Interstate 5 at Seneca Street, known as the worst bottleneck in Washington…

Urbana Town Launches Downtown Walking Tour

Posted: May 6, 2021 / 4:13 PM CDT / Update: May 6, 2021 / 4:13 PM CDT URBNA, Ill. (WCIA) – The city of Urbana has launched a new walking…

Is downtown Seattle dying? Not so fast. Office demand returns to pre-pandemic levels

In early February, I wrote about what seemed like an ominous sign for the future of downtown Seattle. An index that measures business demand for leasing new office space showed…