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No more defibrillators in sight in downtown Charlevoix

Hopefully most of us won’t have to use an AED. An AED, or Automated External Defibrillator, is used to help people with sudden cardiac arrest. It is a sophisticated yet…

Roadside artifact in downtown Seattle now on sale

Update, July 9, 2021: Over the past few days, a small triangle of land along Denny Way and an odd little brick building – which KIRO Radio listeners learned last…

Council approves new downtown patio parklets

Moose Jaw & District Chamber of Commerce and Moose Jaw Downtown Association want patio parclets in downtown parking lots A structure known as the “patio parking lot” could allow residents…

Police link group of attackers to downtown robberies, shootings and hijackings in recent days – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – A group of men attacked people in downtown Chicago – committing crimes that included carjacking, shooting and robberies. Metra Rock Island District service was cut short at…

“Welcome Back Weeks” for downtown Seattle to debut in July

On Wednesday, June 23, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and private partners announced a series of new initiatives to help downtown small businesses. One of the components revolves around events organized…

King County Council member lobbies to condemn park near downtown Seattle courthouse

For years, security concerns have circulated around the Third Avenue entrance to the King County Courthouse in downtown Seattle. Now King County Council Member Reagan Dunn is pushing the county…

US Bank Tower revitalization could transform downtown Seattle

EQ Office has announced plans to reposition the US Bank Tower in downtown Seattle. The project will be the largest of its kind downtown in the market, according to EQ…

LMC Adds 548 Apartment Homes to Downtown Seattle Skyline with the Release of the Ovation Luxury Twin Towers Community

SEATTLE, WA – LMC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lennar Corporation and a leader in apartment development and management, has announced the completion of Ovation, a luxury two-tower, mixed-use apartment…

Gelatiamo in downtown Seattle celebrates 25 years of sweets

The ice cream shop / bakery opened in 1996. # k5evening SEATTLE – Long before the invention of ice cream, there was ice cream. For Maria Coassin, there is really…

Documentary highlighting the early days of historic downtown Thomasville

THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) – A new documentary celebrating historic downtown Thomasville, which was once the heart of the African American community, debuted Friday night at the Ritz Amphitheater. WCTV’s Katie…

CCP Community Markets Change Location to Downtown Seattle Through Early 2022

PCC Community Markets, the largest community food market in the United States, will move its planned downtown Seattle store opening from this year to early 2022. However, in an effort…

Cool Spring Downtown District Announces New Summer Market

The Cool Spring Downtown District will launch the District’s Summer Market in June at Festival Park. This farmers and makers market is scheduled to be open to the public from…

The Palm Springs block; a city center for tourists and residents to enjoy

A block of downtown Palm Springs is undergoing a transformation in hopes of revitalizing the neighborhood and attracting visitors with its nearby architecture, artwork, and restaurants. “We just saw this…

Nashville Approves Sales Tax Increase for Downtown District | Tennessee

(The Center Square) – Visitors to the downtown Nashville business district will pay more sales tax starting July 1. The increase in the sales tax rate – from 9.5% to…

Business owner: Crime and homelessness in downtown Seattle have ‘never been worse’

After KIRO Radio’s Gee and Ursula Show shared their own stories this week about visiting downtown Seattle, particularly as it relates to the homelessness crisis, they heard from a local…

Oceanside Police are looking to install 54 surveillance cameras in the town center

Oceanside Police Headquarters. Courtesy of the department The Oceanside Police Department is asking the city to approve a $500,000 allocation to purchase 54 surveillance cameras they want to install in…

Are tech workers returning to downtown Seattle? Here’s what the companies are planning

Downtown Seattle and the Amazon headquarters campus during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo GeekWire/Kurt Schlosser) Plywood is down, surviving restaurants are adding hours, and vehicular traffic in Seattle is increasing by…

New apartments are on the way in the old quarter of downtown Prosper

The historic district of downtown Prosper has a new apartment community. An Alabama builder, Birmingham-based LIV Development LLC, is planning the rental project on Fifth Street near the iconic grain…