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Grassroots organization in Santa Clara wants to revive downtown city – CBS San Francisco

SANTA CLARA (BCN) – The people of Santa Clara want to rebuild their downtown area after demolishing it more than 50 years ago. Members of Reclaiming Our Downtown, a popular…

Man shot dead as he walked to bus in downtown Seattle: police

SEATTLE, WA – A man is recovering from injuries sustained in a downtown shootout as Seattle police search for the trigger. Shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday, police said they responded…

A for alignment: Downtown Seattle Association notes the candidates | Washington

(The Center Square) – The Downtown Seattle Association released its “Candidate score card” for city office candidates, who will face voters in less than a week. The nonprofit asked candidates…

Residential tower P1.5-B will rise in downtown Iloilo

TERRANZA RESIDENCES. The architect’s perspective of the 33-story tower of the Terranza residences that will soon rise in the town of Iloilo. The project, a joint venture between Vismin Cebu…

Official documents on what voters will approve; Answers to some questions from the public

Above: More information on the zoning article put to the vote and questions raised about a project that officials may pursue later. The special fall municipal meeting will take place…

Official documents on what voters will approve; Answers to some public questions

Above: More information on the zoning article being voted on and questions raised about a project that officials can pursue afterward. The special fall municipal assembly will take place in…

Homelessness Authority has vision for downtown Seattle recovery – but asks for $ 27 million first

The Regional Homelessness Authority has set its sights on downtown Seattle in the first major political and financial proposal since its CEO began working. General Manager Marc Dones is asking…

A wonderful adventure surrounds the Space Needle

Tim viall | On the road Take a look inside the new Space Needle While the Space Needle may look the same from the outside, a recent renovation has totally…

Hybrid work is the opportunity to reimagine downtown Seattle, not its demise

The past 18 months have accelerated a long-term trend in flexible working, offering many workers – especially tech workers – an opportunity to better balance and balance their work and…

Amazon’s self-driving cars are coming to downtown Seattle; Security advocates are not happy

Katherine Anne Long / The Seattle Times (TNS) Tech industry experts, city planners and even Governor Jay Inslee have touted self-driving cars as a panacea, reducing traffic jams and vehicle…

A look at the specifics

Above: I’m trying to make it easier for readers to understand what would and wouldn’t change under Section 10 of the city’s special meeting mandate. I see a lot of…

“Winter Wanderland” will light up the city center this Christmas

Diane Cowen, Personal editor 20 October 2021Update: October 25, 2021 3:37 p.m. 1of3The Houston Downtown Management District will host a “Winter Wanderland” experience from November 19 to January 2 with…

Compromise reached on the authorized mix for mixed use

Above: This week, Planning, EDC and selectmen agreed on a revised zoning article they will ask voters to pass – in hopes of spurring revitalization of downtown Southborough without open…

‘Illegal and scandalous’: citizens’ group sues to block downtown district tax | Local company

The downtown St. Louis, Mo. skyline is seen on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Photo by Robert Cohen, [email protected] Robert cohen ST. LOUIS – The battle for control of millions of…

Downtown District to Install Life-Size “Columbia” Artwork

COLUMBIA, Missouri (KMIZ) The Downtown Community Improvement District is set to install a life-size “Columbia” work of art on Wednesday. The City of Columbia plans to close the east sidewalk…

“Sculpture Milwaukee” artworks in downtown all turn seasonal

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Sculpture Milwaukee offers a lot to see in the downtown area, and now you have more time to see it. The current exhibition entitled “There is…

Amazon’s self-driving cars are coming to downtown Seattle. Security advocates are not happy.

A Zoox Level 3 Autonomous Toyota Highlander in downtown Seattle. (Zoox.com) Tech industry experts, city planners and even Governor Jay Inslee have touted self-driving cars as a panacea, reducing traffic…

Summerville Police Department will install security cameras downtown | News

SUMMERVILLE — Visitors to downtown will soon notice the installation of security cameras. At a recent committee meeting in October, Summerville City Council voted and approved the purchase of nearly…

Amazon’s self-driving cars are coming to downtown Seattle. Security advocates are not happy

Tech industry experts, city planners and even Governor Jay Inslee have touted self-driving cars as a panacea, reducing traffic jams and vehicle emissions while reducing collisions. But an announcement Monday…

Planning board hearing on downtown district zoning, regional school board meeting, etc.

by Beth to October 18, 2021 Above: These days (unless otherwise noted), all City committees and councils are back to meeting on zoom. Here are the committee and board meetings…

Southborough continues debate on inner city bylaw

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing writer Part of Southborough along Main Street would be subject to a much discussed downtown bylaw. (Photo / Jesse Kucewicz) SOUTHBOROUGH – Members of the Southborough…

Central / Downtown District Business Coalition: Crime Statistics Only Tell Part of the Story

By the Central / Downtown District Business Coalition Data can be a good thing. Everyone likes to have real, reliable numbers on hand to justify an argument. Unfortunately, statistics don’t…

Myrtle Beach Nonprofit Appoints CEO and Board of Directors to Help Revitalize Downtown | Myrtle Beach Affairs

MYRTLE BEACH – A startup organization recently formed to revitalize downtown Myrtle Beach has appointed its CEO and first board of directors. The Myrtle Beach Downtown Alliance has appointed Amy…

Downtown Seattle’s Woes Go Beyond Pandemic

A New York Times headline this week said, “As big tech grows in the pandemic, Seattle grows with it. Still, the story mostly refers to the Eastside, while downtown Seattle…

GFPD investigates attacks in the city center | ABC Fox Great Falls

GRANDES FALLS, Mont. – Law enforcement is investigating two reported assaults in downtown Great Falls that are believed to be related. According to the Great Falls Police Department (GFPD), on…

Vietnamese Phocific Standard Time Cocktail Bar opens in downtown Seattle

Just outside of downtown Pho Bac at 1923 7th Avenue is a sandwich sign that says “PST Bar Upstairs” with an arrow pointing up. The sign is easy to ignore…

Downtown Seattle in the spotlight of mayors’ debate as candidates are likely to ring on the future of the tech hub

Seattle mayoral candidates Bruce Harrell, left, and Lorena Gonzalez. (Images via campaign websites) The future of downtown Seattle could be in the spotlight tonight – alongside Bruce Harrell and Lorena…

Downtown Seattle Places You Must Visit

PHOTOTiffany Von Arnim/FLICKR Rising steeply from Elliott Bay, downtown Seattle welcomes visitors to the city with a platter of samples of its best features. From the culinary diversity and fresh…

Southborough Boards of Directors continue to disagree over proposed Downtown District settlement

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing writer Representatives from several Southborough city councils recently met via Zoom to discuss the proposed downtown bylaw.(Screenshot / via City of Southborough) SOUTHBOROUGH – Trying to…

Why are there bumps along I-5 in downtown Seattle (and when they’ll go away)

When Dave Ross from KIRO Radio asks you to update something for him, you do. Discussing traffic on Seattle’s Morning News Monday morning, Dave asked me about those annoying bumps…

Summerville PD increases patrols, adds downtown security cameras

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCBD) – The city of Summerville hopes a dozen new security cameras will help prevent crime in downtown areas like Hutchinson Square and business districts. A new group…

Can Downtown Seattle Attract Families? The big question behind the new school debate.

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan wants to set up a public elementary school downtown. It gives the school district the right to build on the old entrance to the Battery Street…

New protected bike path opens in downtown Seattle on Fourth Avenue

The Seattle Department of Transportation announced that the new protected Fourth Avenue bike path through downtown Seattle is now complete and open to bikers. “Keep Moving Street” in Green Lake…

Milford Wine Trail returns to downtown

MILFORD – A popular event to raise money for local charities is back this month. The 12th Annual Wine Route, organized by the Downtown Milford Business Association (DMBA), returns to…

Seattle Downtown Businesses Urge City Council to Improve Security, Tackle ‘Rampant’ Crime

The Downtown Seattle Association wants elected officials to invest more in public safety and mental health services to help downtown businesses. SEATTLE – As Seattle City Council develops next year’s…

Despite mayor’s promises, owner of downtown Seattle restaurant says area is still unsafe

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, there had been a mass shooting in downtown Seattle. Mauro Golmarvi, owner of Assaggio, an Italian restaurant, practically pleaded with city leaders for help and spoke…

Decatur man arrested after 2 women reported assault in city center

DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) – Police in Decatur said a man was arrested after two women reported being assaulted in the city center. In a press release, Sergeant Christopher Copeland said…

“Shadow government? »: The future of the downtown district is thrown into limbo | Local company

Sterman and his critical colleagues, who at the time included the principal real estate developers and owners of the Washington Avenue loft and entertainment district, saw an opportunity. Citizens for…

Washington’s Downtown District Expands With Zoning Change | Local News

After months of discussions, the Washington City Council voted on Monday to create a new downtown zoning district that city officials say could help spur construction and renovation of the…

Spire brings 343 condos to downtown Seattle

Spire, a new 41-story, 440-foot-tall multi-family tower, has been completed in Seattle. The luxury condo tower is the closest skyscraper in town to the Space Needle. The VIA Architecture-designed project…

Annual Zonta de Pascagoula festival draws crowds downtown

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WLOX) – Thousands of people invaded downtown Pascagoula on Saturday. The Zonta Festival has taken over the city center every first Saturday in October for over 40 years,…

Huntsville Women’s March draws hundreds to downtown

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – The Huntsville Women’s March saw about 400 people flock to the downtown area on Saturday afternoon. Organizers said the purpose of the march was “to send the…

“The income generated by the city center is vital”: the Jackson Street Market Days in Harlingen expand

HARLINGEN, TX (ValleyCentral) – Local shopping and supporting entrepreneurs are essential to a city’s growth, which is why the town of Harlingen is expanding its Jackson Street Market Days. Alexis…

PHOTO GALLERY | Community event unites downtown culture | New

JOHNSTOWN, PA – Angel Auxtero said that as soon as she saw the Downtown Johnstown Culture Crawl ad on Facebook, she must have been a part of it. Thursday’s event,…