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Sandwich shop opens in downtown Dallas with futuristic ordering system

Dallas-based Which Wich Superior Sandwiches has unveiled a new kind of restaurant in downtown Dallas. Called Who!it is a spin-off of Which Wich that uses a new “virtual cashier” ordering…

What is a payday loan? 7 expert reasons to avoid them

We earn a commission for products purchased through certain links in this article. With the rising cost of living, you may be wondering what payday loans are and if they…

Newmark arranges $127 million sale of downtown Seattle block with potential for life sciences redevelopment

April 27, 2022 09:00 Newmark announces that it has completed the $126.75 million sale of the Loyal Inn Block, a 1.6-acre redevelopment site located at 2300 Seventh Avenue North and…

Potholes unearth remnants of Winnipeg’s streetcar system

It’s pothole season in Winnipeg, but some potholes are so deep they’ve revealed an interesting part of Winnipeg’s history. Decades-old rails were revealed by a stretch of potholes on Osborne…

Council paves way for condos in downtown district

217 rue Pinnacle Belleville next to the former fenced site of the Quinte Hotel. (Photo: Quinte News) Belleville Council voted unanimously against designating a building adjacent to the former…

Parking study commissioned as Royal Oak struggles with new system – Daily Tribune

A new parking system installed in downtown Royal Oak late last year continues to spark complaints, but city and police officials say the issues are being resolved. The city’s Downtown…

Fonté Coffee Roaster bets on downtown Seattle with a new coffee shop in Rainier Square

Fonté owner Paul Odom wants to see Seattle have fun again in Seattle’s new ‘Hot Spot’ Seattle, WA –Direct News– Fonté Coffee Roaster, Seattle’s micro-roasting pioneer founded by Paul Odom…

Puyallup sets up a new emergency alert system for residents

There’s a new way for the residents of Puyallup to stay informed in the event of an emergency. The city recently launched “Puyallup Alerts”, an emergency alert system used to…

Battery-powered electric buses added to Colorado Springs transit system | Content reserved for subscribers

On Earth Day, the Colorado Springs Transit System took an important step toward operating a more environmentally friendly bus fleet. Mountain Metropolitan Transit officials on Friday unveiled four battery-powered electric…

Plattsburgh to add paid parking system downtown

Plattsburgh, NY – The City of Plattsburgh said it is advancing plans for a paid parking system in the downtown district as well as City Beach. The city wants to…

Cash App Borrow: Cash App’s new lending feature

Bojan89 / iStock.com If there are times when you need an advance before you get your paycheck, Cash App loan money could be a lifesaver. After all, sending and receiving…

McMorris Rodgers urges Biden to clean up Puget Sound and downtown Seattle ahead of Earth Day visit to Washington

Spokane, Wash. – Today, ahead of President Joe Biden’s trip to Washington, Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) called attention to the environmental devastation caused by the continued pollution…

Work to clear bumps along I-5 through downtown Seattle is expected to lead to months of weekend closures

The “bump brigade” is on its way. Workers are about to head back onto I-5 southbound in Seattle to remove all those terrible alignment-killing bumps left over from last year’s…

“The ugliest building in downtown Seattle” or “a piece of public art”? Either way, King County shut it down

For more than 15 years, a prime real estate block in Seattle’s booming downtown has lain vacant, a veritable hole in the ground, directly across from City Hall. Now, just…

New machine learning system could allow self-driving vehicles to navigate city streets safely

Humans may be one of the biggest roadblocks preventing fully autonomous vehicles from entering city streets. If a robot is going to drive a vehicle safely in downtown Boston, it…

Area college kids dive into the justice system with a mock trial

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) — Middle schoolers Lubbock and Amarillo spent their Wednesday in the courtroom, honing their skills in a mock trial. The project is something the 8th and 9th…

The City of Milwaukee and Downtown Milwaukee, BID #21, Host Downtown Plan Update Meeting

The 2010 downtown Milwaukee plan included adding a fixed-rail streetcar system, revitalizing Wisconsin Avenue, and improving the Station Plaza/Milwaukee Intermodal Station area, among other projects. Over the past decade, more…

City commission votes to expand downtown district

City commissioners voted unanimously at their April 19 meeting to expand the boundaries of the business improvement district for the first time since it was established in 1989. State law…

Neighborhood Cleanup Targets Downtown West | Homes and lifestyle

Posted on April 20, 2022 | 09:00 The Salvation Army Hospitality House (“The Sally”), 423 Chapala St., is co-hosting a neighborhood spring cleanup in partnership with Downtown West residents, from…

Transit system considering bus service to Rivian

MCLEAN COUNTY (WEEK) – Connect Transit would add bus service to Rivian Automotive in West Normal possibly as early as August or September as part of a budget the public…

VA proposes massive changes to Georgia’s healthcare system

“My two kids, who were world champions in kickboxing and martial arts, would go to the hospital in Atlanta and perform for the vets who were there for surgeries or…

Little Rock police report spike in violence in downtown early 22

The chief of the Little Rock Police 12th Street Patrol Division, which encompasses downtown, on Thursday highlighted the hard work of officers in the first three months of 2022, even…

HCMC develops plan to charge cars entering city center

The move aimed to adopt a government decree on improving traffic order and safety and reducing traffic congestion in the period 2022-2025, local media reported. As a result, HCMC, Hanoi,…

Daisy Morales to reintroduce active shooter warning system legislation after NYC subway shooting

The bill would require the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to set up an alert system to be activated upon reporting an active shooter. Democratic Representative from Orlando daisy morals…

Polk’s transit system will see improvements in routes and driver compensation

Citrus Connection, Polk County’s transit agency, this week unveiled a two-part plan to meet demands for more service during a population boom and labor shortages. “To say it was difficult…

Downtown Seattle could get a police precinct, sheriff runner-up expected to return to police academy if nominated

1. The Seattle Police Department may open a “mini compound” in a storefront owned by the Low Income Housing Institute on downtown Third Avenue, and is also considering a second…

North Seattle light rail stations reopen after security system malfunction

By Seattle Times Staff Reporter Light rail service in North Seattle was fully restored just before 5 p.m. Thursday after faulty fire safety equipment caused the six-hour closure of U…

Everyone hails the NBA’s play-in system. A good idea that gives juice to the season

I love the NBA play-in system. Despite the results, the whole concept seems to be working so well and after listening to Adam Silver last week after the board of…

Ordinance restricting gambling in the downtown district presented to council – Sheridan Media

City Attorney Brendon Kerns presented the details of Ordinance 2250 to Sheridan City Council and Mayor Rich Bridger during the council’s recent study session. The ordinance concerns the limitation of…

King County launches new safety plan for its downtown Seattle campus – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — King County officials announced a new plan to create a safer environment around King County facilities in downtown Seattle. King County Central Campus is bordered by Third Avenue,…

Downtown district kicks off spring and summer festivities in Market Square

Downtown Saint Arnold pub crawl at Market Square Park in downtown Houston. Photo: Jamaal Ellis j.vince photography / For the Chronicle The Houston Downtown Management District has announced its Spring/Summer…

Controversy simmers over restaurant in historic downtown Zachary

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) — There’s a simmering controversy in Zachary over a new restaurant in the downtown historic district. At Tuesday’s city council meeting, residents and council members expressed…

2020 protests highlight vulnerabilities in Portland police accountability system, report says

“This dynamic over time has eroded protesters’ confidence in city leaders’ respect for their constitutional right to free speech and assembly.” PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Portland police officers used “unprecedented…

The WA ferry system is experiencing an unprecedented staff shortage

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington State Ferries officials acknowledge the system is understaffed and needs dozens of new hires. A March report from the ferry system says staffing shortages are unprecedented…

Proposed multi-tower construction project for downtown Seattle

The new three-building development would include a full rehabilitation of the historic Lloyd Building. SEATTLE — Despite the economic upheaval of the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic…

Downtown West Monroe is experiencing a business boom

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) — The antique Alley in West Monroe is experiencing a boom in businesses moving to the area. A growing number of entrepreneurs are interested in it…

Would an expanded east-west rail system put the state on the path to more affordable housing?

Leaders of A Better City, a nonprofit focused on growing through the lens of equity, sustainability and improving public transit, say the key to easing pressure on the Greater Boston…

City may drop plans to hire ‘system navigator’ to tackle homelessness

After all, the city may not be paying someone to help homeless people downtown. Late last year, the board voted to set aside a maximum of $70,000 per year, for…

$19,000 mammoth tusk stolen from downtown Seattle gallery

The suspect fled the area in a stolen purple PT Cruiser, police said. SEATTLE — A fossilized mammoth tusk worth $19,000 was stolen from a downtown Seattle art gallery on…

The Huntsville Library System a welcoming place of knowledge, connection

Upon entering a branch of the Huntsville Madison County Public Library (HMCPL), patrons feel a sense of possibility. “Every place you pass in the library offers the opportunity to explore…

Lawmakers call for justice system reforms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The shooting in downtown Sacramento has prompted policymakers to take action with many proposals on the table for them to consider. “We are pursuing the reforms…

Council creates overlay design district for downtown

PRAIRIE GROVE — City officials have been discussing the idea of ​​establishing design standards for the central business district to protect downtown architecture and historic elements for years. Prairie Grove…

LETTER: The ward system outlives utility | Letters

Having served as alderman for Ward 8 in Bloomington when my friend Jim Fruin was alderman for Ward 9, I agree that the ward system has lost its usefulness. Bloomington…

Employees of this downtown Seattle hotel and their families delivered meals to residents in need | Traveling and Giving Back: Meg James | Founder of Go and Do Good®

Meg James Our stay was sponsored by The State Hotel. All opinions are mine. Follow me on NewsBreak to learn more about hotels giving back! Our eighteen-year-old niece, Brynn, graduated…

Doctor buys third downtown property, this one is set to become mead – WFTV

ORLANDO, Florida— Editor’s Note: This story is available through a content partnership between WFTV and the Orlando Business Journal. A corner property in the popular Mills 50 shopping district has…

Los Angeles voting system still fails to meet certification authority standards, county clerk slams critics: ‘BradCast’ 04/04/2022

Guests: Susan Greenhalgh of Free Speech for People and Ian Patton of the Long Beach Reform Coalition Also: Atrocities in Ukraine, the United States and why protecting democracy remains more…

MLB considering electronic system for calling pitches

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Imagine Clayton Kershaw on the mound in Game 7 of the World Series, staring at his receiver in a big moment. And his receiver is blinking…no…

Mass shooting in Sacramento leaves downtown on edge

The bustling section of downtown Sacramento turned into a crime scene early in the morning SACRAMENTO, CA – K Street is an area filled with restaurants and bars leading to…

Auburn Public Theater receives $50,000 from the state for its lighting system | Entertainment

The citizen staff Auburn Public Theater is one of 116 capital projects funded through the New York State Council on the Arts’ latest funding cycle for fiscal year 2022. The…

Digging into the details of a new light rail tunnel in downtown Seattle

Written by Sound Transport, Corporate Communications Looking down at the underground U District station platform from the mezzanine. sound transit In this press release,…

Crime in Downtown Seattle: Impact on the Arts

Re: “As more and more shows open in the Seattle area, how are ticket sales going?” [March 25, Entertainment]: I believe the most obvious reason for the drop in subscriptions…