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Teenager shot dead in downtown Seattle A person around 15 was fatally shot on Wednesday on 3rd Avenue and Pike Street in downtown Seattle SEATTLE – Seattle police are investigating…

Whole Foods Market, IA, Partner to Design New Office in Downtown Seattle

Courtesy of IA Interior Designers By Bekka Wiedenmeyer When global supermarket chain Whole Foods Market approached global architectural firm IA Interior Architects with a design proposal for their new offices…

Man arrested after carjacking and crash in downtown Seattle – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — A man is in custody after allegedly hijacking a rideshare driver in downtown Seattle on Tuesday. Seattle police were responding to reports of a stabbing near 3rd and…

1 in custody after carjacking suspect driver crashes in downtown Seattle

A car crashed into a Starbucks reservation on Capitol Hill after a Lyft driver and a passenger were allegedly hijacked in downtown Seattle. SEATTLE — A person is in custody…

Piroshky Piroshky shuts down downtown Seattle after filming, ‘countless safety issues’

Piroshky Piroshky to close downtown Seattle Piroshky owner Piroshky has announced that she will be closing her downtown Seattle store due to “countless safety issues.” SEATTLE – A popular downtown…

Calls for help from frustrated downtown Seattle business owners – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — A call for help from some Seattle business owners caught up in the chaos downtown. “Mayor, where are you, Mr. Bruce Harrell?” asked a frustrated owner, Leyla Farange.…

A downtown Seattle bakery closes, citing excessive crime, after a fatal shooting on Sunday

It wasn’t just Sunday’s fatal shooting that led Olga Sagan to close her Piroshky Piroshky bakery in downtown Seattle. Last week, someone was shot and injured near the location of…

Seattle Downtown Revitalization in Seattle

why it matters What you will learn: How does the City of Seattle and its CRE leaders plan to revitalize downtown Seattle and create a vibrant, walkable and social destination?…

Man shot in face in downtown Seattle

Seattle police investigate downtown shooting SPD says one person was shot Monday on 3rd Avenue and Pike Street SEATTLE – Seattle police are investigating after a person was shot in…

NORDSTROM INCREASES ASSISTANCE TO DOWNTOWN SEATTLE

Nordström just announced that she is making two new commitments to support her hometown of Seattle. He will donate $1 million to Friends of Seattle Waterfront over the next five…

Washington-based companies donate $10 million to fight homelessness in downtown Seattle

Washington-based companies donate $10 million to fight homelessness in downtown Seattle Amazon, Starbucks, Microsoft Philanthropies, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, billionaires Steve and Connie Ballmer and others said Thursday…

Automated ticketing program launched in downtown Seattle

Drivers caught blocking crosswalks or driving in transit-only lanes will receive their tickets in the mail. SEATTLE — Seattle drivers beware! A new program, which has taken months to prepare,…

Downtown Seattle businesses concerned after city sees 4 shootings in 3 days

Four shootings in three days in downtown Seattle neighborhoods In the past three days, there have been four shootings in Seattle, all near the city’s downtown neighborhoods. SEATTLE – In…

Downtown Seattle businesses turn to private security

The Downtown Seattle Association says $564,000 was spent in the 2020/21 fiscal year, with most of that money from businesses going to private security firms. SEATTLE — Frustrated Seattle store…

Downtown Seattle group spends $564,000 on private security, more to come for 3rd Avenue

In response to staffing shortages reported by the Seattle Police Department (SPD), the Downtown Seattle Association (DSA), through a community levy called the Business Improvement Area (BIA), hired a private…

Opening of the first NFT museum in downtown Seattle

The Belltown Showroom is a place to educate and connect the budding NFT community in the Pacific Northwest. SEATTLE — A city filled with artists and technologists seems like the…

Try several treats on this walking tour of downtown Seattle

One foot in front of the other Although I mainly reside in Paris, where you can find cakes and pastries on almost every street, I often dream of the sweet…

Rantz: Downtown Seattle Target barely survives as shoplifting ravages store

The Target department store in downtown Seattle is being ravaged by shoplifters, with a staff member telling me the theft happens “about every 10 minutes.” He wasn’t kidding. On a…

Investigation opened after shooting in downtown Seattle sends one to hospital

A 31-year-old man was transported to Harborview Medical Center on Wednesday after a shooting in downtown Seattle. The Seattle Police Department reports that at 2:10 p.m., multiple 911 callers reported…

Man injured in shooting in downtown Seattle; mayor issues statement on ongoing violence – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — A 31-year-old man who was injured in a Wednesday afternoon shooting in downtown Seattle had a handgun and drugs on him, police said. The shooting happened at 2:10…

Person injured in downtown Seattle shooting found with handgun and narcotics

Person shot dead in downtown Seattle Seattle police investigate shooting at 3rd Ave and Pike Street SEATTLE – Police are investigating a reported shooting Wednesday afternoon on 3rd Avenue and…

A person is shot and injured near a busy intersection in downtown Seattle

One person was shot in the hip near 3rd Avenue and Pike Street according to the Seattle Police Department. SEATTLE — A person was shot and injured near a busy…

Police investigate assault on woman in downtown Seattle – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — A woman assaulted in downtown Seattle speaks out as she recovers from her injuries. “At the end of the day, it’s no one’s fault that he’s attacked. It…

Seattle’s downtown streetcar will close for weekend track repairs

Through Seattle Times Staff Reporter Sound Transit trains will not serve downtown Seattle stations this weekend due to rail maintenance, the agency said. Downtown service is canceled for all of…

PCC to open new grocery store in downtown Seattle

Through Commercial writing assistant PCC Community Markets will open its downtown Seattle grocery store on January 19, the co-op announced earlier this week. The opening comes years after PCC announced…

PCC Community Markets Sets Opening Date for Downtown Seattle Store

PCC Community Markets has revealed that it will open its long-awaited location in downtown Seattle on Wednesday, January 19 at 9 a.m., as the community recovers from the challenges of…

OED’s ‘Seattle Restored’ program will bring BIPOC artists to showcases in downtown Seattle

by Amanda Ong On December 10, 2021, the city of Seattle Economic Development Office (OED) and then Mayor Jenny Durkan announced the launch of Seattle restored – a new program…

Macklemore Shares Live Video for ‘Next Year’ Tour in Downtown Seattle

Seattle-born rapper Macklemore released a new live video for his single “Next Year” on Thursday, December 23. The studio version of the song, produced by longtime collaborator Ryan Lewis, has…

Nearly 3 dozen people arrested in downtown Seattle staged retail theft

35 people arrested for organized robbery in downtown Seattle Seattle police officers arrested 35 people in a downtown retail robbery. SEATTLE – Seattle police officers arrested 35 people in a…

Fundraising effort for new downtown Seattle waterfront reaches $ 84 million in private donations

Through Seattle Times reporter An effort to raise private funds for downtown Seattle waterfront redevelopment with a new park promenade and other public spaces topped $ 80 million, according to…

Man charged with murder in downtown Seattle shooting in October

A Seattle man previously jailed for allegedly opening fire and injuring two pedestrians on a crowded sidewalk in Seattle’s Little Saigon neighborhood in October was charged Tuesday with second degree…

Downtown Seattle retailers see encouraging signs as holiday shopping begins – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE – Downtown Seattle was buzzing as the city once again hosted the annual Westlake Tree Lighting. This is the first in-person tree lighting since the pandemic made it a…

‘We’re fed up’: suspect smashes window of downtown Seattle restaurant and grabs cash register

Seattle restaurant broken into, owner fed up Video from Barolo Ristorante at 1940 Westlake Ave shows suspect smashing window on door around 4:45 a.m. before running to bar and running…

Security Properties divests Panorama House Apartments in downtown Seattle for $ 120 million

The 18-story Panorama House in Seattle offers panoramic views of downtown Seattle, the Olympic Mountains, Mount Rainier, Lake Union, and Elliot Bay. SEATTLE – Security Properties sold Panorama House, a…

Nonprofit co-founder assaulted in downtown Seattle hate crime

Seattle Police are asking the public for help in identifying a suspect. SEATTLE – Detectives are looking for a suspect involved in a hate crime that took place in downtown…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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’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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Bungie signs lease for two floors in downtown Seattle tower that can accommodate 300 employees

Seattle’s 2 + U Tower. (2 + U Photo) Bungie stretches from Bellevue, Washington to Seattle. The independent video game developer confirmed Monday afternoon that it plans to sublet two…

Man arrested in downtown Seattle nightclub shooting

item SEATTLE – Seattle Police arrested a man for shooting someone at a Pioneer Square club early Sunday morning. Officers were patrolling near a nightclub near Occidental Avenue and Yesler…

Downtown Seattle Crime: Don’t Despair, Get Involved

Re: “I loved my downtown Seattle neighborhood, but it got too depressing to stay there,” Sep 18, Opinion]: Mary Lou Sanelli writes: “Rarely do policymakers live in the hardest hit…

Healing downtown Seattle’s wounds starts with prioritizing public safety

Eighteen months ago, the streets and sidewalks of downtown Seattle fell silent. In consultation with public health officials, employers have sent tens of thousands of workers home to slow the…

Loved my downtown Seattle neighborhood, but it got too depressing to stay

Would it have made a difference if I had known what was going to slowly and ruin my old neighborhood? Because I can understand something rationally so often, but it…

15,000 fentanyl tablets seized in downtown Seattle hotel arrest

item Two police vehicles with flashing blue lights lie diagonally at a deployment site. (Photo by Tino Plunert / picture alliance via Getty Images) SEATTLE – Seattle police arrested a…

Man attacked, robbed in downtown Seattle; the suspect gives up running away from the officers

item SEATTLE – A theft suspect gave up on running away from police and was arrested in downtown Seattle on Thursday morning. According to Seattle Police, six people approached a…

‘Two truths’ about life in downtown Seattle: Vibrant, diverse atmosphere collides with drug use and street crime

SEATTLE — After moving to a downtown high-rise from the suburbs in 2013 to take advantage of the vibrant atmosphere and walkability of Seattle’s urban core, Ted and Priscilla Tanase…

Police arrest man in downtown Seattle highway tunnel, charge him with climbing onto car, assaulting officer

Through Seattle Times reporter Police arrested a man for trespassing and assaulting an officer after he allegedly walked the pavement inside the Highway 99 tunnel in downtown Seattle on Wednesday…

Seattle downtown courthouse security concerns keep jurors away, judges say

Crime and public safety concerns around the King County Courthouse in downtown Seattle are forcing potential jurors to refuse to serve, making it more difficult to recruit juries, several judges…

The Palihotel in downtown Seattle is the ‘property of the week’ and is ideally located for tourists, hipsters and businessmen.

This hotel is a beautifully redesigned historic property in a prime downtown Seattle location, steps from Pike Place Market. SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – Conveniently located, the Seattle Palihotel is housed in…

Employees and Customers Become “Insensitive” to the Woes of Downtown Seattle

After a difficult year and a half for many businesses, some have barely had the chance to finally reopen. On Third Avenue in downtown Seattle, there’s a store called Piroshky…

Tesla opens new showroom south of downtown Seattle near The Shop, a hangout for car geeks

(Photo by Tesla) Tesla is opening a new showroom and service center south of downtown Seattle, marking the seventh location in the region for the electric vehicle maker. The new…

Elimination of downtown Seattle homeless camp ends as City Hall park closes

Street and sidewalk closures in and around Seattle City Hall Park began Friday morning, as efforts to clear a homeless camp came to an end. Chronic homelessness reaches crisis levels…

Kent, Washington man who looted during civil unrest in downtown Seattle convicted of illegal possession of firearm | USAO-WDWA

Seattle – A 33-year-old man in Kent, Wash. Was sentenced today by Seattle US District Court to two years in prison for being a felon in possession of a gun…

33-year-old Kent man convicted in downtown Seattle looting case

A 33-year-old man from Kent, who last year looted in downtown Seattle, has been sentenced to two years in prison for unlawfully possessing a firearm during a civil unrest. Al…

Downtown Seattle population rebounds to new high in 2021

Shortly after the pandemic took hold, some people prophesied the end of American cities. COVID-19 was supposed to be a game-changer – who would ever want to live in a…

Downtown Seattle vacancies remain high as virus variant clouds real estate outlook

After a year of isolated living that emptied much of downtown Seattle, summer seemed to be bringing signs of return. Vaccination rates have increased, the Pike Place market filled with…

Shorenstein Properties acquires 2601 Elliott in downtown Seattle

SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Shorenstein Properties, LLC (“Shorenstein”), owner and operator of high quality office, residential and mixed-use properties in the United States, today announced…

Safeco Plaza in downtown Seattle for sale for $ 465 million

Through Seattle Times business reporter The 50-story downtown Seattle office building that some call “the box the Space Needle entered” will soon be sold to a Boston-based developer for nearly…

Homes far from downtown Seattle appreciate faster than homes a short drive away

A neighborhood along Lake Washington in Seattle. A fall day in the Pacific Northwest. MarkHatfield / Getty Images / iStockphoto Home prices in the Seattle metro area reflect a new…

Downtown Seattle needs to clean up before inviting people to return

The Downtown Seattle Association is launching a new campaign because after a year and a half of feeling the pain of the pandemic, they want us all to come and…

‘Love, Seatown’ campaign urges residents to return to downtown Seattle

A new ad campaign is designed to entice residents to return to downtown Seattle after the pandemic. Downtown Seattle’s return has ‘turned a corner’ in recent months The Downtown Seattle…

Love, Seatown Campaign Aims to Help Downtown Seattle Businesses Recover

SEATTLE – The Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) has launched its new campaign, “Love, SeaTown,” calling on Seattle residents to return to downtown after the pandemic. As Seattle was one of…

‘It’s time to celebrate’: Durkan opens up about downtown Seattle takeover as reopening events begin

The “Welcome Back” weeks will take place from July 12 to 26 and will aim to relaunch the recovery of the city center after the COVID-19 pandemic. SEATTLE – Seattle…

Downtown Seattle business owners say recovery depends on city public safety

Seattle is working overtime to bring back its downtown core. The loss of tourists and office workers over the past year and a half has left the region struggling. The…

Downtown Seattle clothing store robbed “about a dozen times” in past year

Surveillance video captures thieves breaking into downtown Seattle store Surveillance video captured several thieves breaking into businesses in downtown Seattle and escaping with thousands of merchandise. SEATTLE – Surveillance video…

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…

“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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Downtown Seattle businesses brace for possible riots as they await Derek Chauvin’s verdict

Companies prepare for possible protests after Chauvin trial Law enforcement and businesses prepare for possible riots SEATTLE – Between the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin and other…

WSDOT finally widens I-5 northbound through downtown Seattle

The state is finally tackling one of our region’s biggest choke points by widening I-5 northbound through downtown Seattle, but it will come at a cost to people driving on…

KKR and Urban Renaissance Group Acquire 300 Pine Building in Downtown Seattle

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Seattle-based commercial real estate company Urban Renaissance Group LLC (www.urbanrengroup.com) (URG) and KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced the acquisition of the 300 Pine St building in…

Historic Macy’s building in downtown Seattle sells for nearly $600 million

Through Seattle Times business reporter An investment group and a real estate company will together pay nearly $600 million for Macy’s building in downtown Seattle, now dominated by six floors…

New foot ferry makes trip to downtown Seattle in 26 minutes

Through Seattle Times Staff Reporter Kitsap Transit begins service on its third fast ferry route Monday morning, a 26-minute direct passenger-only trip between Southworth and downtown Seattle. the 255-berth Enetai…

Homeless hotel opens today in downtown Seattle; here is a glimpse of the interior

It’s more than a year after the pandemic tore downtown tourism to ribbons and forced many of Seattle’s homeless shelters to empty or relocate, but on Wednesday the city will…

Tom Douglas is permanently closing the Dahlia Lounge in downtown Seattle

After 32 years as one of downtown’s upscale dining destinations, the Dahlia Lounge is finally done, owner Tom Douglas has announced. The space will be converted to house Serious Pie…

The Last Piece: Southworth-Downtown Seattle Fast Ferry Service Begins March 29

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap commuters working in downtown Seattle can rejoice in good news: The long-awaited Kitsap Transit fast ferry route between Southworth and downtown Seattle will begin service…

7 “must-haves” for the recovery of downtown Seattle

Every big city has a big downtown. Town centers are the heart of a region and help shape its brand and identity. Downtown Seattle is no exception – it’s the…

Downtown Seattle: ‘Clean up this mess’

“How will downtown Seattle bounce back from the pandemic?” once again describes and denounces the abandonment of downtown Seattle. Let’s look around us. Didn’t the same pandemic happen in Bellevue?…

Warning sign for downtown? Seattle is seeing the biggest decline in office demand

In downtown Seattle, crews are putting the finishing touches on a striking new skyscraper. At a height of approximately 850 feet, the Rainier Square Tower has already redesigned the city’s…

Nordstrom to move office tower in downtown Seattle

By Seattle Times business reporter After a year in which the Seattle-born retailer has laid off employees and closed stores, Nordstrom announced on Tuesday that it will be leaving its…

Downtown Seattle business owners speak out after another destructive protest

Local businesses speak out after protest damage Olivia LaVoice reports from Q13. SEATTLE – Cleanup was underway for several buildings that were damaged and vandalized Wednesday night in downtown Seattle…

Protesters march through downtown Seattle, arrests made for property damage

President Joe Biden’s inauguration was met Wednesday night in downtown Seattle with scattered protests and property damage from anti-fascist marchers who have been demonstrating for months. A group, which numbered…

Purple Café and Wine Bar opens in downtown Seattle | Eat + Drink

Heavy Restaurant Group has announced that a new Purple Café and Wine Bar has opened in downtown Seattle starting September 23. It will be open Tuesday through Thursday from 11…

The streets of downtown Seattle are nearly empty except for the homeless and those still coming to help amid the coronavirus

At 6 p.m. on a recent Friday, Aaron Guyton sat down on a park bench in the middle of Pioneer Square, where the only people around seemed to be living…

Link Light Rail closed in downtown Seattle this weekend

As construction to join new light rail tracks to serve the Eastside in the existing system continues smoothly, it’s time for commuters to prepare for the second of three scheduled…

A History of Le Bon Marché in Downtown Seattle – KIRO 7 News Seattle

The following is a HistoryLink.org essay by James R. Warren: In 1890, Josephine Nordhoff (d. 1920) and her husband, Edward Nordhoff (1858-1899) arrived in Seattle and used their savings of…

Avoiding downtown Seattle on New Year’s Eve? Here are 10 good neighborhood addresses where you can party.

Maybe you’re ready to dance until dawn to the sound of Sir Mix-a-Lot on New Year’s Eve. Or maybe you’d rather stick to your neighborhood and toast the New Year…

Sound Transit worries about safety ahead of last weekend’s violence in downtown Seattle

Long before last weekend’s shooting at Westlake Station, Sound Transit executives were concerned about maintaining a sense of safety for the light rail’s 80,000 daily riders. The agency has increased…

Bus riders and drivers adapt as hundreds more buses roll through downtown Seattle streets

Bus drivers and riders appeared to be adjusting on Monday as hundreds of bus trips were redirected from the downtown transit tunnel to surface streets, where they merged with existing…

The streetcar through downtown Seattle is a smart investment

The streetcar will create useful new connections within the downtown transportation system, integrating with light rail, buses, ferries, and Sounder and Amtrak trains. People have spoken: whether they currently use…

For thousands, light rail may be the only way to get through downtown Seattle next year

Bus diversions and lane changes are coming next year, to bring people through downtown Seattle when construction projects push buses out of the transit tunnel. Seattle is on a collision…

Sound Transit 3 plan calls for second tunnel in downtown Seattle, 108 miles of light rail

Thursday afternoon, the Sound Transit 3 (ST3) was fully unveiled at a transit agency board meeting. If approved, it could revolutionize light rail transportation throughout the Puget Sound region. #ST3…

The Sound Transit’s Link light rail connecting downtown Seattle to Sea-Tac International Airport reaches SeaTac/Airport Station on December 19, 2009.

On December 19, 2009, Sound Transit’s Link light rail connecting Seattle to Sea-Tac International Airport reached SeaTac/Airport Station. The inaugural ribbon cutting attended by some 500 celebrants takes place…

Metro Transit begins digging the downtown Seattle transit tunnel on March 6, 1987.

On March 6, 1987, Metro Transit and its contractors began drilling a 1.3-mile tunnel through the heart of downtown Seattle. The objective of the controversial project is to create…