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Smith Tower penthouse tenant bets on future of downtown Seattle

An estimated 100,000 people now live in downtown Seattle, and that number is growing despite major crime challenges. SEATTLE – It’s a new year and a new lease for one…

Peterborough’s cycling masterplan aims to triple the network of trails around the city – Peterborough

The city of Peterborough’s long-term plan for cycling could see its trail network more than triple over the next two decades and beyond, according to a proposed master plan for…

Ottawa police say the 911 system is being targeted by a ‘flood’ of fake calls, putting lives at risk

Ottawa police say the city’s 911 system is inundated with nuisance calls, putting residents’ lives at risk amid an ongoing standoff with protesters over vaccination warrants. “We are aware of…

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…

Pascagoula continues to develop its downtown area | Mississippi News

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — Several redevelopment projects in Pascagoula are set to continue into 2022. Projects involving apartments, commercial spaces and a boutique hotel are expected to start soon, Gulflive.com…

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…

Coronavirus response | Omicron causes logistical headaches in county court system | Coronavirus

URBANA – With an increase in the number of inmates infected with COVID-19 at the Champaign County Jail, court staff and corrections workers are using extra oil to keep the…

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…

Wheatley Ready-to-Use Ventilation System

Content of the article In anticipation of another gas release, Wheatley officials have completed preparations to provide a safe method of ventilation. Content of the article Based on history, the…

Futuristic police camera system will track people and track movement in parts of Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE – A high-tech camera system for law enforcement is online, tracking people’s movements in 19 locations and growing. Baton Rouge police discussed the project at a press conference…

88 acres in Hanover to become a downtown pedestrian area

December 16, 2021 Construction on the first phase has begun to transform 88 acres in the Whippany neighborhood of Hanover Township into the River Park Town Center designed by DMR…

Forest City Celebrates Traditional December 11 Christmas in the Downtown District | Community

Rob Hillesland Summit-Tribune Forest City successfully returned to a full-fledged traditional Christmas celebration on December 11 after an innovative but more limited Christmas cruise and parade last year due to…

Manistee plans to create a downtown district, an authority

The 11-member Manistee County Council of Commissioners appears to be heading for downsizing as a state-mandated redistribution committee holds sessions on redistribution to keep pace with population shifts . Yesterday…

Bakersfield business leaders plan to revitalize downtown

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – Business leaders gathered and shared their ongoing projects in downtown Bakersfield. The goal is to revitalize the neighborhood and make downtown a better place for the…

shootings on the rise in the city center, according to police data | Chicago News

Ten people were killed and at least 50 people were shot dead in Chicago over the weekend. Public officials are left to grapple with how to deal with the problem…

Southborough Town Meeting Approves City Center District By-Law

By Laura Hayes, Senior community reporter Members of the municipal assembly brandish their red cards to vote at the special municipal assembly on November 1. (Photo / Laura Hayes) SOUTHBOROUGH…

Worcester ‘Balloons & Bad Advice’ aims to highlight the city center

WORCESTER, MA – An art installation will take over several venues in downtown Worcester in November, an intentional effort to guide visitors through the neighborhood. Here are more excerpts from…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

“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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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,…

“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…

Downtown district lacks disabled parking, finds city boss

SPRINGDALE – The city is reworking plans for Emma Avenue after a local leader pointed out that it had not built a parking lot for people with disabilities. Emma Avenue…

Revised Compensation Plan Seeks to Revitalize the Downtown Highway 1 Corridor | Daily news alerts

WEST – Dotted with unmanaged wasteland and more than a few run-down shopping centers, Route 1, from the top of Granite Street hill to the edge of Charlestown city, calls…

A prosperous and growing city center

LONDON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The heart of downtown London is adorned with mounds of colorful flowers and thriving with new businesses opening around every corner. Main Street is where…

117 illegal guns in downtown Austin seized by Austin police in 2021

117 illegal guns in downtown Austin seized by Austin police in 2021 All of the guns were being used or carried illegally at the time they were seized, Austin police…

Census data shows a divide between growing downtown and declining low-income neighborhoods in Milwaukee

When the US Census Bureau released detailed demographics in August, the picture wasn’t good for Milwaukee. Data showed the city had lost more than 17,600 residents since 2010, a drop…

Local group wants to hear reflections on summer plans in the city center

WACO, TX (KWTX) – If you’ve been spending time in downtown Waco this summer, you may have noticed some changes. City Center Waco has installed a temporary plaza on 7th…

Nampa seeks to divert busy highway from downtown

On a typical day, approximately 25,000 vehicles pass through the Nampa Library Square block on National Highway 45. Since Idaho 45 passes through downtown Nampa, freight trucks often get in…

The city center sees development migrate east; Campus Catalyst Plans Major Expansion | New

Started barely six years ago, the Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation is jam-packed, sparking an ambitious expansion plan that will cost $ 68 million for infrastructure and redesign of…

Project partners announced for downtown plan

The City of Milwaukee Urban Development Department is partnering with Milwaukee Downtown, BID # 21 to co-lead downtown plan updates. The revised plan, “Connecting MKE 2040,” will include strategic updates…

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…

Albuquerque Historical Society arranges tours of downtown

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – Becoming a tourist in your own town is something that has grown in popularity since the start of the pandemic. Locals took to the streets of…

Nashville Fire Department Releases New Downtown Emergency ATVs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Nashville Fire Department released new first responder ATVs over the weekend. These new vehicles will allow first responders to more effectively assist those in need…

Nashville Fire Department launches new emergency ATVs for downtown

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) – The Nashville Fire Department launched new first responder ATVs over the weekend. These new vehicles will allow first responders to more effectively assist those in need…

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…

Downtown Cedar Rapids bounces back and downtown neighborhood gets a facelift

People attend the Freedom Festival parade outside the Paramount Theater in downtown Cedar Rapids on Saturday June 26, 2021 (Amir Prellberg / Freelance) This summer, downtown Cedar Rapids Self-Supported Municipality…

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…

Bridgton is looking for wall designs for the city center

After a difficult year for many small businesses, cities and business owners are getting creative to grow their businesses. In Bridgton, creativity is literal, with the city launching a public…

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…

ULI Boston conducts study on downtown North Brookfield

BOSTON – The Boston / New England District Council of the Urban Land Institute announced the completion of its Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) of the historic North Brookfield Town House…

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…

Westerly Planning Board will focus on downtown marketing; North End Also Mentioned As Zone of Opportunity | West

WEST – One of the first steps towards implementing the measures to be taken in the new revised master plan will see the planning council focus on further economic development…

Carlisle to Make Open Container Supply Permanent in Downtown | Carlisle

Carlisle Borough is moving quickly to give its downtown bars, distilleries and breweries a way to continue serving drinks that customers can enjoy outside. Last year, Gov. Tom Wolf signed…

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…

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…

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…

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 +…

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…

Big Rapids may limit downtown marijuana stores

BIG RAPIDS — Big Rapids City Commissioners held a public hearing to receive input from residents and local business owners on a proposed amendment to the city’s marijuana ordinance. The…

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…

Historic Preservation Committee Seeks Dedicated Downtown District – The Appalachian

New Designated Zone in Boone to Protect Properties from Substantial Changes Samuel cooke Originally surrounded by grass and featuring stone pillars at its entrance, the Watauga County Courthouse has undergone…

Downtown district vital for a community | News, Sports, Jobs

Graham Jaehnig / Daily Mining Gazette A 2019 photo of Leah Polzien, executive director of the Calumet Downtown Development Authority, as she delivers a monthly report to the village council.…

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…

Weekend activity in the city center becomes hectic, according to Cd’A PD

Lee White, Coeur d’Alene police chief, said on Tuesday that a recent increase in alcohol-related incidents in the downtown area was straining the resources of the police department. “The majority…

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…

Fort Smith weighs new code for downtown development

FORT SMITH — The Fort Smith Central Business Improvement District Commission is due to vote later this month on a proposed new code for downtown. The intent of the code…