A little later this week is the beginning of one of the
most anticipated occurrences in life of a diehard refrigerator raider:
If a 178-day Washington legislative session seemed
ridiculous, expect next year’s convening of the Legislature to be even
There are no NBA or NHL sports teams coming to Seattle in
the foreseeable future, but that doesn’t mean arena investor and Seattle
native Chris Hansen still isn’t holding out for one. In fact, he’s
keeping the entire city waiting for his next move.
Seattle is now in the midst of planning for development
through 2035, under the Growth Management Act. The act requires
numerous forums and hearings for citizen involvement to help determine
where and how Seattle will absorb future growth over the next 20 years.
After witnessing a
general homeless problem that’s even more in-your-face than in previous
years, the city has finally declared a state of emergency for
In December 2013, Bill’s Off Broadway, the legendary
Capitol Hill pizza joint and bar closed. Its building at Harvard Avenue
and East Pine Street was to be replaced by a fancy, new mixed-use
Usually with a rebranding effort, the intent is to put a
new positive spin on a product. That was certainly The Seattle Public
Library’s (SPL) mission when its foundation paid a design agency
$365,000 to rebrand the institution last fall.