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Patricia Sully with VOCAL-WA discusses the benefits of safe drug consumption sites during a The Pledge event at Peloton on Friday, Oct. 7.
Patricia Sully with VOCAL-WA discusses the benefits of safe drug consumption sites during a The Pledge event at Peloton on Friday, Oct. 7.
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Saturday, October 8, 2016 1:34 PM
The Pledge movement spent Friday night collecting baby food while having very adult conversations about homelessness, addiction and activism at Peloton bike shop and cafe.
  • Demolition making way for The Point

    The old Sayre Law Offices building came down quickly on Monday, making way for a seven-story mixed-use development to be constructed in First Hill.
    The Point, so named due to its triangular shape, the prow at the intersection of East Boylston, Union and University streets, will include 36 market-rate apartment units on six levels above ground-floor retail.

  • Convention center to return with revised public benefits package

    Developers for the Washington State Convention Center Addition proposed a $30 million public benefits package in exchange for three alleyway and two street vacations during a packed meeting of the Seattle Design Commission on May 18.


  • District 3 town hall gathers support to 'Tax the Rich'
    A Seattle District 3 “Tax the Rich” town hall included a history lesson on why Washington doesn’t have a state income tax, and how the future could be a lot brighter for those paying the greatest costs in Seattle.
  • Council to consider 23rd Avenue Action Plan
    Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is sending legislation to the city council for the implementation of the 23rd Avenue Action Plan, which covers streetscape design, pedestrian improvements and zoning recommendations for three key intersections in the Central District.
  • Protect Volunteer Park ramps up art museum opposition
    Advocacy group Protect Volunteer Park has issued a letter to Mayor Ed Murray and parks superintendent Jesús Aguirre, asking that the city reconsider holding a public hearing to address concerns surrounding the Seattle Asian Art Museum expansion project.
  • Setting stage for Town Hall

    Almost a century old, Town Hall is gearing up for its grand restoration, and is giving the public a chance to see all the secrets hidden inside the city’s historic landmark.
    Building tours for the public have been taking place the last few weeks, with the last one happening on Wednesday, May 24.

  • Making an appeal
    Before casting a vote for the only item on Tuesday night’s special Sustainability and Transportation Committee meeting agenda, Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien apologized to the very large audience. He apologized for them having to be there, “fighting the system.”
  • Saint Mark's begins $10M cathedral renovation

    Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral has been added to over the years, but the vision for the iconic building in North Capitol Hill that started in the 1920s was never realized.
    Now, well on its way to a $10 million fundraising goal, Saint Mark’s is receiving a renovation that will make it as it was meant to be before the stock market crash of 1929.

  • Hunters Capital acquires 15th Avenue QFC property

    Hunters Capital has used proceeds from its sale of the Ford Building to acquire the QFC building on 15th Avenue East for future redevelopment.
    The property at 415 15th Ave. E. came on the market about five months ago, and went through several potential buyers, said Jill Cronauer, Hunters Capital chief operating officer.

  • 'Wallflower' a mix of humor, conflict, tragedy
    Jagger Gravning says he went to great lengths to make a film that doesn’t glorify Capitol Hill mass murderer Kyle Huff, focusing rather on the light-hearted and goofy nature of rave culture, and how a conflicted man’s struggle navigating it ended in tragedy.
  • Arcade Plaza packs them in
    After several months providing respite and vintage gaming nostalgia to passersby at Summit Avenue and East Olive Way, Arcade Plaza was given a proper opening on Thursday.
  • UPDATED: Special Events denies Capitol Hill Pride Festival date change, unity march requests
    In light of the city rejecting a permit request for the Capitol Hill Pride Festival March & Rally to move up to June 10, the organization reports it will keep the date, but drop the festival.
  • Wikileaf moves operations to Capitol Hill
    Online marijuana resource site Wikileaf has moved its operations to Capitol Hill, but don’t call them about making a purchase — they don’t sell weed.
  • Union Street Apartments developer receives community help
    The development team for the Union Street Apartments development has much to think about after a belated meeting with residents to walk the neighborhood on Monday, May 8.
  • Assessing Freeway Park
    Giving up their Saturday morning, a group of urban planners, architects, engineers and citizen activists toured Freeway Park’s series of irregularly linked plazas perched over Interstate 5.
  • Murray will not seek re-election
    Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced Tuesday morning he will serve out the remainder of his term, but will not be running for re-election as he fights 30-year-old allegations of sexual abuse.
  • Seattle University ready to start construction on East Madison student housing
    Construction is ready to begin on Seattle University’s 10-story student housing development at 1107 E. Madison St., providing more than 300 beds for juniors and seniors in fall 2018.
  • Stevens Elementary parents request waitlist relief
    Longtime Stevens Elementary parents went to the school board Wednesday to share concerns and frustrations over what they consider an arbitrary decision by Seattle Public Schools not to accept waitlisted students, in some cases splitting up siblings and forcing children to start again at a new school.
  • The quick and dirty guide to the 43rd annual Seattle International Film Festival
    If you’re reading this, it’s after 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 3; which means film journalists across the city are freed from the chains of a grueling 15-hour embargo, and the SIFF-ening is upon us.
  • Seattle IT rule offers online consumer privacy protections
    Congress may be giving internet service providers the go-ahead to share or sell people’s browsing history, but not getting consent in Seattle could cost cable operators bigly under a new city IT rule.
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