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    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    Via Karl Stickel of City of Seattle Office of Economic Development: May Day is coming up on Monday (May 1st). These free speech events, held mostly in the morning and early afternoon, tend to be peaceful and well attended. A few things to keep in mind: Businesses could be impacted by traffic congestion and disruption associated with any march (permitted or unpermitted), and should take appropriate ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political, South Lake Union
    Wednesday, April 05, 2017
    2017 Concert Season Now Announced for The Gorge & White River Amphitheatre! The Gorge White River Amphitheatre
    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    Public Article from Puget Sound Business Journal Author: Marc Stiles Delta Dental of Washington is the latest company to move its headquarters to 400 Fairview, one of the newer commercial buildings in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood. Delta Dental on Wednesday said it leased the last available office space, taking 61,000 square feet in the 14-story building at 400 Fairview Ave. N. ...read more
    Categories: South Lake Union, General News Article
    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    FareStart and Amazon Cook-up New Foodservice Job Training Program Amazon donating more than 25,000 square feet of retail space in heart of Seattle campus to support living wage career opportunities for people living in poverty SEATTLE (February 16, 2017) FareStart announced today that it is partnering with Amazon to launch an innovative job training program to help people in entry level ...read more
    Categories: Community, South Lake Union, Press Release
    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    People and Performance Strategies Inc. Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Austin, Texas —February 16, 2017 PEOPLE AND PERFORMANCE STRATEGIES INC ., a unique hands-on, full-service Human Resources and Training consulting firm focused on emerging and mid-size companies seeking a “people edge”, is proud to announce the Company’s national ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, February 15, 2017
    Feb. 15, 2017 SEATTLE After a thoughtful and extensive nationwide search engaging more than 150 prospects from a variety of sectors, the Bellwether Housing Board of Directors announced today that Susan Boyd has been selected to serve as the Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. "Susan has a true passion for our mission and has dedicated her career to creating communities in which ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, South Lake Union
    Tuesday, January 03, 2017
    Connect. Commerce. Community. The SLU Chamber strives to be different. We look to the innovation and growth of our neighborhood and seek to redefine what it means to be a neighborhood Chamber. Our community is one that embraces a wide range of organizations and businesses. Nonprofits and volunteer organizations live side by side with tech giants and leaders in online innovation. Ours is a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, South Lake Union
    Monday, December 19, 2016
    By Q13 News Staff SEATTLE — The recent cold snap has been especially difficult for the homeless in our community. That’s why A Seattle church and the South Lake Union Chamber of Commerce came together to help the homeless out, by giving them a warm lunch and hundreds of winter coats and socks to make the cold weather a little more bearable. Organizers say they’re building a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, South Lake Union, Community
    Tuesday, November 01, 2016
    From Neighborhood Grills 7200 E. Green Lake Drive North Seattle, WA 98115 206. 588.4760 Press Release For Immediate Release Neighborhood Grills to donate $1 from each Comfort Classic sold to Mary's Place November 1, 2016, Seattle, WA Locally owned Neighborhood Grills will donate $1 from each Comfort Classic entree and drink menu item sold during the month of November 2016 to Mary's Place ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, South Lake Union
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    Recently, Rhonda Curry, Interim VP of Communication for Fred Hutch and member of the SLU Chamber Board, had the opportunity to meet Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson. Here is what she had to say about her encounter. Meeting Russell Wilson - my five words. What would yours be? "I'm one in a million - one woman in actually millions of Russell Wilson fans. He has made himself ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Thursday, April 14, 2016
    Greg Lamm of the Puget Sound Business Journal writes: "Amazon is allowing a Seattle non-profit to turn the old Travelodge Hotel into a homeless shelter next to the e-commerce giant's corporate campus. Mary's Place will be able to temporarily offer shelter to 200 homeless people in the 34,500-square-foot building at 2213 Eighth Ave. in South Lake Union. Amazon bought up the old ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, South Lake Union
    Thursday, March 31, 2016
    Jen Kinney writes: "There are unseen upsides to the sea of cranes stacking new apartment buildings in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood and parts of its downtown; the conservation of rural land in surrounding King County, and funding for infrastructure improvements in the urban core. The Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) program, established in the early 2000s, allows rural ...read more
    Categories: Environmental, Economic, South Lake Union
    Tuesday, March 15, 2016
    E&E Publishing reporter David Ferris writes: "There's a matter upon which power companies and the public agree: No one wants to live near an electrical substation. They are ugly places, full of gray boxes and crisscrossed with wires, and an unwary visitor could cause a blackout while also getting killed. But Seattle, faced with the necessity of building a giant substation in the ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, South Lake Union
    Monday, February 22, 2016
    Pan Pacific Continues to be Rated a 4-Star Hotel by Forbes Travel Guide "Set within Seattle's 2200 Plaza in the South Lake Union neighborhood, Pan Pacific Seattle offers easy access to some of the city's best landmarks. You can see the iconic Space Needle from the Lobby Bar's patio, while sampling the city's fresh seafood and creative, locally sourced offerings. You're ...read more
    Categories: Community, South Lake Union
    Friday, February 19, 2016
    Eater Seattle 's Staff released a list of Outstanding Egg Sandwiches in Seattle and Homegrown made the cut! "Where you're brunching, powering up on the way to work, or nursing a hangover, a solid egg sandwich is key. Some Seattle shops keep it simple with one egg and a slice of cheese, while others doctor it up with add-ins from sausage and bacon to Dungeness crab or fried chicken. ...read more
    Categories: Community, South Lake Union
    Tuesday, February 16, 2016
    Mark Yuasa of The Seattle Times reports: "A South Lake Union location for a Los-Angeles-based place where curry rules and they're not afraid to take some risks. Hurry Curry of Tokyo is adding some spice to South Lake Union's restaurant boom. The West Los Angeles-based place has developed a devoted following, lured by their blend of 21 spices mixed into a deep, dark-brown curry sauce ...read more
    Categories: Community, South Lake Union
    Monday, February 15, 2016
    Megan Hill of Eater Seattle writes "Formerly known as Pocket Bakery, the business has gone brick-and-mortar. Popular as a pop-up and Fremont Sunday Market vendor, Standard Bakery has settled into a permanent home in South Lake Union. Owner Josh Grunig originally launched his venture as a Saturday morning pop-up inside a gift shop in the Central District. He expanded with a few retail accounts ...read more
    Categories: Community, South Lake Union
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016
    Sean Keeley of Curbed Seattle Reports: South Lake Union Residents Give Us the Real SLU View "The People's Guide is Curbed Seattle's tour of neighborhoods, lef by our most loyal readers, favorite bloggers, and other luminaries of our choosing. Have a piece to say about your 'hood? We'll be happy to hand over the megaphone. This time around, we welcome photographer ...read more
    Categories: South Lake Union, Community
    Monday, February 08, 2016
    The Seattle Street Food Festival, 20-21 August has made the American Express Essentials list for Food Festivals around the world in 2016! (even better - it takes place in South Lake Union!) "Seattle has made a name for itself on the foodie scene, with no small thanks to events like this one that show off the city's true prandial prowess. Prep your belly for some of the best food truck ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Community, South Lake Union
    Thursday, January 21, 2016
    Finding the Heat in South Lake Union, Seattle's coolest neighborhood - by Rosemary Ponnekanti "I knew it the morning I sat down at my laptop and couldn't type. After an early-morning dog walk, my fingers were literally too cold to move. Something had to be done I had to find somewhere to warm up: body, mind, and spirit. So I decided to find what human warmth I could in one of ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, South Lake Union
    Wednesday, January 13, 2016
    Ben Friedman, co-founder of Homegrown Sustainable Sandwich Shop , was named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 ! "Ben and his co-founder Brad Gillis have 10 sandwich shops in the Seattle area and wants to double in size over the next two years by expanding into California. He has delighted the West Coast with tasty hoagies made with carefully sourced, organic ingredients from sustainable farms. The ...read more
    Categories: South Lake Union
    Thursday, January 07, 2016
    Seattle NonProfit, Urban ArtWorks partners with Amazon to design and wrap 13 signal boxes in South Lake Union Local businesses and illustrators collaborate on ideas and design of each box. In summer 2015 Amazon approached 20 year old non-profit Urban ArtWorks about beautifuing 13 traffic signal boxes in the neighborhood of South Lake Union, where Amazon is based. Boxes will be installed and ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, South Lake Union, Community, Press Release
    Monday, January 04, 2016
    "Sixteen neighborhoods entered, but only one emerged victorious: South Lake Union is officially the 2015 Curbed Cup winner! It was a clash of the titans in the final as defending-champion Columbia City brought it's usual voting strenth with it. However, No. 13-seeded SLU proved it's mettle by collecting just enough votes to put it over the top in the end. 2,483 votes were cast and ...read more
    Categories: Community, South Lake Union
    Friday, October 09, 2015
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Updates, Relaunches Brand Redesigned logo reiterates founding partner strength, patient care commitment SEATTLE – (Oct. 6, 2015) – Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) has grown in the last 15 years—from a collaborator in the fight against cancer to a global leader and innovator in revolutionizing research, prevention and cure of several cancers and ...read more
    Categories: Community, South Lake Union, Chamber, General News Article