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Seattle budget includes money for safe-injection site

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    Seattle budget includes money for safe-injection site
    SEATTLE -- The Seattle City Council has passed a 2018 budget that includes $1.3 million to create what could be the nation's first authorized safe-injection site for drug users. Our news partner The Seattle Times reports that the $5.6 billion budget approved Monday also increases city spending on programs that address homelessness to $63 million, a nearly 40 percent jump over four years ago.
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AIA Seattle announces 2017 Honor Awards winners

...by Mithun, 100 Stewart Hotel and Apartments by Olson Kundig, and the Weyerhaeuser Headquarters at 200 Occidental by Mithun, plus a literal dump—the North Transfer Station in Wallingford by Mahlum Architects...

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For honorable mention, Wittman Estes created a courtyard studio within the footprint of a 1940s house, JW built their own International District offices, Graham Baba’s arts-funding residential building 325 Westlake, and Public 47’s Henry Apartments.

    AIA Seattle announces 2017 Honor Awards winners
    American Institute of Architects (AIA) Seattle announced the winners of their 67th annual honors awards last week, recognizing projects that Washington-based architects have worked on in the past year. Out of 133 submissions, 18 designs, both built and conceptual, were chosen.
    https://seattle.curbed.com

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Life Ever Vending: How 'Real Change' Changes Lives

...Change, Seattle’s homeless advocacy newspaper, anywhere, and Wrenn started out making good money at First and Pike, working the tourist crowd. But Wrenn believes taking the bus from the Union Gospel mission...

...as Zackary Tutwiler. He’d been a Real Change vendor for three years, first at Third and James and then at Second and Cherry, and he was offering Wolfla his best advice on...

...a Real Change vendor for three years, first at Third and James and then at Second and Cherry, and he was offering Wolfla his best advice on the business: Don’t get frustrated...

    Life Ever Vending: How 'Real Change' Changes Lives
    Coming all the way here, to this spot in the suburbs by the $75 giant pumpkin and the display of Honeycrisp apples, is the first way Darrell Wrenn plans to show the world who he is. You can sell Real Change, Seattle's homeless advocacy newspaper, anywhere, and Wrenn started out making good money at First and Pike, working the tourist crowd.
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$44,000+ raised in memory of murdered college student Desmond Jackson

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    $44,000+ raised in memory of murdered college student Desmond Jackson
    SEATTLE -- Desmond Jackson was 22 years old when he was shot and killed in a parking lot in the SODO district on Feb. 12, 2012. No arrest has been made in the case. In 2013, his family established the Desmond Jackson Memorial Scholarship at Seattle Central College to create a positive legacy for Desmond and to help young, African-American men attend college.
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Plan your holiday season: Seattle-area fairs, festivals and more

NOV. 18-29 Display of designer-decorated trees, Nov. 18-29; Festival of Trees Celebration with cookies, storytelling, holiday sale, Santa photos, 1-4 p.m. Nov. 19, Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University St., Seattle (seattlefestivaloftrees.com).

...to light holiday tree and lights throughout the Market, 5 p.m. Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, Seattle (pikeplacemarket.org/events/magic-in-the-market-holiday-celebration...

DEC. 1 Celebrate Freeway Park illuminations with hot chocolate, bonfire, Dickens Carolers, 4:30 p.m., parade to Figgy Pudding event at Westlake Park at 6 p.m.; Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle (freewayparkassociation.org).

DEC. 7 Ice sculpting, carolers at First Thursday Art Walk, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Occidental Square, Occidental Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle (downtownseattle.org/holidays).

DEC. 9 Excursion to see holiday lights in fleet of historic trolley and motorbuses; 7 p.m., Second Avenue South and South Main Street, Seattle; $5, children age 5 and younger free; ORCA, Metro transfers, tickets, or passes not accepted (mehva.org).

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NOV. 18-19 Arts and crafts vendors, traditional Scandinavian Christmas food and drinks, music and dancing, Santa; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St., Seattle; $5, ages 5 and younger free (nordicmuseum.org/events).

THRU DEC. 24 See Santa’s reindeer Dasher and Blitzen, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., “Meet the Reindeer” photo ops, 10 a.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com).

NOV. 23 5K benefiting Ballard Food Bank, 9 a.m. from Northwest 85th Street 32nd Avenue Southwest to Golden Gardens Park, 8498 Seaview Place N.W., Seattle; $15-$40 (seattleturkeytrot.org).

NOV. 24 Marching bands, holiday-themed groups and displays, Santa, 9 a.m., Seventh Avenue and Pine Street to Fifth Avenue to University Street, to Fourth Avenue, ends at Macy’s on Pine Street, Seattle (macys.com/social/events/event/?id=21280).

...in Snowmazium performing with faux snow balls and mini basketballs, Dec. 13; Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $7.95-$11.95 (zoo.org/wildlights...

...and craft activities for all ages, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; MOHAI admission $13.95-$19.95, ages 14 and younger free, $2 off admission...

NOV. 25 Holiday entertainment for all ages, snacks, Santa visits, 3-5 p.m., Bergen Place Park, 5420 22nd Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-784-9705 or visitballard.com/events/ballard-holidayfest/).

NOV. 25 Phinney Center tower set aglow with lights and monkeys; refreshments, activities, caroling, 5 p.m., Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle (206-783-2244 or phinneycenter.org).

DEC. 1-3 26th annual exhibit of hundreds of Nativities from 100 countries and territories around the world, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 1-2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 3, Messiah Lutheran Church, 7050 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (206-524-0024).

DEC. 2 Decorate cookies, make winter crafts, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; guided nature walks at noon, 1 and 2 p.m., preregister; Christmas Ship arrives at the park at 3:10 p.m., Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle (sewardpark.audubon.org).

DEC. 2 Tree lighting, eggnog, festivities, 5 p.m., California Avenue Southwest and Southwest Alaska Street, Seattle (wsjunction.org/events/hometown-holidays-tree-lighting-2/?evtmonth=12&evtyear=2017).

DEC. 7 Five choral groups, free cookies and hot chocolate, kids’ activities, holiday lighting including hundreds of luminaria, 6-8 p.m., Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle (volunteerparktrust.org/events).

DEC. 8 Free trolley rides, art walk, specials at participating businesses, pub crawl; 6-10 p.m., Phinney Avenue North and Greenwood Avenue North, from the Zoo to North 87th Street, Seattle (phinneycenter.org).

DEC. 9 Luminaria, music performances around the lake, bring your own lights to add to the ambience, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Green Lake Park, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle; nonperishable food bank donations requested (206-784-0780 or facebook.com/pg/GreenLakePathwayofLights/about/?ref=page_internal).

...treats including kringle and glögg, Santa, 2 p.m. Dec. 10, Seattle Danish Center, 1833 N. 105th St., Seattle; $5-$15 (206-523-3263 or northwestdanish.org/julestue...

...Pavilion, food trucks, all ages and pets welcome, 6-9 p.m., Olympic Sculpture Park, 2901 Western Ave., Seattle; free, preregister (seattleartmuseum.org/visit/calendar/events?eventid=57437...

DEC. 16 Empathy theme to brighten the world, celebrate humanity’s accomplishments, reflect on our past and consider the future with food, light, song, camaraderie, 4-9 p.m., University Christian Church, 4731 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle (facebook.com/events/294609727722923/).

DEC. 17 Food-truck festival, food and craft vendors, holiday themed activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., North 34th Street and Evanston Avenue North, Seattle (facebook.com/events/1953770621615268/).

...m. Dec. 31 and 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 1, St. John the Baptist Church, 3050 California Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (emeraldcitywanderers.org...

    Plan your holiday season: Seattle-area fairs, festivals and more
    From Turkey Trots to New Year's Eve bashes, the holidays are upon us. Use this guide to parades, fairs, festivals and more to plan your season. And remember, one reindeer gets injured and all plans can change, so call or check details online before heading out into the cold.
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    Tenant improvements to existing restaurant tenant space, per plan.

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Alec Baldwin and Tony Ventrella part of notable author events this week

Some timely tech talk, from the author of “Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech.” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at Impact Hub (220 Second Ave. S., Seattle); $5, presented by Town Hall.

    Alec Baldwin and Tony Ventrella part of notable author events this week
    Here are notable author appearances for the week of Nov. 17-23. Share story Some familiar names and some new faces are among this week's crop of author appearances. Here's a partial list; for full listings, visit the website of your favorite bookstore or venue.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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Reward raised for accused child sex trafficker Kamau Curnal

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    Reward raised for accused child sex trafficker Kamau Curnal
    SEATTLE - The FBI is offering a $15,000 reward to anyone who can tell agents where a suspected child sex trafficker Kamau Curnal is hiding. Agents believe the 29-year-old may be in the Seattle area. Curnal is accused of bringing a teen girl from Portland to Seattle to prostitute as part of a sex trafficking operation last year.
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