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Together we’re saving the Basic Bike Network

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    Together we're saving the Basic Bike Network - Seattle Neighborhood Greenways
    "My wife and I both commute by bike downtown. If we want to create a long-term solution to traffic congestion in Seattle, encouraging pedestrian and bicycle transportation is vital, and bike infrastructure is essential." -Apu Mishra We're excited to share some big news with you: Thanks to your support, the city will build the most ...
    http://seattlegreenways.org

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Local immigrants, lawmaker blast Trump administration over new asylum rules

400-499 Madison St.

    Local immigrants, lawmaker blast Trump administration over new asylum rules
    SEATTLE - Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., slammed President Trump's administration Monday over immigration rules during a press conference Monday morning. DelBene, immigrants and local attorneys are calling the Trump's administration's treatment of immigrants seeking asylum for domestic violence and gang-related violence as being cruel.
    http://q13fox.com

2 days ago

We tested out a JUMP e-bike as Uber plans Seattle launch of the dockless bike-share service

My adventure with JUMP started at University and 2nd Ave in downtown Seattle, where the bike was locked to a bike rack. That’s one...

    We tested out a JUMP e-bike as Uber plans Seattle launch of the dockless bike-share service
    Uber is eagerly awaiting final bike-share regulations from the Seattle Department of Transporation so it can deploy JUMP - its competitor to Lime, Spin, and Ofo - in the city. In the meantime, I got to test out the one JUMP electric-assist bicycle currently in Seattle, the same bike spotted by a canny GeekWire reader on a ferry over the Puget Sound.
    https://www.seattlepi.com

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6 days ago

Matching the elevation of a regrade-scarred intersection

Jean Sherrard has lifted his Nikon to a prospect above the southwest corner of Third Avenue and Madison Street that seems to resemble the elevation reached about a century ago by the historical, although...

    Matching the elevation of a regrade-scarred intersection
    Jean Sherrard finds the same space for his 'Now' photo of Madison and Third, but a much different time. Share story MAY WE NOTE first a happy coincidence - instructive, too - between this week's "Then" and "Now" photos?
    https://www.seattletimes.com

6 days ago

Community calendar: Juneteenth, PrideFest, Father’s Day and more

FRI Quilter’s Tea & Tour, bring your quilt to share and enter People’s Choice Show, 1 p.m. Friday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $15 reservations required (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).

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...Evening Zoo special hours 6-8:30 p.m. June 21, 28; Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $12.95-$20.95 ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or zoo...

PLAN AHEAD 5K run or one mile walk for all ages, all proceeds benefit Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, 9:30 a.m. June 24, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $30-$45 (defeatmyeloma.org).

SAT Rainier Valley Food Bank five-mile, leisurely bike tours visiting urban gardens and farms, for all ages; 3 p.m. Saturday, Bike Works, 3709 S. Ferdinand St., Seattle; free (www.rvfb.org/2018/05/12/urban-ag-bike-tour-2018/).

SAT Bicycle racing, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; food and beverage vendors, beer garden, 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; neighborhood fun ride, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle (tacotimenw.bike/races-events-rides/volunteer-park-criterium/).

...history cruises on Lake Union, 2 and 4 p.m. June 23, Virginia V Steamer, 860 Terry Ave. N., Suite 223, Seattle; $25, ages 12 and younger free, by reservation (206-624-9119 or...

SAT Entertainment for all ages, music, commercial, community and food vendors, children’s activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Morgan Junction Park, 6401 California Ave. S.W., Seattle (facebook.com/events/242829679594090).

...puppets, floats, dancers, musicians, no motorized vehicles or printed words, 1 p.m. Saturday, from Northwest 39th Street and Leary Way Northwest to Gas Works Park for celebration 1-10 p.m. with music, food trucks, beer...

SAT-SUN Display of up to 50 classic motoryachts, some available to board, wear soft-soled shoes, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Bell Harbor Marina, 2203 Alaskan Way, Seattle (classicyacht.org/event/bell-harbor-classic-weekend-2018).

PLAN AHEAD “Pride Beyond Borders” theme, Fourth Avenue from Union Street to Seattle Center, 11 a.m. June 24, Downtown Seattle, Seventh Avenue and Pine Street, Seattle (seattlepride.org).

SUN Dance for all ages with music by KEXP DJs, snacks, activities, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, KEXP Gathering Space, 472 First Avenue North, Seattle; $10, proceeds benefit KEXP, preregister through Saturday (events.uw.edu/c/express/8fadca06-ee30-404c-a3d6-06904f21dff3)

SAT Tasting event with 20 wineries located within Seattle, food truck, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Block 41, 115 Bell St., Seattle; $35-$50 (seattleuncorked.com/event/1850/).

PLAN AHEAD Gastronomic experience and culinary competition, more than a dozen chefs to vie for the title of Lamb Jam Seattle Champion, 2 p.m. June 24, Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle; $75-$125 (americanlambjam.com/seattle-lamb-jam/).

...Go,” discusses implications of life on Mars, 7 p.m. June 21, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $5 (206-443-2844 or pacificsciencecenter.org/events/colonizing-mars-2018-06-21...

...musicians preserving culture and oral traditions, 8 p.m. June 23, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle; free, preregistration required (206-386-4636 or spl.org/event-calendar?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent...

...30, register by Sunday; museum open house, 1-4 p.m. June 24, Pioneer Hall, 1642 43rd Ave. E., Seattle (206-325-0888 or wapioneers.com...

...ages 8 and older welcome, binoculars provided, 10 a.m. Saturday, Seward Park Audubon Center, 5902 Lake Washington Boulevard S., Seattle; $7, preregister (206-652-2444 or sewardpark.audubon.org/events/lgbt-lets-go-birding...

SAT Japanese folk tales Family Saturday activities, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; free admission for ages 12 and younger 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $4-$8 (206-684-4725 or seattlejapanesegarden.org).

...Mustangs Northwest Mustangs and classic car show, 9 a.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle (nws.usace.army.mil/Portals/27/docs/civilworks/locks_dams/chittenden/2018SummerSched8x11.pdf...

SUN Dixieland jazz for listening and dancing with Paul Woltz’s Happy Jazz Band, 1 p.m. Sunday, Ballard Elks Club, 6411 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle; $15 (425-776-5072 or pstjs.org).

ONGOING Outdoor heated saltwater 50 meter, 8 lane Olympic size pool, Giant Tube Slide; open swims, swimming lessons, special events, daily starting Saturday, Lincoln Park, 8603 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $3.75-$6 (206-684-7494 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/colman-pool).

ONGOING Big Pool with corkscrew slide, shallow Little Pool; swim lessons, open swims, Mounger Pool, 2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; $3.75-$5.50 (206-684-4708 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/mounger-pool).

...26, Madrona Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd., and East Green Lake, East Green Lake Beach, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks...

SUN Cruise on historic mini-ferry, 45-50 minute tour of the Lake Union floating homes, humorous narration of old Seattle on the hour 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, South Lake Union, 901 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle; $3-$12 cash on boarding (206-713-8446 or seattleferryservice.com).

SAT Join DIRT Corps with maintenance work, 10 a.m. Saturday, Westcrest Park, 9000 Eighth Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-850-2609 or seattle.greencitypartnerships.org/event/13428/).

    Community calendar: Juneteenth, PrideFest, Father's Day and more
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, June 15-21, 2018. Share story SAT Donations for kitten care requested, including kitten food, kitty litter and toys; games, refreshments, activities for all ages, see kittens, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, MoltenWorks Glass Studio, 12810 N.E. 178th St., Woodinville ( homewardpet.org/events/furbabyshower).
    https://www.seattletimes.com

6 days ago

Seattle-area music-and-nightlife events June 15-21: The Decemberists, Chris Thile and more

Central Saloon, 207 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-622-0209 or centralsaloon.com).

Comedy Underground, 109 S. Washington St., Seattle (206-628-0303 or comedyunderground.com).

Triple Door, Musiquarium 216 Union St., Seattle (206-838-4333 or thetripledoor.net).

This article has 29 other Seattle locations (Show)

Barboza, 925 E. Pike St., Seattle (206-709-9442 or thebarboza.com).

Blue Moon Tavern, 712 N.E. 45th St., Seattle (206-675-9116 or bluemoonseattle.wordpress.com).

Capitol Cider, 818 E. Pike St., Seattle (206-397-3564 or capitolcider.com).

Cafe Racer, 5828 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle (206-553-5282 or caferacerseattle.com.)

Chop Suey, 1325 E. Madison, Seattle (206-324-8000 or chopsuey.com).

Columbia City Theater, Bourbon Bar, 4916 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle (columbiacitytheater.com).

Conor Byrne Pub, 5140 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-784-3640 or conorbyrnepub.com).

Egan’s Ballard Jamhouse, 1707 N.W. Market St, Seattle (206-789-1621 or ballardjamhouse.com).

El Corazon, 109 Eastlake Ave. E., Seattle (206-381-3094 or elcorazonseattle.com).

Fremont Abbey, 4272 Fremont Ave. N, Seattle (fremontabbey.org)

The Fremont Tavern, 3517 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle (206-420-4709).

Highline Bar, 210 Broadway E., Seattle (206-328-7837 or highlineseattle.com).

High Dive, 513 N. 36th St., Seattle (206-632-0212 or highdiveseattle.com).

Jai Thai (Broadway), 235 Broadway E. Seattle, (206-322-5781 or punchlinefridays.com).

The Kraken Bar & Lounge, 5257 University Way N.E., Seattle, (206-522-5334).

Kremwerk, 1809 Minor Ave., #10, Seattle (kremwerk.com).

Laughs Comedy Club Seattle, 5220 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle (206-526-5653 or laughscomedyclub.com).

Little Red Hen, 7115 Woodlawn Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-522-1168 or littleredhen.com).

Nectar Lounge, 412 N. 36th St., Seattle (206-632-2020 or nectarlounge.com).

The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle (theroyalroomseattle.com).

SeaMonster Lounge, 2202 N. 45th St., Seattle (206-633-1824 or seamonsterlounge.com).

The Shanty Tavern, 9002 Lake City Way N.E., Seattle (206-526-9854).

Showbox SoDo, 1700 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-628-3151 or showboxonline.com).

Skylark Cafe & Club, 3803 Delridge Way S.W., Seattle (206-935-2111 or skylarkcafe.com).

Slim’s Last Chance Chili Shack, 5606 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-762-7900 or slimslastchance.com).

Studio Seven, 110 S. Horton St., Seattle (206-286-1312 or studioseven.us).

Substation Seattle, 645 N.W. 45th St., Seattle (substationseattle.com).

Sunset Tavern, 5433 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-784-4880 or sunsettavern.com).

Tractor, 5213 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-789-3599 or tractortavern.com).

    Seattle-area music-and-nightlife events June 15-21: The Decemberists, Chris Thile and more
    Friday Blues The Hank Shreve Band, 8 p.m., Highway 99 Blues Club; $17-$27. Comedy Brooks McBeth, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m., The Comedy Underground. Greg Behrendt, 7:30 and 10 p.m., Parlor Live; $25-$30. Laugh-Off Semi Finals, 8 and 10 p.m., Laughs...
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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New lawsuit claims Amtrak knew about faulty equipment before deadly DuPont derailment

400-499 Madison St.

    New lawsuit claims Amtrak knew about faulty equipment before deadly DuPont derailment
    SEATTLE - A man who survived the December 2017 deadly train derailment in Pierce County announced a lawsuit against Amtrak. Rudy Wetzel, 81, claims Amtrak used the train despite knowing it had electrical failure. "This should not have happened to me," said Wetzel.
    http://q13fox.com

Jun 07

The Seattles that might have been

...the day, its first skyscraper: an opera house with a massive 12-story tower at Second Avenue and University Street. The project fizzled when the British bank financing it went bust, but in 1998, the...

This article has 1 other Seattle location (Show)

...Downtown has not one but two verdant central parks, one nestled between department stores at Westlake and Pine, the other running all the way to Lake Union. Underground lies a fully developed subway...

    The Seattles that might have been
    From a post-Great Fire Beaux Arts Civic Center to 1950s-era underwater traffic tubes, Seattle's past is filled with schemes that never materialized. Share story IMAGINE THAT SEATTLE'S history is not a flat mirror revealing the city as it is, but a disco ball with hundreds of reflective facets.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jun 07

Man critically injured in Seattle stabbing

It happened on First Avenue and Cherry Street shortly after 3 a.m.

    Man critically injured in Seattle stabbing
    Seattle police are searching for someone who stabbed a man near a 7-Eleven in downtown Seattle early Thursday. It happened on First Avenue and Cherry Street shortly after 3 a.m. The victim, a man about 25 years old, is in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center.
    http://mynorthwest.com

Jun 07

Seattle-area music-and-nightlife events June 8-14: Jethro Tull, Greater Than, Speedy Ortiz and more

Central Saloon, 207 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-622-0209 or centralsaloon.com).

Comedy Underground, 109 S. Washington St., Seattle (206-628-0303 or comedyunderground.com).

Triple Door, Musiquarium 216 Union St., Seattle (206-838-4333 or thetripledoor.net).

This article has 31 other Seattle locations (Show)

Barboza, 925 E. Pike St., Seattle (206-709-9442 or thebarboza.com).

Blue Moon Tavern, 712 N.E. 45th St., Seattle (206-675-9116 or bluemoonseattle.wordpress.com).

Capitol Cider, 818 E. Pike St., Seattle (206-397-3564 or capitolcider.com).

Cafe Racer, 5828 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle (206-553-5282 or caferacerseattle.com.)

Chapel Performance Space, Good Shepard Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle (waywardmusic.org).

Chop Suey, 1325 E. Madison, Seattle (206-324-8000 or chopsuey.com).

Columbia City Theater, Bourbon Bar, 4916 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle (columbiacitytheater.com).

Conor Byrne Pub, 5140 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-784-3640 or conorbyrnepub.com).

Egan’s Ballard Jamhouse, 1707 N.W. Market St, Seattle (206-789-1621 or ballardjamhouse.com).

El Corazon, 109 Eastlake Ave. E., Seattle (206-381-3094 or elcorazonseattle.com).

Fred Wildlife Refuge, 128 Boylston Ave. E., Seattle (206-588-6959 or fredwildliferefuge.com).

Fremont Abbey, 4272 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle (fremontabbey.org).

The Fremont Tavern, 3517 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle (206-420-470).

Highline Bar, 210 Broadway E., Seattle (206-328-7837 or highlineseattle.com).

High Dive, 513 N. 36th St., Seattle (206-632-0212 or highdiveseattle.com).

Jai Thai (Broadway), 235 Broadway E. Seattle, (206-322-5781 or punchlinefridays.com).

The Kraken Bar & Lounge, 5257 University Way N.E., Seattle, (206-522-5334).

Kremwerk, 1809 Minor Ave., #10, Seattle (kremwerk.com).

Laughs Comedy Club Seattle, 5220 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle (206-526-5653 or laughscomedyclub.com).

Little Red Hen, 7115 Woodlawn Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-522-1168 or littleredhen.com).

Nectar Lounge, 412 N. 36th St., Seattle (206-632-2020 or nectarlounge.com).

The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle (theroyalroomseattle.com).

SeaMonster Lounge, 2202 N. 45th St., Seattle (206-633-1824 or seamonsterlounge.com).

The Shanty Tavern, 9002 Lake City Way N.E., Seattle (206-526-9854).

Showbox SoDo, 1700 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-628-3151 or showboxonline.com).

Skylark Cafe & Club, 3803 Delridge Way S.W., Seattle (206-935-2111 or skylarkcafe.com).

Slim’s Last Chance Chili Shack, 5606 First Ave. S., Seattle (206-762-7900 or slimslastchance.com).

Studio Seven, 110 S. Horton St., Seattle (206-286-1312 or studioseven.us).

Substation Seattle, 645 N.W. 45th St., Seattle (substationseattle.com).

Sunset Tavern, 5433 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-784-4880 or sunsettavern.com).

Tractor, 5213 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-789-3599 or tractortavern.com).

    Seattle-area music-and-nightlife events June 8-14: Jethro Tull, Greater Than, Speedy Ortiz and more
    Share story Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Harpdog Brown & The Uptown Blues Band, 8 p.m., Highway 99 Blues Club; $17-$27. Bobby Lee, 7:30 and 10 p.m., Parlor Live; $25-$35. Laugh-0ff Week 2, 8 and 10 p.m., Laughs Comedy Club. Lisa Lampanelli, 8 p.m., Neptune Theater; $43.50.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jun 07

Jun 06

Fires devastated Seattle, Ellensburg and Spokane in 1889

...It was caused by an accident at a carpenter’s shop at what’s now First and Madison. John Back tried to extinguish a pot of burning animal-based glue by dousing it...

“I watched the fire from Third and Madison. I don’t know why I wasn’t in school. But I stood there with mama, and we watched it burn in Grampa Bagley’s church, Second and Madison.”

“I watched the fire from Third and Madison. I don’t know why I wasn’t in school. But I stood there with mama, and we watched it burn in Grampa Bagley’s church, Second and Madison.”

    Fires devastated Seattle, Ellensburg and Spokane in 1889
    When Washington became a state in November 1889, that wasn't the only big news story that year. RELATED: 'Categorical shift' in Western Washington wildfire season In the final spring and summer of Washington's territorial era, big fires ravaged major sections of downtowns on both sides of the Cascades, from Seattle, to Ellensburg, to Spokane.
    http://mynorthwest.com

Jun 06

Seattle Symphony to perform ‘Wonderful Town’ in honor of Leonard Bernstein’s centennial

“Wonderful Town,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, and 8 p.m. Saturday, June 16; Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; $22-$122 (free for 8- to 18-year-olds when accompanied by at least one paying adult); 206-215-4747, seattlesymphony.org

    Seattle Symphony to perform 'Wonderful Town' in honor of Leonard Bernstein's centennial
    "For celebrating Bernstein, I wanted a concert like this," said Seattle Symphony Music Director Ludovic Morlot. "His music reminds us how generous he was in all respects, as a conductor, composer and educator." Share story Ludovic Morlot recalls a special night when Leonard Bernstein's "Wonderful Town" helped ring out the old and ring in the new.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jun 06

Jun 06

Slaying the ‘sleeping dragon’: Seattle police change tactics to counter traffic-blocking protesters

...morning when people opposing immigration policies employed the technique while lying in the street at Second Avenue and Madison Street...

    Slaying the 'sleeping dragon': Seattle police change tactics to counter traffic-blocking protesters
    Seattle police have begun deploying an Apparatus Removal Team to help break up so-called "sleeping dragon" protests in which protesters are linked together with PVC tubing and duct tape.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jun 05

Nine Arrested Following Demonstration at 2nd Avenue and Madison Street

Nine people were arrested following a protest in the street at 2nd and Madison.

    Nine Arrested Following Demonstration at 2nd Avenue and Madison Street
    Nine people were arrested following a protest in the street at 2nd and Madison. At approximately 7:30 am Tuesday, 911 received calls reporting that a group of nine people were blocking the street at 2nd Avenue and Madison Street. The caller believed that it was some sort of protest or demonstration.
    http://spdblotter.seattle.gov

Jun 05

Immigrant-rights demonstrators block traffic on Second Avenue in downtown Seattle

A small group of demonstrators blocked traffic at Second Avenue and Madison Street in downtown Seattle on Tuesday morning.

    Immigrant-rights demonstrators block traffic on Second Avenue in downtown Seattle
    A small group of demonstrators blocked traffic at Second Avenue and Madison Street in downtown Seattle on Tuesday morning. Second Avenue was closed at Union and University Streets by 9 a.m. Protesters associated with immigrant-activist groups Northwest Detention Center Resistance...
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Jun 05

Protesters calling for abolition of ICE briefly block downtown Seattle street

The small group blocked lanes of traffic on 2nd near Madison Street starting at 7:30 a.m.

    Protesters calling for abolition of ICE briefly block downtown Seattle street
    SEATTLE -- Protesters calling for the abolition of ICE, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, blocked 2nd Avenue Tuesday morning in downtown Seattle. The small group blocked lanes of traffic on 2nd near Madison Street starting at 7:30 a.m. Protesters linked arms together and laid down across the street. Police eventually gave a dispersal order.
    http://q13fox.com

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