21 hours ago

9 Essential Seattle Tea Shops

$$ Global 416 Maynard Ave S

$$ Global 506 S King St

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$$ Global 2015 NW 85th St

$$ Global 4228 Stone Way N

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$$ Global, Sandwiches/Deli 5405 Ballard Ave NW

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    9 Essential Seattle Tea Shops
    Calling all Seattle caffeine lovers who just can't seem to find their rhythm with espresso. And yes, such a person exists. If your quest for a morning loose-leaf brew has forced you to resort to generic grocery store tea bags with much dismay, we're here to lead you through a variety of local tea shops and spice-stocked shelves to prove you can steep otherwise.
    https://www.seattlemet.com

22 hours ago

One Center City Is Now Imagine Downtown

Improvements around bus stops and key pedestrian corridors International District/Chinatown Station. This includes replacing the terminus of the old Waterfront Streetcar line at 5th Ave S and S Jackson St.

    One Center City Is Now Imagine Downtown " The Urbanist
    On a Thursday evening in early June, at the top floor of King County Metro Transit's building on South Jackson Street, the One Center City advisory group quietly met after a nine-month hiatus.
    https://www.theurbanist.org

3 days ago

3 days ago

Chinatown shooting investigation

The 50-year-old man told officers he was in the 500 block of South Jackson Street around 8 p.m. when an acquaintance shot him in the arm. The man said...

    Chinatown shooting investigation
    By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Detectives are investigating a shooting after a man approached a King County deputy in the Chinatown-International District on the evening of July 8, and revealed a gunshot wound in his forearm. The 50-year-old man told officers he was in the 500 block of South Jackson Street around 8 p.m.
    http://nwasianweekly.com

4 days ago

4 days ago

The Best of Chinatown ID — Kinokuniya Seattle

525 S. Weller St., Seattle, WA 98104

    The Best of Chinatown ID - Kinokuniya Seattle
    Kinokuniya Seattle 525 S. Weller St., Seattle, WA 98104 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun (206) 587-2477 Kinokuniya offers a wide variety of books, magazines, and stationery from Japan. We are proud to bring you our extensive collection of Manga, graphic novels, art and design books, cookbooks, travel books, children's books, and more, both in English and Japanese.
    http://nwasianweekly.com

4 days ago

The Best of Chinatown ID — Uwajimaya

600 5th Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98104

    The Best of Chinatown ID - Uwajimaya
    Uwajimaya 600 5th Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98104 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-9 p.m, Sun (206) 624-6248 Family-owned, Uwajimaya has been serving the local Northwest community for 90 years. At Uwajimaya, quality is what matters - in relationships, experiences, knowledge, health, and food.
    http://nwasianweekly.com

6 days ago

Jul 10

Jul 09

What’s in the One Center City Action Plan

5th and 6th Avenue northbound lanes; 4th and 2nd Avenue improvements

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5th and 6th Avenue northbound lanes; 4th and 2nd Avenue improvements

    What's in the One Center City Action Plan
    The One Center City (OCC) Advisory Group, tasked with developing a plan to increase mobility in central Seattle during the impending period of maximum constraint, released its recommendations for near term capital projects in June. The plan must still be approved by the Seattle City Council and other stakeholders.
    https://seattletransitblog.com

Jul 08

Jul 07

The Child: II

Ah, Fifth and Jackson. There I was, crossing over to Hangout One (click here for a detailed ethnography of...

    The Child: II " The Urbanist
    Ah, Fifth and Jackson. There I was, crossing over to Hangout One (click here for a detailed ethnography of all four corners of the infamous intersection). Hangout One has been vacant of late. With the waterfront streetcar steps chained now off from access, there are still places to urinate, but nowhere to sit.
    https://www.theurbanist.org

Jul 06

Jul 05

EDITORIAL: Still waiting

...man and woman. A short time later, medics found Benito about 300 feet away at 5th and South Weller with no pulse...

    EDITORIAL: Still waiting
    We are fast approaching the three-year mark since Donnie Chin was murdered in the International District. The community hero and unofficial patrolman of Chinatown was caught in a crossfire between rival gangs on South Lane Street in the middle of the night on July 23, 2015. He died from his wounds.
    http://nwasianweekly.com

Jul 05

Community calendar: Polish Festival, Summer at SAM and more

...Housing Group Seattle nonprofit to eliminate homelessness, 5:30 p.m. July 14, Elysian Fields, 542 First Ave. S., Seattle; $140 (strangertickets.com/events/55212094/auction-to-fight-homelessness...

...required; swinging jazz with Washboard Cutups, 6-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Hing Hay Park, 423 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle; waltz and more with KGB, 6-9:30 p.m. July 12, Occidental Park...

...Seattle; waltz and more with KGB, 6-9:30 p.m. July 12, Occidental Park, 250 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-264-5646 or danceforjoy.biz/dancingtildusk/index.html...

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...m. July 13 and 2 p.m. July 20 for special events, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $12.95-$20.95, ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or zoo...

JULY 12 Craft beer, local wine, sake, dinner; proceeds benefit the Garden, 6 p.m. July 12, Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $125, by reservation (seattlejapanesegarden.org/events-calendar/gardenparty2018).

SAT Rainier Valley Food Bank 5-mile, leisurely pace 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 The Pirates sail in from the seven seas to kick off Seafair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle (seafairpirateslanding.com/).

SAT-SUN Local food from 75 fine food trucks, restaurants, pop-ups, arts and crafts by 75 vendors, beer garden, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 217 Ninth Ave. N., Seattle (seattlestfoodfest.com).

PLAN AHEAD Seafood, beer garden, music, arts and crafts vendors, July 13-15, Market Street and Ballard Avenue, Seattle (seafoodfest.org).

PLAN AHEAD Street festival with 150 vendors, kids’ activities, 20 food vendors, main stage, beer garden, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 13-14, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 15, California Avenue Southwest and Southwest Alaska Street, Seattle (wsjunction.org).

PLAN AHEAD Entertainment, vendors, Viking Village, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 14-15, Nordic Museum, 2655 N.W. Market St., Seattle (206-789-5707 or nordicmuseum.org/vikingdays).

PLAN AHEAD Juried art festival, live music, food, puppet shows and kids’ activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 14-15, Our Lady Of The Lake, 8900 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle (wedgwoodfestival.com).

SUN Pick up maps for self-guided tour of 20 gardens within walking distance, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Bank of America, Georgetown, 1112 S. Bailey St., Seattle; free (georgetowngardenwalk.com).

PLAN AHEAD Self-guided tour of neighborhood gardens; proceeds benefit clubhouse, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 15, Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mount Rainier Drive S., Seattle; $25 (mountbaker.org/gardentour).

...Cafe: Remembering Princess Angeline, 6:30 p.m. July 18; Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; $15.95-$19.95 ages 14 and younger free (206-324-1126 or mohai...

...of Horror Film;” 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPop), 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $17-$36 (206-770-2700 or mopop.org...

SAT-MON Dragon boat paddling, on-land instruction, one hour on the lake, no experience or reservations required, 3 p.m. Sundays, 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m. Saturdays, Kenmore Air parking lot, 950 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; free (seattleflyingdragons.org).

JULY 12 Kickoff, music by Almas Fronterizas band, art activity, food trucks, Kids Corner, 6-8 p.m. July 12, Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle (visitsam.org/summer).

SAT-SUN Around the Sound Band, 2 p.m.; Puget Sound Daylily Club Blossom Show, 10 a.m. Sunday; Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band, 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle (206-783-7059 or ballardlocks.org/free-summer-concerts.html).

WED Dudley Manlove Quartet, 7 p.m. Wednesday, University Village Mall, 25th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, Seattle; free (206-523-0622 or uvillage.com/).

...parks July 13-Aug. 18, including Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival, July 14-15, Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle; free, donations suggested (greenstage.org...

PLAN AHEAD 5K, 10K, 15K, kids dash, 9:30 a.m. July 14, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $3-$30 (magnusonseries.org).

...permitting, noon-7 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Madison, 1900 43rd Ave. E.; Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake...

...weekdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Madison, 1900 43rd Ave. E.; Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive; Matthews...

...m. Saturdays-Sundays; Madison, 1900 43rd Ave. E.; Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive; Matthews, 9300 51st Ave. N.E.; Madrona...

...Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.; West Green Lake, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive; Matthews, 9300 51st Ave. N.E.; Madrona Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.; East Green Lake...

...Matthews, 9300 51st Ave. N.E.; Madrona Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.; East Green Lake, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N.; Magnuson, Northeast 65th Street and Sand Point Way Northeast, and Pritchard, 8400 55th Ave. S...

...Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.; East Green Lake, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N.; Magnuson, Northeast 65th Street and Sand Point Way Northeast, and Pritchard, 8400 55th Ave. S., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/find/swimming-beaches...

...Green Lake Drive N.; Magnuson, Northeast 65th Street and Sand Point Way Northeast, and Pritchard, 8400 55th Ave. S., Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/find/swimming-beaches...

ONGOING Heated saltwater Olympic size pool, Giant Tube Slide; open swims, swimming lessons, special events, daily, Lincoln Park, 8603 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle; $3.75-$5.50 (206-684-7494 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/colman-pool).

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

PLAN AHEAD Trolley ride to bars with drink, games, entertainment, Jameson tasting, 3 p.m. July 14, Sound Excursions, 1631 15th Ave. W., Seattle; $44 (425-830-1801 or jamesonjitney.com).

TUE SameSide hosts shared meal and a chance to contact our representatives in support of the passage of a clean DREAM Act, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, The Riveter: Fremont, 1300 N. Northlake Way, Seattle; $25 (206-552-0543 or eventbrite.com/e/changemaker-dinner-stand-for-dreamers-tickets-47001618105).

    Community calendar: Polish Festival, Summer at SAM and more
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, July 6-12, 2018. Share story SAT-MON Three separate American Kennel Club (AKC) dog shows; Tacoma Kennel Club Show Saturday, Puyallup Valley Dog Fanciers show Sunday, Gig Harbor Kennel Club show Monday, 1,500 dogs each day compete in conformation, obedience, junior showmanship and rally, with events by 13 AKC breed-specific clubs, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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Jun 29

Murder Mystery: Mother’s message for son’s killer; help ID suspects

Surveillance video captured Benito walking next to the suspect and a woman in the International District on June 27, 2015. A short time later medics found Benito about 300 feet away at 5th and S. Weller — with no pulse.

    Murder Mystery: Mother's message for son's killer; help ID suspects
    KILLER WANTED IN SEATTLE -- This week marks three years since Benito Enriquez -- a loving father, son, boyfriend and nurse -- was beaten to death after leaving a Kenny Chesney concert and Seattle Police are still hopeful that his killer can be found.
    https://q13fox.com

Jun 29

Jun 28

Look Ahead: The hottest Seattle events for July 2018

8 p.m. Monday, July 2, WaMu Theater, 800 Occidental Ave., Seattle; $32, 206-3817848, centurylinkfield.com

July 12-29; Café Nordo, 109 S. Main St., Seattle; $75 (includes four-course Korean dinner, venue 21+), 206-209-2002, cafenordo.com.

July 5-Aug. 2; Gallery 4Culture, 101 Prefontaine Place S., Seattle; free; 206-296-7580, 4culture.org.

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7 p.m. free recitals and 8 p.m. paid-admission concerts, July 2-28 (mostly Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays); Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; $16-$52, 206-283-8710; www.seattlechambermusic.org. 

3 p.m. Sunday, July 1, University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., Seattle; free; 800-335-7323, ubookstore.com.

7 p.m. Monday, July 9, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave. S., Seattle; free; 206-624-6600, elliottbaybook.com

7 p.m. Monday, July 9, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle; free; 206-624-6600, elliottbaybook.com

1 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, Ravenna Third Place Books, 6504 20th Ave N.E., Seattle; $45 (includes lunch and copy of book); 206-525-2347, thirdplacebooks.com. Also: 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park; free; 206-366-3333, thirdplacebooks.com.

7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, Third Place Books in Seward Park, 5041 Wilson Ave. S., Seattle; free; 206-474-2200, thirdplacebooks.com

Strictly Outside: July 14, Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle; free. Strictly Seattle: July 17-28; Velocity Dance Center at Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway, Seattle; $15-$50; 206-325-8773, velocitydancecenter.org.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 8, Neptune Theatre, 1303 N.E. 45th St., Seattle; 206-682-1414, stgpresents.org

Noon-10 p.m., Saturday, July 14, Judkins Park, 2150 S. Norman St., Seattle; free, tuf-seattle.com

6 p.m. Sunday, July 22, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; sold out, 206-584-2500, zoo.org

Through Sept. 30; Can Can Culinary Cabaret, 94 Pike St., Seattle; $35-$95, 206-652-0832, thecancan.com.

Through Feb. 10; Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington (at 15th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 41st Street), Seattle; $6-$10; 206-543-2280, henryart.org.

    Look Ahead: The hottest Seattle events for July 2018
    From "Ant-Man and the Wasp" to "Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore," our Seattle Times arts writers dish on next month's most buzzworthy arts and entertainment events.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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