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The Bullet Train

Abdi nodded. “Or this Somali guy, one of those guys who hangs out at Fifth and Jackson. His name is Farhan. He used to be a truck driver, had a wife and a son, but his wife started acting up, and they split, and he had to pay the child support, started drinking,”

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    Abdi laughed. His perfect teeth shown in the reflective dark; it was one of those dry nights, clear, where the silhouettes of trees and buildings are not foreboding, but comforting. We stood outside our respective coaches, both one trip away from going home. "Why do you like the 7?
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    Alterations in existing commercial building on North side of 5th floor to create a new private office, subject to field inspection (STFI). 705 Union Station

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You Can't Drink On Light Rail, but Here's Where You Can Drink Near Light Rail

One evening, I walked into Fort St. George (601 S King St, Suite 202)—a bar only two minutes by foot from the station, a bar that...

McCoy's Firehouse (173 S Washington St), which opens at 8 a.m., has firefighter apparel on its brick walls that face...

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...for Rainier Beach Station. The bars in Columbia City, however, include the popular Royal Room (5000 Rainier Ave S), Lottie's Lounge (4900 Rainier Ave S), and Island Soul (4869 Rainier Ave S). The...

...Columbia City, however, include the popular Royal Room (5000 Rainier Ave S), Lottie's Lounge (4900 Rainier Ave S), and Island Soul (4869 Rainier Ave S). The first bar is a great music venue...

...Room (5000 Rainier Ave S), Lottie's Lounge (4900 Rainier Ave S), and Island Soul (4869 Rainier Ave S). The first bar is a great music venue, the second is relaxed, and the third...

...enter an elevator, rise up to ground level, exit, and walk to the Wine Station (2533 16th Ave S), which is open from Wednesday to Saturday. Run by Luis Rodriguez, owner of Seattle's...

...to be looking for a place to drink on other days, then visit Baja Bistro (2414 Beacon Ave S), a small bar that is urban and so gay-friendly, it's part of what...

There are two bars here you should know about. Lecosho (89 University St), which is two blocks down from the most hidden entrance of the underground section of...

I can never get enough of Oliver's Lounge (405 Olive Way). I'm deeply in love with this bar's windows. These windows are huge and...

...can be argued with some confidence that the most urban intersection in Seattle is at Broadway and East John Street, particularly at rush hour, when big-city crowds flow up the long escalators and out...

...densest neighborhoods on the West Coast. Across the street from the station is Nacho Borracho (209 Broadway E), whose facade is decorated with neon advertisements for Mexican beers. Once inside, you are greeted...

...Trail (made exclusively for bikes and pedestrians), you can get to the College Inn Pub (4006 University Way NE) after about a 15-minute walk (or a five-minute bike ride). In 2021, the...

    You Can't Drink On Light Rail, but Here's Where You Can Drink Near Light Rail
    Columbia City Station If you are a drinker, this is a station you need to know about. Othello Station, by contrast, has lots of great places to eat, but no bars of distinction. The same goes for Rainier Beach Station.
    https://www.thestranger.com

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Reminder: Light rail open house meetings for West Seattle and Ballard are on Tuesday

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Union Station, 401 S. Jackson Street

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Tuesday, Feb. 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Alki Masonic Center, 4736 40th Ave. SW Street

Thursday, Feb. 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Leif Erikson Lodge, 2245 NW 57th Street

...International District/Chinatown to South Lake Union and Seattle Center/Uptown, an elevated guideway along 15th Avenue West and Elliott Avenue West, and a rail-only movable bridge over Salmon Bay. It includes three elevated stations in...

...by 2041. The agency is on track to open extensions to Seattle's University District, Roosevelt and Northgate neighborhoods in 2021, followed by service to Mercer Island, Bellevue and Redmond's Overlake area...

    Reminder: Light rail open house meetings for West Seattle and Ballard are on Tuesday
    information from Sound Transit Opportunity for public to weigh in online and in person on route, station locations as work to reach consensus on preferred alternative by early 2019 continues Starting tomorrow, early scoping open houses for the West Seattle and Ballard Link light rail extensions will provide opportunities for the public to weigh in on route and station locations for the project.
    https://www.westsideseattle.com

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Community calendar: Valentine treats for Zoo and Aquarium critters, Flower & Garden Show, MOHAI Black History Month

FRI Illustrated, “mostly true” stories and anecdotes about the Klondike Gold Rush, 12:15 p.m. Friday, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, 319 Second Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-220-4240 or nps.gov/klse/index.htm).

...allied businesses, noon-4 p.m. Feb. 18, King St. Ballroom, Embassy Suites Pioneer Square, 255 S. King St., Seattle; free with preregistration or $15 at the door (oneloveseattle.com...

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...Alvord Broadleaf Theater, 2 p.m.; wolves, 2:15 p.m. Saturday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $9.95-$14.95, ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or zoo...

SAT Dinner, auction to benefit Senior Center programs, 6 p.m. Saturday, Southeast Seattle Senior Center, 4655 S. Holly St., Seattle; $100 (206-722-0317).

WED Six weeks of Scandinavian dance classes for dancers at all levels, singles and couples welcome, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N, Seattle; $45-$55 (425-954-5262 or skandia-folkdance.org).

...m. Feb. 7-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle; $24/day; $12/after 3 p.m. Feb. 7-10, after 2 p.m...

SAT-SUN Learn about keeping honeybees, 10 a.m. Saturday; yoga poses for gardeners for all levels and all bodies, bring yoga mat, 11 a.m. Sunday, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; free (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com).

FRI Valentine’s Day edition of the Chantey Sing-Along, featuring sea songs of love, the original long distance relationship, 8 p.m. Friday, Virginia V Steamer, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free (206-447-9800 or nwseaport.org).

SAT Victorian tea and tour, 1 p.m. Saturday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring Street, Puyallup; $15 by reservation (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).

SAT Opening of newly renovated accessible playground with new play equipment for ages 2 to 12, improved picnic area, sand play area, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Victory Heights Playground, 1737 N.E. 106th St., Seattle (206-684-9286).

...ages 2-12 years old and their caregivers, 1 p.m. Saturday, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle; free, no registration necessary (206-685-8033 or /botanicgardens.uw.edu/washington-park...

SAT Art activities, story time to learn about the environment, rain gear recommended for outdoor excursions, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Olympic Sculpture Park, Broad Street and Elliott Avenue, Seattle; free (seattleartmuseum.org/).

PLAN AHEAD Walk to look under logs and in ponds for salamanders, 3 p.m. Feb. 17, Camp Long, 5200 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $5 preregister (206-684-7434 or seattle.gov/Documents/Departments/ParksAndRecreation/ELCs/ELCWinter2018_2.pdf).

SUN-WED Classical music performance featuring Mendelssohn piano trio and vocal performances, 3 p.m. Feb. 11, West Seattle Library, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W. (206-684-7444); noon Wednesday, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-386-4636 or spl.org).

PLAN AHEAD 5K, 10K, 15K, kids dash, two-person team 5k each, 10 a.m. Feb. 17, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $3-$30 (magnusonseries.org/).

SAT Antiques, vintage, arts and crafts by 60 vendors, snack bar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle (seattlelakecitylions.org/).

...weatherization of homes, RainWise program, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Filipino Community Center, 5740 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S., Seattle; free (buildingconnections.seattle.gov/2018/01/02/south-seattle-home-fair-3...

FEB. 15 Celebrate the Year of the Dog with stories, crafts and treats for all ages, traditional dress encouraged, potluck dishes welcome, 5-7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Lake City Branch Library, 12501 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-684-7518 or spl.org).

    Community calendar: Valentine treats for Zoo and Aquarium critters, Flower & Garden Show, MOHAI Black History Month
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Feb. 9-15, 2018. Share story SAT Zoo animals get heart-shaped fruit pops, meat, herbal bouquets as an enrichment activity; jaguar and lions, 10 a.m.; orangutans, 10:30 a.m.; snow leopards, 10:45 a.m.; Komodo dragon, 11 a.m.; tamarins, 11:30 a.m.; river otters, 11:45 a.m.; Grizzly bears, noon; Kunekune pigs, 1:15 p.m.; meerkats, 1:30 p.m.; penguins, 2 p.m.; Ambassador animals at Alvord Broadleaf Theater, 2 p.m.; wolves, 2:15 p.m.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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