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‘No Tax on Jobs’ coalition pushing for referendum to repeal head tax

The No Tax on Jobs website says the petition can be signed at 2211 Elliott Ave., Suite 200., however a story in The Stranger on Friday indicated that the petition language was still be worked out.

    'No Tax on Jobs' coalition pushing for referendum to repeal head tax
    The grandson of the founder of Dick's Drive-in is helping spearhead a new effort to bring a referendum to the ballot that aims to overturn the city's new head tax. Saul Spady, who runs a Seattle ad agency, is working with the new "No Tax on Jobs" coalition to gather 17,632 signatures by June 12th to qualify the referendum for the August ballot.
    http://www.myballard.com

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Public Risks Being Left Behind as Downtown Seattle Land Runs Out

0.5-acre surface lot at Western and Bell;

0.3-acre parking lot at 1st and Blanchard;

0.3-acre parking lot on 3rd near Blanchard; and

The Elliot Parking Garage on Western and Vine opened in 1979 on 0.7 acres with five floors and 593 spaces.

At 2nd and Clay is a one-story retail store on a 0.3-acre site;

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A 0.5-acre Seattle City Light substation at Western and Union could be relocated fully underground with public uses above

The federal post office at 3rd and Union sits on about 0.7 acres. Though not historically landmarked, it is a sturdy 1959 concrete building and the airspace above it might be utilized like how the old Federal Reserve building is being expanded.

A full-block, 0.8-acre parking lot on the waterfront at Western and Spring;

0.2-acre parking area and a narrow 0.2 vacant lot on the waterfront at Alaskan and Yesler;

0.5-acre parking lot at 7th and Stewart;

...a 48-story apartment tower at 3rd and Virginia, a 54-story residential building at 5th and Stewart, and a 55-story apartment and hotel tower at 8th and Pine. The pattern is...

...residential building at 5th and Stewart, and a 55-story apartment and hotel tower at 8th and Pine. The pattern is focused on upper Belltown and Denny Triangle but it is likely to...

The Swiftsure Garage sits on 0.5 acres at 2nd and Union and opened in 1969. It is nine floors with 509 parking spaces.

A block away the West Edge Garage is on 0.3 acres at 2nd and Pike. It opened in 1963. It is seven floors with 335 parking spaces.

The Olympic Garage is on a 0.6-acre site at 5th and Spring and opened in 1964. It is nine floors with 640 parking spaces and a small...

The Washington Garage at 3rd and University. It sits on a 0.3-acre site, opened in 1966, and has seven stories with 316 parking spaces. The Swiftsure Garage at 2nd and Union. (Photo by author) The Olympic Garage owned by the University of Washington at 5th and Seneca. (Photo by author)

At 6th and Jackson the two-story Washington Federal building sits on a 0.3 acre-site; and

At 2nd and Seneca the five-story Security Pacific office building is on a 0.3-acre site. A one-story retail building in Belltown that currently has no redevelopment plans. (Photo by author) A two-story commercial building in Chinatown-International District. (Photo by author)

The four-story Chromer Building and an parking lot at 2nd and Pine will be redeveloped with a 15-story office tower;

    Public Risks Being Left Behind as Downtown Seattle Land Runs Out " The Urbanist
    "Buy land, they're not making it anymore." - Mark Twain As Seattle's development boom continues without any sign of stopping, the city is rapidly approaching a point where Downtown is completely built out and there is no land left to build on. In many ways this is a desirable situation.
    https://www.theurbanist.org

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Where to Take Mom for Mother's Day

Holding down the corner of First and Bell is this sweet-spirited spot with raw timbers, lofty ceilings, long tables, and a drop-in ambiance—Belltown’s versio...

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$$ American/New American 1501 17th Ave E

$$$ American/New American 1411 N 45th St

$$$$ American/New American 6049 Seaview Ave NW

$$ American/New American, Vegan, Vegetarian 2901 E Madison St

$$$ Italian 709 North 35th Street

    Where to Take Mom for Mother's Day
    Mother's Day is May 13, so present those fresh bundles of Pike Place Market flowers-yes, get the biggest bouquet-and take dear mom to a meal. Here, now, some recommendations for you. (Please note, with no surprise, that these are all brunch suggestions that are going to require reservations.)
    https://www.seattlemet.com

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  • Construction permit

    Tenant improvement to level 5 to add partition walls, 2 bathrooms, and new pavers to portions of roof, subject to field inspection (STFI).

    2401 Elliott Ave. Issued April 26, 2018 Comment

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Review: The Evolution of Joli

Holding down the corner of First and Bell is this sweet-spirited spot with raw timbers, lofty ceilings, long tables, and a drop-in ambiance—Belltown’s versio...

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618 NW 65th St, Ballard

$$$ Italian 617 Broadway East

    Restaurant Review: The Evolution of Joli
    The mescal cocktail arrived a disconcerting cherry blossom pink. Backlit by evening's ebbing sunshine, it glowed like something Hello Kitty might serve at a bachelorette party. The first sip, however, ushered away any girlie drink trepidation in a cloud of smoke subtly calibrated with grapefruit and lime.
    https://www.seattlemet.com

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