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May 17

Seattle-area music-and-nightlife events May 18-24: Taylor Swift, La Luz, 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).

Owl & Thistle, 808 Post Ave., Seattle (206-621-7777 or owlnthistle.com).

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

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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).

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., No. 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 May 18-24: Taylor Swift, La Luz, and more
    Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Friday Blues Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps, 8 p.m., Highway 99 Blues Club; $18-$28. Comedy Billy Anderson, Mike Masilotti, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m., Comedy Underground; $6. Mekki Leeper,...
    https://www.seattletimes.com

May 15

E. Smith Mercantile Will Close Up Shop in June

Small Plates 208 First Avenue South

    E. Smith Mercantile Will Close Up Shop in June
    They say all good things must come to an end, but for Jessie Poole good things, rather, come to a transition. And with that, E. Smith Mercantile will shutter on June 30. "I t's hard to think of something you built as dying," said Poole, who's run her Pioneer Square shop-slash-bar since its opening in 2013.
    https://www.seattlemet.com

May 15

May 14

Scott Carsberg Brings Bisato Back—to Pioneer Square

Carsberg will open a new iteration of Bisato later this year in Pioneer Square, specifically at the 84 Yesler Way address that was long home to Trattoria Mitchelli. 

    Scott Carsberg Brings Bisato Back-to Pioneer Square
    When Scott Carsberg closed Bisato in 2012, it was the end of a storied chapter in Seattle dining. Now the James Beard Award-winning chef will write a new one. Carsberg will open a new iteration of Bisato later this year in Pioneer Square, specifically at the 84 Yesler Way address that was long home to Trattoria Mitchelli.
    https://www.seattlemet.com

May 12

May 11

This Week in Restaurant News: Awards and Openings Abound

Chef Brendan McGill has a new little outpost for lattes and sandwiches in The Exchange Building downtown on Second and Marion. Unfortunately, (but predictably) the first offerings of a latte infused with a CBD marijuana oil was kyboshed by the health department. 

    This Week in Restaurant News: Awards and Openings Abound
    Accolades James Beard Awards It's been a really good year for Edouardo Jordan, and it keeps on getting better and better. The James Beard award winners were announced on Monday and Jordan won twice: Best Chef Northwest for Salare and Best New Restaurant for JuneBaby.
    https://www.seattlemet.com

May 10

Seattle-area music-and-nightlife events May 11-17: P!NK, Courtney Marie Andrews, 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).

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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).

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 May 11-17: P!NK, Courtney Marie Andrews, and more
    Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Friday Blues The Terry Hanck Band, 8 p.m., Highway 99 Blues Club; $18-$28. Comedy Bobby Higley Comedy, 8:30 p.m., Cafe Racer. Chris Roach, 7:30 and 10 p.m., Parlor Live;...
    https://www.seattletimes.com

May 09

Mother Nature to treat us with gorgeous weekend for Mother’s Day

...the Seattle waterfront, where there will be free parking at four venues: Hillclimb Court Garage, 1422 Western Ave.; Western and Seneca Lot, 1101 Western Ave.; Watermark Tower Garage, 1108 Western Ave.; and Pike...

...free parking at four venues: Hillclimb Court Garage, 1422 Western Ave.; Western and Seneca Lot, 1101 Western Ave.; Watermark Tower Garage, 1108 Western Ave.; and Pike Place Market Garage, 1531 Western Ave. A...

...Court Garage, 1422 Western Ave.; Western and Seneca Lot, 1101 Western Ave.; Watermark Tower Garage, 1108 Western Ave.; and Pike Place Market Garage, 1531 Western Ave. A voucher is also available through the...

...Lot, 1101 Western Ave.; Watermark Tower Garage, 1108 Western Ave.; and Pike Place Market Garage, 1531 Western Ave. A voucher is also available through the Downtown Seattle Association that will be honored at...

    Mother Nature to treat us with gorgeous weekend for Mother's Day
    The weather forecast is looking good for Mother's Day, with a high predicted of 81 degrees. On Saturday, it's expected to be sunny with a high of 75. Share story If your mom loves warm spring weather, then this could be a tailor-made Mother's Day for her.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

May 09

May 09

Colman Dock construction ramping up for the summer

But for the drivers, later in the summer is when you'll see changes, too. Right now, drivers enter in from the entrance off Madison and Alaskan Way.

    Colman Dock construction ramping up for the summer
    SEATTLE -- If you plan to take the ferry from Seattle to either Bremerton or Bainbridge Island, be prepared for more construction at Colman Dock. The changes are expected to ramp up in a couple of weeks and into the summer. According to officials, the construction will affect both passengers who walk onto the ferry as well as drivers.
    http://q13fox.com

May 08

Seattle ferry dock access getting tougher during summer construction

...among westbound travelers. WSF plans to move the vehicle access lanes six blocks south, to South Jackson Street and Alaskan Way. Pickups and drop-offs, however, will continue at the Madison and Alaskan Way entrance...

...South Jackson Street and Alaskan Way. Pickups and drop-offs, however, will continue at the Madison and Alaskan Way entrance...

    Seattle ferry dock access getting tougher during summer construction
    Published 9:17 am, Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Colman Dock has already seen some changes as major construction to replace the Seattle ferry dock has gotten underway. But things are about to change again as summer construction goes full steam ahead, according to an announcement from the Washington State Ferries.
    https://www.seattlepi.com

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Public Risks Being Left Behind as Downtown Seattle Land Runs Out

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;

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 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)

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0.5-acre parking lot at 7th and Stewart;

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

...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 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;

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

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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