Monthly Archives: July 2008

Ride Transit, Save $8,400

You might have read that Seattle transit users save an average of $8,400 annually compared to drivers. That’s according to a recent study that assumed transit users have one less car. $8,400 is quite a figure! Is it true? Who … Continue reading

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You’re not from Texas, but Texas wants you anyway

Seattle’s Mithun has been picked to lead master planning for a 2.6 million square foot redevelopment of five blocks of Austin’s downtown. It’s the largest downtown redevelopment effort in the history of the Lone Star State’s capitol. Mithun’s view on … Continue reading

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Update on: Who spiked our drink?

Green Lake, still harmless Update!: The P-I is now reporting that the spikes in Green Lake are indeed an innocent occurrence, apparently left over from a Eurasian milfoil eradication effort in the 1980s. From July 25 SeattleScape: Seattle Parks just … Continue reading

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It’s a Wonderful Store

When it opened four years ago, the Phinney Market was like a dream come true. The neighborhood grocery / deli was operated by local owners with a vision of serving fresh food in a “third place” atmosphere. In addition to … Continue reading

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Everybody Under the Sun?

It was Memorial Day weekend, a few years ago. A warm day but not hot. Great time to visit the Space Needle observation deck. Of course the Center was packed with Folklifers that day. Looking at this mass of people … Continue reading

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