About 20 people lined up Tuesday to be the first customers at Ike's Pot Shop at the corner of 23rd Avenue and East Union Street in the Central District. Ike's is the second retail pot store to open in Seattle.
Just past the front door of the Burke Natural History Museum, on the University of Washington campus, you’ll find a little alcove. It’s the perfect place to linger on a rainy day.
Under display cases of sparkling crystals and other mineral specimens, you’ll see sets of slim drawers. Open one, and after you let out a squeak of surprise, you can marvel at the bodies of insects, birds and other small creatures those drawers contain.
Mercer Island schools reopened Tuesday as officials said the city’s water supply was safe again after increased chlorination over the weekend. But they advised residents to first run cold water from every tap in their homes for five minutes, starting on the highest floor.
Left to right: Carissa Leeson, Christine Howard, Matt Streib and Pete Messling discuss coffee addiction at Espresso Vivace on Broadway. Matt has just finished his first cup of the day (at 11:37 a.m.) and is feeling great!
Utilities must be rerouted before Seattle's current seawall comes down. But with no room on the crowded sidewalk to stage construction materials, the job shack for utility workers resides on a barge.
As we bid the tourists adieu, we welcome back the cranes and construction.
Season 2 of Seattle’s waterfront development project starts Wednesday. It includes work from Colman Dock to the Aquarium, and holes in the ground already show the concrete face of the 1930s-era seawall, soon to be demolished.
On the road to a future which promises steady advances in artificial intelligence, what should we expect? What should we be wary of, or hopeful about?
Our guide this week for those questions is Blaise Agüera y Arcas, a software designer currently working on machine intelligence for Google. In his previous work as an engineer at Microsoft his focus included augmented reality, Bing Maps and Bing Mobile, wearable computing and natural user interfaces. As you’ll hear, Agüera y Arcas is insightful and philosophical about the cross sections of science and human culture in our past and future.
Dan Lee, co-owner of Odin's Brewing Company, moved his brewery from Seattle's Georgetown neighborhood to Tukwila. The proposed 19-story tower that broke ground a block away adds weight to Lee's prediction that in 10 years, Tukwila will have changed beyond recognition.
Former Washington State Governor Gary Locke helped break ground Thursday on what will be the tallest building between Seattle and Tacoma. And it's in Tukwila. Officials there say the 19-story hotel and residential tower, known as Washington Place, will help Tukwila usher in a new era of denser, transit-oriented development.