Saturday, 8 August, 2020

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Come join us for our first meetup of 2016! We'll be at the Belltown Pub tomorrow (Tuesday, January 12th) from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. You can find us in the loft space just beyond the bar area. As we revealed in December, we're changing up our meetups in a number of ways. Firstly, location...
As we wish you happy holidays, we thought we would share some of the ways different cities decorate and use public spaces at this time of year. In many parts of the northern hemisphere, the wintery weather and early sunsets prompts cities to decorate streets with seasonal lighting. While this time...

New Meetups for 2016

For nearly two years now, we've held weekly meetups in Seattle. First as Roy Street Coffee & Tea on Capitol and then at Espresso Vivace in South Lake Union. We've been incredibly fortunate to have such great accommodations made available to us, but we've become increasingly challenged with space. And...
Tonight is our final weekly meetup of the year. We would love to see you one more time before we ring in the new year! You'll find us at our usual location of Espresso Vivace in South Lake Union. Feel free to drop by any time from 6pm to 8pm....
The holidays are right around the corner and we’d like to see all of you one last time in 2015. Come join us for the final weekly meetup of the year. You'll find us at our usual location of Espresso Vivace in South Lake Union. Feel free to drop by...
It’s election day and we want to invite you to join us for a special meetup tonight! We’ll be at the Belltown Pub, a long-time neighborhood institution. The meetup starts at 6pm, but you can drop by anytime during the evening. The pub has no age restrictions, so if...
It’s October 14th, and you know what that means: ballots are in the mail! Voters are faced with a number of tough choices — and some not-so-tough. Over the last few months, we sat down with a number of City Council candidates for half-hour interviews to pick their brains about...
The general election is just a month away. We've whittled down our choices for City Council from 47 (!) to 18 candidates, but only nine will make the cut — seven serving districts across the city and two serving the city at-large. We took the time to sit down with each...