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Author: Ethan P. Goodman

Ballard’s Historic District Board Looks to Blow the Roof Off Street Cafes

The future of wildly popular streateries now rests in a narrow view of the street's past. It’s 9am on a Thursday morning in the multipurpose...

Bell Street: A Chance to Shape a Final Piece of the Waterfront Project

A survey on possible Bell Street changes is open for public comment through February 12th. As work continues at a feverish pace to complete some...

Sunday Video: Night Ride

The Oscar nominations are out. Most of the attention is on the Best Picture nominees, but who really has time for that? Those ten...

The Urbanist Podcast: An Automation Discussion [Not] Brought 2 U by Chatbots

When Ray pitched the idea to me of doing an episode on automation, the first thing I thought was, of course. Automation, in no...

More Chinatown Station Ideas Floated as Sound Transit Meanders toward Decision

Will the station be shallow, deep, or somewhere between? On Fourth or Fifth Avenue? Or skip Chinatown and Midtown altogether for a Pioneer Square...

Amid Challenges, Chinatown’s Small Businesses Celebrate Lunar New Year’s Arrival

In Chinese zodiac tradition, 2023 will be the year of the Water Rabbit. The sign for the Rabbit is associated with longevity, peace, and...
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Micro-Apartments May Be Bellevue’s Next Affordability Move

At their meeting last week, Bellevue's Planning Commission initiated their discussions on a land use code amendment (LUCA) to allow more micro-apartments in the...

Mosqueda Announces Run for Vacant King County Council Seat

Seattle City Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda says she hears the "pull" of King County Council and is running for the District 8 seat that Joe...