Sports

Unico Announces 3,000 Homes and Sounders FC Practice Complex at Renton’s Longacres Site

In December, Unico Properties purchased the 158-acre Longacres property in Renton from Boeing for $100 million. This month plans are emerging that would put...

Sunday Video: Skateboarding’s Legendary Spots

https://youtu.be/omigBsOmtjw Skateboarding as a recreational activity and sport mostly started in cities using unique bits of infrastructure and public space to bring creativity and excitement...

NHL Seattle Will Fund Free Transit for Home Game Attendees

The National Hockey League's Seattle affiliate will announce today that they will be providing every single person who purchases a ticket to a hockey...

Unlike Seattle, Golf Really Is Dying

Last week, The Seattle Times ran an article headlined, ‘Study questions ‘best use’ of golf courses Seattle operates’. The article stems from a report...

Does the NHL Need to Be at Northgate’s Front Door?

At a press conference earlier this week, the CEO of National Hockey League (NHL) Seattle announced Seattle's new NHL team will be siting their...

Top Urbanist Action: Ask County Council for Housing Not a Stadium Subsidy

It seemed like a done deal. The King County Council was going to fork over about $190M to pay for Safeco Field maintenance intended...

Forward Thrust Part 3: Big League City

The disappointment that urbanists feel about Seattle’s failure to obtain a subway system in 1968 (see part one and part two of the Forward Thrust series)...

Seattle Council Approves Arena MOU and Some Short-Term Rental Regulations

On Monday, the Seattle City Council approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Oak View Group (OVG) paving the was for a $600...