Forum on Homelessness

hosted by the Downtown Seattle Association Forum on Homelessness hosted by the Downtown Seattle Association, Part I Dave Ross moderates a forum on homelessness with Seattle’s homeless czar, George Scarola, the city’s homelessness consultant, Barb Poppe, and Mark Putnam, director of All Home. In attendance are business leaders, non-profit leaders, homeless advocates, and community members. The forum is hosted by the Downtown Seattle Association and sponsored by Starbucks. Seattle Homelessness Forum, Part II: Learning From

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Senior citizens take field trip to tour Seattle marijuana production plant by Ma...

Senior citizens take field trip to tour Seattle marijuana production plant by Matt Markovich SEATTLE – Taking a field trip for the seniors at Sound Vista Village, an assisted living center in Gig Harbor, is not unusual. But going to a retail marijuana shop, extraction plant and grow operation, is. Eight seniors, many born right when World War II erupted, got on the bus and made the trip to the unique setup that Vela, Field

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RSVP

RSVP HERE for our SODoing Business Networking Event at Pacific Fabrics. The SODO BIA and Pacific Fabrics are hosting a networking event for SODO businesses. This event is a chance to connect with other SODO businesses. Pacific Fabrics is celebrating 100 years of service in SODO! *Complementary light snacks & beverages will be served. Parking will be available at the venue. Date: Thursday, April 20th Time: 5-7 PM Location: Pacific Fabrics, 2230 4th Ave S

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SDOT S LANDER ST BRIDGE PROJECT OPEN HOUSE

Design on the S Lander St Bridge Project has progressed since SDOT’s last open house in September 2016. Join SDOT on March 30 to learn the latest about project design and get an early preview of construction, which is anticipated to begin in early 2018. We hope to see you there! IN-PERSON OPEN HOUSE Thursday, March 30 4 – 6:30 PM Metropolist: 2931 1st Ave S Bus: 21, 50, 116, 118, 119 Link light rail: SODO Station

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Event Recap: Crime Prevention Forum

Thank you to everyone who attended our Crime Prevention forum and to our guest presenters. The information discussed at this forum was very beneficial in trying to keep property, employees and businesses safe and secure. We hope the tips and tools covered today will help alleviate some of this issues presented to businesses in SODO. Below is an event recap which includes resources and contact information from the forum. Crime Prevention Forum Recap If you

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Homeless Camp Cleanup

Homeless, Businesses Clash Over SoDo Camp Cleanup by: BY STEPHANIE KLEIN, MyNorthwest.com Editor Updated: Mar 7, 2017 – 1:14 PM SEATTLE – Time is up for residents of an unauthorized homeless camp known as “The Field” or “The Triangle” located in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood. The City of Seattle has given notice to campers at Airport Way and Royal Brougham Way. They have to be gone by 9 a.m. Tuesday when the cleanup starts for health

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SODO News Recap

Mayor Ed Murray – Video – 2017 State of the City Address from Idris Mosque Mayor Ed Murray – Text – 2017 State of the City Address from Idris Mosque South Seattle Brewery Coalition – Visit These Local SODO Breweries Murray Proposes Homeless Tax, May Sue Trump Administration Seattle Arena Group Re-Files Petition for SODO Street Vacation Upcoming Events in Seattle – Seattle City Hall Event Calendar SODO Homeless Camp to Close Over Health, Safety

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Upcoming Seattle Events

Thursday, March 2 – Sunday, March 5:  PAC-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament at KeyArena. Game times vary. About 8,000 people are expected to attend each day. Emerald City ComiCon at the Washington State Convention Center. Hours vary. About 20,000 people are expected to attend each day. Saturday, March 4 – Sunday, March 5: Seattle Bike Show at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Show hours are 

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The Alaskan Way Viaduct / SR 99 – CLOSURE

The Alaskan Way Viaduct will be closed for its Semiannual Inspection. The Alaskan Way Viaduct/SR 99 will be fully closed between South Spokane Street and the north end of the Battery Street Tunnel from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. CLOSURE DATES: Saturday, March 4 Sunday, March 5  

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