SODO Afternoon at the Ballpark

Event Details: The Mariners are inviting their Seattle neighbors to an afternoon block party at Safeco Field on Wednesday, August 16th! Enjoy special discounted seating when you purchase through this special offer. Pricing: $23 View Level, $34 Main Level Deadline to purchase: Tuesday, August 15 – 5:00 p.m. To buy tickets or for more information, please visit: Mariners.com/Neighborhood and enter the promo code: SPECIAL To order 20 or more tickets contact: Elizabeth McCloskey at (206)-346-4519

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A SODO Business Sponsors Charity for Children in Foster Care

A local, SODO business – NuLeaf Office Solutions – is Helping Foster Kids Prepare for Back to School NuLeaf Office Solutions is sponsoring Run the Mountain, a great charity event put on by NuHope Street, benefiting children in foster care by providing school supplies, new clothes and opportunities throughout the year. Participants can choose between a 5K, 10K or 15K trail run route through Squak Mountain State Park in Issaquah. The cost to register is $55 for

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Seattle City Light – Electronic Equipment Upgrades Planned in August 2017

Starting in early August 2017, Seattle City Light will be supporting enhanced cellular and data services by upgrading electronic equipment to 10 utility poles throughout the public right-of-way of the SODO neighborhood. Map: SODO Neighborhood Work Area Highlights: – This project is an expansion of existing communications networks and the equipment modifications will increase public safety and enhanced-911 capabilities. The work will also improve wireless services to areas, allowing for enhanced connectivity and faster 4G service.

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Seafair Weekend

Seafair Weekend is here! The weekend-long celebration will cause an increase in traffic and visitors to Seattle so plan your travels accordingly. The Seafair website has provided a full schedule of events. Find the schedule here. The BIA hopes everyone enjoys a safe and fun Seafair weekend! History of Seafair It all began as a plan to celebrate Seattle’s centennial in 1951-52. The Seattle area was without major league sports teams or

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Stage 1 Burn Ban in King County

The Washington Department of Ecology is warning Washington residents of smoke. Officials say winds coming from the north are pushing smoke from about 150 wildfires in Canada into Washington. Currently, air quality in the state is “among the worst in the country,” according to Dr. Ranil Dhammapala with the Washington Department of Ecology. According to Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, air quality for Pierce County, Kitsap County, King County and Snohomish County is listed as

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Lend a Hand on August 12th

As the SODO Track project progresses, 26 more murals are being painted on the walls of the SODO Seattle transit corridors. Artists are working near the tracks, and travelers and commuters see the track every day. This is a great opportunity to see the art up close. Our second Community Clean Up event is going to be focused on picking up garbage on part of the length of the track. The SODO Track project team

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4th Avenue South Street Paving Project Update

The paving project for 4th Ave S is estimated to begin on August 14th. This paving project is expected to last 6 months. Before repaving, crews will grind off a 2-inch deep layer of the existing asphalt. Crews will then evaluate the underlying road base for any additional needed repairs to make sure the road can better withstand the weight of heavy trucks that regularly traverse these streets. Once these base repairs have been completed,

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Tour the SODO Track Event

The SODO Track is gaining speed! Muralists from all over the world are descending on this 2 mile stretch of 5th Avenue South, working to transform it into an art experience like no other. Come see the artists in action – we promise you, you’ve never seen painting quite like this! Project partners from 4Culture and Urban ArtWorks will also be on hand to share more about the SODO Track and where the project is headed. This tour is

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SODO Employee Transportation Needs: Metro Community Connections Survey

King County Metro, the City of Seattle and the SODO BIA are gathering information from people who work in Seattle’s SODO area. The way we get around is changing. New technology and ideas are creating opportunities to develop customized transportation solutions to go along with traditional, fixed-route bus service. This survey aims to find solutions to improve mobility options for people traveling to, from, and around SODO. This survey will help us understand the travel needs of people who work

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