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September 7, 2016

Fall Arts and Culture Preview

Art exhibits, talks, concerts, and more fill the calendar in the coming months. Here are some cultural highlights of the season.

August 17, 2016

SLU Saturday Market

The newly evolved SLU Saturday Market, which premiered this May and operates every Saturday from 10am to 3pm, is modeled after Smorgasburg, a New York City food market specializing in brunch.

August 3, 2016

South Lake Union Block Party Preview

The SLU Block Party on Friday, August 12 from 11am to 11pm at the corner of Denny Way and Westlake Ave N, is a free event featuring mouth-watering food, made-on-site art, music from local artists, and much more.

July 20, 2016

Summer Grilling

Chef Hayden Smissen of Whole Foods Market South Lake Union has excellent advice for getting the most flavor out of your grill. We chat with him about his must-have grilling accessories, coals versus propane, the secret to the perfect burger, and more.

July 6, 2016

Pressing Prints

The letterpress shop at the School of Visual Concepts (SVC), located at 2300 Seventh Ave Suite B, is committed to passing on the time-honored tradition of letterpress printing to today’s artists, designers, and other local creatives.

June 15, 2016

Global Eats: SLU Edition

SLU features a surplus of chefs and restaurateurs with internationally influenced menus spanning Berlin to Trinidad, served in sit-down spots, at walk-up windows, and by food trucks lining side streets.

June 1, 2016

Quote Me with Dick Wagner

The Center for Wooden Boats founder talks about falling in love with Seattle, an accident that changed his life, the history of Lake Union, and more.

May 18, 2016

Park It

Nestled among the sprawling offices of tech giants and towering apartment high-rises are plenty of places to get your nature fix in South Lake Union.

May 4, 2016

Celebrate Mom All Month Long

No need to stick to one day of celebrating this year–from blooming bouquets to crafty dates and sentimental surprises, honor the mom in your life throughout the month right here in SLU.

April 20, 2016

Just Desserts

From ice cream cruises to doughnut houses, coffee shops and more—South Lake Union has plenty to satisfy your sweet tooth.

April 6, 2016

Imagined Futures

Take a look behind the scenes of the new exhibition at Pivot Art + Culture.

March 16, 2016

The Man Behind the Burger

How Huxley Wallace Collective’s Eric Rivera pushes the company to always be better—especially when it comes to the soon-to-be iconic Great State Burger.

March 3, 2016

SLU Spring Arts Preview

South Lake Union’s upcoming arts season boasts an impressive lineup of new exhibits, stunning performances, and educational events.

February 17, 2016

Pie Times

Pizza is a perennial nominee for the world’s most perfect food so it’s no surprise that South Lake Union’s selection is expanding with the neighborhood: take it and bake it at home, or savor it with a glass of wine by the warm glow of a wood-fired oven.

February 3, 2016

Destination Date Night

American lovebirds are big procrastinators, it turns out, with candy sales peaking on February 13 and 15. C’mon, Seattle! We can do better… and we can also keep the sweetness flowing year-round at these South Lake Union hotspots.

January 20, 2016

Soup Up Your Winter Meals

Stay warm this winter with soups, stews, and curries from SLU restaurants.

January 6, 2016

New Year Workouts

Need help keeping your healthy 2016 resolutions? South Lake Union has a variety of fitness studios and gyms that can keep you on track.

December 16, 2015

Happy Feet

Redeeming Soles is a local nonprofit that provides shoes directly to those in need and to organizations that serve those in need.

December 16, 2015

Take Five

South Lake Union has plenty of spas and salons that will help melt that holiday stress.

December 2, 2015

Happenings

Check out these signature South Lake Union Events this winter.

December 2, 2015

Fresh Eats

More than a dozen new restaurants are set to open in South Lake Union in early 2016. Here are is a quick guide on what’s new and what’s next.

November 19, 2015

Thanksgiving Treats

Whether you’re hoping to ditch the kitchen this holiday season, or you prefer to tackle the turkey, SLU has your holiday plans covered.

November 18, 2015

Made Here

Support the Northwest by purchasing locally made products at these neighborhood shops.

November 4, 2015

Creative Connections

Three recently-installed works of public art add to the burgeoning arts and culture scene in South Lake Union.

November 4, 2015

Gift Back

Put your money to good use this holiday season by shopping at these businesses that support community causes.

October 21, 2015

Child’s Play

SLU is much more than your typical urban working neighborhood—there are plenty of opportunities for family fun.

October 21, 2015

Game Day In SLU

Cheer on your favorite Seattle sports teams at these neighborhood hot spots.

October 7, 2015

SLU Happy Hours

After making it through the weekday grind, let off some steam at one of these South Lake Union happy hours.

October 7, 2015

Legacy of Hip Hop

MOHAI’s “The Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop” offers a look at the history and culture of the local music scene.

September 16, 2015

Say “Prost!” in South Lake Union

Celebrate great food and beer at these hot spots during Oktoberfest in South Lake Union.

September 2, 2015

Coffee Craze

South Lake Union offers a plethora of options for caffeine consumption.

September 2, 2015

Streetcar Crawl

The South Lake Union Streetcar is the perfect way to take in all the neighborhood has to offer.

September 2, 2015

Restaurant Rush

South Lake Union’s Ninth Avenue restaurant corridor is set to become one of Seattle’s go-to dining destinations.

August 19, 2015

Seeds Of Greatness

The Terry Avenue Saturday Market, which features more than 60 vendors offering local products, produce, and food, has become a new community hub in the SLU neighborhood.

August 19, 2015

Water World

Lake Union is a 580-acre aquatic playground that features many activities for all skill and interest levels, from kayaking and sailing to floatplanes, history, and more.

August 5, 2015

Hot Happenings

Your best bets for summer fun include the SLU block party, free concerts, movie nights for kids, food truck fare, cider, sailing, croquet with Tom Douglas, and more.

August 5, 2015

Outdoor Dining in South Lake Union

Enjoy the summer weather while it lasts and pick one of the many South Lake Union restaurants that offer outdoor dining to help you get over that long day at the office.

Arts/Entertainment Stories

September 7, 2016

Fall Arts and Culture Preview

Art exhibits, talks, concerts, and more fill the calendar in the coming months. Here are some cultural highlights of the season.

August 17, 2016

SLU Saturday Market

The newly evolved SLU Saturday Market, which premiered this May and operates every Saturday from 10am to 3pm, is modeled after Smorgasburg, a New York City food market specializing in brunch.

August 3, 2016

South Lake Union Block Party Preview

The SLU Block Party on Friday, August 12 from 11am to 11pm at the corner of Denny Way and Westlake Ave N, is a free event featuring mouth-watering food, made-on-site art, music from local artists, and much more.

July 6, 2016

Pressing Prints

The letterpress shop at the School of Visual Concepts (SVC), located at 2300 Seventh Ave Suite B, is committed to passing on the time-honored tradition of letterpress printing to today’s artists, designers, and other local creatives.

June 1, 2016

Quote Me with Dick Wagner

The Center for Wooden Boats founder talks about falling in love with Seattle, an accident that changed his life, the history of Lake Union, and more.

May 18, 2016

Park It

Nestled among the sprawling offices of tech giants and towering apartment high-rises are plenty of places to get your nature fix in South Lake Union.

April 6, 2016

Imagined Futures

Take a look behind the scenes of the new exhibition at Pivot Art + Culture.

March 3, 2016

SLU Spring Arts Preview

South Lake Union’s upcoming arts season boasts an impressive lineup of new exhibits, stunning performances, and educational events.

February 3, 2016

Destination Date Night

American lovebirds are big procrastinators, it turns out, with candy sales peaking on February 13 and 15. C’mon, Seattle! We can do better… and we can also keep the sweetness flowing year-round at these South Lake Union hotspots.

December 2, 2015

Happenings

Check out these signature South Lake Union Events this winter.

November 4, 2015

Creative Connections

Three recently-installed works of public art add to the burgeoning arts and culture scene in South Lake Union.

October 21, 2015

Child’s Play

SLU is much more than your typical urban working neighborhood—there are plenty of opportunities for family fun.

October 21, 2015

Game Day In SLU

Cheer on your favorite Seattle sports teams at these neighborhood hot spots.

October 7, 2015

Legacy of Hip Hop

MOHAI’s “The Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop” offers a look at the history and culture of the local music scene.

August 19, 2015

Water World

Lake Union is a 580-acre aquatic playground that features many activities for all skill and interest levels, from kayaking and sailing to floatplanes, history, and more.

August 5, 2015

Hot Happenings

Your best bets for summer fun include the SLU block party, free concerts, movie nights for kids, food truck fare, cider, sailing, croquet with Tom Douglas, and more.

Shopping Stories

August 17, 2016

SLU Saturday Market

The newly evolved SLU Saturday Market, which premiered this May and operates every Saturday from 10am to 3pm, is modeled after Smorgasburg, a New York City food market specializing in brunch.

July 20, 2016

Summer Grilling

Chef Hayden Smissen of Whole Foods Market South Lake Union has excellent advice for getting the most flavor out of your grill. We chat with him about his must-have grilling accessories, coals versus propane, the secret to the perfect burger, and more.

May 4, 2016

Celebrate Mom All Month Long

No need to stick to one day of celebrating this year–from blooming bouquets to crafty dates and sentimental surprises, honor the mom in your life throughout the month right here in SLU.

November 19, 2015

Thanksgiving Treats

Whether you’re hoping to ditch the kitchen this holiday season, or you prefer to tackle the turkey, SLU has your holiday plans covered.

November 18, 2015

Made Here

Support the Northwest by purchasing locally made products at these neighborhood shops.

November 4, 2015

Gift Back

Put your money to good use this holiday season by shopping at these businesses that support community causes.

August 19, 2015

Seeds Of Greatness

The Terry Avenue Saturday Market, which features more than 60 vendors offering local products, produce, and food, has become a new community hub in the SLU neighborhood.

Eat/Drink Stories

August 17, 2016

SLU Saturday Market

The newly evolved SLU Saturday Market, which premiered this May and operates every Saturday from 10am to 3pm, is modeled after Smorgasburg, a New York City food market specializing in brunch.

August 3, 2016

South Lake Union Block Party Preview

The SLU Block Party on Friday, August 12 from 11am to 11pm at the corner of Denny Way and Westlake Ave N, is a free event featuring mouth-watering food, made-on-site art, music from local artists, and much more.

July 20, 2016

Summer Grilling

Chef Hayden Smissen of Whole Foods Market South Lake Union has excellent advice for getting the most flavor out of your grill. We chat with him about his must-have grilling accessories, coals versus propane, the secret to the perfect burger, and more.

June 15, 2016

Global Eats: SLU Edition

SLU features a surplus of chefs and restaurateurs with internationally influenced menus spanning Berlin to Trinidad, served in sit-down spots, at walk-up windows, and by food trucks lining side streets.

May 4, 2016

Celebrate Mom All Month Long

No need to stick to one day of celebrating this year–from blooming bouquets to crafty dates and sentimental surprises, honor the mom in your life throughout the month right here in SLU.

April 20, 2016

Just Desserts

From ice cream cruises to doughnut houses, coffee shops and more—South Lake Union has plenty to satisfy your sweet tooth.

March 16, 2016

The Man Behind the Burger

How Huxley Wallace Collective’s Eric Rivera pushes the company to always be better—especially when it comes to the soon-to-be iconic Great State Burger.

February 17, 2016

Pie Times

Pizza is a perennial nominee for the world’s most perfect food so it’s no surprise that South Lake Union’s selection is expanding with the neighborhood: take it and bake it at home, or savor it with a glass of wine by the warm glow of a wood-fired oven.

February 3, 2016

Destination Date Night

American lovebirds are big procrastinators, it turns out, with candy sales peaking on February 13 and 15. C’mon, Seattle! We can do better… and we can also keep the sweetness flowing year-round at these South Lake Union hotspots.

January 20, 2016

Soup Up Your Winter Meals

Stay warm this winter with soups, stews, and curries from SLU restaurants.

December 2, 2015

Fresh Eats

More than a dozen new restaurants are set to open in South Lake Union in early 2016. Here are is a quick guide on what’s new and what’s next.

November 19, 2015

Thanksgiving Treats

Whether you’re hoping to ditch the kitchen this holiday season, or you prefer to tackle the turkey, SLU has your holiday plans covered.

November 4, 2015

Gift Back

Put your money to good use this holiday season by shopping at these businesses that support community causes.

October 21, 2015

Child’s Play

SLU is much more than your typical urban working neighborhood—there are plenty of opportunities for family fun.

October 21, 2015

Game Day In SLU

Cheer on your favorite Seattle sports teams at these neighborhood hot spots.

October 7, 2015

SLU Happy Hours

After making it through the weekday grind, let off some steam at one of these South Lake Union happy hours.

September 16, 2015

Say “Prost!” in South Lake Union

Celebrate great food and beer at these hot spots during Oktoberfest in South Lake Union.

September 2, 2015

Coffee Craze

South Lake Union offers a plethora of options for caffeine consumption.

September 2, 2015

Streetcar Crawl

The South Lake Union Streetcar is the perfect way to take in all the neighborhood has to offer.

September 2, 2015

Restaurant Rush

South Lake Union’s Ninth Avenue restaurant corridor is set to become one of Seattle’s go-to dining destinations.

August 19, 2015

Seeds Of Greatness

The Terry Avenue Saturday Market, which features more than 60 vendors offering local products, produce, and food, has become a new community hub in the SLU neighborhood.

August 5, 2015

Outdoor Dining in South Lake Union

Enjoy the summer weather while it lasts and pick one of the many South Lake Union restaurants that offer outdoor dining to help you get over that long day at the office.

Services Stories

June 1, 2016

Quote Me with Dick Wagner

The Center for Wooden Boats founder talks about falling in love with Seattle, an accident that changed his life, the history of Lake Union, and more.

May 18, 2016

Park It

Nestled among the sprawling offices of tech giants and towering apartment high-rises are plenty of places to get your nature fix in South Lake Union.

May 4, 2016

Celebrate Mom All Month Long

No need to stick to one day of celebrating this year–from blooming bouquets to crafty dates and sentimental surprises, honor the mom in your life throughout the month right here in SLU.

February 3, 2016

Destination Date Night

American lovebirds are big procrastinators, it turns out, with candy sales peaking on February 13 and 15. C’mon, Seattle! We can do better… and we can also keep the sweetness flowing year-round at these South Lake Union hotspots.

January 6, 2016

New Year Workouts

Need help keeping your healthy 2016 resolutions? South Lake Union has a variety of fitness studios and gyms that can keep you on track.

December 16, 2015

Happy Feet

Redeeming Soles is a local nonprofit that provides shoes directly to those in need and to organizations that serve those in need.

December 16, 2015

Take Five

South Lake Union has plenty of spas and salons that will help melt that holiday stress.

Transportation Stories

June 1, 2016

Quote Me with Dick Wagner

The Center for Wooden Boats founder talks about falling in love with Seattle, an accident that changed his life, the history of Lake Union, and more.

Hotels Stories

February 3, 2016

Destination Date Night

American lovebirds are big procrastinators, it turns out, with candy sales peaking on February 13 and 15. C’mon, Seattle! We can do better… and we can also keep the sweetness flowing year-round at these South Lake Union hotspots.

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