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September 12, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Got a great idea for the new waterfront? Show us

The City of Seattle’s Waterfront Program covers 26 city blocks from Pioneer Square to Belltown and includes a rebuilt Elliott Bay Seawall, new parks and paths, access to the water, places to enjoy views, and public and cultural spaces. Read the cover story in this week’s Pacific Northwest magazine to learn more about the…


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August 26, 2014 at 11:30 AM

7 things to know about Tim Hortons

(The Associated Press contributed to this article.) Burger King said Tuesday it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons, Canada’s favorite doughnut and coffee chain, for about $11 billion and move its corporate headquarters to Canada. The companies say the deal creates the world’s third-largest fast-food company. Here are a few things you might not know about Tim…


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June 25, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Google exec yields to concerns, will sell Portland home

Here’s a follow-up to a news item from Tuesday: PORTLAND (AP) — A venture capitalist has opted to sell his recently purchased northwest Portland home to neighbors instead of demolishing it. Kevin Rose is a general partner for Google Ventures. Earlier this year, he paid $1.3 million for a house built in 1892. He initially planned to…


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June 24, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Will Google exec raze 122-year-old Portland house?

Wednesday update: Demolition of the home was averted late Tuesday when Rose agreed to sell the home to neighbors. Original story from Tuesday: The comments are rolling in hot and heavy today on an Oregonian story about a neighborhood protest against plans to demolish a house in Portland’s Willamette Heights. The Oregonian’s Steve Duin has…


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June 13, 2014 at 12:46 PM

Crowpocalypse 2014: Map shows more than 50 crow danger zones

This is a follow-up post to last week’s report about the annual crow-attack frenzy happening on the streets of Seattle and neighboring burgs. We asked people to help us map places where terror struck from above, and now we’ve got more than 50 areas marked. Here’s one particularly scary comment in the earlier item’s comment thread: Two…


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