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February 12, 2015 at 10:11 PM

State files lawsuit against Seattle owners who abruptly shut down wedding venue

The Attorney General’s Office has filed a lawsuit against the owners of a South Lake Union wedding venue and art gallery who are accused of booking events, including many weddings, that they knew they wouldn’t be able to hold before they abruptly shut down the business in June. EM Fine Art owners Roland and Amanda Crane…


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November 13, 2014 at 10:58 AM

Traffic: Fairview Avenue dig begins Monday

A long and disruptive street dig on Fairview Avenue North in Seattle won’t begin until at least Monday, even though a pair of excavating machines are already parked in the center lane. Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) needs to replace 78 feet of 12-inch diameter sewer pipe clogged by concrete that somehow spilled or leaked from construction…


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November 7, 2014 at 10:34 AM

Planned Mercer concrete pour snarls Friday traffic

Those traffic slowdowns entering South Lake Union on Friday morning didn’t result from a mistake by contractors, but a planned city project to finish essential paving work. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) announced the one-day job by email around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, when it became apparent that today’s weather would be dry and warm…


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September 30, 2014 at 12:34 PM

New bottleneck starts tonight near Seattle’s Mercer Street

Cars and bikes will have to merge together this week on southbound Dexter Avenue North, which is being narrowed to just one lane starting at 8 p.m. Tuesday, until Friday morning, for a sewer project. Work will take place between Roy and Mercer streets in the booming South Lake Union area. The Seattle Department of Transportation…


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September 10, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Suspect arrested in double stabbing near South Lake Union

Update 2:38 p.m. A man wanted for allegedly stabbing two people near South Lake Union was arrested in Belltown after allegedly mugging someone on the street. “Officers were out looking for him,” said Seattle police spokesman Drew Fowler. Details of  the robbery weren’t released. The man was arrested at Third Avenue and Bell Street around 2:30 p.m. Fowler said the man…


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July 15, 2014 at 8:46 AM

Motorcyclist hospitalized after South Lake Union crash

A 25-year-old motorcyclist has been hospitalized with critical injuries after a collision with a car in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, said Seattle police spokesman Sgt. Sean Whitcomb. The 8:02 a.m. crash, which occurred in the 1900 block of Westlake Avenue North, sent the motorcyclist through the windshield of the car. The motorcyclist, who was unconscious after the…


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June 12, 2014 at 8:55 PM

Seattle wedding-venue owners call closure ‘horrible,’ but no refunds

The owners of a South Lake Union wedding venue and art gallery, who emailed customers that they’d been forced to abruptly shut down because of an electrical fire and subsequent termination of their lease, said Thursday that they are “terribly sorry,” but won’t be refunding their customers’ payments. A second email to customers on…


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June 11, 2014 at 7:43 PM

Owners of closed Seattle wedding venue revise story to customers

The owners of a South Lake Union wedding venue and art gallery, who abruptly shut down their business explaining to customers via email that the building had been badly damaged in an electrical fire, now say their lease was terminated in a process “more complicated than we originally shared in our first letter.” An email…


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May 20, 2014 at 5:14 PM

2 pedestrians struck by car in South Lake Union

A man in a car hit and injured 2 pedestrians in the crosswalk at Denny Way and Fairview Avenue North Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Harrison / The Seattle Times) Two men were hospitalized with serious injuries this afternoon after being struck by a car in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. The Seattle Fire Department said the two…


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