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March 9, 2014 at 9:38 AM

Sunday Memo: New neighbors … Will Seattle become Disneyland? … Sun Tuesday?

National Weather Service forecast First off, did you remember to move your clocks ahead one hour? You know, Daylight Saving Time … And look at this, you may have a new neighbor! Big companies that get their money from Wall Street have purchased thousands of single-family homes — including homes in Seattle…


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March 4, 2014 at 10:26 AM

Developer announces details for proposed downtown gondola

The operators of the Great Wheel on the Seattle waterfront unveiled plans for a gondola to carry people from the Convention Center to the waterfront with a stop at the Pike Place Market. “Gondolas have been recognized throughout history as a way to scale heights. They’ve also proven their safety and reliability,” said Kyle Griffith, whose…


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June 29, 2012 at 8:27 AM

The Great Wheel opens today

  Members of the media got a spin or two early this morning on the Great Wheel. The waterfront attraction opens to the public late this afternoon. (Photo by Aaron Lavinsky / The Seattle Times) (Seattle Times staff reporter Jennifer Sullivan was among the reporters who turned up early this morning for media day…


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March 30, 2012 at 10:34 AM

The future of Seattle’s waterfront

What will Seattle’s waterfront look like in five years? That’s the issue at the heart of an episode of City Inside/Out  on Seattle Channel Cable 21 at 7 p.m. tonight. In a few months, city officials will be given a design concept of what the waterfront might look like once the Alaskan Way Viaduct is completely down in 2016…


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