Ballard SeafoodFest just one month away

Ballard’s biggest annual summer festival is coming up soon. In its 45th year, Ballard SeafoodFest will take over central Ballard for three days, July 12th through 14th. Events will include live music all three days, a massive beer garden, kids’ activities, the Festi-bowl skate competition at the Ballard Commons, and the ever-popular (and slightly disturbing) […]

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City Council passes Fort Lawton affordable housing plan

Seattle City Council has just passed legislation to turn Fort Lawton into an affordable housing community. The plan includes creating 238 new affordable homes on over half of the 34-acre site, including permanent supportive housing for seniors, apartments for low-wage individuals and families, and home ownership opportunities. The legislation also includes using a substantial portion […]

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Fremont’s Tableau sells to Salesforce in massive $15.7 billion deal

San Francisco-based Salesforce announced its $15.7 billion acquisition of Tableau this morning, promising to keep the company based in Seattle. Tableau’s primary offices are in Fremont. “With Tableau, Seattle will become our second headquarters of Salesforce,” said Marc Benioff, Salesforce co-founder and co-CEO. “It’s going to become our HQ2, if you will.” Benioff said Tableau […]

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