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What to do with North Beach Park?

My first thought on seeing a meeting notice about the park was, “where the heck is North Beach Park?” Especially after reading the description posted on a sign near the Loyal Heights Community Center: “This 9.6 acre wooded ravine is a beautiful, wild green space and a valuable, unspoiled natural asset to your neighborhood.” Google […]

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Fremont wants to move city dump

The Fremont Neighborhood Council plans to appeal the city’s decision to rebuild and expand the city dump on 34th St., reports Slog. “They want to reconstruct the facility without considering whether it should be somewhere else,” says Fremont resident Toby Thaler. “If you want a lawsuit, that’s the way to do it.” Neighbors say they […]

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Ballard company plays role in CSI:NY

If you watched CSI:NY on CBS last night, you saw investigators piecing together dozens of photos from a party using a real Microsoft technology called Photosynth. The software automatically stitches together photos of the same location to create a three-dimensional map. The technology is in part designed by Ballard’s own Seadragon software, which was acquired […]

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The town home explosion

Take a quick drive around Ballard and you’ll see plenty of town homes for sale or under construction. These are going up on Market just east of 8th… Same goes for most of Seattle’s neighborhoods. As of April 18, Windermere said there were 552 town homes for sale in Seattle, compared with 1,923 single-family houses, […]

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Echoes of Sunset Bowl at Pizza Fusion

A new pizza place under construction at 12th and Madison on Capitol Hill will incorporate furniture from Sunset Bowl. Pizza Fusion will reuse dining chairs, tables and barstools purchased at the Sunset Bowl auction. It’s is an “environmentally friendly restaurant chain” that focuses on local, reusable materials, and it’s aiming to become the state’s first […]

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