Lake Washington ‘Float Party’ Cancelled After Seattle Cops Crack Down
Looks like the huge innertube party's over.
If we’re to believe attractive TV weather people, it’s going to be super hot in Seattle this weekend. The kind of hot that leaves the fan aisle at Target looking like a scene out of The Walking Dead. Serendipitously, a group of would-be innertubers had planned to hit Lake Washington at Magnuson Park en masse…
Ferries on Lake Washington? It’s Not the Worst Idea
It happened before, it could happen again
Lake Washington is a magnificent community asset, but it’s a barrier where traffic is concerned. Michael Christ has a solution. He’d like to reintroduce passenger ferries, which graced the region’s waterways from the 1850s to the 1930s. Christ, the CEO of Seco Development, who is betting heavily on Renton’s mixed-use waterfront development, Southport, pictures slow-moving,…
Liquid Assets: The Water Guide to the Lakes
From Sammamish to Washington, get a 101 on our urban lakes.
Lake Washington: Recreation HeavenThe very existence of Lake Washington, a recreational haven and scenic backdrop par excellence, may be the perfect tonic for the rigors of city life. How many a sweet summer day was created or capped off with a swim, sail or paddle in the lake, or simply a stroll along its shoreline?…
Urban Safari: Madrona
A peaceful hilltop neighborhood nestled between Lake Washington and the Central District
This peaceful hilltop neighborhood nestled between Lake Washington and the Central District is best known for local faves such as the Hi Spot (killer breakfasts), St. Clouds (delicious all day long) and the Madrona Ale House (as popular with kids as with grownups). But several new shops and restaurants along 34th Avenue between Pike and…