Pioneer Square in the News
November 27, 2012  |  News, PI

Il Corvo moving to Pioneer Square (Seattle Times)
l Corvo has outgrown its space. The tiny handmade pasta shop on the Pike Place Market Hill Climb, sharing quarters with Procopio Gelateria, is preparing for a move to its own more sizable spot in Pioneer Square. After Friday (Nov. 30), chef-owner Mike Easton will stop serving his $10 and under, “working person’s” lunches like garganelli with braised beef sugo alla toscano, or Yukon potato gnocchi in Parmesan-beef broth reduction. In January, if all goes well, he’ll reopen in an 1,100-square-foot storefront at 217 James St.

Restaurateur, merchants want to revitalize Pioneer Square, one of Seattle’s oldest neighborhoods (PSBJ)
Chef Matt Dillon and two other merchants from Melrose Market on Seattle’s Capitol Hill are opening four businesses in the heart of Pioneer Square, and boosters of the beleaguered neighborhood say other entrepreneurs are not far behind.

Are These People The Saviors Of Pioneer Square? (Curbed)
While South Lake Union has been remade and there are many plans for SoDo to be reborn, Pioneer Square has always seemed like a Seattle neighborhood with a lot of potential but not much follow through. Chef Matt Dillon wants to help kickstart the next phase in Pioneer Square’s seemingly never-end revitalization as one of a handful of merchants and business owners who hope that their incoming shops will mark the beginning of a new era in Seattle’s first neighborhood.

Police: 2 men wounded by knives at Pioneer Square nightclub (KIRO)
Two men were assaulted with knives early Saturday morning at a Pioneer Square nightclub, according to the Seattle Police Department.

Police have few answers after stabbing at Pioneer Square nightclub (KOMO)
Police have little to go on in their search for whoever stabbed two men, sending one to the hospital, early Saturday at a Pioneer Square nightclub.

Op-ed: A public-safety crisis in Seattle? Homicide statistics provide perspective (Seattle Times)
The rash of shootings in Seattle during the first five months of the year alarmed citizens and officials wanting to respond to the “public-safety emergency.” But the drop-off in shootings suggest the earlier rate was an anomaly.

Viaduct’s pending demise spurs apartment-tower plan (Seattle Times)
Developer Harbor Urban’s site, now in the shadow of the Alaskan Way Viaduct, would have unobstructed views once the highway is demolished.


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