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I-1107: Soda tax has its sour note for a low-sugar maker (Crosscut)
DRY Soda, which has offices in Pioneer Square, grew out of a quest for a non-alcoholic drink that would be worthy of pairing with fine food. But the low-sugar result got caught in a state revenue fix.
Thanks, everyone. We met our membership goals. (Crosscut)
We plan to work with others in filling up the space with events, “intelligent entertainment,” and co-presentations. Pioneer Square needs such a draw, now that the beloved bookstore has decamped to Capitol Hill, and to help with the revitalization of the historic neighborhood. (Yes!)
Late notice: Jet Set hosts Jake One and Supreme La Rock 10/18/10 UPDATED (Seattle Times)
Seattle rap, and hiphop in general, is undergoing a generational wrap-around right now, with pioneers still active, and some of them like Jake and Supreme taking on music professor roles. They do their jobs producing for 50 Cent and DJing clubs in Pioneer Square, but also educate.
GREEN: Chivas USA teetering on insignificance (Daily News)
They march to Qwest Field through the streets in and around historic Pioneer Square banging drums and horns and chanting songs.
For Your Stomach’s Consideration: Lunch at the Berliner in Pioneer Square (SLOG)
Local guy Victor Twu became such a fan of the doner kebab served on the street in Berlin that he opened the Berliner a few weeks ago in a space that used to be a Quizno’s. It’s order-at-the-counter, with tables to sit at, high ceilings, and some nice old Pioneer Square exposed brick. Lines at lunch are long but move fast.
Charge: DUI suspect accuses cop of being drunk (PI – 911)
A Fort Lewis man is facing felony drunken driving charges on allegations that he was caught — twice — passed out behind the wheel in Seattle’s Pioneer Square.
When do art walks start hurting a city? (Big Blog)
Seattle plays host to at least 13 art walks. Is that too many?
Kuno Family Portraits (Jamie Neilsen Photography)