Pioneer Square in the News
April 4, 2011  |  News, PI
NEWS

The gift of life in unexpected circumstances (King5)
It’s been 10 years since the violent Mardi Gras riots that broke out in Pioneer Square. An evening of celebration turned into one of the most tragic moments in Seattle history when a senseless act took the life of 20-year-old Good Samaritan Kristopher Kime.

Seattle Neighborhood Slogans (‘Not in My Back Yard’ Doesn’t Count) (Seattlest)
Pioneer Square: Get out my way, I actually live here.

Senator says he left hearing in protest (Seattle Times)
Their absence may have stalled the progress of a bill that would have extended temporary taxes on hotel stays, restaurants and car rentals to help fund economic projects in King County. The measure would extend taxes that are paying the debt on sports stadiums.

BLOGS

April Fools’: Pike Place Market isn’t moving, no travel guide for your LOLCat (Big Blog)
Some people already got a shock when they heard on the radio that Pike Place Market was moving to Pioneer Square. The outrage on Twitter was palpable.

April Fools pranks of the past: Bikini bookstores, Starbucks ‘Plenta’ (Big Blog)
Pioneer Square welcomes its first bikini bookseller.

J.P. Farquar “Bracchium Cochlea, the Final Year of Professor M. Emmit Krane.” at 619 Western (PI – arts + culture)
While I wait on an interview with J.P Farquar himself and before we continue with Weirdo’s interview, here’s a full and (mostly) unedited press release that I thought you folks might find interesting.

Parking fines? Try elbow grease (Real Change)
If you own a car, you might share the horrible feeling I get every so often when I walk out of the Real Change office in Pioneer Square and find a parking ticket on my windshield.

Seattle Waterfront Engagement Photos – Dani & Jesse (Alante Photography)


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