Alaskan Way Viaduct project: Now the back-ups begin (KOMO News)
Andy Farashahi, whose Persian rug shop sits underneath the span, says the detours, closures and confusion are keeping customers away. “People – they don’t want to come down to Pioneer Square or down by the waterfront. It’s affecting businesses like me that have been in the neighborhood for 20-plus years,” he says.
Sounders-Timbers play to 1-1 draw (News Tribune)
Hours before kickoff fans in Sounders gear were dotting the area from the stadium to Pioneer Square.
Seattle street-food proposal draws critics (Seattle PI)
Don Blakeney, who helped organize the crowd-drawing “Seattle Square Market” events in Pioneer Square last summer, said the five food trucks that participated were crucial.
Justice Department conducts interviews in civil-rights probe (Seattle Times)
Department lawyers spent Tuesday meeting with Seattle residents at the Chief Seattle Center in Pioneer Square, where 22 people had signed up ahead of time to meet with the investigators and another dozen or so trickled in off the street, said center Executive Director Jenine Grey.
Sampling Pho With the Seattle Pho-Natics (Voracious)
To prove the point, Wellington and club president Sean Hoops yesterday led me on a tour of five pho joints in Pioneer Square and the International District.
Tat’s Deli on the Food Network Tonight! (Food Network)
In this episode of Meat & Potatoes, Chef Rahm Fama introduces us to some of his favorite meaty meals on the go. He starts his journey in Seattle at Tat’s Delicatessen where they are serving up their famous savory Tat’strami a West Coast spin on the East Coast classic pastrami sandwich.
GLAM 6! Furnishings, Fashion, and Fabulous Jewels!!! (PI – Eastside – Inside)
One of the most glamorous events happens on May 19th, 2011 in downtown Seattle called DIFFA GLAM 6, and you’re invited to walk the red carpet and be photographed as you enter a world of glamor and sophistication. DIFFA Glam: Thursday, May 19, 6pm-9pm; Masins Seattle, 220 2nd Avenue South (Tickets may be purchased online here.)