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Archive for December, 2012

Mayor Proclaims December 20 ‘Easy Street Records’ Day in Seattle

As part of the In Good Company Program, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has declared today, December 20, 2012, to be ‘Easy Street Records Day’ in Seattle. This proclamation follows a November In Good Company spotlight in which Easy Street Records was recognized by the mayor for its stability, longevity, and active involvement in the Seattle […]


Feature Film ‘A Bit of Bad Luck’ Wraps Shooting in Seattle and Morton

The Washington Filmworks production incentive project A Bit of Bad Luck recently wrapped principal photography after shooting 22 days in Seattle and Morton, Washington. This is one of 15 projects approved for funding assistance by Washington Filmworks. These 15 projects spent an estimated $10 million in Washington’s economy in five months.   “Our movie was shot in […]


Shopping locally for the holidays? Take the Gift Local Pledge!

Join nearly 2,000 of your Seattle neighbors in taking the Gift Local pledge, created by our friends at Seattle Good Business Network. Take the Gift Local pledge to shop with at least three local independent businesses this holiday, and get a Thank You packet of special offers from dozens of great local independent businesses! It’s easy […]


Seattle Center Winterfest – a World of Festive Fun!

Seattle Center’s Winterfest is going on now through January 6, 2013! Whirl around the Winterfest Ice Rink, stroll beneath the colorful outdoor lights, or control the miniature train through Centerville.  Fun-filled, free entertainment abounds at Seattle Center Winterfest, including live music and a dazzling fireworks display on New Year’s Eve. While you’re on the Seattle […]


OED’S Daily Digest Three for the Week of December 10

  SEATTLE MET’S TOP 25 RESTAURANTS THAT CAPTURE THE SOUL OF SEATTLE SEATTLE MET Seattle is a city whose story can be told through its restaurants. From their banquettes to their timber ceilings, their fresh-daily oysters to their inspired microseasonal innovations, these 25 restaurants etch a portrait of Pacific Northwest values, passions, and quirky idiosyncrasies. […]


New Plan to Develop Ultra High-Speed Broadband in Seattle Maintains City’s Leadership

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn announced today that the City of Seattle has reached an agreement with broadband developer Gigabit Squared to develop and operate an ultra high-speed fiber-to-the-home/fiber-to-the-business broadband network. The initiative, which will leverage the City’s excess fiber capacity, the expertise of Gigabit Squared, and the community leadership of The University of Washington, aims […]


Same-Sex Marriage Boosts Morale and Economy

On Sunday, hundreds of gay and lesbian couples gathered to get married in Washington State. The Seattle Times’ coverage of the historic day includes a spectrum of individual couples’ stories. Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn was quoted during the ceremonies at Seattle City Hall saying, “hey, rest of the country: get on board. There’s nothing but […]


‘Only In Seattle’ Event Today in Pioneer Square for First Thursday

Today, a total of 19 businesses in Pioneer Square will be offering unique deals to customers as part of an initiative to support local neighborhoods and their small businesses. The event is occurring in conjunction with First Thursday and offers unique deals for participants, which can be redeemed by printing and presenting your Only in Seattle coupon! You can also […]


OED’S Daily Digest Three for the Week of November 26

Everyday, the Office of Economic Development compiles an assortment of local and national business news that is both pertinent and interesting for small business owners in Seattle.. In terms of click throughs (indicating that our readers had found the blurbs within the Daily Digest interesting enough to go to the source article), the following three stories from the week of November 26 were the most popular.