Port of Seattle sets new cruise ship, passenger records in 2010
Port of Seattle
The Port of Seattle achieved its best ever cruise season in 2010, with a record number of cruise ship calls and passengers. “The cruise business brings jobs, and each ship call brings $1.9 million to King County,” said Port of Seattle Commission President Bill Bryant. “The 2010 cruise season is good economic news for our region.” The cruise industry also generated $425 million in business revenue, $18.9 million in state and local taxes and 4,447 jobs in 2010.
Patty Pan Cafe brings ‘farm fresh food’ to 23rd and Madison
Capitol Hill Blog
It’s been almost two years since Devra Gartenstein was forced to close the doors on her first brick and mortar home for Patty Pan in Ballard, but this week she’s ready to give “farm fresh food” a permanent home again. Patty Pan Cafe is ready to make you breakfast at the corner of 23rd and Madison. You can stop by for a free coffee this weekend to celebrate the opening.
President Obama meets three local women business owners
Tanya Jimale, owner of JTS Manage Services, Jody Hall, owner of Cupcake Royale and Christina Lomasney, President and CEO of Modumetal, were representing women small business owners during Obama’s visit to a Wedgwood backyard in Seattle yesterday.
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