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Seattle City Hall floats demolition of KeyArena for NBA/NHL venue

Razing Seattle's 55-year-old KeyArena is among the redevelopment options included in a City Hall request for proposals, the Seattle Times reports. The city is seeking plans to redevelop the facility into a "world-class civic arena presenting music, en.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2017

Paris"s Bataclan Reopens a Year After Massacre

A year after a hail of bullets left 90 people dead at Paris’s Bataclan music hall, the venue reopened with a concert by British artist Sting, an act of defiance for a city torn apart by the terror attacks of Nov. 13, 2015......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjNov 12th, 2016

Paris"s Bataclan Set for a Defiant Reopening a Year After Massacre

A year after a hail of bullets left 90 people dead at Paris’s Bataclan music hall, the venue is set to reopen with a concert by British artist Sting, a showing of defiance for a city torn apart by the terror attacks of Nov. 13, 2015......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjNov 12th, 2016

Exclusive: Katy sets timeline for old city hall demolition

The city of Katy is investing millions in revitalizing its urban core in the hopes of attracting retail developers to the city's downtown area. Starting in January, the city will begin the demolition of its old city hall facility, which sits across the s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2016

'Day Without Immigrants' Demonstration Held In Homestead - CBS Local

CBS Local'Day Without Immigrants' Demonstration Held In HomesteadCBS LocalHOMESTEAD (CBSMiami) – Dozens gathered in front of Homestead City Hall to protest President Donald Trump's immigration po.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsFeb 17th, 2017

Seattle No. 4 Healthiest City In Nation

Seattle's the No. 4 healthiest city in the country. Seattle's the No. 4 healthiest city in the country......»»

Category: topSource: forbesFeb 16th, 2017

Fort Lawton: Seattle"s piece of paradise

In Fort Lawton, newly renovated century-old homes are in the middle of a 500-acre city park on the shores of Puget Sound. Photo: Amber Fouts for The Wall Street Journal.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 16th, 2017

Smart City Summit and Expo 2017 to open on February 21 in Taiwan

The Smart City Summit and Expo 2017 will be hosted from February 21-24 at the Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan. The show will host about 200 exhibitors and feature special exhibition zones for.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 16th, 2017

More sales, more people, more buildings in downtown Seattle (Photos)

The Downtown Seattle Association on Tuesday rolled out some impressive numbers about growth in the center city. DSA President & CEO Jon Scholes told the 1,200 people at the sold-out annual State of Downtown meeting that downtown is thriving. "The pr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2017

Amazon’s Living Lab: Reimagining Retail on Seattle Streets

The company is putting its stamp on the city with an expanding array of unconventional experiments in bricks-and-mortar sales......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytFeb 13th, 2017

St. Pete invests nearly $200,000 in online permitting tool for businesses

The city of St. Petersburg has introduced an online zoning and permitting portal that will allow entrepreneurs to get necessary information online instead of making a trip to city hall. OpenCounter officially launches Feb. 13. It’s a digital to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 10th, 2017

Mayor Murray expands program to hire minorities for construction projects

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Wednesday expanded the city's Priority Hire program, which has increased the number of women, racial minorities and poor people working on city construction projects. Murray signed an executive order directing city depar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 9th, 2017

Exclusive: See inside the repair of Milwaukee City Hall"s historic foundation: Slideshow

It’s only every 50 or 100 years that the vaults underneath historic Milwaukee City Hall will be opened up for serious foundation work, noted public works commissioner Ghassan Korban. Since it is an unusual undertaking, the city has hosted a few tou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 9th, 2017

For Chinese home buyers, Seattle is the new Vancouver

Seattle’s housing market, already hot, is drawing legions of Chinese buyers who previously flooded into Vancouver but have been turned off by new taxes in that Canadian city that are designed to discourage foreign investment......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 9th, 2017

Chris Hansen"s group takes another shot at a new Seattle sports arena

Hedge fund manager Chris Hansen and his group of would-be arena builders are once again asking to close a Seattle street in Sodo to make way for the project. The Seattle City Council blocked his request last year to close part of Occidental Avenue Sout.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2017

2 Cities To Pull More Than $3 Billion From Wells Fargo Over Dakota Access Pipeline

In a unanimous vote, Seattle's City Council opted to pull city funds from the banking giant. Ho.....»»

Category: topSource: nprFeb 8th, 2017

Two Cities Vote To Pull More Than $3 Billion From Wells Fargo Over Dakota Pipeline

In a unanimous vote, Seattle's council opted to pull more than $3 billion in city funds from .....»»

Category: topSource: nprFeb 8th, 2017

Seattle cuts ties to Wells Fargo over Dakota pipeline

Seattle's city council voted unanimously in favor of ending its business relationship with Wells Fargo over opposition to the bank's role in financing the Dakota Access Pipeline and its fake account scandal......»»

Category: topSource: cnnFeb 8th, 2017

Seattle to cut ties with Wells Fargo over Dakota pipeline

Seattle's city council voted unanimously in favor of ending its business relationship with Wells Fargo over opposition to the bank's role in financing the Dakota Access Pipeline and its fake account scandal......»»

Category: marketsSource: cnnFeb 8th, 2017

Seattle cuts ties to Wells Fargo over DAPL

Seattle's city council voted unanimously in favor of ending its business relationship with Wells Fargo over opposition to the bank's role in financing the Dakota Access Pipeline and its fake account scandal......»»

Category: topSource: cnnFeb 8th, 2017

Seattle Cuts Ties With Wells Fargo in Protest of Dakota Access Pipeline

It's the first American city to cut ties with a bank in protest of the controversial oil pipeline The Seattle City Council unanimously voted to end its relation.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 8th, 2017