Afternoon Jolt

Needle Count Indicates Sharp Increase in Heroin Use Downtown

DSA count shows a 300 percent increase in year-over-year numbers.

05/06/2015 By Josh Feit

Retail Supernews

First Look: Zara Seattle

The biggest thing to happen in downtown Seattle retail in, oh, maybe 15 years?, happens today, on February 13 at 10a, when Zara opens for business at Westlake Center.

02/13/2014 By Laura Cassidy Photography by Kirby Calvin

Fall on Parade

Downtown Seattle Rocks the Runway

Downtown Seattle Rocks the Runway at Pacific Place on Wednesday, September 18 is the kick-off to a week of specials and extras with downtown's best fashion spots.

08/27/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Opinion

Renew and Expand the Downtown Metropolitan Improvement District

In this guest editorial, two Belltown business owners make the case for renewing and expanding the DSA's downtown Metropolitan Improvement District.

04/30/2013 By David Meinert and Marcus Charles

The C is for Crank

Extra Fizz: DSA Welcomes Church That Opposes Gay Marriage, Wants Women in Kitchen

The C Is for Crank: On the Downtown Seattle Association's effusive statements about Mars Hill Church's expansion in downtown Seattle.

08/08/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Campaign Fizz: Downtown Business Group Opposes Eyman

Your one-stop shop for today's local campaign news, gossip, and analysis.

10/03/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Campaign Fizz: "I Hope You Don't Need A Backup."

Your one-stop shop for today's local campaign news, gossip, and analysis.

09/30/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

DSA: Seattle Has Fewer Cops Per Capita Than 10 Years Ago

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH COMMENTS FROM MAYOR MCGINN. A new report by the Downtown Seattle Association finds that Seattle has fewer police per capita than at any time in the last ten years.

07/15/2010 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Anti-Growth Activists Get It Wrong on Job Density

Two anti-growth activists argue against a different kind of density—job density. But moving jobs to the suburbs is not the "green" solution they claim it is.

07/08/2010 By Erica C. Barnett