Swimming Against the Current

Seattle's New Seawall Uses Technology That Could Rescue Salmon

In a time of broken international emission agreements and losing climate change battles, Seattle sets out to be the model for cities living on shorelines—one struggling salmon at a time.

07/12/2017 By Hayat Norimine


The Waterfront Returns from Seawall Sequester

The downtown piers reopen for business as the city’s actually successful project nears its end.

07/01/2015 By Allison Williams

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week In Restaurant News: They're Baaaaack!

Nate Robinson returns to Seattle with waffles and chicken wings, while Ines Patisserie resurfaces in Capitol Hill. Also: critical details on Pizzeria Gabbiano and Rachel Yang's new project.

08/08/2014 By Ezra Parter

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That ...

A weird thing we noticed about ex-mayor McGinn's seawall price tag.

01/02/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Cops, Conspiracies, and Complaints

Our daily roundup.

11/21/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Elections and Density

Our daily roundup.

10/29/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

You Partisan Hypocrites

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Last night's gubernatorial debate; the city budget; and the seawall.

10/03/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

"? Is This Really Sen. Baumgartner?"

Caffeinated News & Gossip starring: Late night emails, membership surveys, alternate arena proposals, and the seawall levy.

08/22/2012 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

New Seawall Plan: $10 Million to $90 Million Less than Original Estimate

The latest seawall proposal shaves between $10 million and $90 million off earlier estimates.

04/19/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Seawall Measure to be Introduced on Monday

The city council will introduce legislation to move forward on a ballot measure to replace the damaged waterfront seawall. Image via WSDOT.

04/13/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

In a Sort of Cultural Exchange

Yakima, the seawall, the waterfront, and replicating Portland. Your daily Morning Fizz.

01/20/2012 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

New Seawall Cost Estimate: $56 Million Over McGinn Prediction

The seawall and waterfront projects will cost more than the city initially estimated, city staffers say.

10/28/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Why Is This Overrun Different From All Other Overruns?

A contradiction in Mayor McGinn's views on financing the seawall and the tunnel?

05/10/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


City: McGinn Seawall Cost Estimate Was Far Too Low

New cost estimates for replacing the downtown seawall predict the project will be far more expensive than the city's original estimates.

05/04/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Why I'm Skeptical of McGinn's Nightlife Initiative

Mayor Mike McGinn's proposed nightlife initiative contains a lot of sensible ideas that would make Seattle's nightlife scene safer and more sane. Unfortunately, the best ideas are ones McGinn himself can't do anything about.

07/13/2010 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

What She had Planned to Tell the President

Caffeinated News & Gossip: Reports of a road rage incident starring former Deputy Mayor Tim Ceis; Sen. Cantwell's alternative energy plan; County Council Member Pete von Reichbauer is really really wrong; and more. It's your daily Morning Fizz.

06/22/2010 By Morning Fizz