Monday, October 24, 2016

Category Archives: Seattleites

Seattle Rolls up the Sleeves in Electric Car Initiative
Seattle currently ranks third in the country for electric vehicle charging infrastructure and fifth for electric vehicle sales. While those numbers sound impressive, the city government is far from satisfied. They have announced an aggressive initiative that is aimed at reducing the city’s carbon footprint through two major stages of implementation. Take a look at how Seattle intends to lead the country in the battle against climate change. (more…)
Reimagining banking: Capital One introduces hybrid café concept to Seattle
This is a sponsored post.  Bringing banking and living together in one space. Capital One will be expanding its presence in the Seattle market with two new Cafés, one in South Lake Union and the other in downtown Bellevue. The Capital One Cafés are part of a bold move to redesign the banking experience with today’s evolving digital economy and mobile workforce in mind—aimed at providing a simple and straightforward experience, with service and support available at any time and in any form, in person, online or on the go. (more…)
SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 18:  General view of atmosphere as American Express hosts a never-before-seen pre-game experience for Seattle Seahawks fans and Card Members called American Express Hawks Island on a barge on the Puget Sound. on October 18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Mat Hayward/Getty Images for American Express)
American Express Hawks Island Returns to Puget Sound October 16
As part of its partnership with the Seattle Seahawks, American Express is bringing one-of-a-kind experiences, such as Hawks Island, to the 12s! Returning for the second year, Hawks Island is the ultimate gameday experience that includes special appearances from Seahawks legends, pre-game party activities, and premium food and beverages from some of Seattle’s favorite eateries. It all takes place on a 200-foot+ barge (the length of over two basketball courts) off of Pier 66 in the Puget Sound. (more…)
Election Day is November 8th. Rock the Vote!
Many of us have thought, “does my ONE vote even count?” We’ve thought it too. Then maybe we didn’t vote, sidestepped political discussion, or didn’t read up on who is being elected in our city, state, or country. This year, you’ve most likely been inundated with election news whether you like it or not. It’s nearly impossible to avoid. This is a bipartisan request: vote. Be informed. Read the issues. Know your impact in choosing the political leaders of our country. Register to vote today. (more…)
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We Heart: Stylist & Balayage Pro, Sami Knowles 
SAMI KNOWLES 26 | Eastlake  Hometown: Kent, WA Occupation: Stylist at Stan Parente Salon (more…)
Do Good: Sam Bouch’s New Campaign with charity: water, Honoring Her Daughter’s Legacy
“We believe in a world where every single person has clean and safe water”—charity: water charity: water, the nonprofit with the singular mission to bring clean and safe drinking water to the 663 million people who lack access to life’s most basic need. One of the most impactful stories to come from charity: water’s 10 years of fighting the global water crisis is the incredible story of Seattle local Rachel Beckwith, who launched a charity: water birthday campaign for her ninth birthday. She came just short of reaching her fundraising goal and a few months later, died tragically in a car accident. Her friends and family remembered her giving spirit and began (more…)
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Flags, Fireworks & Family Fun: 12 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July Around Washington
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Pike Place MarketFront Expansion Update
PROJECT OVERVIEW For the first time in 40 years, our beloved Pike Place Market is growing with the “MarketFront,” which should be ready for the public in spring 2017 The Market-centric expansion will reclaim an underutilized surface parking lot on Western Avenue, and create a dynamic public plaza with views of Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains, table space for farmers, craftspeople and artisan purveyors, retail space, low-income housing, a neighborhood center and parking. (more…)
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