Posts Tagged ‘SLU’

December 15th, 2016 - 12:03 pm § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Bristol-Myers Squibb to shutter ZymoGenetics

Why has UW biology been so much less successful than our rivals in San Francisco, San Diego, North Carolina, Philadelphia and Boston?  This epochal  announcement comes as a blow to the idea that Lake Union will ever become a Life Sciences Lake, rivalling San Jose’s Silicon Valley. Zymogeneti[...]

January 9th, 2016 - 1:03 am § in The Ave Scene

Bathtub in new Seattle Podment

Couple Shop For Apartment in SLU Find Rather Small Bathtub[...]

April 2nd, 2014 - 11:54 am § in The Ave Scene

The Waterfront vs. Taxes Paid by Seattle’s Rich.

Over at HorsesASS, David Goldstein yells about  the Seattle Times life in a world entirely free of context: The proposal now before the Seattle City Council is to double the existing property-tax levy devoted to parks, to $54 million a year, raising the annual cost for the owner of a $400,000 home [...]

June 4th, 2013 - 10:14 am § in The Ave Scene

Peter Steinbrueck PLEASE COME OUT!

From an interview with the Seattle Times: The crux of my campaign and my mission is to improve that equation. There are principles of livability that I know and understand well. We can’t simply pave over everything and lose sun and light and our green spaces. South Lake Union, for example, could b[...]

October 13th, 2011 - 11:09 am § in Science, The Ave Scene, UW

The AVE Scene: Why Marcie Stillman is Wrong About SLU

Over at Crosscut Marcie Sillman has an intriguing history of Seattle as a city of innovation.  Here is a taste of what she covers: Boeing Nirvana Amazon Microsoft Starbucks Slate Immunex I found the list somewhat sad.  For example SEALAND and United Parcel, both of which loom hugely in today̵[...]