Archive for October, 2009

Tunnel Law Suit Filed Today

As has just been reported at Publicola, Elizabeth Campbell and The Citizens Against the Tunnel filed a lawsuit today to stop the deep-bore tunnel. Check out the gory details here (3 MB pdf).  Campbell’s group supports a new elevated solution to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct, but that is irrelevant to the case being made [...]

A Testimonial, Albeit With One Big Caveat

Thank You Sir, May I Have Another

[ 5th & Yesler ]
In case you hadn’t heard:
Federal Reserve and Treasury officials are scrambling to prevent the commercial-real-estate sector from delivering a roundhouse punch to the U.S. economy just as it struggles to get up off the mat.
The next wave of the credit crisis is about to hit — a collapse in com mercial [...]

Hugeasscityscapes Vol.2, Scene 1

The Ice Cream Truck People

Whence cometh the ice cream trucks of summer,
And whither goest they,
When the cold rains of winter fall?
No  really.  Do they migrate south?  Seattle’s ten-month-long winter can’t be so good for business.
Such an odd, yet remarkably persistent commercial enterprise.  Many of the trucks and jeeps look like the same ones I chased down growing up in [...]