Scoop Blog Archive / November 2011

The Must List: A Flight Back to 1962, Great Outdoor Gear and Muppets Galore

MUST WATCH
Don your tutu, develop a deranged doppelgänger and sprout unwanted epidermal plumage—the famous “Black Swan” dance from Swan Lake is taking flight, along with several other besotted ballet masterpieces, in Love Stories at Pacific Northwest Ballet. Read the rest of our preview from the November issue.
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Occupy Seattle Protests Ramp Up

6 arrested and pepper spray deployed in Occupy Seattle protests

Bottles were thrown and more pepper spray was deployed Wednesday night as Seattle police and Occupy Seattle protesters clashed outside the downtown Sheraton Hotel. view full article

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Viaduct for Dummies: When Will the Rest of That Thing Come Down?

SR99 Route into Seattle

Today's VFD update: A response to the random question from the back seat this morning as we weasled our way onto the Viaduct in SoDo. "I thought the Viaduct was coming down. So why are we still getting on it?"

Listen, Billy, it ain't that simple. Rebuilding Seattle's north-south access via SR 99 is going to take years...about four more, to be exact. And until it's all built, the Viaduct's not coming down.

Now that we're all getting so good at riding the SoDo Coaster, here's a look at some of the key timeline highlights, all just estimates, courtesy of WSDOT: Read more »