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  Seattle Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Seattle was also the hometown of Jimi Hendrix, while Ann and Nancy Wilson of the band Heart, often attributed to Seattle, were actually from the neighboring suburb of Bellevue.
Seattle does not even have its own jail, contracting out the few misdemeanor inmates it convicts to either the King County Jail (which is located downtown), the Yakima County Jail, or (for short-term holdings) the Renton City Jail.
Seattle's climate is mild, with the temperature moderated by the sea and protected from winds and storms by the mountains.
encyclopedia.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Seattle   (5211 words)

  
 Seattle Hotel and Travel - Seattle Tourist Information - Seattle WA
The city of Seattle is known for mild climates and its cultural and sporting events.
With the scenery that is famous for the Seattle area you’ll be more than pleased to spend some of you precious time wandering about the city.
Seattle is virtually a dream like city and is proving to be able to stay that way.
www.seattlecitytourist.com   (353 words)

  
 The Seattle Hempfest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Seattle Hempfest is located at Myrtle Edwards/Elliot Bay Parks, and is a few blocks West of Seattle Center, where the Space Needle is. You cannot drive your car into Hempfest, and be prepared for traffic if you are coming mid-day.
Seattle Hempfest is staffed by an 8 person Steering Committee, a 105 person Core Group, and a 1,200 member event staff, and everyone is a volunteer.
Seattle Hempfest was conceived during a 6 month long peace vigil at Gasworks park to oppose the Persian Gulf War, in 1991.
www.seattlehempfest.com   (2038 words)

  
 Seattle on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Seattle, the largest city in the Pacific Northwest, is the region's commercial, financial, transportation, and industrial hub and a major port of entry, important in both East Asian and Alaskan trade.
Long a center of radical labor movements, Seattle was the scene of a major general strike (1919) led by the Industrial Workers of the World.
Seattle; queen of Puget Sound develops meeting capabilities to match its 'most liveable' credentials.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/S/Seattle.asp   (877 words)

  
 Seattle Community Network
SCN was originally a project of the Seattle Chapter of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR).
In 1995 the Seattle Community Network Association (SCNA) was incorporated as a separate non-profit organization.
The Pacific Northwest Needle Arts Guild was organized for educational purposes, to encourage individuals, without discrimination, to pursue knowledge in the needle arts and to raise and maintain standards of technique and design.
www.scn.org   (198 words)

  
 SVI - Seattle Vocational Institute - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Seattle Vocational Institute provides basic skills, vocational and workforce training opportunities through short-term, self-contained programs that lead to jobs with a future.
The Seattle Community Colleges and the Seattle Vocational Institute are public, state-supported institutions.
North Seattle Community College, South Seattle Community College, Seattle Central Community College and the Seattle Vocational Institute are accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.
sviweb.sccd.ctc.edu   (164 words)

  
 Seattle Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
More than any other city in the region, Seattle epitomises what people know of (and how they feel about) the Pacific Northwest.
He went on to write a string of best-selling different-drum novels, many set in his adopted hometown of Seattle.
Disclaimer: We've tried to make the information on this web site as accurate as possible, but it is provided 'as is' and we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by anyone resulting from this information.
lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/north-america/usa/seattle   (210 words)

  
 Seattle Real Estate - Find Realtors and Seattle Homes using Realtor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Seattle Homes: Realtor.com has over two million active home listings nationwide.
Seattle Realtors®: Almost anyone can sell you real estate, but only Realtors® are backed by the National Association of Realtors® and are bound by its strict Code of Ethics.
Realtor.com is the headquarters for Seattle Association of Realtors® and is eager to help find a Realtor® near you.
www.realtor.com /Regional_Real_Estate/seattle.html   (261 words)

  
 Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel - Home Page
In order to accommodate light rail coming in 2009, the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel must be retrofitted and upgraded for use by both rail and bus.
The Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel is expected to re-open in September 2007, operating with just buses until light rail service begins in 2009.
Sound Transit is working with its partners at King County Metro Transit, the City of Seattle and Community Transit to minimize and mitigate impacts.
www.seattletunnel.org   (275 words)

  
 Seattle IMAXDome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Renovations for the Seattle Aquarium have left no room for the Seattle IMAX Dome Theater.
Consequently, after 25 years of operation as a major attraction on the Waterfront the Seattle IMAX Dome Theater will be closing the doors for the final time on Monday, July 18, 2005.
Seattle has often been an innovator in the film business we are pleased to be a part of that history.
www.seattleimaxdome.com   (435 words)

  
 Seattle Pride Committee Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In case you haven't heard it before, Seattle Pride is a year-round all-volunteer organization.
If you’re traveling to the Seattle area now there is a convenient way to get Seattle's best hotel rates.
Seattle's Convention and Visitors Bureau and Seattle Pride Committee have partnered to offer "Seattle Super Saver" rates on lodging in Seattle.
www.seattlepride.org   (286 words)

  
 2005 Seattle Marathon
Seattle Marathon Satellite course map with mile markers and points of interest labeled.
The Harrisdirect Seattle Marathon course is one of the most unique and beautiful marathon courses in the world.
The Harrisdirect Seattle Marathon 2005 is completely organized and run by volunteers in the community.
www.seattlemarathon.org   (303 words)

  
 Downtown Seattle Hotels
Seattle is a great place no matter what the reason for your travel.
Boeing, Nordstrom, and Microsoft are all based in the Seattle area.
Seattle is the business hub of the Pacific Northwest.
www.seattle-downtown-hotels.com   (175 words)

  
 Visiting Seattle, the Official Site of the City of Seattle
Seattle welcomes visitors from all over the world.
The City of Seattle provides many types of public information in 26 different languages on its web site.
Our Guide is designed to give travelers and tourists all the most neccesary information they will need to travel to and in Seattle and the United States.
www.cityofseattle.net /html/visitor   (310 words)

  
 Seattle University
Seattle University is the largest independent university in the Pacific Northwest.
Seattle University Gala a night for SU to shine
Seattle University 901 12th Avenue, P.O. Box 222000, Seattle, WA 98122-1090 (206) 296-6000
www.seattleu.edu   (164 words)

  
 Seattle Monorail
It is a favorite part of the Seattle skyline and provides a fun, quick and convenient link from downtown Seattle to Seattle Center, home of the Space Needle, Pacific Science Center, the Experience Music Project, and a host of theatrical and cultural experiences.
The Seattle Center Monorail operates daily, with departures every 10 minutes from the station at Seattle Center, (across from the Space Needle) and from Westlake Center Mall, at Fifth and Pine Street.
The Seattle Center Monorail is not associated with the new Seattle Monorail Project.
www.seattlemonorail.com   (208 words)

  
 Seattle Folklore Society - Folk Music Concerts and Dances - Seattle, Bellevue and Eastside, Washington
ounded in 1966, the purpose of the Seattle Folklore Society is to preserve and foster awareness and appreciation of folk and traditional arts in the Seattle area.
This group is known for its "phunny" sense of humor, but even more for its members' wide-ranging knowledge of folk songs, many of whom actively research special areas of song.
The Seattle Folklore Society sponsors the Fifth Saturday Dances, the Emerald City Contra Dance, and the Big Dance.
www.seafolklore.org   (821 words)

  
 Seattle WA. Seattle Washington City Guide and Yellow Pages. Seattle Restaurants, Art, Music, Real Estate, Weather, Maps.
Seattle, Washington houses Fifth Avenue Theatre, the Pacific Northwest Ballet, the Seattle Symphony, Century Ballroom, Revival Town Hall, the Seattle Aquarium, the Space Needle, the Seattle Center, Fun Forest Amusements and Gameworks.
Seattle Washington’s news providers are as abundant as the golf courses.
Seattle, Washington also has many fine restaurants such as Marco’s Supperclub, Hale’s Ales, Painted Table, 96 Union, Bruno’s Mexican-Italian Restaurant, Greenlake Bar and Grill, Restaurant Zoe, Santorini Pizza and Pasta, Chandler’s Crabhouse and Fresh Fish Market, Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, Cascadia Restaurant, Flavor of India, Cactus, Café Campagne, Palomino and Daniel’s Broiler.
www.HelloSeattle.com   (413 words)

  
 Seattle Asian Art Museum: Visitor Information
The Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park is currently closed for reroofing and will reopen January 14, 2006.
The roofing project was generously supported and funded by the City of Seattle and is part of SAM’s overall plan to restore and upgrade the 1933-art moderne building designed by architect Carl F. Gould.
Even though the Seattle Asian Art Museum is currently closed, it is not too early to plan a special event for 2006.
www.seattleartmuseum.org /visit/visitSAAM.asp   (353 words)

  
 Washington Park Arboretum ~ Center for Urban Horticulture ~ UW
The Washington Park Arboretum is a spectacular urban green space on the shores of Lake Washington just east of downtown Seattle and south of the University of Washington.
Its 230 acres comprise a dynamic, living museum with collections of oaks, conifers, camellias, Japanese maples and hollies that are known internationally as our country's largest.
The City of Seattle's Department of Parks and Recreation holds title to the land and cooperates in its management.
depts.washington.edu /wpa   (113 words)

  
 Seattle Attractions Discounts
Whether you are planning a Washington State vacation, Seattle day trip or you're a local ready to enjoy a few hours as a Seattle tourist, this city guide will help you find those attractions that will delight and entertain.
There is so much to do: historic tours of the Pacific Northwest, zoos, aquariums, wildlife parks, museums, sports tours, cruises, ferries, trains, planes, beaches, cultural events, kids activities, shopping, outdoor recreation, restaurants, nightlife, sensational places to stay and captivating streets to walk.
Over 1200 dolls, from a millennia ago to the present, invite you to step into a world of small wonders, housed in a state-of-the-art facility.
www.seattleattractions.com   (167 words)

  
 Seattle.gov - the official site of the City of Seattle - Home Page
Mayor Greg Nickels is looking for candidates to fill three positions on the Seattle Planning Commission.
The Seattle Public Library will host a fair celebrating National Archives Week on October 12 at the Central Library.
For more in-depth information about current issues, visit the Seattle Channel web site.
www.cityofseattle.net   (208 words)

  
 Seattle.gov - the official site of the City of Seattle - Home Page
Ask the Mayor host C.R. Douglas and callers ask questions and discuss issues with Mayor Greg Nickels on October 12 at 7:00 pm on the Seattle Channel 21.
Find out how easy it is to see Seattle's many sights without the hassle of driving, traffic and parking.
Take a Virtual Tour of Seattle with over 50 locations, maps, photo galleries, and panoramas.
www.ci.seattle.wa.us   (208 words)

  
 HistoryLink.org: The Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History
Under his guidance the Schwabacher and Bros. general store opened in downtown Seattle, and proved so successful that within three years the firm built and moved into the city's first brick building.
The first automobile to traverse the pass made it to Seattle in 1905, and the first train followed four years later.
And when Army Major and UW ROTC instructor Henry Kress Muhlenberg set his Jenny biplane down on Sand Point's crude airstrip on October 8, 1921, no one was happier than King County officials, who had built the field in hopes of turning it over to the military.
www.historylink.org   (1650 words)

  
 The Art Institute Of Seattle - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics III: Proceedings of a Specialty Conference August 3-6, 1998 University of Washington Seattle, Washington (Geotechnical Special Publication)
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Thomas Moran hiked through the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone in 1871, when most folks back East thought that stories of hundred-foot-high geysers, thousand-foot-deep canyons, and such were probably hogwash.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /the_art_institute_of_seattle.htm   (147 words)

  
 Seattle Real Estate - Seattle Washington Real Estate
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If you are not finding any Seattle Washington real estate or you are getting error messages, look here to get tips for using the system.
The only active Seattle home listings that are not listed in our Real Estate Seattle search area are either under offer, subject to inspection, or Seattle For Sale By Owner Listings.
www.seattlepowersearch.com   (356 words)

  
 Seattle International Film Festival Group
Seattle, WA – Seattle International Film Festival Group, has announced that its current Director of Programming, Carl Spence, has been offered and accepted the position of Artistic Director for the organization.
The Seattle International Film Festival Group, one of the nation’s premier film festivals, is searching for a Managing Director.
The first annual Science Fiction Short Film Festival, co-presented by the Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame and the Seattle International Film Festival, will take place February 3-4, 2006, in Seattle, WA at the Cinerama Theatre and JBL Theatre at Experience Music Project.
www.seattlefilm.com   (193 words)

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