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  Seattle, WA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Seattle is known as the birthplace of grunge music, and has a reputation for heavy coffee consumption.
Seattle's climate is mild, with the temperature moderated by the sea and protected from winds and storms by the mountains.
Seattle has an educated population: of Seattle's population over 25, 47% (vs. a national average of 24%) hold a bachelor's degree or higher; 93% (vs. 80% nationally) have a high school diploma or equivalent.
www.twohamsters.com /City-Guides/WA/Seattle   (5831 words)

  
 Visiting Seattle - Seattle 101, A Guide for Travelers and Tourists
All of downtown Seattle is easily accessible from the waterfront, a mile-and-a-half north/south stretch along the west side of the city, facing Elliott Bay, which is part of Puget Sound.
Seattle is a fairly large city, with a number of commuters driving in and out of the downtown core at the usual commute times, Monday through Friday.
As a result, while the city street system is generally laid out in a grid pattern, it is full of streets that wind and curve and run at arbitrary angles to one another.
www.seattle.gov /html/visitor/directions.htm   (1522 words)

  
  Articles - Seattle, Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Seattle is known as the birthplace of grunge music, and it has a reputation for heavy coffee consumption because of the many coffee companies that were founded there, including Starbucks and Tully´s Coffee.
The Seattle area is still home to Boeing´s Renton narrowbody plant (where the 707, 720, 727, and 757 were assembled, and the 737 is assembled today), and Everett widebody plant (where the 747, 767, and 777 are assembled, and the upcoming 787 Dreamliner will be assembled); and BECU, formerly the Boeing Employees Credit Union.
Seattle is noted for its reliance on water traffic, with many people commuting to work from Bainbridge Island, Vashon Island, Bremerton, and Southworth via the Washington State Ferries system, which is the largest in the United States and the third largest in the world.
www.zdiamond.net /articles/Seattle,_Washington   (2564 words)

  
 Seattle, Washington - All About All   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Seattle's climate is mild, with the temperature moderated by the sea and protected from winds and storms by the mountains.
Seattle has an educated population: of Seattle's population over 25, 36% (vs. a national average of 24%) hold a bachelor's degree or higher; 93% (vs. 80% nationally) have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Seattle was also the hometown of Jimi Hendrix, Duff McKagan(Guns 'n Roses) and Quincy Jones, while Ann and Nancy Wilson of the band Heart, often attributed to Seattle, were actually from the neighboring suburb of Bellevue.
www.allaboutall.info /article/Seattle,_Washington   (5381 words)

  
 A Look at the City of Seattle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Seattle, named after Chief Seattle, has a total estimated city population of 569,101 and a metropolitan population of 3.7 million (2003).
Seattle's leading newspapers are the daily Seattle Times and Seattle Post-Intelligencer; they share their advertising and business departments under a Joint Operating Agreement, which (as of 2004) the Times is seeking to terminate.
In 1981, Seattle held a contest to come up with a new official nickname to replace "the Queen City," which it had been since 1869 and was also the nickname of Cincinnati, Toronto, and Charlotte, North Carolina.
www.juiceenewsdaily.com /0405/travel/seattle.html   (2854 words)

  
 West Seattle's been part of Seattle for 100 years   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
West Seattle residents were encouraged to come out to discuss whether the area should become a part of the city of Seattle, largely because the bigger city had a guaranteed water supply for potential growth of the area.
Seattle held water rights to the Cedar River and was building a water delivery network.
While West Seattle residents today frequently argue with Seattle city government about urban planning, transportation and city policies, one thing that is hardly ever at issue is the quality of West Seattle's water supply.
www.westseattleherald.com /articles/2007/05/29/news/local_news/news01.txt   (979 words)

  
 meldan
We're not likely to be affected in or around Seattle (including the hiking trails that are accessible by bus from here), but it does pay to check the local news or ask around before heading out to any forest area.
Seattle is a fairly easy place to get around by car, and it probably isn't worth guests hiring one while here.
It's too far to get to by bike, there's no public transport from Seattle, and the only private bus tour we know of charges a lot of money for a trip that involves several short photo stops where you won't be able to get away from everyone else who was on the bus.
meldan.org   (1620 words)

  
 An Event Apart Seattle 2007
An Event Apart Seattle runs from 9:00 am–5:30 pm, with opening night and closing night parties starting at 6:30 pm each night.
Online design is getting more complex, but a grid-based layout can help simplify user experiences.
This session will examine the long-standing principles of this graphic design staple, and discuss why grids can complement—and conflict—with the challenges that designers face when building online interfaces.
www.aneventapart.com /events/seattle07   (888 words)

  
 Seattle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Location of Seattle in King County and Washington Seattle is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
Seattle's mayor and nine city council members are elected at large, rather than by geographic subdivisions.
Seattle has an educated population: of Seattle's population over 25, 47% (vs. a national average of 24%) hold a bachelor's degree or higher; 93% (vs. 80% nationally) have a high school diploma or equivalent.
www.experiencefestival.com /seattle   (1005 words)

  
 Seattle Apartments Finders, Seattle Apartment Locators, SeattleApartment Locator Finder
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Transportation building programs have been very controversial in recent years — the new monorail was the subject of multiple ballot measures, even after it had been approved, and the Sound Transit light rail project has also been plagued with difficulties, though this light rail is under construction as of 2005.
seattle.supremeapartments.com /seattle_transport.htm   (268 words)

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