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Wang started taking documentary photos at Tiananmen Square

Mike Wang, the man who was killed in a July 28 hit-and-run on Dexter Ave in South Lake Union, had been working as a photographer for PATH, documenting the work of the global health nonprofit. But Wang got his start … Continue reading

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Person killed in Dexter hit-and-run identified as Mike Wang

The man killed Thursday while biking on Dexter has been identified as Mike Wang, 44, a photographer for a nonprofit who rode his bike to work from his Shoreline home every day, according to the Seattle Times. A memorial has … Continue reading

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Incredible video: Person biking hit by car near SLU Park lands on his feet

Jeff Word was crossing Valley St at the crosswalk from Terry Ave N into South Lake Union Park the evening of May 18 when a driver ran a red light and struck him and his bicycle. Word reacted quickly and … Continue reading

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Sightline: A reluctant cyclist learning to love riding (despite SLU confusion)

Eric Hess is getting back on a bike for the first time in over a decade, and he has written two pieces about his experience for Sightline. As the weather warms, more and more Seattlites will be looking to hop … Continue reading

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Mercer construction closes 9th Ave N sidewalks

People who have been using 9th Ave N in South Lake Union to get to Westlake Ave N will have to change routes. Due to Mercer project construction, both sidewalks on 9th Ave N between Broad and Mercer have been … Continue reading

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A street between South Lake Union and Queen Anne designed for walking and biking

A cycle track on Thomas St from South Lake Union to Seattle Center could be an option for development, assuming the deep bore tunnel project goes through. Geoffrey Wentlandt of the Department of Planning and Development presented some updated concepts … Continue reading

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New South Lake Union park brings Cheshiahud Loop closer to completion

With the opening of Lake Union Park in South Lake Union, the Cheshiahud Loop comes closer to completion. The park connects to the Westlake Ave path/parking lot, allowing bikes and pedestrians a nice cut through the park instead of battling … Continue reading

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Changes coming to Fairview and Fairview

Among the Neighborhood Street Fund projects announced by the city last week are changes to the intersection of Fairview Ave N and Fairview Ave E, just north of the new Lake Union Park. Currently, cars on Fairview Ave N make … Continue reading

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