Sound Transit sends out RFQ for light rail consultant on West Seattle and Ballard routes

The Daily Journal of Commerce published a story on April 20, noting that Sound Transit, acting on the authority approved by voters in November to go ahead with the development of light rail for West Seattle and Ballard among other routes, is now seeking a consultant to develop alternatives to extend light rail to West Seattle and Ballard.

The RFQ or Request for Qualifications is due May 17. The DJC reports that a pre-proposal meeting is scheduled for 9am, May 1 in the Ruth Fisher board room at Union Station in downtown Seattle.

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On the Go Week of 4-17-17


Feminist Fiber Art
Traveling Exhibit

Virago Gallery
4306 S.W. Alaska St.
April 1–30; Reception April 15, 6–9 p.m. Feminist Fiber Art is a traveling art exhibit conceived by Iris Nectar in the summer of 2015 to illustrate how feminists have been using the medium to subvert its history as “women’s work” in colorful, fun, and sexually liberated ways. This is a multidisciplinary and intersectional community art project focusing primarily on the versatile medium of Fiber Art. Virago Gallery is excited to partner with FFA to bring the work of many National and International Fiber Artists to Seattle.

Record Store Day at Easy Street Records - WS Junction
Saturday April 22 All Day

4559 California Ave SW, Seattle, Washington 98116

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Local restaurants participating in Dining Out for Life April 27

Lifelong AIDS Alliance's Dining Out For Life presented by BECU returns for its 24th year on April 27. Over 100 restaurants around Seattle are taking part.

In West Seattle three restaurants are participating:

  • Locol Barley & Vine
  • Budda Ruska
  • El Chupacabra

and in White Center

  • Noble Barton

In Burien:

  • Archie's Mexican Restaurant
  • Smarty Pants Garage

In Ballard:

  • Pasta Bella
  • Young American Ale House

On this day, over 100 restaurants in the Seattle area will donate 30-50% of their proceeds to Lifelong’s vital programs that support people facing serious illness and poverty in our community.

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