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2008 Press Releases
Mayor unveils Seattle City of Music™ initiative
New strategy promotes Seattle as home to musicians, live music and music business
Joined by hundreds of members from Seattle’s music community, Mayor Greg Nickels today launched the Seattle City of Music initiative, honoring Seattle’s rich music history and celebrating its ongoing importance to the city’s economy and culture.
Investing in Chinatown/International District’s Bush Hotel
Mayor Greg Nickels praised the City Council today for approving his proposal to fund the rehabilitation of the historic Bush Hotel in the Chinatown/ International District neighborhood.
Mayor announces 2008 Small Business Award Winners
Mayor Greg Nickels will announce this year’s 10 Mayor’s Small Business Awards winners this evening at a celebration at Town Hall. Every year, ten small businesses in Seattle receive special recognition for their accomplishments through the Mayor’s Small Business Awards presented by Wells Fargo. 2008 marks the 24th year of the Mayor’s Small Business Awards program.
Investing in Seattle’s Southeast Seattle neighborhood
Chubby & Tubby site redevelopment and Alpha Cine relocation to MLK corridor Mayor Greg Nickels today sent legislation to the City Council to help fund the redevelopment of the former Chubby and Tubby site on Rainier Avenue South, and to assist local company Alpha Cine in relocating its facility to 9800 40th Ave. S.
Mayor Announces Funding for 18 Neighborhood Business Districts
Money will increase city investments in Seattle neighborhoods
Mayor Greg Nickels presented funding awards today to 18 Neighborhood Business District Associations throughout Seattle to continue the city’s investments in building healthy communities.
City expands options for Farmers’ Markets and P-Patch Farmers
Mayor Greg Nickels today announced new policies to ensure that farmers’ markets will remain a vital part of our city, and low-income farmers will be able to sell the produce they grow in the city’s P-Patches.
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