SoDo http://www.kplu.org en Longshoremen to appeal judge's ruling tossing out their arena lawsuit http://www.kplu.org/post/longshoremen-appeal-judges-ruling-tossing-out-their-arena-lawsuit <p></p><p>Longshoremen in Seattle plan to appeal a recent judge’s ruling that threw out their challenge to a new Sonics basketball arena.</p><p>The longshoremen’s union argued that the city of Seattle, King County and investor Chris Hansen violated state environmental laws when they signed an agreement for the arena. They said that memorandum of understanding focuses too much on the site Hansen prefers – in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood. And that’s before an environmental review is finished.</p><p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:23:42 +0000 Ashley Gross 7896 at http://www.kplu.org Police target Seattle's empty "Citadel" warehouse, now notorious for raves http://www.kplu.org/post/police-target-seattles-empty-citadel-warehouse-now-notorious-raves <p>Clean it up or close it down &ndash; that&#39;s the choice for the new owner of a vacant property in South Seattle that&#39;s become notorious for noisy raves.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>Police have declared The Citadel <a href="http://www.king5.com/news/local/SPD-uses-chronic-nuisance-law-to-crack-down-on-warehouse-119378029.html">a chronic nuisance</a>. The boxy warehouse building was turned into a music venue by owner Steve Rauf, who says the dance parties have brought in much-needed revenue.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 08 Apr 2011 14:49:21 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 1164 at http://www.kplu.org Police target Seattle's empty "Citadel" warehouse, now notorious for raves