Tom Douglas http://www.kplu.org en Restaurateur Tom Douglas vs. Mayor Mike McGinn on changes to Seattle parking rates http://www.kplu.org/post/restaurateur-tom-douglas-vs-mayor-mike-mcginn-changes-seattle-parking-rates <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-960070.mp3</p><p>Seattle&#39;s downtown restaurant owners are still grumbling about rate hikes for metered street parking.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/parking/paidparkingrates.htm">city&#39;s new scheme</a> has been in place for a little over a month. But the controversy hasn&#39;t gone away. One of the city&#39;s most famous restaurant owners is going public with his concerns.</p> Mon, 28 Mar 2011 18:30:43 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 1084 at http://www.kplu.org Restaurateur Tom Douglas vs. Mayor Mike McGinn on changes to Seattle parking rates Seattle's restless restaurant scene http://www.kplu.org/post/seattles-restless-restaurant-scene <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-945427.mp3</p><p>The end (and the beginning!) of the year often marks change in business of all kinds, and the restaurant business is no exception.&nbsp;</p><p>Nancy and Dick lay down the latest on some noteworthy Seattle restaurateurs who have opened - or are about to open - new kitchens. Other famous spots have new names, or new owners. &nbsp;Nancy says look out for:</p><p> Wed, 12 Jan 2011 12:02:58 +0000 Dick Stein & Nancy Leson 519 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle's restless restaurant scene