The story of the world’s largest tunneling machine, Big Bertha, is filled with hiccups and missteps along its nearly two-mile journey under the city of Seattle. On Tuesday, Bertha saw light—and there’s pictures to show for it.
Getting stuck in traffic for hours really sucks, but it definitely sucks less if you have access to some carne asada tacos with fresh lime.
Last week, a suspected thief’s getaway vehicle turned into his jail cell when BMW employees managed to track and remotely lock a stolen car in Seattle, according to police.
The Dark Knight of Seattle has been arrested after attempting to allegedly stab a bouncer with a blade attached to a homemade spear and reportedly throwing an actual bat-shaped blade at police officers.
The Ultimate Driving Machine is combining “yuppie class” with the hipster “sharing economy” in the traditionally progressive Seattle area. BMW will offer customers of its new car-sharing service the use of 370 BMWs and Minis, with plans to expand throughout the United States.
A 73-year-old man was pulled over for a routine traffic offense in Seattle the other day: driving without his lights on. Things went considerably worse than they should have when the man reportedly tried to snort a little cocaine right in front of the officer.
On this day in 1990, the I-90 Floating Bridge in Seattle collapsed. It sank so slowly that local news teams were able to easily record its comically slow demise.
A Washington police officer pulled a family to safety just before their car was overturned by a wave on Tuesday evening.
As a craft beer enthusiast and aviation geek, I can think of no better place to enjoy delicious beer than while standing among the glory of historic aircraft. Seattle's Museum of Flight is hosting their 13th annual "Hops & Props" in February, and tickets just went on sale today.
A truck burned down on Seattle's I-5 this morning and exacerbated the misery of many morning commutes, but the odd thing about this car-b-que is the burning trail of fuel pouring off the truck. Diesel needs pretty extreme levels of heat to ignite... making this a rare sight indeed.
A news chopper for local Seattle news station station KOMO crashed right after take off earlier this morning, coming down on top of two cars and exploded into flames next to the Space Needle. Two people are reported to be dead, according to the Seattle Fire Department.
Bertha, the world's largest tunneling machine, churning through the rock and mud beneath Seattle, has hit a mysterious roadblock—so mysterious, it is only known for now as "the object."
PRO TIP: If you dump jet fuel on a burning plane instead of water, you're gonna have a bad time.
In coffee shops and bookstores across Seattle this summer, advertisements for concerts and gallery shows shared space with a less common urban invitation: to a party for a really big drill.
Former IndyCar driver J.R. Hildebrand was in Seattle to compete in the latest round of Formula Drift on Sunday. That night, however, he discovered his car had been broken into and thousands of dollars in racing equipment, computers, and cameras were stolen.
Whether the cops in your town patrol in Crown Victorias, Ford Tauruses, Dodge Challengers or the occasional Lamborghini if you live in Dubai, make no mistake: the Seattle Police Department has them beat.
Mouldering quietly on a forlorn corner of Boeing's field near Seattle, Wash., Boeing 747 RA001 is in need of a restoration. To the Washingtonians who built more than 1,400 of the humpbacked workhorses, seeing No. 1 in such a state of disrepair brings a touch of shame.