The Market Insider
Monthly news for tenants of the Pike Place Market PDA May 2011
Hundreds Playing “Around the Goodwin Pike Place Market
Flower Festival on
Market in 80 Minutes” Every Month Library Closing May 7 - 8
“ A r o u n d t h e M a r ke t in different Market businesses are for Renovation The third annual Pike Place
80 Minutes,” our monthly featured as clues each month.
adventure game that began in Participants are required to Starting in June Market Flower Festival takes
place May 8 and 9, Mother’s
January and ends in late June, visit each clue location for a Phase III renovation work Day weekend. Flower farmers
is over half-way through its six stamp. includes seismic updates to will sell under tents on the
month run. Just two games “It’s great to see people the Economy Building. This north end of Pike Place; about
remain, on May 29 and June discovering—and in some work will affect the Goodwin 40 farmers are expected to
26. cases re-discovering—Pike Library and cause it to be participate. The street will not
Each game is mostly designed Place Market and all of the closed for some time. be closed—one lane will remain
to introduce players to buildings great businesses that make it The Goodwin Library is a open for vehicle traffic.
affected by renovation, by unique,” said James Haydu, meeting space on the second
visiting businesses to learn the Director of Communications floor of the Economy Building.
answers to clues. Players can at the PDA. “The events It’s primarily used by the PDA Seattle Cheese
pick up a passport with clues help to introduce potential and occasionally by other Festival on May 14 - 15
at the tent near Rachel from customers to a different variety Market groups. The Goodwin
The seventh annual Seattle
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on game of products that they may have will be closed for about nine
Cheese Festival takes place
days. never known were available at months starting June 1.
in the Market on May 14
The adventure games are the Market.” During this time, the floors
and 15. The street will be
open to the public and are More information and game and ceiling will be replaced
filled with dozens of cheese
free-of-charge. Participants rules can be found on the Market and the roof will be worked on.
producers, as well as cooking
are invited to test their Market website at pikeplacemarket. Meetings already scheduled demonstrations and a wine
knowledge and have fun while org/news_events/aroundthe for the Goodwin during this garden.
competing for one daily prize. marketin80minutes. time will need to move to
The street will be closed
On average, 500 people Note that PDA employees, other locations. If you attend
from 6:00 p.m. on Friday,
have participated in each of Market business owners, and a meeting that normally meets
May 13 until 8:00 p.m. on
the Around the Market in 80 their immediate families are in the Goodwin Library, please
Sunday, May 15. There will be
Minutes games—a number we welcome to play the game, but make sure your meeting
limited access until 9:00 a.m.
think will increase if we have a are ineligible to receive prizes. organizer knows that the
Saturday and Sunday for load/
game day with warm weather space will be closed, since they
Prizes, which have consisted unload. There will be no access
and sun shining down on the will need to find an alternative
of $750/month in Market gift on Pike Place for deliveries
Market. meeting place for your group.
cards and gift certificates, have after 9:00 a.m. either day. For
At this time, we expect the more information about the
In an effort to promote as been purchased from a variety
Goodwin Library will reopen event, visit their website at
many businesses as possible, of different shops, restaurants,
approximately February 2012. seattlecheesefestival.com.
PDA Marketing staff has farmers and craftspeople each
designed the games so that month.
Special Farm Days
Update Your Business Information on the Market Website Begin in June
Starting in June, our three
If you haven’t recently done Often, we get requests from To check your listing, visit special farm days begin on the
so, please take the time to look shoppers who have been to the pikeplacemarket.org and look street: Summer Sundays, Local
at your business listing on the Market and later wished they’d under Explore the Market, & Organic Wednesdays, and
PDA website. purchased something they had then Map and Directory. Then Farm Saturdays.
We automatically include seen—but don’t remember the click on your business name in
In addition, Pike Place
each business location and business name or don’t have a the alphabetical Merchant list.
Market Express at City Hall
phone number. You can also way to contact you. Having a If you have updates or Plaza starts on Tuesday, June
add a description about your description of your business, additions, send them to Sue 21 (from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.).
business and products, a your current hours, and your Gilbert Mooers at sue@ Finalizing a new Pike Place
photo, your hours, and other contact information available pikeplacemarket.org or call Market Express location near
contact information, including on our website is extremely 774-5259. South Lake Union is still in
an email address and website. helpful for shoppers who are
looking for you.
Merchant News Mark Your Calendars
We’d like to welcome two graphic prints and texture. PDA Meetings & Events
new artists to the Market’s In April, Scott Cahill Rude In the PDA Conference Room unless noted.
DownUnder. opened an art gallery he’s May 9 Capital Renovation:4:30 p.m.
Brooke Westlund opened named Reflecting on Seat-
the Brooke Westlund Stu- tle. It’s also located in the 3rd May 10 Strategic Planning: 4:00 p.m
dio & Gallery in the 3rd level DownUnder. Scott uses May 12 Operations & Communications Committee:
level Down Under in March. his photography to capture a 4:00 p.m.
Brooke is using this as a work- view of Seattle that most peo- May 17 Finance & Asset Management Committee:
ing studio and gallery space. ple do not take time to notice. 4:30 p.m.
Brooke’s most recent artwork His photographs artfully show
May 18 Executive Committee: 7:30 a.m. in the
reflects the inspiration she reflections of Seattle through
received while traveling for puddles and other water
four months in India. These sources while capturing light, May 26 PDA Council: 4:00 p.m.
works incorporate woodblock texture, pattern, and color.
stamps, photos, and colored Stop by to see Seattle from a
powder used for rituals in the different perspective.
temples of India. The result- Downtown Conventions - May 2011
ing abstract artwork is lively,
May 11 - 13 May 23 - 30
incorporating bold color with
World Customs Organization Acoustical Society of America
Conference & Exhbition Annual Meeting
600 attendees 1,200 attendees
May 18 - 22
American Society of Gene
Daystall Updates Staff Comings & and Cell Therapy
Roll Call at 9:00 a.m. Goings
Starting May 1 Welcome to the following
Just a reminder that from new employees: Jeff
May 1 - December 31, roll call Belanger, Security Officer,
will be at 9:00 a.m. daily. and Jennifer Carlson and
Shane Lemanski, Parking
Attendants. Need more info?
Rules Review Update
Next Month Call the PDA office if you have questions
The Rules Review changes or need more information.
were not voted on at the last 206.682.7453 pikeplacemarket.org
full Council meeting. Instead,
they will review the changes
and vote at the April meeting.
Look for an update next issue.