More Retailers Join SLU Community
SLU continues to expand its retail base by attracting new stores, services and restaurants to the neighborhood. In the coming months, these retailers will be joining the community.
Shop ‘Til You Drop
Born to Run
2,000 square-foot store opening in July
224 Pontius Ave N, in Alley 24 building across from REI
Born to Run offers running and lifestyle shoes that have less barrier between the foot and the ground, which some believes strengthens feet and treats foot problems such as plantar fasciitis and arthritis. They also offer education and technique training.
16,000 square-foot store opening in the fall
2201 Westlake Building, at Westlake Ave N and Denny Way
A member of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., West Elm designs clean, simple, affordable products for modern living. The SLU storefront will be their first location in Washington State.
3,800-square foot studio opening in late summer
120 Westlake Ave N, in Rollin Street building at Westlake Ave N and John
The Bar Method is a full-body exercise program created to utilize the ballet bar fitness technique and draws from the principles of isometrics, dance conditioning, interval training and physical therapy.
Capelli’s Gentlemen’s Barbershop
Service opening in early October
307 Westlake Ave N, in Seattle BioMed building
Capelli’s provides an upscale barbershop experience and high-quality products, especially for men. Services include haircuts, scalp massages, color and highlighting, beard, mustache and goatee trims, brow waxes and manicures, massage, and hair removal services.
The Wurst Place
510 Westlake Ave N, by the Guitar Center
Opening in July
"We were attracted to the vibrant pulse of this neighborhood and its pedestrian-friendly atmosphere that makes
it easy to access services
and shops by foot."
—Bob Heyer, co-owner
of Capelli’s Gentlemen
This microbrewery will be serving 20 or so staple sausages—plus a large selection of rotating specials, artisanal mustards, Belgian frites with dipping sauce, and 15 tap beers.
For more information see the post on Seattle Met’s blog.
First Seattle location, opening in the early Fall
120 Westlake Ave N, in Rollin Street building at Westlake Ave N and Denny Way
This sushi restaurant is known for having the freshest and highest quality fish, which is flown in daily from Hawaii. They also offer hot cuisine such as bento boxes, and refreshments like beer and wine. Happy hour will be offered daily from 4:00 p.m.—6:00 p.m.