The Ave

University Way NE, colloquially The Ave (no period; pronounced /æv/), is the commercial heart of the University District and the off-campus extension of the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle. Once "a department store eight blocks long," The Ave has gradually turned into what now resembles an eight-block-long global food court. The story of The Ave reflects the dynamics of many urban neighborhoods and the social and economic problems of countless American cities, though it is also a crossroads of diverse subcultures. It is patronized by many of the nearly 96,900 students, faculty, and staff of the UW; by the largely white and middle class residents of the U.
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    Tech companies are typically secretive about what their interdisciplinary research and development look like, but Microsoft put its lab, The Garage, on public display last week in New York at Advertising Week. Placed immediately to the right of the entrance to the Times Center, the wood-paneled garage featured the latest in Microsoft technology, from tablet computers the size ...

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