Need to Know: How a massive ship, a behemoth plane and a glass staircase captured our attention

I’m Rob, and I’m your guide through a more casual look at the Business Journal’s week that was — and what will be. If you missed Friday’s cover story, Ashley Stewart took readers inside the EB-5 investor program and how developers are using a program meant to help areas in need of an economic boost to pepper the Seattle skyline.

On a lighter note, this has been a good week for photo-heavy stories. Not only did Seattle see its first cruise ship landing of the season (the Celebrity Eclipse is…

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Need to Know: How a massive ship, a behemoth plane and a glass staircase captured our attention

Patti Payne's Cool Pads: Real estate mogul lists his Groat Point estate for $17M

Residential real estate mogul J. Lennox Scott’s waterfront home in Medina just hit the market, listed at $17 million.

Scott is chairman and CEO of John L. Scott Real Estate, which has 110 offices and more than 3,000 brokers in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California. Scott chose JLS Broker Lan Nguyen to have the listing of this house he had built and has lived in for 24 years.

“My wife Deanna project-managed the most amazing remodel of the whole thing several years ago,” Scott said. “She…

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Five bits of Boeing news you may have missed amid the Max crisis

From the 737 Max crisis in the wake of a deadly crash to big contract wins, Boeing has been in the news so much the last two months that it can be hard to keep up.

Here are five items you may have missed:

The Department of Defense awarded Boeing a $14.3 billion contract to modify, modernize and test weapon systems on B-1 and B-52 bombers. The contract aims to “increase lethality, enhance survivability, improve supportability, and increase responsiveness,” Defense officials said. Work is scheduled…

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Five bits of Boeing news you may have missed amid the Max crisis

Need to Know: A first pitch, a fugitive, and the happiest place in … Texas

I’m Rob, and I’ll be your guide through a more casual look at the Business Journal’s week that was — and what will be. (And don’t worry, we’ll get to the “Game of Thrones” premier.) We call it the Business Journal Untucked.

Let’s get started.

Do you equate frequent rain and an abundance of moss with paradise?

If so, you probably won’t be thrilled with WalletHub’s recent happiest cities survey. The Emerald City ranks high on many lists — U.S. News this month rated it ninth for best…

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Need to Know: A first pitch, a fugitive, and the happiest place in … Texas

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