Articles by: Editor

South Seattle Market Review: Highs, Lows & In-Betweens (Part 1)

South Seattle Market Review: Highs, Lows & In-Betweens (Part 1)

Windermere Real Estate Mount Baker: Windermere Real Estate recently released its Seattle real estate statistics for the second quarter of 2017, and we’ve got your South Seattle numbers below. But first, it was another month of record-setting home prices in June as the area yet again took the prize for […]

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Stay Cool, South Seattle! 10 South Seattle Waterfront Parks

Stay Cool, South Seattle! 10 South Seattle Waterfront Parks

South Seattle is blessed with several miles of public shoreline and stunning views along Lake Washington, and with yet another beautiful sunny week ahead, it’s a great time to explore each and every one of them. Bring a picnic! Our route starts at the southern end of the Rainier Valley […]

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South Seattle N’hood Spotlight: 10 Mount Baker Highlights

South Seattle N’hood Spotlight: 10 Mount Baker Highlights

Welcome to Mount Baker! The Mount Baker neighborhood in southeast Seattle is known for its classic Craftsman-style homes set back from sweeping boulevards lined with majestic old trees. Its name comes from the view of Whatcom County’s Mount Baker that can be seen by looking north over Lake Washington. The […]

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Farm to Table: 7 Best South Seattle Produce Stands

Farm to Table: 7 Best South Seattle Produce Stands

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proclaimed Aug. 6-12 to be National Farmers Market Week, and now is the best time for fresh produce in Washington State, so we’ve got your seven best South Seattle farm stands currently in operation, with two open year-round. Do you have a favorite? 1. […]

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Seafair, South Seattle Style: 11 Things You Need to Know

Seafair, South Seattle Style: 11 Things You Need to Know

Love it or hate it, Seafair is here. A Pacific Northwest tradition since 1950, Seafair Weekend is the culmination of the Seafair Festival. Dubbed by some as an unofficial Seattle holiday, for many Seattleites, it’s the most anticipated event of summer. With boat racing on the water, aerobatic performers in […]

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8/13: Celebrate with Othello Park Music & Arts Festival

8/13: Celebrate with Othello Park Music & Arts Festival

From the Othello Park International Music and Arts Festival: Join us at Othello Park (4351 South Othello Street) on Sunday, August 13, from  12pm to 6pm for food, fun and festivities that reflect our wonder community’s diverse cultures. We’ll gather in a grassy meadow under big, old trees at the […]

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South Seattle: See the Source of Your Drinking Water

South Seattle: See the Source of Your Drinking Water

From the Cedar River Municipal Watershed: Have you ever wondered where your water comes from? This summer you can see for yourself by taking a tour of Seattle’s primary source of water, the Cedar River Municipal Watershed. Just 35 miles east of downtown Seattle, the 91,000+ acre watershed is normally […]

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Google Provides College Experience to Under-Represented Youth

Google Provides College Experience to Under-Represented Youth

$70,000 from Google Helps Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle Provide College Experience to Under-Represented Youth Summer University will expose over 90 first-generation college students to higher education This summer, more than 90 under-represented Seattle high school students will get their first-ever college experience when they attend Summer University, a high […]

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South Seattle Neighbors Sound Off: Fireworks in the ‘Hood

South Seattle Neighbors Sound Off: Fireworks in the ‘Hood

What do you think? Are the homegrown fireworks displays fun and patriotic, just an annoyance or worse? DIANE CHARMLEY: I live on Rainier Avenue in the 8200 block and we are still hearing fireworks going off, especially on weekends. Sometimes it’s hard to know if it’s gun shots or fireworks. […]

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New Beacon Hill Classrooms Built from Innovative Wood Panels

New Beacon Hill Classrooms Built from Innovative Wood Panels

Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz recently joined in celebrating the start of construction for a new classroom building made of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT). The site is Maple Elementary School in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. The classrooms are part of a statewide pilot project overseen by the […]

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