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Othello Park Alliance Community Mixer to Relive Summer Fun

Othello Park Alliance Community Mixer to Relive Summer Fun

Everyone Invited: December 10 at Hillman City Collaboratory By Mona Lee, Othello Park Alliance Were you among the thousands of revelers enjoying the Othello International Festival last summer? We hope you didn’t miss this event acclaimed to be “one of Seattle’s most authentically diverse multicultural festivals.” We hope you got […]

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SPONSORED: Building Character & Connections in Middle School

SPONSORED: Building Character & Connections in Middle School

From Explorer West Middle School Explorer West Middle School is an independent sixth-eighth grade school in the White Center neighborhood of West Seattle. Families looking for a small, safe, and values forward learning community should visit one of their upcoming open houses. Imagine your child as an eighth-grader walking across […]

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City Awards $405,300 in Matching Funds for 7 South Seattle Projects

City Awards $405,300 in Matching Funds for 7 South Seattle Projects

The City of Seattle has awarded $755,000 to support 14 community-initiated projects through Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF), including several throughout South Seattle. The Neighborhood Matching Fund has two funds: the Community Partnership Fund, which is offered three times a year with cash awards up to $100,000; […]

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New Chief Carmen Best to Share Vision for SPD

New Chief Carmen Best to Share Vision for SPD

Seattle’s new police chief Carmen Best plans to attend the next meeting of the South Seattle Crime Prevention Council (SSCPC) where she will share her vision for the Seattle Police Department (SPD). Chief Best assumed the role of Chief of Police of the SPD on August 13, 2018, after serving […]

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East Link Work Starts in Seattle, Rainier Ave South Roadwork Ahead

East Link Work Starts in Seattle, Rainier Ave South Roadwork Ahead

Now that the Rainier Freeway stop on I-90 has closed, construction at the site of the future Judkins Park Station is ramping up. To construct the future station entrances at Rainier Avenue, crews demolished a portion of the westbound I-90 lanes above Rainier Avenue. Upcoming work may require intermittent lane […]

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“We’ve Got You Covered” YouthCare Winter Drive Is On

“We’ve Got You Covered” YouthCare Winter Drive Is On

From Windermere Mount Baker: Windermere and the Seattle Seahawks have come together for another season to help #Tacklehomelessness in our community. As part of that campaign, Windermere is hosting a “We’ve Got You Covered” winter drive for YouthCare, a non-profit that provides support and services to homeless youth throughout the Puget Sound area. We […]

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South Seattle Halloween 2018: Top 10 Events

South Seattle Halloween 2018: Top 10 Events

It’s here! Your ghoulish guide to celebrating the fall harvest and Halloween season right here in Seattle’s most vibrant community. From pumpkin carvings to haunted houses, tricks and treats to ghostly events and much more, this is how we get our thrills and chills in South Seattle! 1. Movie Night […]

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Small Business Spotlight: Tony’s Bakery & the American Dream

Small Business Spotlight: Tony’s Bakery & the American Dream

Each day, Truong Le is up and out the door before most people have had their coffee. As the owner of Tony’s Bakery & Deli, voted South Seattle’s Best Banh Mi Sandwich two years running (2015 and 2016), and father of two, Le is a busy man. And as a […]

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It’s ON: ProjectCool School Supply Drive for Homeless Students

It’s ON: ProjectCool School Supply Drive for Homeless Students

From Windermere Real Estate Mount Baker: It’s on! The simple beauty of our ProjectCool for Back-to-School School Supply Drive: Every homeless student who receives a new backpack can walk into class with the same new tools and good supplies as their classmates, and not feel unprepared or embarrassed. Project Cool […]

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Mark Your Calendars: Bicycle Sundays Are Back

Mark Your Calendars: Bicycle Sundays Are Back

Spring is right around the corner and so are Bicycle Sundays–one of South Seattle’s most beloved traditions–when Lake Washington Boulevard between Mount Baker Beach Park and Seward Park will be closed to motorized traffic from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on 14 different Sundays this spring and summer (see list […]

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