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STEM program targets East African Girls in New Holly

STEM program targets East African Girls in New Holly

Girls who want to study STEM often face a double-bind when it comes to balancing education and tradition. They can encounter cultural pressure when they stray beyond traditional expectations of gender roles. This goes double for girls who are from families that immigrated to the US, as they can also […]

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SSR: What’s the Difference Between a Mortgage Broker & a Lender?

SSR: What’s the Difference Between a Mortgage Broker & a Lender?

“Dear South Seattle Realtor” is a new column hosted by a series of hyper-local realtors with deep experience and knowledge of the South Seattle community. Send your questions to gosouthseattle@gmail.com. This month’s answer is provided by Serena Heslop with Windermere Mount Baker. She can be reached at (206) 999-8159 or […]

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Fresh basil growing in a crate amongst a variety of other organic herbs for use as an ingredient in home cooking

Just Grow It! Plots Open at 8 South Seattle P-Patches

Would you like to have a plot in one of Seattle’s fabulous P-Patch community gardens? Do you want to grow fresh organic produce for yourself and your family? Would you like to learn great gardening techniques from your gardening neighbors? If so, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has P-Patch plots available […]

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Northwest African American Museum Presents Daniel Minter

Northwest African American Museum Presents Daniel Minter

Earlier this month, South Seattle’s Northwest African American launched “Daniel Minter: Carvings” revealing the tactile method employed to resurface histories and folklore of the Black Diaspora. Indeed, painter, sculptor and illustrator Daniel Minter uses cultural iconography to represent the rich and complex heritage of the Black American South, which he […]

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Pile of colorful Easter eggs

It’s a Spring Eggstravaganza! 6 South Seattle Egg Hunts

Are you hoping to attend an egg hunt without leaving the neighborhood? No problem! We hunted far and wide and found four eggs-tra special events right here in our own South Seattle community. Pro-tip: Arrive early, as hunts are often over within just a few minutes. Enjoy! Friday, April 14 […]

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WA State Representative Sharon Tomiko Santos - Page Tarin Santos, March 30, 2017

South Seattle Student Serves as Grandmother’s Legislative Page

Tarin Santos, a student at Washington Middle School, served as a page this week in the Washington State House of Representatives. Sponsored by state Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos (D-Seattle), Tarin is the daughter of Meagan and John Santos of Seattle. She is also the granddaughter of Rep. Santos. Pages perform […]

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Small Business Spotlight: RainierView Advisors

Small Business Spotlight: RainierView Advisors

Roderick Givens RainierView Advisors, LLC 5611 South Ryan St., Seattle, WA 98178 206-556-4502 Facebook Twitter How long in business? 21 months Year opened? May 2015 What does your business do? We provide comprehensive independent financial planning to private clients and businesses. What are your main products/services? Financial planning, risk management, […]

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South Seattle to Get Sidewalks, $2.25M for Rainier Ave Safety

South Seattle to Get Sidewalks, $2.25M for Rainier Ave Safety

Mayor Murray recently announced $2.25 million in updates for Rainier Avenue South between South Kenny Street in Hillman City and South Henderson Street in Rainier Beach. The improvements will focus on pedestrian safety at intersections, including marked crosswalks, dedicated left-turn arrows and new signal timing, and will be completed by […]

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New Park for North Rainier Neighborhood

New Park for North Rainier Neighborhood

The North Rainier neighborhood adjacent to the Genesee Safeway is looking forward to a new .75-acre park. Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) says it purchased multiple parcels located at or adjacent to 3655 35th Ave. S, in order to provide more open space for the community. The design of the […]

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GO: South Seattle Wins Community Impact Award

GO: South Seattle Wins Community Impact Award

GO: South Seattle is thrilled to have won the Community Impact Award in this past week’s InnoVentures small business pitch contest by the South Seattle-based Ventures Nonprofit (formally Washington CASH). “I’m passionate about helping the small businesses that invest in our community stay in our community, which is what inspired […]

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