Articles by: Editor

$50M Makeover for Lake Washington Apartments

$50M Makeover for Lake Washington Apartments

The Lake Washington Apartments in Rainier Beach are about to undergo a huge renovation. SEED (SouthEast Effective Development), in cooperation with its development partner, Bayside Communities, recently announced that it’s financing the transformation of the affordable apartment complex in Rainier Beach with a $50 million reinvestment package that rolls over part of […]

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He Said/She Said: Rezoning North Rainier/Mt. Baker

He Said/She Said: Rezoning North Rainier/Mt. Baker

“He Said/She Said” highlights some of the most vigorous civil debates that take place in Go: South Seattle’s Comment section. The dialogue that occurs here between friends, neighbors and engaged citizens is one of the features that makes GSS such a valuable community resource. GSS does not necessarily endorse the […]

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Hillman City Coffee Shop Trading Parking for “Parklet”

Hillman City Coffee Shop Trading Parking for “Parklet”

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has selected 10 applicants to participate in the 2014 extension of the Pilot Parklet Program, including one in Hillman City. Parklets are privately-funded and maintained structures that convert a small number of on-street parking spots into public open space. According to SDOT, they help “activate […]

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South-End Scenes: Wow. Just Wow.

South-End Scenes: Wow. Just Wow.

The view from Seward Park through the lens of Diana Vergis Vinh.

He Said/She Said: Getting to Light Rail

He Said/She Said: Getting to Light Rail

“He Said/She Said” highlights some of the most vigorous civil debates that take place in Go: South Seattle’s Comment section. The dialogue that occurs here between friends, neighbors and engaged citizens is one of the features that makes GSS such a valuable community resource. GSS does not necessarily endorse the […]

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South-End Scenes: Seward Park Snow

South-End Scenes: Seward Park Snow

By Diana Vergis Vinh

He Said/She Said: Off-Leash Dogs at Seward Park

He Said/She Said: Off-Leash Dogs at Seward Park

“He Said/She Said” highlights some of the most vigorous civil debates that take place in Go: South Seattle’s Comment section. The dialogue that occurs here between friends, neighbors and engaged citizens is one of the features that makes GSS such a valuable community resource. GSS does not necessarily endorse the […]

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Mt. Baker Kicks-Off Centennial Celebration

Mt. Baker Kicks-Off Centennial Celebration

MT. BAKER – The community is invited to join Mt. Baker Community Club this Mon., Jan. 6, for “100 Years of Volunteers: A History of the Making.” The historical presentation by Lee Stanton will start at 7 pm. There will also be a meet and greet from 6:30 to 7 pm, […]

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The Results Are in & the 2013 Best of Southeast Seattle Winners Are…

The Results Are in & the 2013 Best of Southeast Seattle Winners Are…

Welcome to the third annual Best of Southeast Seattle Reader’s Choice Awards – the definitive list of who to know, where to eat and what to do in one of America’s most diverse zip codes. Big thanks to the hundreds of readers who took the time to vote their local faves! WHO […]

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RVP Voted Best Local Website by Seattle Weekly

RVP Voted Best Local Website by Seattle Weekly

by Rick Anderson/Seattle Weekly: It was her passion for the neighborhood, Amber Campbell says, that pushed her to create and become editor of the Rainier Valley Post, a mostly volunteer-run community website, relying a great deal on contributions from residents. It also helps, Campbell says, that she “rarely travels north […]

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