Music Under the Stars Coming to Columbia City

Music Under the Stars Coming to Columbia City

Seattle Chamber Music Society presents free music in Columbia Park Gather friends and family, pack a picnic, stretch out on the lawn, and enjoy some of the best classical music ever written. It’s another summer of Music Under the Stars, a series of free outdoor musical evenings presented by the […]

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This Summer: Kids & Teens Eat Free at 45 South Seattle Locations

This Summer: Kids & Teens Eat Free at 45 South Seattle Locations

Good nutrition is essential for effective learning every day, all year long. And just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither does the need for good nutrition. Which is why thousands of Seattle children ages 1 through 18 will enjoy free breakfasts and lunches this summer through […]

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SAT: Learn to Make Your Home the Best it Can Be with Bayle & Co.

SAT: Learn to Make Your Home the Best it Can Be with Bayle & Co.

This week, South Seattle-based interior designer Michele Bayle, owner of Bayle & Co. in Seward Park, is teaming up with local realtor and Redecorate, Remodel or Move publisher Patricia Wangsness to answer your questions on how to make your home the best it can be. The event is planned for this […]

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SAT: DeFranco Insurance 3rd Annual Customer Appreciation Day

SAT: DeFranco Insurance 3rd Annual Customer Appreciation Day

Are you wondering what do with all the stuff you’ve piled up while spring cleaning? Not to worry, DeFranco Insurance can help! Please join us for a fun day of: food and drinks a chance to win free Mariners tickets free document shredding (limit of up to 4 banker boxes) […]

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Vu Le: A Unicorn in Nonprofit ED’s Clothing

Vu Le: A Unicorn in Nonprofit ED’s Clothing

Vu Le (“voo lay”) is a writer, speaker, vegan, Pisces, and the Executive Director of Rainier Valley Corps, a nonprofit in Seattle with the mission of developing and supporting leaders of color to strengthen the capacity of communities-of-color-led nonprofits and foster collaboration between diverse communities to effect systemic change. Vu’s […]

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Spotlight on Rainier Beach: Kubota Garden

Spotlight on Rainier Beach: Kubota Garden

By David Wilma/HistoryLink.org: Kubota Garden, located in southeast Seattle at 9817 55th Avenue S and operated by the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department, combines native Northwest plants with traditional Japanese garden designs that feature hills, valleys, streams, ponds, waterfalls, and rock outcroppings. It is open year-round and admission is free. […]

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No June Gloom Here: 16 Fun South Seattle Events

No June Gloom Here: 16 Fun South Seattle Events

The first official day of Summer is coming up on June 20, and our South Seattle event calendar is heating up fast with no less than 14 fun events happening right here in Seattle’s most vibrant community. Follow the links for more details. Enjoy, neighbors! 1. 3-on-3 Ballin’ for the […]

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History of Columbia City: “Watch It Grow”

By Cassandra Tate/HistoryLink.org: Columbia City, a historic neighborhood in southeast Seattle, began as a townsite developed by promoter J. K. Edmiston, who built an electric rail line from downtown Seattle through the Rainier Valley along the route now followed by Rainier Avenue. It was incorporated as an independent town in […]

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Mayor Announces $1.1 Million for Community-Based Projects

Mayor Announces $1.1 Million for Community-Based Projects

Mayor Murray has announced $1.1 million in matching fund awards for 28 community-based projects across the City, including more than $263,000 for several South Seattle efforts and organizations (see list below). The awards are from the Neighborhood Matching Fund’s Community Partnership Fund which provides awards of up to $100,000 to […]

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Small Business Spotlight: Ark Lodge Cinemas

Small Business Spotlight: Ark Lodge Cinemas

David McRae Ark Lodge Cinemas 4816 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118 Movieline: (206) 721-3156 Facebook Twitter How long in business? 5 years Year opened? 2012 What does your business do? Seattle’s best independent movie theater, right here in the heart of Columbia City! What are your main products/services? First-run […]

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