Rainier Beach High School Music Program Gets Surprise Delivery

Rainier Beach High School Music Program Gets Surprise Delivery

Earlier this month, a seattlepi.com reader blog posted a plea for donations to the Rainier Beach High School Music Program. “There is a brand new music teacher, Marcus Herron, who seems wonderful, with some great spaces for practice,” wrote Xavier Lopez Jr. “However, the school has virtually NO INSTRUMENTS available […]

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Complex Exchange: Communities of Yesterday & Tomorrow

The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) and the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) have announced the participants for Complex Exchange: Communities of Yesterday and Tomorrow. This recurring series pairs Seattle community members from a variety of disciplines in conversations to tackle themes inspired by an exhibition. This edition of Complex Exchange […]

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South-End Scenes: New Start for South Seattle Family

South-End Scenes: New Start for South Seattle Family

Tyrus Gilbertson was living with his father until he gained full custody of his two children – son Riley, 15 and daughter Corrine, 7. Knowing he needed to find a new place for his family, Tyrus sought out the services at Mary’s Place – a local organization that provides shelter, […]

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Mayor Announces $1.4 Million for Neighborhood Small Businesses

Mayor Announces $1.4 Million for Neighborhood Small Businesses

Mayor Ed Murray recently announced a $1.4 million investment in 24 Seattle, neighborhoods as part of the Only in Seattle initiative, including more than $359,000 for several South Seattle business communities. The MLK/Othello area is the biggest south-end winner with $15,000 for an electronic kiosk and $135,600 for: Business and […]

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Beto Yarce Helps Entrepreneurs Spin Straw Into Gold

Beto Yarce Helps Entrepreneurs Spin Straw Into Gold

By Amber Campbell Beto Yarce started his first business at eight years old selling candy out of his parents’ garage in Guadalajara. In the years following, he ran many others, including a car wash, restaurant, coffee shop and family-owned business selling jewelry and folk art, eventually obtaining a degree in […]

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Did You See the Tooth Fairy in South Seattle on Saturday?

Did You See the Tooth Fairy in South Seattle on Saturday?

Did you see the tooth fairy in South Seattle on Saturday? She was here to celebrate National Tooth Fairy Day with her team from Delta Dental of Washington who presented Wellspring Family Services with a donation for its Fresh Start Wish List initiative. The donation will support more than 15 […]

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Revitalization Planned for Long-Neglected Mt. Baker Sites

Revitalization Planned for Long-Neglected Mt. Baker Sites

Mayor Ed Murray recently signed a resolution to designate an area of the Mt. Baker neighborhood a Redevelopment Opportunity Zone (ROZ). The resolution opens the door for a new partnership between the Washington State Department of Ecology, the City of Seattle, and the nonprofit Mt. Baker Housing, creating a welcoming […]

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2017 Housing Market Predictions: Top 14 Takeaways

2017 Housing Market Predictions: Top 14 Takeaways

Earlier this month, Windermere Mount Baker Real Estate hosted a presentation on 2017 Housing Market Predictions with Matthew Gardner, Windermere’s Chief Economist. Gardner noted last year’s stellar market, in which a surplus of buyers and a deficit of sellers drove home prices higher across the board and answered questions such […]

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Small Business Spotlight: Bayle & Co.

Small Business Spotlight: Bayle & Co.

Bayle & Co. 5224 Wilson Ave. S. Seattle, WA 98118 How long in business? 4 years Year opened? November 2016 What does your business do? Bayle & Co. is a boutique home decor shop. As an interior designer, I’ve taken the concept of intentional living a step further by offering […]

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17 South Seattle Bakeries Reflect Area’s Diversity

17 South Seattle Bakeries Reflect Area’s Diversity

Hundreds of GO: South Seattle readers recently voted in the sixth annual Best of South Seattle Awards – the definitive list of who to know, where to eat and what to do in one of America’s most diverse zip codes and these are some of their favorite South Seattle bakeries. Where else […]

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