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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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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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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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South Seattle Market Review: Highs, Lows & In-Betweens (Part 1)

South Seattle Market Review: Highs, Lows & In-Betweens (Part 1)

Windermere Real Estate Mount Baker: Windermere Real Estate recently released its Seattle real estate statistics for the first quarter of 2017, and we’ve got your South Seattle numbers below. In the meantime, while we finally saw an increase in new listings in March, there was an even greater jump in […]

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Happy Spring: Columbia City Farmers Market is Back!

Happy Spring: Columbia City Farmers Market is Back!

The Columbia City Farmers Market (CCFM) — one of the largest farmers markets in the Northwest — kicks-off its 19th year today with loads of farmers and food vendors selling a delicious assortment of early spring greens, organic poultry and meats, cheeses, fresh eggs, wild salmon and seasonal cut flowers. […]

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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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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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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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