Thank you, Pinehurst Safeway!

Thank you to Safeway for donating popsicles for the Pinehurst Summer Social!

Seattle Paint Out – August 23 and 24

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Volunteers Needed for Pinehurst Summer Social

We need volunteers to help with the Pinehurst Summer Social on Saturday, August 9th:

Set-up (1 to 3 PM) Greeting neighbors, handing out programs and answering questions at park entrances (in shifts from 4 to 7 PM) Handing out ice cream (in shifts from 4 to 7 PM) Clean-up (7 – 8 PM)

We could […]

Co-op Preschools Near Pinehurst

If you are parents of preschool or soon-to-be-preschool aged children and you are looking for preschool options, consider Victory Heights Co-op Preschool (located in the shelterhouse in Victory Heights Park) and Meadowbrook Co-op Preschool (located at Lake City Christian Church 1933 NE 125th Street). You can find contact and class information here for all of […]

Safe Walks Blog

The Safe Walks Google Group is a bit cumbersome to read. So, I set up a Safe Walks blog. Check it out and feel free to pass on any thoughts that you have. I value feedback.


Cottages in Ballard – Good design

I was in Ballard yesterday and noticed this cottage housing development. It is still in the building phase, but it looks great. This is a demonstration project to show what cottage housing can look like. Cottage housing is still not normally allowed in Seattle. That may change, however. I would support cottage housing in […]

PARK(ing) Day!

Help imagine and build a greener, more livable city by being a part of PARK(ing) Day on September 19th 2008.

PARK(ing) day started in San Francisco with the artist collective REBAR. It’s motivated by the realization that a metered parking space is a short-term lease of public land, and doesn’t necessarily need to be […]

A New Yarn

I recently learned about A New Yarn, a not-for-profit yarn shop supporting the work of Northwest Family Life. A New Yarn is located on Roosevelt Way NE near the corner of NE 125th and Roosevelt Way NE.

A New Yarn12345 Roosevelt Way NESeattle, WA 98125

From their web site: We offer a growing selection […]

Parks and Green Spaces Levy – On the Ballot in November

The Parks and Green Spaces Levy will be on the ballot this November.

Jackson Park TrailFunding for a Jackson Park Trail is not part of the levy package. However, the levy committee made the following recommendation that was adopted by Seattle City Council:

Section 7. Broaden the Use of City Golf Courses. The Council requests […]

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