I have known Zipper (handsome gent in the blue) and “his people” for a long time — we used to run into each other when I was walking my two OLD dogs, back when they could go for walks. Zipper liked my OLD dogs because they calm and quiet, because, did I mention, they were [...]
At our PInehurst Community Meeting on Monday, Cindy Riskin spoke about a bicycle club that she organizes for non-competitive riders. A number of people were interested in the club, so Cindy forwarded this information for anyone who is interetsed in joining.
My bicycle club is Seattle Easy Riders Bicycle Club.
You can learn more [...]
Adopt-a-Tree for Your Valentine through Seattle Parks Foundation
You can either choose to adopt a tree in a park that is special to you or adopt a tree in a prominent park that Seattle Parks Foundation has already identified. Either way, for your donation you’ll receive a customized Tree Adoption Certificate to be sent to [...]
Did you feel the earthquake this morning? We’re up on the hill, and we did not feel it, nor did our neighbors. Our friends “down in the valley,” just off Lake City way DID feel it!
For more details:http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/uw01301325.html
Here is an update on issues with the Seattle City Light phone system experienced by many Pinehurst neighbors in early January. From Kelly Enright at Seattle City Light:
We have uncovered a couple of the problems and are currently working on both on process and technology to resolve them for the future.
An application has been filed to subdivide 4 parcels into 7 parcels. Most of the parcels are zoned single family. One is zoned L-3 RC.
The applications shows the address as 1228 NE 117TH ST. It appears that the project would include the lot that Kym’s Kiddy Corner occupies.
You can read the land use [...]
Are you interested in making a difference in your neighborhood and helping to clean up nearby streets, creeks, parks or other public areas? Join your neighbors to help make a difference in an upcoming Clean and Green event to be held Saturday, March 7th from 9 AM to noon.
To learn more, contact Ed Pottharst [...]
Join your neighbors for a few hours in helping to restore Victory Creek by removing invasive plants, mulching, planting native species, cleaning up the litter in the park and caring for this small wonderful native habitat.
Sponsored by Seattle Public Utility Creek Steward Program Project
Everyone is welcome!The project is teen friendly!
When: Noon – [...]
Do you have children who are interested in Little League? RUG (Roosevelt, University, Greenlake) is one option for kids who live in Pinehurst. Learn more here.
Here is additional information from Safeway regarding the proposed Pinehurst Safeway store redesign:
Our approach to stormwater management at the new Pinehurst Safeway will handle all stormwater from both the parking lot and the roof using sustainable, earth-wise strategies.
For the parking lot, pervious pavement has been used in tandem with the City’s landscape planter [...]