July 4th Ride and other cycling news and events from Spokespeople

This Saturday, July 4 at 2 p.m. SPOKESPEOPLE will be declaring independence from our cars as we ride in a circle around Lake Union! It will be a fun ride as we see all of the places and people setting up for fireworks. We’ll stop at the south end of Lake Union at the Center […]

Fixing Townhouses (and more)

Troubled with the way some townhomes impact the character of your neighborhood? Are you ready to see improvements in townhomes? Ready to contribute your ideas? If so, check out the Seattle City Council’s Planning, Land Use & Neighborhoods Committee (PLUNC) quarterly neighborhood session:

Multifamily Code Update – Chapter 1Fixing the Lowrise Zones(including Townhomes)

June 30 […]

Been traveling…

I have been on vacation for the past two weeks and just returned. There are many updates and upcoming events that need to be posted and I will get them up as fast as I can. Stay tuned!


Pinehurst Pet of the Week: Merlin Kids are Hopping and Running

This week I’m passing on a message and sharing a photo from Barb Deihl. She writes,

Hi Merlin Fans,Just a quick note that the kids are hopping and running and bouncing about up in the nest tree and changing clothes as well, all very quickly. Some are taking short flight-hops and they are running and […]

Northgate Community Center’s 3rd birthday celebration

On Wednesday, July 15, it’s the Northgate Community Center’s 3rd birthday….and you are invited to the party!

Listen to the music of Route 66 and eat birthday cake and popcorn. Join Northgate Community Center for a fun night of friends, food, and music. The Teen Advisory Council will have a food tent available with hot […]

Northgate’s Summer Concerts on the Lawn Series (free!)

Northgate Community Center will have free music for you and your family and friends to enjoy on (mostly) Thursdays on warm summer evenings. Concerts start the first Thursday in July and end on the last Thursday of August.

Thur. July 2 – Jeffrey Mitchell, vocalistThur. July 9 – LizKelly McGinn Quartet, Jazz standards and Bossa […]

Free Family Fun – this Friday evening in Lake City

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Follow-up to the Pinehurst Safeway rezone hearing

I am still following up to learn what I can about the outcome of the Pinehurst Safeway rezone hearing yesterday. But, what I have heard so far from Brad Green, who spoke on behalf of the Pinehurst Community in support of the rezone, is very positive. I will post more as soon as I learn […]

Statement sent to the Seattle Hearing Examiner regarding the Pinehurst Safeway rezone hearing

Ms. Tanner –

I am writing as the main Pinehurst community representative who has worked with Pinehurst neighbors, Safeway and the City of Seattle over the past three years to negotiate what nearly all Pinehurst neighbors view as an extremely favorable and desirable store design and proposal for rezoning the Safeway Pinehurst property in order […]

Pinehurst Safeway Rezone Hearing – Tomorrow at 9 AM

A rezone hearing is scheduled for the Pinehurst Safeway project tomorrow morning at 9 AM (Tuesday, June 23rd) at the Office of the Hearing Examiner (700 5th Avenue, Suite 4000). You can read more about the hearing here and the history of the Safeway project here.

As most of you know, our community has been […]