Free tickets to the 2009 Seattle City of Music Awards Show – October 14th

Seattle City of Music, Seattle’s effort to celebrate and enhance the city’s renowned music culture, announced that it will honor Quincy Jones, Fleet Foxes and radio and online music hub KEXP at the inaugural Seattle City of Music Awards on October 14, a spectacular evening of entertainment at the Showbox at the Market. The evening […]

New leaders at the helm of Jackson Park Trail design project

Katheryn and Kate

I am excited to announce that two energetic, engaged and generous community members have stepped up to take the lead on Jackson Park Trail.

Thank you to Kate Pedersen & Katheryn R. Seckel for volunteering to facilitate the Jackson Park Trail design project. Kate and Katheryn are in the process of […]

Halloween season begins at Display and Costume

Concerts for Kids: Captain Crashland In Space – October 3rd

Haller Lake Arts Council and Northgate Community Center are co-sponsoring a series of free concerts this fall and winter: Concerts for Kids.

Concerts for Kids are performances for families with children ages approximately 4 – 12. These 45 minutes to 1 hour concerts will be at 11 AM on the 1st Saturday of the month […]

Northgate Pizza: A welcome addition to the neighborhood

Peder e-mailed me this weekend recommending a visit to Northgate Pizza on 15th Ave NE in the middle of the Pinehurst business district. I stopped by the shop Sunday afternoon and met Steve, one of the personable new owners. He gave me a menu and told me they should have their web site up soon. […]

Pinehurst’s AS #1 recognized for sustained improvement in WASL scores

Ten schools from Seattle Public Schools, including Pinehurst’s AS #1, were recognized at an awards luncheon on Saturday, September 26 for being part of the top 5 percent of the highest-improving schools in the state in student achievement. PDK-WA, in collaboration with the Center for Educational Effectiveness, recognized the schools – along with 99 other […]


The sign is up!

Nathan Hale High School to celebrate opening of new library, radio station, fitness center, and visual art classrooms – October 3

Seattle Public Schools is hosting a celebration for the newly constructed Nathan Hale High School library, the nationally recognized Nathan Hale radio station KNHC C-89.5, fitness center and visual art classrooms on Saturday, October 3, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students, teachers, parents, families, staff, and community members are invited to celebrate this special […] article on Lake City crime prevention efforts and new mural

There is a nice article and photos in about Friday’s unveiling of the new Lake City mural and also on recent crime prevention efforts in Lake City. Casey McNerthney reports and Joshua Trujillo is photographer.


Community Meeting Schedule expanded for attendance area boundary map review

From Seattle Public Schools:

Proposed maps to be made public on Tuesday, October 6 Seattle – Reflecting a desire to consult with families from as many areas of the city as possible about the next step in its new student assignment plan, Seattle Public Schools today expanded the schedule of community meetings to review proposed […]