Tim Burgess on Public Safety

City Councilman Tim Burgess has posted a 2009 year end review. The section on public safety reads, in part:

“In the past few weeks, the Council unanimously passed two important public safety measures. The Chronic Nuisance Property law provides the city with another tool to use against property owners who knowingly allow criminal activity to […]

More Holiday Lights in Pinehurst

Stroll over to Goodwin Way NE just east of 15th Ave NE for another neighborhood home and yard beautifully lit in jewel tones.

Christmas Eve at St. George (where Tent City 3 is staying)

St. George Episcopal Church (hosting Tent City 3) welcomes you to their Christmas Eve service:

All are welcome to come to St. George Episcopal Church on 125th Street in Lake City for Christmas Eve – for Christmas Carols at 8:30 p.m. and the first Service of Christmas at 9:00 p.m.

Feel free to […]

Christmas lights at Pinehurst home in the Seattle Times

The Seattle Times compiled a list of the best light displays, and a home in Pinehurst made the list. From the article,

Judy Darrow, 516 N.E. 120th St. Lights, candy canes, snowmen, Santa, igloo with penguins.

Interesting Map Shows 911 Events

Interested in seeing a map of recent 911 calls? This interactive map of Seattle is a fascinating snapshot of what’s happening in our city and neighborhood. You can sort by type of event, such as violent crime, fire, medical event, accident, etc. And you can choose the last 24 hours, other time periods, or a […]

New Park in Lake City is “Virgil Flaim Park”

The new park at the former Lake City Elementary School will be named “Virgil Flaim Park”.

From the press release:

Flaim’s personal initiative led to many improvements to the Lake City community, including this park. He was executive director of the Lake City Community Center from 1986 until his retirement in 2001, and the […]

Holiday Safety Tips: When Using an Automated Teller

From the Seattle Police Department:

• Only take out the amount you need, rather than the maximum you can get. • Don’t walk away from the cash machine counting your money. That’s an invitation to someone who may not have the best of intentions in mind. • Secure your money and your bankcard or credit […]

Holiday Safety Tips: Car Prowl Prevention

From the Seattle Police Department:

• When you exit or enter your parked vehicle, take a moment to look around the area. • Turn off and lock your car whenever you have to walk away from it. This includes at gas pumps, ATM machines, etc. Never leave your car idling. • Before leaving your parked […]

Tent City3 Wish List

Tent City3 is currently staying at St. George’s Episcopal Church on NE 125th St.

Current wish list:

Cash donations for the Porta-Potties and dumpster Tents Tarps Flashlights/batteries Blankets/sleeping bags Coffee/creamer/sugar Pallets/plywood Disposable plates/cups/cutlery 33 gal. trash bags Paper products Ready-to-eat/microwaveable food Canned food (especially protein) Milk/juice/pop Antibacterial cleaning supplies Toiletries Feminine products Pain/cold relief […]

Two Dog Yoga Winter Solstice Gathering

Sunday, December 20 at 6:30 PM celebrate return of the light at Two Dog Yoga. Hear international flute recording artist Gary Stroutsos. Also: candle lighting and evergreen spiral walk. Food bank donations are welcome. A $5 to $15 donation is requested. Two Dog Yoga is at 12549 28th Ave NE.