Spring Clean

Spring Clean—held each year in April and May—is Seattle’s premier clean up event. Spring Clean provides opportunities for citizens to clean up Seattle’s public open spaces of their choice with city support.

Activities Typical volunteer projects include litter pick ups, invasive plant removal, storm drain stenciling, graffiti removal, and general area beautification.

Free Help […]

Easy Riders Rides, Expands

We’ve covered the Seattle Easy Riders previously when Cindy talked at a Pinehurst Community Meeting last year. They’re starting again for the season and Cindy asked if we could post a reminder for everybody.

by Cindy Riskin,

Seattle Easy Riders–part of Cascade Bicycle Club oriented to the casual, noncompetitive rider–is starting its 2010 rides. […]

Bicycling from Pinehurst to the Burke Gilman Trail

Trying to find the elusive connection by Cindy Riskin,

Anyone who’s tried to bicycle to the Burke Gilman Trail from Pinehurst or Victory Heights knows that it’s dangerous—or at least drudgery.

If you want to ride to the Burke Gilman Trail from our neighborhood, though, check out this SDOT map, which shows connections to […]

New Kids’ Art at Pinehurst Pocket Park

We have our first submission of art for the park! Isabel is 8 years old. Here is her picture, titled “Bunnies Spring Picnic”. You can also see it in the kiosk at the park, at NE 117th & 19th NE. To submit art, email

Treehouse Coffee breakfast special this weekend (March 27-28)

From Michele: “Treehouse Coffee is proud to present the goodies from a local bakery, Finales Gourmet Desserts. If you missed out on the sample trays we shared with you last Friday, then this weekend is your chance to stop by for some of the favorites chosen from our sample day. Cappuccino bread, Lemon Citrus […]

Summer 2010 Kids Cooking Camps

So another item in our series of posts making me wish I was a kid again…

The summer schedule is available for the 2010 Cooking Camps at the Kitchen Coach Coooking School. Renee has posted about this multiple times before here, here, and here and it sounded like a lot of fun.

Space seems to […]

Give Feedback on Parks at Lake City Community Center

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to spend the evening of Wednesday, April 7 with Superintendent Tim Gallagher at the Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. NE.

The purpose of the meeting, scheduled from 6:30 to 8 p.m., is to give the community an opportunity […]

REMINDER: Pinehurstfest Planning Meeting TODAY

The planning meeting for Pinehurstfest is this evening, March 22nd @ 7:30pm. We’ll be at 12327 15th Ave NE.

You can get more details in the original post here:

It should be very informal and hopefully quick. You don’t have to have been involved before to attend. We’re just looking for feedback and ideas. […]

Pinehurst Pocket Park Art

Google High Speed Internet Pilot Project‏

Google is looking for communities who want them to invest in and help build a fiber (ultra-hi-speed Internet) network. The City of Seattle is applying and needs you to join in by nominating your community to Google and by sharing your interest through our website and Facebook page, and to tell others. Let’s show we […]