Broadway in Concert: A Gala Fundraiser for Seattle Musical Theatre

Seattle Musical Theatre presents Broadway in Concert, a gala fundraiser featuring your favorite local talent singing your favorite musical theatre songs, on Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm.

Facing a slumping economy and stiff competition for grants, Seattle Musical Theatre is raising money towards production costs, replace aging equipment and […]

Lets Get Those Broken Streetlights Fixed…

…before winter comes around and it starts getting dark early.

Renee mentioned how you can report burnt out or malfunctioning streetlights back in October but the system has continued to improve since then. You can report them electronically, using the Streetlight Trouble Report Form, via phone at (206) 684-7056 or via email at


Merlin Falcon Update

The Merlin falcons we talked about in a January 12, 2010 post are winding down this year’s breeding season. That’s right; they came back again this year – the third year in a row! They chose a crow’s nest in a fir tree a block away from last year’s nest. The nest was harder […]

Great Dog Shoppe Sidewalk Sale

Make sure to catch the previous post on Bow Wows and Books at BARK! Espresso but I also wanted to pass along this message from Great Dog Shoppe.

Great Dog Shoppe is extending our sidewalk sale for another week! Up to 85% off sale items! You can’t beat the prices on these close […]

Bow Wows and Books at BARK! Espresso

Project Canine, Great Dog and BARK! espresso launches a new reading and literature program for neighborhood children. Every Thursday, we invite you and your children to join therapy dogs for complimentary children’s story time at BARK! espresso. Held in the Hound Hangout side of Bark, right next door to Great Dog. Stores are selected for […]

Citizen Science Opportunity

Want to help Seattle restore 2,500 acres of urban forest land by 2020? Right in our neighborhood maybe? Seattle Parks & Recreation and EarthCorps are partnering to provide community volunteers to become citizen scientists. Volunteers older than 18 get four hours of in-depth training August 14 from 9 am to 1 pm in the scientific […]

Pinehurstfest 2010 Pictures

So we’ve got a bunch of pictures now (thanks to Jillian) which are included below. But I also wanted to take this chance to thank everybody else who helped out and made this event possible. This includes but is definitely not limited to Eric Madis, all the musicians, Terri Burns, Lori Schumacher, Peder Nielsen, Renee […]

Optional Online Police Report System Unveiled

The police website has a new page for reporting low-level property crimes. If an officer is not needed at the scene, residents may report property thefts of less than $500, property-damage crimes, car break-ins, and identity theft.

After the report is filed it goes to a supervisor for review and approval. Then the approved […]

City Proposes Lane Reconfiguration for NE 125th Street

There’s quite a bit of info on the proposed reconfiguration of NE 125th St below. They will be holding an open house on Monday at the Lake City Library to get feedback. I’ve also been reminded (separately, not by the city) that this is not connected to the 115th sidewalk project. This is prioritized as […]

Lost Cat Named Midget

I got a report of a lost cat that I wanted to pass along in case anybody saw her. Also, as part of a very strange coincidence I had somebody stop at my house looking for a lost cat a couple blocks from here but it was somebody else and I don’t know if they […]