What’s So Controversial About Safety?

Publicola has an op-ed from a Pinehurst neighbor on our oh-so-discussed street project: What’s So Controversial About Safety?

Anybody have any more articles I could add to this post? I’ve been out of town so I’m sure I’ve missed some. How about anything else to discuss here? There are some lively comments over on […]

Bumps & Babies Fair – Sunday, August 29th

The Bumps and Babies Fair is a huge boutique and consignment sale where you can find everything your heart desires for your inside or outside baby!

Sunday, August 29th, 2010 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Hosted by The Chic Bambino 89th and Roosevelt

See for more information.

Community Centers are for YOU!

We live in a great city of many opportunities. In spite of the current economic problems, Seattle’s Community Center programs are alive and well. Registration is open now for fall classes. You can get class brochures at libraries or the community centers, or search classes and register at The centers closest to us are […]

Tree Ordinance Group

Department of Planning and Development is proposing new Tree Regulations for Seattle. A group of citizens led by Steve Zemke and David Miller is rightfully concerned that these incentive based regulations will result in less tree protection and further loss of trees in Seattle.

The next meeting of this group is at the Broadview Library […]

* Pinehurst Residential Burglary Report – July 2010

If you have any questions on crime prevention, or if you would like to form a block watch, please contact Diane Horswill ( or 206-684-7711) at the North Precinct.

Diane says that due to some fairly aggressive detective and prosecution most of the burglary stats this month are much lower than average. Yay! The one […]

August 21 – PLANET: HOME a sustainable living festival

Time: Saturday, August 21, 2010 from 10 am to 5 pm Location: Hunter Tree Farm, 7744 35th Ave NE Hosted By: Sustainable Northeast Seattle

Come learn how you can reduce your environmental footprint and share your experiences in trying to live more sustainably! Free workshops, speakers, food, live music, demonstrations, hands-on science and art activities […]

Help Make Better

There is a non-profit running a stufy of to help make it better. They haven’t received any participants from the Pinehurst area yet so they asked me to share some info on it. They’re urgently looking for participants in the next few days. It sounds like a great idea and as soon as I […]

The Facts on NE 125th Street Speeds and Collisions

The SDOT Blog has a lot more info on NE 125th St if you haven’t seen it already. They specifically highlight the speeding and collisions and the rates compared to other parts of the city. A lot of these details have been discussed in the past but it’s helpful for the discussions to have more […]

Pinehurst Playfield Fire

I was out of town backpacking this weekend and I apparently missed some excitement. has more details on what they’re calling The Mystery of the Burning Poo. They have pictures and details as well as a much more colorful description than I’ll be able to do on short notice so you should go read […]

125th Street Safety Improvements

There’s a great post on the Cascade Bicycle Club Blog talking about the 125th Street safety improvements.

I recommend everybody head over to read the full article. It isn’t too long and they make some great points about all the advantages of a project like this. The part where they discussed speeds was especially […]