Can Use a Few More Volunteers for Adopt-A-Street May 14 Event

So far four Pinehurst neighbors have signed up to pick up litter for our Adopt-A-Street event May 14th. We could use four more to make the work go quicker. Please consider helping out; you get to wear a cool green vest and wield an awsome arm-extending bionic grabber, not to speak of the fun of […]

Bark! Espresso hosts “Game Night” Sunday May 1

Bark! Espresso at 11335 Roosevelt Way NE is hosting a “Game Night” on Sunday afternoon, May 1, 3 pm – 5 pm, open to everyone.

Staff will be on hand to serve beverages hot and cold, along with locally made baked goodies.

Bring a (board, card) game to share and a friend!

Pinehurst Pocket Park workparty

930 am 8 May 2011. Park is at corner of 19th Ave NE and NE 117th St. Bring pitchfork or other weeding tools, bucket, gloves. Should just be an hour or 2.

Art in Pinehurst Pocket Park

This week Celeste, a 5th grader at Sacajawea Elementary, has garciously allowed us to display her very cool drawings at our Pinehurst Pocket Park. Thanks, Celeste!

Come to the park at 19th Ave NE and NE 117th St, take a stroll, check out the art, and enjoy a little bit of Northwest native habitat […]

2012 Parks Budget

Seattle City Council Community Conversations: 2012 Parks Budget

In anticipation of state and federal budget cuts, we’re starting the budgeting process early and will be in your community soon to discuss one of our main priorities: parks. Please join us to provide your input on Parks’ priorities:

Tuesday, May 3, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Meadowbrook […]

SDOT Studying 15th Ave NE and NE 120th St

A neighbor asked us to post information about her request to SDOT that they study the intersection of 15th Ave NE and NE 120th St.

I asked Seattle Department of Transportation to do a traffic study on the corner of NE 120th St. and 15th Av NE. The traffic light is for the north […]

Report on Hubbard Homestead Park Opening Festivities

The new park at NE 112th Street & 5th Ave NE opened Saturday with an egg hunt, music and a ribbon cutting ceremony. To see photos, check out Katie Melton’s writeup on the Maple Leaf Life blog at

The article gives an interesting explanation of the symbolism of one of the art features , […]

Into The Woods @ Seattle Musical Theatre

An ambivalent Cinderella? A bloodthirsty Little Red Ridinghood? A Prince Charming with a roving eye? A Witch…who raps? They’re all among the cockeyed characters in James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s fractured fairy tale. When a Baker and his Wife learn they’ve been cursed with childlessness by the Witch next door, they embark on a […]

Seattle City Council 2011 Priorities

I heard City Councilman Richard Conlin speak last night. He outlined the highest priorities for City Council in 2011:

– Schools and education: Renew the Families and Education levy in partnership with Seattle Schools.

– Economic recovery: Advance strategies to foster economic development and promote new jobs.

– Budget: Adopt a sustainable 2012 budget that […]

North Link Light Rail Open House – Northgate Station

Spring Open House dates

Want to learn more about the future light rail station in your neighborhood? Sound Transit will be hosting several open houses to show the current design plans, and to hear your thoughts and ideas about the stations.

Northgate Station*: […]