5th Ave NE @ Northgate Way Closed May 5 & 6

I saw this on Maple Leaf Life and got more details from the Department of Transportion project page:

In preparation for intersection improvements at 5th Avenue NE and Northgate Way Seattle City Light will be closing Fifth Avenue NE at NE Northgate Way from 6 a.m. to noon on both May 5 and May 6.


Local Land Use Notices

We don’t get a lot of these in the immediate vicinity but there were three yesterday. The first two are really the big ones but I figured I’d mention everything in the area while I’m at it. The first one is north of Northgate between I-5 and Target. The second is for Jackson Park Golf […]

Parklets in Pinehurst?

Parklets are small parks set up in the public right-of-way. They’re a way to add greenery and lingering spaces in urban environments. A parklet might have a food truck, tables and chairs, or potted plants and art. Seattle is interested in adding parklets to the urban landscape. If you have any ideas for public […]

Walking Tour of Northgate Saturday, 4/28

Fifty years ago Northgate was a model development for how we would live and work: mostly by automobile and parking lots.

Now with light rail, there’s hope Northgate can once again be a model neighborhood — for walking, biking, and riding transit.

This Saturday, April 28th, 10am – 12 pm, join Futurewise, FeetFirst, and […]

Walk Northgate: Neighborhood of the Future?

Sorry for the short notice but I just found out about this event this Saturday. It’s a walking tour at 10am, starting at Thornton Creek Plaza. More details are here and they ask that you RSVP.

This Saturday, join Futurewise, FeetFirst, and Cascade Bicycle Club for a walking tour and discussion.

We’ll start with a […]

Seattle Neighborhood Greenways – in Pinehurst?

Neighborhood Greenways initiative is striving to create roadways that safely connect community services and amenities. The hope is for efficient traffic and fewer accidents, increased local economic activity and real estate values, more fitness opportunities resulting in better public health, reduction in CO2 emissions, an increase in native habitat and a more pleasant and beautiful […]

Victory Heights – Initial Sale in 1920

Thornton Creek Alliance Meeting

Annual Meeting & Elections

April 26th Thursday 7PM to 9PM

Meadowbrook Community Center

10517 35th Ave NE Seattle WA 98125

National Wildlife Federation presents a program on

Community Wildlife Habitats

PROGRAM: A representative from National Wildlife Federation will provide an overview and share information about […]

Neighborhood Matching Fund Workshops

At our last council meeting we had a guest speaker talk about grants for community building projects. Here is an opportunity to learn more about the process of submitting a grant to the Neighborhood Matching Fund.

April 17, 2012 (Seattle, WA) – The first of three workshops offered by Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Neighborhood Matching […]

Kids Art in Pinehurst Pocket Park

This week six year old Lukas’s drawing is on display in the kiosk at Pinehurst Pocket Park, NE 117th St and 19th Ave NE. Lukas made it at last year’s Pinehurstfest. Thanks, Lukas – great job!

If you would like to submit your child’s artwork for the Pocket Park, please email We’ll put it […]