Kids’ Art in Pinehurst Pocket Park

It’s still summer! Five year old Hazel drew this summery picture at Pinehurstfest. Enjoy this art at Pinehurst Pocket Park, in the kiosk at NE 117th St & 19th Ave NE.

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

Help Tally Pinehurst’s Cyclists and Walkers

Preparations underway for 2014 bicycle, pedestrian count Sept. 30–Oct. 2. Call for volunteers.

During a three-day survey last year, volunteers counted nearly 66,000 bicyclists and pedestrians across Washington. As another survey cycle approaches, about 400 volunteers will be called upon again this fall to tally the number of people who ride a bike or […]

Pinehurst Pets – Levi

This is Levi. Here’s his story in his own words: “I’m visiting from California since April. I like it here. Lots of friendly dogs and SQUIRRILES.”

If you’d like your pet featured, please send a photo and its name and a short description or story to


Pinehurst Pets – Cashew

Here’s Cashew at his local Seattle Night Out potluck earlier this month. Poor Cashew had a sore paw. Check out the blue booty made from a rubber glove!

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Call for Working Artists’ Studios for 2015 Tour

Arts North consists of a core group of 5 artist studios located in North Seattle. It is planning now for an open studio tour September 12 & 13, 2015. Boundaries are 145th to the north, Lake Washington to the east, NE 95th St to the south & Aurora Ave to the west. It is looking […]

Seattle Parks Invites Pups to the Pool Aug. 17

This pool isn’t quite in the neighborhood but it’s very close. It sounds like a really fun event that people (and their dogs) might enjoy, especially given some of the recent heat. If anybody goes you should comment to let us know how it went or maybe even get some pictures. I don’t have a […]

July 2014 Pinehurst Crime Report

Here is a partial picture of Pinehurst property crime for the month. Click on the map to enlarge it.

Three of the crimes in the gray dots are car-related, and three are burglaries. Notice how few burglaries there are this month. Car theft/prowl is still a big problem in Seattle, but SPD is working on […]

Aug 7 at Northgate Community Center

Idriss Mosque BBQ August 10th

It is that time of year again where Idriss Mosque and The Islamic Center of Washington extend to you, your family, friends and all religious and civic members and leaders in the community, an invitation for their annual barbecue. They ask your support for this event by attending, making announcements and inviting all members of […]