Kids’ Art in Pinehurst Pocket Park

April’s art in the park is by Sotiros, who drew it at last year’s Pinehurstfest. Is this a character in a cartoon? I’m not up to speed on kids’ shows. It sure adds a fun element to the park! Go see it in the kiosk at Pinehurst Pocket Park, NE 117th St and 19th […]

Art in Bloom Tour

Art in Bloom, Seattle’s new garden art studio tour happens April 25-26 from 10 am to 5 pm, rain or shine. A group of north Seattle artists and their friends have put together a self-guided tour which gives visitors a chance see outdoor art in the artist’s own garden. And most of the art is […]

Thornton Creek Alliance Meeting 3/26/2015

Neighborhood Project Awards

Twenty-nine community groups received awards in March 2015 from the Neighborhood Matching Fund(NMF) for projects as diverse as youth fitness programs to pop-up parks. Here are the ones nearest to us in Pinehurst:

$17,000 to Lake City Greenways Project to develop partial construction drawings for a new Olympic Hills pocket park. (Community match: $12,724)


EarthCorps Seeking Hosts for International Participants

EarthCorps is seeking hosts for our international participants for June 2015 – December 2015

EarthCorps brings young adults from around the world to Seattle for a six month environmental leadership program. Our participants are passionate, hardworking, and driven to solve climate change and water crises affecting our world. At EarthCorps they gain […]

Nathan Hale Urban Farm Party

Please join us on March 29th to learn about the Nathan Hale Urban Farm, with a Permaculture Twist! Please forward to whomever you think might want to participate. Meeting and dinner are FREE. We are looking for community involvement to create, install, maintain the urban farm, and mentor our youngsters in permaculture principles and practices.


Pinehurst Bus Suggestions for 2016 Re-Alignment

A Pinehurst neighbor, Ross B, also wrote an article on Seattle Transit Blog about suggestions for the Pinehurst bus route changes coming soon. Metro is proposing re-alignments when Link opens at the UW Stadium in 2016. While many of us are very supportive of creating frequent grid-based bus systems that makes use of the investments […]

Bus Routes After Lynnwood Link / 130th St Station

A Pinehurst neighbor, Ross B, wrote an article on Seattle Transit Blog about some possible bus routes for when we get a NE 130th St Light Rail Station. This would hopefully be opening at the same time as Lynnwood Link (2023) and would help create better connections to the whole Link system as well as […]

Save the Dates for Lake City Salmonfest

Save the Dates August 7th, 8th & 9th —SalmonFest Seattle will now be on the second weekend in August. The weekend kicks off with a Salmon Bake on Friday from 12-7 pm. On (12-7 pm) Saturday and 12-6 pm Sunday are the street fair, performances and Salmon Bake—all happening in beautiful Ol’ Lake City. Celebrate […]

New Little Free Library in Pinehurst


We have a new Little Free Library! It’s on Pinehurst Way NE between 120th and 123rd. Check it out – add a book or take a book. For more information on Little Free Libraries, see Here is an updated map of our Pinehurst libraries: