Kids’ Art in Pinehurst Pocket Park

This month’s art is a terrific print created by 5 year old art student, Maya. She made it by engraving styrene. Come see a photo of this piece at the pocket park, on the corner of NE 117th St & 19th Ave NE.

For information about upcoming classes or private lessons at Victoria Raymond’s Pinehurst […]

Trees! At Thornton Creek Alliance Meeting

For the next couple of meetings Thornton Creek Alliance will focus on trees in our neighborhoods. How do you know when is a tree hazardous? What do you do? How can we protect and preserve as many of our wonderful trees as possible? You will get answers and useful information at the spring meetings. […]

New Trader Joe’s Opening Nearby

It’s not in Pinehurst, but it’s nearby, and it’s a welcome alternative to super-hard-to-park Trader Joe’s in the University District. Yes, a Trader Joe’s is opening in Shoreline!

Date & Time of Opening: Friday, February 26th at 8AM

Store Address: 1201 N 175th St Shoreline, WA 98133

Hours: 8AM – 9PM (Mon-Sun)

Phone: 206-542-5336


District 5 Has No Planning Commissioners – Volunteer?

Our City Council Member Debora Juarez alerted us to the fact that our District 5 has no representative on the Seattle Planning Commission. Are you active in the community? Are you interested in advising the Mayor, City Council and city departments on planning issues and help drive policy debate on our city plan, neighborhoods, transportation, […]

Volunteer to Usher at Seattle Musical Theatre

Come join Seattle Musical Theatre as a Front of House volunteer for its next show 9 to 5: Pushed to the boiling point by their boss, three over-worked, under-appreciated female co-workers conspire to take control of their company and learn there is nothing they can’t do in this hilarious story of love and revenge in […]

January 2016 Pinehurst Crime Report

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

You can see ALL the types of crime at Select the North neighborhood and enter a date range.

North Precinct Advisory Council Minutes – February 2016

This month the guest speakers, directors of Seattle Human Services Department and The King County/Seattle Coalition on Homelessness, discussed homelessness. They explained how the One Night Count was done in late January, and how the recent shooting of five people in The Jungle affected the count.

They also explained the impetus and the goals […]

Seattle’s Block Watch Program

Our new North Precinct Crime Prevention Coordinator is ready to start meeting with us! Mary Amberg can help start block watches, come talk about crime prevention at meetings, and do home security assessments. Her contact info is at the bottom. Here’s a flyer she handed out at the NPAC meeting:

Block Watch is a […]

Small Improvements in the Neighborhood?

The deadline is February 8th for the Neighborhood Park and Street Fund. This is a $90,000 grant that builds small projects in the neighborhood. This won’t build sidewalks. Especially not anymore. We’ve tried. Repeatedly. But it does do other smaller safety projects. You can see some examples of 2015 projects as well as some other […]

Training for Used Syringe Cleanup in Public Areas

Heroin and meth related deaths in King County have risen sharply since 2013, as have heroin related admissions to substance abuse treatment programs. One way these increases are showing up in our communities is as an increase in used and discarded needles in public places.

Do you encounter used syringes discarded in the neighborhood? Discarded […]