Northgate Ped/Bike Bridge Design Update

In their first open house about the Northgate Ped/Bike Bridge this year, Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) revealed a key design change that was adopted as the result of feedback from the neighbours.

The change pertains to the slope of the bridge. Before the update, the slope was set to be 8.3 per cent grade […]

New Pinehurst Bakery + Pop-up Events!

I ran into Josh recently (and got to try some of his amazing bread!) and asked if he’d like to introduce himself to the neighborhood. There was a LOT of excitement recently when the sign went up and I thought people would be particularly excited about the pop-up events they will be doing in […]

2016 Bias Crime Dashboard

Seattle Police Department publishes a bias crimes dashboard at its website. You can choose the year, the precinct or neighborhood, and types of bias crimes, then view a bar chart.

SPD defines neighborhoods such that the part of Pinehurst west of 15th Ave NE is in the Northgate Micro Community Policing Plan (MCPP) and the […]

Seattle to Announce Safer Speed Limits!

Street safety has been a hot topic in the Pinehurst community, especially due to the opening of our new Hazel Wolf school but also in general. Now, Seattle has finally decided to do something about it.

Seattle City Council members and SDOT directory Scott Kubly are going to make an announcement about a change to […]

New Bell Times for Seattle Public Schools 2016-17

As a reminder to families, Seattle Public Schools is changing bell times for the upcoming 2016-17 school year. The district says the change in school start times is designed to improve academic outcomes for secondary students. It provides a list of resources on its district website, from child care and nutrition to after school […]

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 […]

Hip Hop Green Dinner February 10th

This Hip Hop Green Dinner is an event targeting all youth and their families in our community to encourage heathy eating. The creator of this program is a very energetic young man who combines his love of hip hop with education about healthy food choices and a delicious vegan meal.

The dinner is Tuesday Feb […]

Chip Drop: Free Service Connects Gardeners and Arborists

Chip Drop… connects arborists to homeowners who want free woodchip mulch. Homeowners put their addresses on a map, and arborists working nearby can drop their chips in any yard on the map. […]

Feb 9 Neighbor Appreciation Day

February 9th is Seattle’s 19th annual Neighbor Appreciation Day. It’s a day to reach out and express thanks to those who live or work near us. One way to do that is to send an ecard. You can do that here, and include kids’ artwork from prior years, including the image on this post.

You […]

Beware Water Line Insurance Scam


A Pinehurst resident has received several letters from insurance companies wanting to sell her insurance in case there’s a leak or break in the water line between the water meter and the street. This is a scam, and if you get such a letter, don’t fall for it.

We are responsible for the […]