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  • Seattle Massage Pro grows in Madison Valley
    With room to grow in her new Madison Valley location, Seattle Massage Pro owner Amber Myers has added an infrared sauna and a float room for a trifecta of wellness services.
  • Madison Park changes while staying the same
    Three events happened in the ‘40s that changed the Madison Park lifestyle. The Depression was winding down, Hooverville was no more (homelessness became a nonissue) and last but by far not least: World War II began. It was the days of patches on the knees and hand-me-down clothes with the socks not matching most times.
  • Fox Ridge Studio opening in mid-February

    It’s been a long time coming, and Patty Gordon is excited to announce she’s opening her Fox Ridge Studio in Madison Park in mid-February.
    “People come by all the time; it’s really funny,” Gordon said. “I think it’s hard because that building’s been under construction for over a year now, so people are like, ‘What’s happening?’”

  • Love + Flour keeping Essentials in Madison Valley
    In looking for a place to realize her dream of opening her own café and bakery, Jenny Finau found a confidential listing for a tested and successful business in Madison Valley — Essential Bakery Café.
  • Nonprofit funding local gun violence research
    Federal funding for gun violence research has been on the decline since the mid-'90s, but in the wake of multiple mass shootings in the past decade, nonprofits and grassroots organizations have stepped up to support comprehensive studies meant to inform life-saving policy. The newly formed Grandmothers Against Gun Violence Foundation is one such nonprofit working toward evidence-based solutions.
  • Looking Homeward

    Looking Homeward Coffee owner Jake Deome has popped up in Madrona, where he’s balancing his time in front of an espresso machine with building out his first café there.
    “This location fell into my lap, and I was like, it’s too good to be true,” Deome said.

  • Retired urologist hosting The Original Guide to Men’s Health
    Madison Park resident and urologist Richard Pelman launched The Original Guide to Men’s Health podcast in April 2019, bringing on experts in a range of medical fields to not only inform, but also to motivate men to take a more serious interest in their health.
  • Seattle/King County Clinic returns next month
    Seattle/King County Clinic organizers and volunteers are planning to serve more than 750 patients daily during next month’s four-day event. The clinic, which offers free medical, dental and eye care services for those in need, was pushed from last fall to Feb. 13-16 due to the need to relocate because of the Seattle Center arena rebuild. The clinic had operated out of the arena since 2014.

  • Madison Park friends form women's collective giving group
    Madison Park residents Anna Graves and Anne Janda had made charitable contributions for years, but were looking for a way to make a more local and measurable impact in their community.
  • Committee passes campaign finance reform legislation to city council
    The Seattle City Council Select Committee on Campaign Finance Reform voted a bill out of committee on Jan. 7 that would prohibit foreign-influenced corporations from contributing to political campaigns and PACs, and another that would increase transparency in political advertising.
  • PCC Community Markets filling Central District grocery space
    PCC Community Markets will take over space in the Central District vacated by New Seasons Market late last year following its merger with Good Food Holdings. That doesn't mean the co-op is abandoning plans to open its Madison Valley store.
  • Friends of Arboretum Creek receive WaterWorks grant
    The Friends of Arboretum Creek filed the application, with support from the King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD). The goal of the project is to divert Alder Creek and other surface waters in the Arboretum Creek watershed out of a combined-sewer overflow system.
  • Madison Park group encouraging neighbors to Buy Nothing
    Madison Park resident Allison Fly walks her condo unit, pointing to the many pieces of furniture and decor she proudly didn’t pay for. But she gives as good as she gets.
  • Office of Housing invests in District 3 affordable developments
    District 3 affordable housing projects in the pipeline are closer to being realized after securing funding through the Seattle Office of Housing’s $110 million investment package this year, which is expected to create 1,944 new rental units in the next few years.
  • City Light testing microgrid technology at Miller Community Center
    Seattle City Light is exploring the potential to add microgrid technology to its list of utility offerings, starting with a pilot project to keep the lights on at Miller Community Center in Capitol Hill.
  • Bert's Red Apple helps Real Change vendor return to work
    Madison Park shoppers may have first met George Sidwell while he was selling Real Change newspapers outside Bert’s Red Apple. Now, he’s a full-time employee at the neighborhood grocery store, getting back into the workforce a decade after a series of misfortunes pushed him into homelessness.
  • Rock Paper Scissors taking over former St. Clouds restaurant space
    Rock Paper Scissors salon owner Brianne Ingertila is working on one last move in Madrona, putting her salons under one roof — the long-vacant St. Clouds restaurant space on 34th Avenue East.
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