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  • New artists make strong showing at Madison Park Art Walk
    Unlike many similar events in Seattle, the Madison Park Art Walk only happens once a year, its opening reception drawing crowds to meet artists, drink wine, dine on small bites, and even get in a slow dance or two during live musical performances. Artist Kathryn Meyer said she thinks that makes it more special.
  • Seattle School for Boys begins inaugural school year
    The Seattle School for Boys has started its inaugural school year with a curriculum focused on real-world problem solving and social and behavioral growth.
  • It's all Greek...
    It’s the food that drives folks to the St. Demetrios Greek Festival every year, but there are many other cultural offerings for people to explore during the three-day event.
  • Leschi celebrating artistic expression
    The eighth annual Leschi ArtWalk will take place 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, along Lakeside Avenue South and inside Leschi Park.
  • Madrona Park Beach overdue for play area renovations
    Seattle Parks and Recreation staff tasked with renovating the Madrona Park Beach play area acknowledged that park maintenance has lagged over the years, and the proposed project is one in a long list of overdue capital improvements.
  • The Central earns King County grant to become African Diaspora Hub
    As the Central Area Senior Center continues to work with the City of Seattle to acquire the property it has operated in for more than 50 years, executive director Dian Ferguson is celebrating a large grant from King County to establish The Central as an innovative African Diaspora Hub.
  • Bamboo Thai gets peace of Mind
    Duanchai Stantus — Mind to her friends and customers — is mixing her love of food and hospitality experience into her recipe for Bamboo Thai in Madison Park.
  • Washington officials blast Trump's Title X gag rule
    Washington is among a handful of states that, at least for now, will be able to maintain women’s health services following its exit from the federal Title X program.
  • Midtown Center coming down
    Demolition of the Midtown Center superblock in the Central District started in late August. Excavation work for a new seven-story, three-building apartment and retail development expected to begin in early September.
  • Bing's closes suddenly in Madison Park
    Popular neighborhood hub Bing’s abruptly closed its doors earlier this week, and the restaurant space is now on the market for a new business to take its place.
  • Organizers plan fall plantings in East Prospect restoration area
    Volunteers have made significant progress clearing blackberries, ivy, clematis and a bevy of tennis balls for the East Prospect Street End restoration project being spearheaded by Madison Park resident Gene Brandzel and coordinated through SDOT.
  • More businesses, more Madison Park Art Walk
    More new businesses mean more places to showcase the work of local artists during this year’s Madison Park Art Walk. The opening reception takes place 5-8 p.m. Sept. 13, but artwork will be displayed in shops through the end of the month.
  • Sawant proposes expanding tiny house villages citywide
    A push by Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant to significantly expand the number of tiny house villages in the city through a series of land-use code amendments could be taken up by the full council this fall.
  • Arboretum Foundation receiving grant for composting toilet system
    The Arboretum Foundation has received a $22,200 Neighborhood Matching Fund grant to install a composting toilet system across from the Pacific Connections Gardens.
  • Capitol Hill Housing updates community on LGBTQ-affirming senior housing project
    Capitol Hill Housing will submit an application to Seattle’s Office of Housing next month for funding to move forward with plans for the city’s first LGBTQ-affirming affordable senior housing development.
  • Sawant leads in first-night primary count
    Seattle City Council District 3 incumbent Kshama Sawant took nearly 34 percent of primary votes in the first night of counting on Tuesday, trailed by chamber-backed challenger Egan Orion.
  • Group advocating restoration of Arboretum Creek
    The Friends of Arboretum Creek group is seeking support for a grant request to fund preliminary designs for revitalizing Arboretum Creek, strengthening natural areas around Lake Washington and easing demand on the local sewer system.
  • Fitness in the park
    Rachel DeBusk ran her strength-and-stamina classes under the radar at Madrona and Volunteer Park for 11 years. Then she was called on by Seattle Parks and Recreation to finally apply for the required vendor permit, which ended up being a good thing.
  • Arboretum and Jane
    Jane Stonecipher took on the role of interim executive director for the Arboretum Foundation in August 2017. Now that Stonecipher has committed to the organization for the long-term, she has more time to focus on the organization’s multiple programs and projects in the works.
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