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  • Seattle Parks seeking feedback for Washington Arboretum environmental education center
    Seattle Parks and Recreation will gather community input about preferred programming and preliminary designs for a new environmental education center in the Washington Park Arboretum on Wednesday, Dec. 5.
  • SDOT preparing for Seattle Squeeze
    Seattle’s “Period of Maximum Constraint,” when large construction and transportation projects cause traffic congestion to peak, is coming up fast. The transportation department is ramping up its response now, to ensure resources are quickly deployed when the time comes.
  • MVCC hosts emergency preparedness meeting

    The Madison Valley Community Council held an emergency preparedness informational meeting at The Bush School on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
    Diane Moore, a volunteer from the Seattle Office of Emergency Management, shared with community members how to prepare for emergencies.

  • Locals roll out first Cinnaholic in Washington
    Cinnamon rolls are a sweet treat mostly associated with breakfast. The fully customizable spirals coming out of Cinnaholic in Capitol Hill have late-night fans too.
  • McGilvra Elementary pitching in for Ms. Melonie
    Melonie Rohn-Jordan has spent more than 20 years taking care of Madison Park children at McGilvra Elementary. When her son, Matt, was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, she found out just how big her family really is.
  • WSDOT is in the process of acquiring the property in the 2600 block of 22nd Avenue East, as well as the neighboring 76 gas station property, for the Montlake Phase of the State Route 520 reconstruction project. The department contends it needs those properties to build the necessary improvements, which is part of WSDOT’s I-5 to Lake Washington “Rest of the West” program.

  • McGilvra community comes together after anti-Semitic graffiti
    A week after McGilvra Elementary School was vandalized with anti-Semitic hate messages, the school and surrounding community came together to discuss healing and learning.
  • UPDATE: MLK F.A.M.E. Community Center could reopen soon
    Tenants are still unsure when they may be able to return to the MLK F.A.M.E. Community Center in Madison Valley after an onsite sewer pipe broke in late October and flooded part of the facility.
  • A peek at Liberty Bank
    Key Bank officials gave a large check on Nov. 5 to RISE Together at the Liberty Bank building, named for the first black-owned bank in the west that once stood there at 24th Avenue and East Union, which will be used to continue improving affordable housing options and access to local businesses.
  • McGilvra school grounds tagged with hate messages
    The McGilvra Elementary school grounds were tagged with hate messages over the weekend, the graffiti quickly erased and Seattle Police notified of the incident, which occurred on the heels of the deadly anti-Semitic attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.
  • Bailey-Boushay House ready to shelter city's vulnerable populations
    Bailey-Boushay House is set to keep its doors open 24/7 for a low-barrier emergency shelter starting Thursday, with funding already in place to keep it running through 2019.
  • Seattle Fire training in Madison Valley

    The Seattle Fire Department is spending the last week of October setting fires inside a vacant Madison Valley house, so firefighter recruits can train for responding to real-life scenarios.

  • 10-year study finds misdemeanor arrests down in Seattle
    A 10-year study from the Seattle University Criminal Justice Center examining misdemeanor trends in Seattle shows a decrease in crime and which neighborhoods are affected more by misdemeanor crimes than others. Madrona and Leschi saw an increase between 2014-16.
  • Community invited to provide more Midtown Block input

    tners representatives were on hand at Midtown Center on Wednesday (Oct. 24) to gather additional community feedback about how the superblock redevelopment can feel more inviting and representative of the Central District.

  • SDOT launches 24/7 traffic incident response team
    After a three-year pilot program, SDOT has deployed its expanded 24/7 response team throughout Seattle in an effort to keep roadways clear and congestion down.
  • St. Clouds dishes meals for homeless one last time
    St. Clouds owner Michael McGloin is sad to see his restaurant close, but he was all smiles during the Madrona haunt’s final Homeless Cooking event on Wednesday, Oct. 17.
  • SPU estimates 39th Avenue sewer pipeline repair costs at more than $1 million
    Seattle Public Utilities estimates the cost to remove and replace a sewer line impacted by a significant amount of cement entering the system in Madison Park will be more than $1 million by the time the issue is fixed.
  • Upower pumps up youth with trauma-informed fitness
    Upower has grown a lot since Madison Park resident Martha Moseley founded the nonprofit fitness and wellness program more than four years ago, but there's always demand for more.
  • Hanok offers traditional Korean fare with Western twist

    For Han Kim and Jade Ok, opening Hanok restaurant in Madison Park is a dream 15 years in the making.
    The Korean and Asian-fusion spot is now open.

  • Honey Deux opens in Madison Valley
    The overdue Honey Deux is open in Madison Valley, providing retail and express services that are expected to grow as the skincare business nears a November grand opening.
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