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  • MyKabin streamlining process for constructing backyard cottages
    Seeing an opportunity to streamline the process for constructing backyard cottages next to single-family homes as the City of Seattle was developing less restrictive land-used codes to encourage building more detached accessory dwelling units, Tom Todaro and Clint Jones started MyKabin a year ago. Madison Valley residents Dr. Ronnie and Wendy Cunningham's unit is the first to be completed.
  • Leschi students get down for ShakeOut

    Leschi Elementary students took cover under their desks during the 2019 Great Washington ShakeOut on Thursday.
    The annual statewide drill is part of a larger push to get Washington residents thinking about and preparing for the next major seismic event. Western Washington has the second-highest earthquake risk in the country.

  • McGilvra in motion
    A little rain didn’t slow down McGilvra Elementary students as they ran, climbed, leaped and crawled their way around this year’s Move-a-Thon challenge course.
  • Madison Valley gets Hella Happy!
    Shannon Koyano is back at work in the former Salt House Mercantile retail space in Madison Valley, but this time it’s as the owner of the Hella Happy! gift boutique.
  • Madison Park Veterinary Hospital growing in place

    The Madison Park Veterinary Hospital is much larger than one might assume when walking into its lobby, but it’s tight quarters for owners Barry and Jenya Katz. It’s just a consequence of high demand and quickly growing the business over the past seven years, they say.

  • East Prospect planting work party on Oct. 5

    After months of clearing invasive vegetation, tennis balls, a tire and other manmade debris from along the East Prospect Street End, and then plotting new pedestrian pathways and a restoration plan, the public property is ready for a fall planting.

     
  • Velmeir responds to The Madison remands
    Seven months after a decision by Deputy Hearing Examiner Barbara Ehrlichman, Velmeir Properties has issued responses to two remanded issues connected to its proposed Madison Valley mixed-use development.
  • Joyce’s choices for Cheese Platters
    Joyce Hosea has been listening to the community since opening Cheese Platters and More last summer, and is planning a party to celebrate one year in business and rebrand to better reflect the many services it provides.
  • Big shifts for SR 520 project on the way
    WSDOT plans to begin work to shift traffic from the eastbound State Route 520 mainline and Montlake Boulevard on-ramp in mid-October and have drivers moved over to the West Approach Bridge North by the end of the month.
  • New Leschi Elementary principal where she wants to be

    New Leschi Elementary principal Lisa Moland has lived in the neighborhood for the past 32 years, where she and her husband raised five children.
    “And each of them went to Leschi,” she said.

  • McGilvra springing into fall with school fundraiser, food drive

    The McGilvra PTA is packing this school year with fundraising and community outreach events.
    There will be two in October.

  • Leschi Market family honors loved ones with new wine label
    Yousef Shulman honors his grandparents and continues their legacy in the community every day the Leschi Market opens. A new wine label will elevate not only their history but also help fund cancer research and patient care. 
  • Out for a Leschi ArtWalk
    While the sky was gray, Leschi was popping with colors during the 13th annual art walk, with displays lining the sidewalk along Lakeside Avenue South on Sept. 14.
  • 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.
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