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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.
  • 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.
  • WSDOT seeks proposals for temporary Montlake Market vendor space

    Montlake Market has closed, the property deemed necessary for the Montlake Project portion of WSDOT’s SR-520 Bridge Replacement and HOV Program. To fill the void, WSDOT has put out a request for proposal (RFP) to place either a small community market or food truck on a portion of the property

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Under construction: Fox Ridge Studio
    People walking in the alley behind the Constance Court building in Madison Park may have noticed there’s a new addition coming in. Patty Gordon says her Fox Ridge Studio will not only be a place for artistic expression, but also a safe gathering space for community conversations about life and politics.foxridgestudio.com
  • Christmas Ships making another run
    When Argosy Cruises posts its schedule for its Christmas Ship Festival, that’s when Cheryl Jones ramps up work getting Madison Park’s festivities lined up for the holiday tradition.
  • Cafe Flora owner building out bakery space in Beacon Hill

    Nat Stratton-Clarke said he began evaluating how to improve his new Floret restaurant in Sea-Tac International Airport at the one-year mark. Tight on space and in high demand for breads and pastries, the solution was to build something new to feed not only Floret’s needs, but also Stratton-Clarke’s flagship Cafe Flora vegetarian and vegan restaurant in Madison Valley.

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