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  • Madison Park director making documentaries with impact
    IndieFlix co-founder Scilla Andreen shifted her focus to social-impact films a decade ago, after watching the “Finding Kind” documentary about girl-on-girl bullying from the solitude of her home.
  • East Prospect Street End restoration work wraps up

    A team of volunteers completed the second half of fall plantings at the East Prospect Street End in Madison Park on Saturday.
    “We leave it to Mother Nature until the spring,” said Gene Brandzel, who has been spearheading the street-end restoration project.

  • Survivor SAKE to compete in France next year

    This was the first year the United States Dragon Boat Federation Club Crew Dragon Boat National Championships offered an All Cancer Survivor Division, giving Survivor Sake a chance to finally compete. They returned from Colorado Springs with a bronze medal, and are now training for next year’s world championships in Aix-les-bains, France.

  • Toodles Lane a doggy-chic new clothing line

    Remy the Cockachon has more than 2,000 followers on Instagram, but he isn’t always the easiest model to work with.
    Luckily for Rives, she has a number of other four-legged friends to help her market her Toodles Lane clothing line.

  • One more East Prospect work party for the year
    The East Prospect Street End has experienced rapid change since restoration work started back in April, opening up the public right of way to the community and local wildlife. The last work party of the year to plant another 300 shrubs is set for 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the end of East Prospect Street, which is accessible via 41st Avenue East, next to the Seattle Tennis Club.
  • Transforming Age celebrates completion of $30 million Parkshore reimagining
    Transforming Age invited neighbors to celebrate the completion of Parkshore's $30 million renovation and modernization project on Friday. The ribbon-cutting ceremony took place 58 years to the day that the senior living community’s founders broke ground on the residential tower in Madison Park.
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Madison Books offers story time for kids
    Madison Books manager James Crossley has started offering a children’s story time at the Madison Park bookstore, which starts at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday.
  • 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.
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