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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Music in the Park lineup
    The Madison Park Business Association has lined up four bands for the annual Music in the Park series in August.
  • 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.
  • Lake Washington teeming with Fat Salmon
    Competitors in the 20th Fat Salmon Swim reported warmer waters in Lake Washington during this year’s 3.2-mile trek from Day Street Park to Madison Park Beach on Saturday, July 13.
  • Madison Park antique shop specializes in decorative art
    Elizabeth Rummage has a penchant for 18th- and 19th-century design, which is on display at her new Madison Park antique shop, all items carefully curated and held to a simple standard: Would she put them in her home?
  • Madison Park Days return
    Madison Park’s annual neighborhood parade and picnic will once again start with a parade of children in costumes, some with decked-out bikes and scooters, on Saturday, July 13, followed by food, games and entertainment in the park.
  • Caring for Charles
    While Madison Park volunteers worked on a new shoreline street-end project, Leschi residents John Barber and Mark Schergen provided spruced up a well-established one in their neighborhood.
  • Back to work on East Prospect

    Volunteers were out finishing the first segment of the East Prospect Street end restoration project on Saturday, removing blackberries and other invasive vegetation, and then putting in mulch.

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