Madison Park is full of upcoming holiday festivities

A look at upcoming holiday events in the area.

WSDOT's guide for safe winter driving

Studded tires allowed in Washington from Nov. 1 to March 31.

WSDOT official: New projects funded 'in lieu of' infrastructure items

It isn’t a lack of money, but how the agency is directed by the Legislature to spend it, says deputy director.

State will participate in IRS' free Direct File program

Washington is among 13 states invited to take part in a pilot program by the IRS for a free tax-filing program next year.

Bloodworks Northwest launches third year of ‘Music’s In Our Blood’

The campaign, which runs through Dec. 31, has a roster of partners that includes figures in the music industry.

Friends of Madison Park arrives

The energy and vibe of Madison Park is back. Neighbors are emerging after close to three years of hunkering down with Covid. Restaurants and bars are full again, shops are thriving, block parties are back, the beach has been humming this summer and the parks ringing with the sounds of children on the playground, tennis balls pinging and dogs in the park.

SPF’s Sponsor-a-Horse fundraiser benefitting the SPD Mounted Patrol Unit is underway

The Seattle Police Foundation is excited to launch its inaugural Sponsor-a-Horse fundraiser, benefiting the Seattle Police Department’s iconic Mounted Patrol Unit.

Chinese lanterns from Brazil part of quirky plant world

The plant world is quirky. The gotta-have-it plant of two decades ago is now hortus non grata.

Revisiting the Park: Put the radio on and spin that dial

There are so many distractions these days: entertainment, socializing, taking classes-working-shopping online, it is amazing we of the “Silent Generation” got by on just the radio. (1)

Washington Park Arboretum hosting Sept. 24 event

The Washington Park Arboretum is hosting a free public event on Sunday, Sept. 24.

Museum of Museums closing Sept. 1

Despite an extensive rehabilitation, the organization's 77-year-old building suffers from significant issues.

$45M public-private partnership aims to revitalize Seattle waterfront

The partnership's goal is to complete the project by the time Seattle hosts games in the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

Emergency Preparedness: After an Earthquake—First put on shoes!!

Earthquake preparation always seems like something to do “when I find time”. Because most of us have far more pressing squeaky wheels demanding attention, it’s easy to put off planning for something that’s hard to wrap one’s head around.

Arboretum launches broad community survey

Public input will help shape the design and use of the 28-acre North End parcel

MP community news briefs

Madison Park news in brief and upcoming events for July.