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Learn about the grocery stores of Queen Anne’s past at a free event this Thursday

Posted on January 22nd, 2017 by Laura Fonda

The Queen Anne Historical Society dug deep into its archives to pull together a series of articles entitled “Remembering Queen Anne’s Neighborhood Grocery Stores” – in addition to finding them online at the Queen Anne Historical Society website, you can hear directly from the authors this Thursday, January 26th, at a free presentation that’s open Read the full article…

Key Arena redevelopment: take the Uptown Alliance survey and attend a public meeting

Posted on January 21st, 2017 by Laura Fonda

If you have questions, concerns, opinions (or all three) on the redevelopment and/or possible replacement of Key Arena, the Seattle Uptown Alliance has two options for you. First, take the Uptown Alliance’s survey on Key Arena plans. It’s a short 10 question survey with two key rating/ranking questions: Potential community benefits: what you believe is most important, Read the full article…

Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Dolly & Luna

Posted on January 15th, 2017 by Laura Fonda

Looks like you need a gerbil in your life! How about two? My best buddy Luna and I (I’m Dolly) are looking for a home. What do you think? Dolly and I are very active and fun. We are a shredding crew! We like to shred tissue, toilet paper rolls, cardboard, everything! It’s our number Read the full article…

New Verizon store moving into old Twirl spot

Posted on January 14th, 2017 by Laura Fonda

The storefront at 2111 Queen Anne Ave N that used to house Twirl Cafe, then Umbrella Tree, will soon be a Verizon Wireless store. Readers have reported activity at the location this week, and today the Verizon sign is up. Construction is still underway on the interior space. No word on when the store will open.

Land with Teatro ZinZanni sold to developer with plans for 16-story building

Posted on January 13th, 2017 by Laura Fonda

The land that runs along 3rd Ave N between Mercer and Roy Streets has been sold to a developer that plans to build two separate buildings on the site: one 8 story building and one 16 story building per the Seattle Department of Construction & Inspections. The two buildings will 350 residential units and 9,744 sq. Read the full article…

Queen Anne teen faces charges for 7-Eleven armed robbery

Posted on January 12th, 2017 by Laura Fonda

According to the Seattle Times, a local Queen Anne teenager has been charged with attempted first-degree robbery and first-degree assault for the January 2nd robbery of the Upper Queen Anne 7-Eleven at 1607 Queen Anne Ave N. Here’s a quick synopsis from the Seattle Times: “Just after 1:30 a.m. on Jan. 2, a masked male walked Read the full article…

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