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Memorial Day weekend brings Northwest Folklife back to the Seattle Center

Posted on May 25th, 2016 by Laura Fonda

A reminder to those who’ve lived here for a while and a heads up to newcomers: Northwest Folklife Festival is this weekend, and that’ll bring crowds, traffic, and festival-ness to our neighborhood. Folklife runs from Friday, May 27th to Monday, May 30th at the Seattle Center. Festival hours are 11am to 10pm, except for Monday, Read the full article…

Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Oswald

Posted on May 24th, 2016 by Laura Fonda

Meet Oswald! Are you looking for a walking buddy? Someone to help you stay motivated to get outside a few times a day? Oswald is a distinguished, full figured gentleman seeking his forever home and a walking pal. He is looking forward to a home dedicated to helping him with sensible weight reduction and exercise Read the full article…

How is Queen Anne still a hill? Find out at this Thursday’s free QAHS event

Posted on May 23rd, 2016 by Laura Fonda

The Queen Anne Historical Society is tackling the topic of topography with David B. Williams, author of “Too High and Too Steep: Reshaping Seattle’s Topography” via a free presentation that’s open to all. In 1928, the city of Seattle embarked on the Denny Regrade project, removing hills and changing the urban landscape. Remarkably, it was Read the full article…

Help plan the Queen Anne Play Street with Queen Anne Greenways

Posted on May 23rd, 2016 by Laura Fonda

Queen Anne Greenways is in the planning stages for the first Queen Anne Play Street. The community organization has already worked with SDOT, the Queen Anne Farmers Market, local businesses, and the Queen Anne Community Center to help make the Play Street a reality. And, the date is now set: Thursday, July 28th, 3pm-6pm. The Read the full article…

Councilmember Sally Bagshaw to hold office hours at the Queen Anne Community Center

Posted on May 22nd, 2016 by Laura Fonda

City of Seattle Councilmembers hold in-district office hours to connect with residents, and this week, District 7 Councilmember Sally Bagshaw will be at the Queen Anne Community Center (1901 1st Ave W) to gather feedback, questions, concerns, and recommendations for the neighborhood. You can meet with Sally on Tuesday, May 24th, between 9am and noon Read the full article…

Mark your calendars: Bigelow Block Sale returns for its 23rd year on June 4th

Posted on May 21st, 2016 by Laura Fonda

The annual Bigelow Block Sale is returning for its 23rd year in just two weeks. Get ready to shop for cool wares up and down Bigelow Ave N and along the adjoining side streets on Saturday, June 4th. The annual block sale is not only a great way to find treasures to take home, but Read the full article…

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