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Seattle Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Opal

Posted on November 26th, 2016 by Laura Fonda

Opal is a sweet and smart 8 year old black Lab mix. She has lots of energy for an older pup. Her favorite thing is going out for a walk or short jog, and will gleefully jump around when she knows it’s time to head outside. Opal is happiest when she gets to run around off-leash Read the full article…


Happy Thanksgiving weekend from local Seattle Fire Department Station No. 8

Posted on November 26th, 2016 by Laura Fonda

Our local Seattle Fire Department Station 8 firefighters celebrated Thanksgiving this past Thursday at the station on the corner of Warren Ave N & Lee St. Their families joined them in a traditional meal served at Station 8 – and, true to their service, they were called out 4 times during the meal. If you Read the full article…


Holiday Magic marks 15 years on Queen Anne!

Posted on November 25th, 2016 by Laura Fonda

It’s that time of year again, Thanksgiving is over, the Queen Anne Helpline is opening its annual Christmas Tree Lot, Small Business Saturday is bringing shoppers to our local Queen Anne businesses… what’s next? The annual Holiday Magic festival on Queen Anne! This Friday, December 2nd is Holiday Magic! Stop by The Towne plaza outside Trader Joe’s Read the full article…


Queen Anne Helpline Christmas Tree Lot opens this Saturday

Posted on November 24th, 2016 by Laura Fonda

Wait! Don’t rush out and buy your Christmas tree on Black Friday! Wait one more day and buy it at the annual Queen Anne Helpline Christmas Tree Lot. The tree lot opens this Saturday and runs through December 18th – or when they run out of trees. And, this year, they are expecting a shortage Read the full article…


Celebrate our local Queen Anne businesses this Small Business Saturday

Posted on November 23rd, 2016 by Laura Fonda

This Saturday, November 26th, is Small Business Saturday – a great opportunity for you to show support for our local Queen Anne businesses by shopping in the neighborhood! No American Express card necessary! With Black Friday and Cyber Monday receiving so much attention, small businesses often get left out in the rush of big-box deals, Read the full article…


The Shanty Cafe calling it quits after 102 years

Posted on November 22nd, 2016 by Laura Fonda

The Shanty Cafe on Elliott Ave is closing for good on Monday, November 28th, after 102 years of service. It opened in 1914 and has remained a fixture at 350 Elliott Ave, thanks to current owners Ginger Crowley and Theresa Schmetzer, who purchased Shanty 19 years ago. Now Crowley and Schmetzer are exiting the restaurant business and Read the full article…


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