In November Mayor Murray announced $250,000 in awards for nine local micro-projects along the Duwamish River as a result of the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund. The projects will work to advance the environmental quality of the area and public health of people living near the river. “The City of Seattle is honored to support these […][More]
In celebration of the holidays and the 40 year anniversary of legal street performing in Seattle, the community group Seattle Busking Celebration! will host a series of free performances at 6th and Columbia from 11:30 to 2 p.m. beginning Friday, December 26 through Tuesday, December 30. This performance series was funded in part by the […][More]
Posted: December 19th, 2014 under Arts and Cultural Affairs, Downtown District, General, Neighborhood Matching Fund.
Tags: Neighborhood Matching Fund, Seattle Busking Celebration! Endless Knot, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
KIRO’s Rachel Belle interviews our staff in this podcast to learn how buildings become landmarks. Listen here: http://mynorthwest.com/874/2665482/How-to-save-a-historic-Seattle-building-from-condo-fate[More]
More than 200 people participated in one of the University District’s favorite traditions, the U District Swag Event. Held at the U District Farmers Market, neighbors gathered greens, pine cones, ribbon and wire and let their creativity run wild! Plus, for the first time, neighbors made enough swags for the Food Bank to deliver a […][More]
Posted: December 12th, 2014 under Front Porch, General, Neighborhood Distict Coordinators, Northeast District, University.
Tags: Display and Costume Design, Mighty O, Rockridge Orchards, ROOTS, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Seattle Public Utilities, Starbucks, U District BIA, U District Partnership, U-District Farmers' Market, University District, University District Swag Event, University Heights
Come meet your neighbors and plan for future neighorhood projects! The Capitol Hill Community Council will host a winter open house on Thursday, December 18, 6:30pm – 9:00pm, at the Cal Anderson Park Shelter House as a community-building, meet-your-neighbors, and information-gathering event on community needs and desires. The identified priorities will help the Capitol Hill […][More]
Posted: December 9th, 2014 under Capitol Hill, East District, Front Porch, General, Neighborhood Matching Fund.
Tags: Cal Anderson Shelter House, Capitol Hill Community Council, Capitol Hill Community Council Open House, Neighborhood Matching Fund, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Small Sparks
Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider two Properties for Landmark Nomination in South Lake Union Neighborhood
Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Eberharter Garage/Antique Liquidators property (503 Westlake Avenue N) and the Henry R. Wold Building (413 Fairview Avenue North) at its meeting on Wednesday, January 7 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, Room 4060. The public is invited to attend […][More]
Posted: December 9th, 2014 under Front Porch, Historic Preservation, Lake Union District.
Tags: Eberharter Garage/Antique Liquidators, Henry R. Wold Building, Historic Preservation Program, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board
Nothing Like Chocolate is a film that brings together themes we explored in our season’s films; the environment, fair trade, fair wages, dignity of all work. Follow the efforts of a determined young man to produce slave free, locally sourced, organic, cooperatively produced bean to bar chocolate from a small solar powered factory on the […][More]
Posted: December 3rd, 2014 under Arts and Cultural Affairs, Beacon Hill, Front Porch, General, Grant Opportunities, grants, Greater Duwamish District, Neighborhood Matching Fund.
Tags: Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies, grants, Neighborhood Matching Fund, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
We still have a few spots left for our seminar this evening! Please RSVP to Wendy Watson at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to attend. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) presents its fall seminar, “Democracy Needs You! Five Essential Advocacy Tools that will Shape Your World.” Forget the days of […][More]
Posted: December 3rd, 2014 under Ballard District, Central District, Delridge District, Downtown District, East District, Front Porch, Greater Duwamish District, Lake Union District, Neighborhood Distict Coordinators, North District, Northeast District, Northwest District, Queen Anne/Magnolia District, Southeast District, Southwest District.
Tags: Democracy Needs You Seminar, Nancy Amidei, PACE, Peoples Academy for Community Engagement, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods recently awarded nearly $439,000, in matching funds to support 23 neighborhood-initiated projects across the city of Seattle. Community groups received Small and Simple Projects Fund awards from the city’s Neighborhood Matching Fund Program for projects that range from an oral history project on Central Area seniors to events on the culinary […][More]
Posted: December 3rd, 2014 under Ballard District, Central Area District, Central District, Delridge District, Downtown District, East District, Front Porch, General, Grant Opportunities, grants, Greater Duwamish District, Lake Union District, Neighborhood Matching Fund, North District, Northeast District, Northwest District, Southeast District, Southwest District.
Tags: grants, Neighborhood Matching Fund, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Small and Simple Projects Fund
A Development Standards Departure Advisory Committee meeting is scheduled to discuss the Seattle School District’s request for a waiver from City zoning regulations to construct a new Olympic Hills Elementary School. It will be held on Monday, December 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of the existing Olympic Hills Elementary School (13018 20th Avenue […][More]
Posted: December 1st, 2014 under Ballard District, Front Porch, Northeast District.
Tags: Major Institutions and Schools Program, Olympic Hills Elementary School, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Seattle School District