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Seattle City Council Approves Five new Historic Landmarks

Seattle City Council recently approved landmark designation ordinances for five new city of Seattle landmarks. Located in Belltown, Leschi, Cedar Park, and South Lake Union neighborhoods, these buildings showcase the rich cultural and architectural heritage of Seattle. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination, designation, and controls and incentives for each of these landmarks, […]

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Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider McGilvra Elementary School for Landmark Nomination

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of McGilvra Elementary School (1617 38th Avenue East) at its meeting on Wednesday, September 3 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, Room 4060. The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written comments should be received by the […]

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Registration Still Open for Night Out August 5

Night Out is  a unique opportunity to bring your neighbors together, welcome new neighbors, talk about crime prevention and Block Watch efforts, and mainly just have a great time with food, music, games – whatever you want. The creativity we’ve seen of what neighborhoods come up with is amazing. Some gatherings are just a few households; […]

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Join MOHAI P-Patch Walking Tour this Saturday

In celebration of the P-Patch Program’s 41st anniversary, MOHAI is sponsoring an educational walk this Saturday.  The walk begins at the UpGarden at Seattle Center, and meanders down to the Belltown P-Patch and back. Along the way you will learn about the growing techniques in these two very different, very special gardens, and talk about their […]

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Beacon Bluff P-Patch Community Gathering Sunday, July 20

Come join your neighbors  at the Beacon Bluff P-Patch for the 3rd annual Community Gathering on Sunday. July 20 from 3:30-7:00 p.m. Beacon Bluff is located between 14th & 15th Avenues S at Massachusetts.  There will be light refreshments, tours of the garden, and you can join in a little singalong!

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Interbay P-Patch Annual Lavender U-Pick Sale This Weekend and Next

The Interbay P-Patch Annual Lavender U-pick Sale kicks off this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, July 5 and 6 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. There are more than 14 varieties to cut — for culinary uses, bouquets, potpourri and more. Many beautiful shades of purple! Prices are $4 for a small bundle; $6 for a […]

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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider The Sterling Apartments for landmark nomination

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of The Sterling Apartments (323 Bellevue Avenue East) at its meeting on Wednesday, August 20 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, Room 4060. The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written comments should be received by the […]

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Free Plants! Sunday, June 22 at Howell Collective Garden

Here’s your chance to fill some of those empty spots in your garden! Gardeners from Howell Collective Garden, Hypha (a Seattle plant community project), and youth from Lambert House are hosting a free seedling giveaway at Howell Garden Sunday, June 22. The giveaway will also include educational demonstrations, storytelling, ethnobotany, and art. Supported in part by the Neighborhood […]

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Middle School Students! You Are Invited to Join Free Architectural Design Studio

Middle school students are invited to join the Center of the Universe Art & Architecture Design Studio in Fremont. This FREE five-session program will take place on Wednesdays, June 25 through July 23, from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m., at the Fremont Branch of the Seattle Public Library.  Roosterwax, a local nonprofit educational organization, is presenting […]

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Roll on, Buddy. Artist Cris Bruch Rides for Stories to Our P-Patch Gardens

How do we use planting, cooking, and preserving food to bring our history to a new place? Artist-gardener-carpenter-bicyclist Cris Bruch knows that in his family growing and preserving food, and family recipes helped make a new place become a home. Roll on, Buddy is a way of reaching out to others and hearing stories about […]

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