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International Special Review District Board announces meeting to consider revised Design Guidelines

The International Special Review District Board will meet on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. to consider a new set of Draft Design Guidelines for the International Special Review District (ISRD). Design Guidelines are a set of design standards that contain suggested guidance for alterations and development in the… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Bloch House

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Bloch House located in Capitol Hill at 1439 E Prospect Street at its meeting on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at 3:30 p.m. A copy of the Landmark Nomination can be viewed on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website. Meeting Information Members of the public can attend the… [ Keep reading ]

We want to hear your Stories in Place

Is there a particular place in Seattle that holds special meaning for you? A place that grounds and connects you? We want to hear about it! Our city is full of unique places that play a significant role in shaping our communities and our individual and collective identities. Some of… [ Keep reading ]

Community gathers to celebrate 50th anniversary of the P-Patch Community Gardening Program

On Saturday, September 9, P-Patch gardeners and community members gathered at the Magnuson Park P-Patch to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the P-Patch Community Gardening Program. The celebration included food, seed and plant giveaways, informational displays about the program’s history, speakers from City of Seattle leadership, and entertainment by Kondo… [ Keep reading ]

Picardo P-Patch Partners with Sand Point Family Housing to Bring Fresh Produce, Herbs, and Flowers to Residents

The Giving Garden system has been an integral part of the P-Patch Community Gardening Program since its creation in 1973. Each year, tens of thousands of pounds of fresh, organic produce is donated to food banks and meal programs across the city. Last year, Seattle’s first P-Patch, Picardo Farms, made… [ Keep reading ]

Community volunteers needed to advise on zoning modifications at John Muir Elementary School

Español // Tiếng Việt // 普通话 Here’s your chance to serve on an advisory committee that will recommend whether to grant modifications to City zoning regulations affecting John Muir Elementary School located at 3301 S. Horton St., Seattle, WA 98144. The Seattle School District is requesting the following modifications (also… [ Keep reading ]

Wallingford Porchfest brings community together for live performances from (you guessed it) porches.

Earlier this summer, people gathered on front lawns and along sidewalks in Wallingford for Porchfest, a live music event where artists performed from resident porches throughout the neighborhood. The event started during the pandemic as a way for people to gather and socialize safely, while giving musicians an opportunity to… [ Keep reading ]

First-Ever Tribal Nations Summit: Tribal and urban Native leaders, Mayor Harrell, Council President Juarez create shared commitments

On May 2, 2023, the City of Seattle was humbled to host the City of Seattle | Tribal Nations Summit to bring together Tribal and City leaders to strengthen our regional community and better achieve mutual goals through government-to-government engagement. The summit represents an historic opportunity to chart a new… [ Keep reading ]

Charity Ranger Finds Accessible Gardening Space and a Welcoming Community at Thomas Street P-Patch

Disability Pride Month is celebrated each July and serves as an opportunity to honor the history, experiences, achievements, and struggles of the disability community. This July, we sat down with P-Patch Community Gardener Charity Ranger and her caregiver, Kay, to chat about how the accessibility features at the Thomas Street… [ Keep reading ]

Judkins P-Patch gardener Shawn Young believes in the power of food and community

Shawn Young, Judkins P-Patch How long have you been gardening at Judkins P-Patch and how did you get started? I’m pretty sure I started in ’95 because that was the year we moved to this neighborhood. We’d moved here from Boston because we had a friend who had also lived… [ Keep reading ]