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Public is invited to comment on zoning modifications at Mercer Middle School

El público está invitado a comentar sobre las modificaciones de zonificación en la Escuela Secundaria Mercer Công chúng được mời đóng góp ý kiến về các sửa đổi quy hoạch tại Trường Trung Học Cơ Sở Mercer (Mercer Middle School) The public is invited to share its feedback regarding the… [ Keep reading ]

Latinx Heritage Month: Cafetal Quilombo Café

Owners Heri Magdalena and Maria De Luna serve up coffee and tamales with no shortage of comfort at their Beacon Hill restaurant, Cafetal Quilombo Café. After many years of saving, the two opened Cafetal Quilombo in 2015 and have been growing their business ever since – delicious bite after delicious… [ Keep reading ]

Latinx Heritage Month: Roberto Maestas

Born in a small border town in rural New Mexico, Roberto Maestas left home at age 13 and worked as a migrant farmer throughout the Western United States. He settled in Seattle in the 1950s and was educated as a teacher. Maestas taught Spanish at Franklin High School before leaving… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating Pride: Queer the Land

Queer the Land (QTL) is a collective working to directly address the root causes and power structures that marginalize and displace queer, trans, and Two-Spirit Black, Indigenous, people of color (QT2BIPOC). With a focus on land access and housing for the QT2BIPOC community, the collective’s mission is to create a space for affordable transitional and semi-permanent housing anchored by a community center. Recently, QTL acquired a… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nominations of University National Bank and Asa Mercer Middle School for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nominations of University National Bank at 4502 University Way NE and Asa Mercer Middle School at 1600 S Columbian Way on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Lanvin Andres

Resilience in the midst of a pandemic by Lanvin Andres Pre-COVID-19, our senior center, the IDIC Filipino Senior and Family Services, was the place to be. More than 600 seniors from all over the city and county participate in its activities and avail themselves of its services every year. There… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Sweet Slow Disabled Home by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha When the Snowpocalypse hit Seattle in February 2019, I didn’t leave my house for a few weeks. Cheasty, where I live, already feels like you’re in the woods, even though you’re also in South Seattle and the Wendy’s and the light rail… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Kimball Elementary School for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Kimball Elementary School (3200 23rd Avenue S) on Wednesday, August 5 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link or the telephone call-in line that will be provided in… [ Keep reading ]

Public is invited to comment on zoning modifications at Kimball Elementary School

The public is invited to share its feedback regarding the development plans for Kimball Elementary School located at 3200 23rd Ave S in Beacon Hill. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also known as “departures”) from several City zoning regulations for: Greater than allowed building height. Reduction of on-site… [ Keep reading ]

Help advise on zoning modifications to Kimball Elementary School

Here’s your chance to serve on an advisory committee that will recommend whether to grant zoning modifications desired for Kimball Elementary School (3200 23rd Ave S) in Beacon Hill. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking community members to serve on this committee. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also… [ Keep reading ]