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Congratulations Unpaving Paradise P-Patch. Hear their story on Green Acre Radio!

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Summit Slope Park and Unpaving Paradise P-patch dedication May 1

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Seattle Parks and Recreation,  and the Capitol Hill Community Council invite the public to the dedication of Summit Slope Park and Unpaving Paradise P-Patch on May 1, 2011 at noon. Summit Slope Park is located at 200 E John St.  Click here for more information.

Today’s hours for Neighborhood Service Centers

Here is a list of Neighborhood Service Centers that serve as Payment and Information Service sites and today’s hours of operation due to weather conditions: Lake City: Open – 9:00-5:00 Closed for lunch 1:00 – 2:00 pm Ballard: Open – 9:00-5:00 Open for lunch University: Closed Central: Open – 9:00-5:00 Closed… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Service Centers are open today

Below are the  Neighborhood Service Centers’ hours of operation for today, Monday, Nov. 22.  All centers are open, however, most NSCs will be closing for lunch with the exception of two locations. Lake City: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Closed for lunch 1:00-2:00 Ballard: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Closed… [ Keep reading ]

Feel the earth move at Summit and John P-Patch work party this Friday and Saturday

Join the work party to move a mountain of dirt to prepare the new Summit and John P-Patch.  Click here for more information.

Find out what Small Sparks can do for your neighborhood!

Join Seattle Department of Neighborhoods East District Coordinator, Thomas Whittemore, this Thursday to learn how the Neighborhood Matching Fund’s Small Sparks program can help your project catch fire!  Click here  to read about it in Freeattle and for more information.

Classes offered on P-Patch community gardening and Small Sparks fund

The Seattle Public Library is offering a series of free urban self-reliance classes at the Capitol Hill Library branch.  Seattle Department of Neighborhoods will offer classes on P-Patch community gardening and on the Neighborhood Matching Fund’s Small Sparks program.  Click here for more information and program schedule.

Capitol Hill, First Hill, Madison Valley, Madison Park, Denny-Blaine, Madrona and Montlake Neighborhoods winners in CleanScapes contest

These neighborhoods are located in CleanScapes Thursday collection area and are the winners of the 2009/2010 $50,000 Neighborhood Waste Reduction Rewards competition! Residents in Thursday’s neighborhood collection area reduced their garbage, recycling and yard debris by 19% during the competition period and will receive a $50,000 community improvement project selected… [ Keep reading ]

City establishes $40 million financing program for neighborhood businesses

SEATTLE – The city of Seattle has officially launched a $40 million federal New Markets Tax Credit Program that will provide low-cost private financing to businesses in targeted Seattle neighborhoods. Seattle’s allocation of New Markets Tax Credits (“NMTCs”) will be invested in commercial and mixed-use projects in neighborhoods exhibiting economic… [ Keep reading ]

Capitol Hill celebrates Unpaving Paradise P-Patch groundbreaking tomorrow

April 13, 2010 (SEATTLE, WA)—Seattle Department of Neighborhoods invites you to celebrate Earth Day this year by saying goodbye to another parking lot and hello to Capitol Hill’s newest P-Patch community garden, “Unpaving Paradise.”  Saturday, April 17 at 2 p.m., marks the groundbreaking celebration, when the Unpaving Paradise Committee begins… [ Keep reading ]