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Latinx Heritage Month: Siembra

Alex Dorros is a Seattle native on a mission to keep Seattle vibrant. Working in the restaurant industry as a sous chef and server, Alex found himself out of work when the pandemic hit. His mom, Sandra, decided to hang up her hat as a Spanish teacher around the same… [ Keep reading ]

Black History Month: The Original Philly’s

After failing to find an authentic Philly cheesesteak in the Seattle, Philadelphia native Charles Humphrie opened The Original Philly’s. The restaurant, affectionately know to regulars as simply Philly’s, open its doors in 1995, slinging the iconic meal near 23rd and Union in the Central District. In 2005, Charles and his… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Council approves ordinances of three Seattle landmarks

Seattle City Council approved the landmark designation ordinances for three Seattle landmarks: Seattle Tower (1218 Third Avenue) in Downtown Seattle, University of Washington Parrington Hall (4105 Memorial Drive NE), and Mt. Baker Community Club Clubhouse (2311 Mount Rainier Dr S). These buildings join the more than 400 landmarks in the… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Mount Baker Community Clubhouse for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Mount Baker Community Clubhouse (2811 Mount Rainier Drive South) on Wednesday, September 5 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80. The public is invited… [ Keep reading ]

City Council Approves Designation of Mount Baker Park Presbyterian Church as City’s Newest Landmark

Seattle City Council recently approved a landmark designation ordinance for the Mount Baker Park Presbyterian Church building. Located in Seattle’s Mount Baker neighborhood, this building joins the more than 400 landmarks in the city that represent our rich cultural and architectural heritage. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination,… [ Keep reading ]

Want a P-Patch Community Garden Plot? We Have Openings!

Interested in growing your own organic vegetables while connecting with your neighbors? Our P-Patch community gardens are for you. While very popular, there are times when we have openings or short waiting lists for plots in the gardens. There are presently openings at Picardo P-Patch in Wedgwood and Colman P-Patch… [ Keep reading ]

Neighbors transform the Charlestown Hillclimb with help from two DON Funding Sources

The Charlestown Hillclimb connects Rainier Valley and the Mt. Baker neighborhood.  As a result of residents’ vision and persistence, a muddy path through head-high blackberry bushes is well on its way to becoming a pedestrian-friendly, landscaped green space. The Seattle Department of Transportation installed the stairway, and a $25,000 award from the Seattle… [ Keep reading ]