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  • Neighborhood Center’s future: Special meeting tonight September 16, 2014
    Tonight (Tuesday, September 16th), all are invited to this meeting announced by Randy via the Yahoo! list: What: a meeting to answer questions about the Future of the Neighborhood Center When: Tuesday, September 16 Time: 6 – 8 p.m. Where: South Park Neighborhood Center 8510 8th Avenue South Who: City Councilmember Tom Rasmussen, other city[…]
  • Fiestas Patrias Parade 2014: Video, photos September 13, 2014
    (UPDATED: Scroll past the Instagram videos to see dozens of photos!) 2:04 PM SATURDAY: It was an incredible morning for a parade. We will have lots of photos later, but first, a few of the short video clips we shared on Instagram: The festival continues at Sea-Mar until 6 pm. ADDED SATURDAY NIGHT: Photos! All[…]
  • City Council District 1 candidate Chas Redmond announces ‘chat’ events, including 1 in South Park September 12, 2014
    Next year, as you’re probably aware, the Seattle City Council is in for a big change, becoming an organization with seven district-elected representatives and two at large, instead of all nine being elected at large. South Park and West Seattle comprise the new District 1, which has two declared candidates so far, Chas Redmond and[…]
  • Fiestas Patrias on Saturday: Parade and festival in South Park September 12, 2014
    (The South Park News photo from 2012 Fiestas Patrias parade) Fiestas Patrias is this Saturday – starting with the parade at 11 am, heading from the community center on down 14th Avenue South, and then a festival at Sea-Mar Plaza continuing until 6 pm. Food, kids’ activities, entertainment!
  • South Park Neighborhood Association agenda for September 9, 2014 September 9, 2014
    As published on the Yahoo! mail group: SOUTH PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION September 9, 2014 MEETING AGENDA South Park Neighborhood Center 7:00 pm Meet and Greet/Introductions 7:15 pm Announcements Anyone is free to suggest a topic for discussion at a future meeting. E-mail SPNA President ( or Visit our website at for previous minutes.[…]
  • Been to the Duwamish River Festival yet? It’s on until 4 pm August 23, 2014
    Get out on the river during the Duwamish River Festival, on until 4 pm at Duwamish Waterway Park! We dropped in and found a big turnout: It’s a chance to learn about what’s happening with the river and many of the organizations/agencies working in and alongside it. Entertainment too (see the schedule here) – during[…]
  • Update: South Park Bridge reopens to traffic after getting stuck August 23, 2014
    From the NW side … — West Seattle Blog (@westseattleblog) August 23, 2014 ORIGINAL REPORT, 6:22 PM: It’s been stuck open for more than an hour, one passerby was shouting at waiting cars. SDOT says via Twitter that it has ‘malfunctioned.’ UPDATE, 8:12 PM: SDOT tweeted a short time ago that it’s open to[…]
  • Duwamish River Festival tomorrow! Here’s the entertainment schedule August 22, 2014
    The entertainment schedule is out for tomorrow afternoon’s 9th annual Duwamish River Festival (with co-sponsors including our partner site West Seattle Blog). For all four hours of the festival, 12-4 pm at Duwamish Waterway Park, you can take kayak/boat rides on the river as well as visit booths onshore featuring community groups/organizations. If you want[…]
  • Update: Stabbing victim found on a South Park sidewalk August 22, 2014
    FIRST REPORT, 9:48 AM: Just in via SPD Blotter, posted by Jonah Spangenthal-Lee: Seattle police are investigating after a woman was stabbed and left on a South Park street early this morning. A witness found the victim lying on the sidewalk in the 1000 block of S. Cloverdale Street at about 4:45 and called 911.[…]
  • Reminder: Big Highway 99 closure starts Friday night August 19, 2014
    If you use Highway 99 between the West Seattle Bridge and lower Queen Anne, the two-phase closure starting this Friday night WILL affect you. Here are the newest details from WSDOT: A portion of State Route 99 closes for four full days starting this Friday. If drivers have not already made plans for this closure,[…]