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  • ‘Finding Nemo’ next free movie presented by South Park Senior Center December 18, 2014
    From Dagmar Cronn, the announcement for next week’s free movie night: Free MOVIE NIGHT 8201 10th Ave S Sponsored By: SOUTH PARK SENIOR CENTER MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2014 6:30 – 8:30 PM COME SEE Walt Disney’s “FINDING NEMO”. BRING YOUR FRIENDS, FAMILY AND NEIGHBORS…… POPCORN WILL BE SERVED SPSC supported by United Way of King[…]
  • Update: Power back in South Park and vicinity December 6, 2014
    10:32 AM: If you haven’t lost power – you’re lucky. Part of South Park has, as well as other nearby areas in North Highline and Burien. More than 9,000 homes and businesses in all – no restoration time estimated yet – see the latest map of the outage locations here. (Screen grab above was taken[…]
  • EPA decision in; Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition says it ‘does not go far enough’ December 2, 2014
    (File photo from partner site West Seattle Blog, by Christopher Boffoli) The Environmental Protection Agency‘s final decision is in regarding the Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund Site cleanup. So is early reaction. First, the EPA’s introduction/quick overview, from this webpage: The Record of Decision – or “ROD” – is the EPA’s cleanup plan to reduce risks[…]
  • Puget Sound Clean Air Agency lifts burn ban December 2, 2014
    Just in case you were waiting for word it’s OK to use your fireplace/woodstove again … here it is: At noon, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency lifted the burn ban that had been in effect for King County for the past few days.
  • Free Thanksgiving dinner until 2 pm in South Park November 27, 2014
    As noted on the e-mail group by Dagmar, until 2 pm, “Thanksgiving Day dinner is being served at the Neighborhood Center until 2:00 pm. Come visit your neighbors – bring the kids. Our lead cook, Sunni, is a fabulous cook. The decorations are unbelievably impressive. Free Chicken and Waffles to take home, thank to the[…]
  • Carbon vs. contamination, to help the Duwamish River? ‘Pilot study’ starting this month November 5, 2014
    Received from King County: A six-year pilot study that begins this month will test the effectiveness of activated carbon as a tool to clean up historic contamination in Lower Duwamish Waterway sediment. The Boeing Company, King County, Port of Seattle, and the City of Seattle will manage the $4.4 million study at the direction of[…]
  • South Park shooting suspect arrested October 24, 2014
    From SPD Blotter: Detectives and Anti-Crime Team arrested a 21-year-old man Thursday afternoon in connection with a September shooting in the South Park neighborhood. Police have been searching for the suspect since September 28th when he opened fire on another man near 12th Avenue and S. Trenton Street, leaving the victim with life-threatening injuries. Today,[…]
  • Road closure next week for West Duwamish Trail work October 17, 2014
    From SDOT: The Seattle Department of Transportation will close the intersection of Fifth Avenue South and South Portland Street in the South Park neighborhood to vehicular traffic starting Monday, Oct. 20 for approximately two to three days. Traffic on Fifth Avenue South between South Holden and South Kenyon streets will be restricted to local access[…]
  • Denny PTSA meets in South Park tonight October 13, 2014
    Have a student in Denny International Middle School? Tonight’s 7 pm meeting of the Denny PTSA will be here in South Park, at the SP Community Center. Spotlight topic: Common Core state standards and standards-based grading. SPCC is at 8319 8th Ave. S.
  • Firefighter Story Time in South Park next Wednesday October 10, 2014
    Happening citywide – with a stop in South Park! Here’s the announcement from SPL: The Seattle Public Library invites preschoolers, parents and caregivers to special story times in October highlighting Fire Prevention Month. Firefighters from the Seattle Fire Department will conduct story times with books on fire safety and display firefighting equipment and trucks. All[…]