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  • Weekend traffic reminder: Closures, closures, closures March 28, 2015
    Just a reminder if you haven’t heard or if you’ve forgotten: Road closures this weekend to the north and east of us. They’re all detailed here, but in short: Highway 99 is closed from the Battery Street Tunnel northward, both directions, all weekend, from late tonight (Friday) until early Monday. Highway 99/Alaskan Way Viaduct is[…]
  • South Park Bridge overnight closures are … over March 27, 2015
    DeAnna Martin from King County sends word: “Nighttime closures of the South Park Bridge for painting and finishing work ended Thursday morning ahead of schedule. King County wishes to thank residents, businesses and travelers in the area for their patience while this work was completed.”
  • Free Tai Chi at South Park Neighborhood Center! March 24, 2015
    And that’s just the start of big Friday nights at the center. From Dagmar Cronn: The Senior Center has a new Tai Chi teacher, Dan Van. He will be teaching Tai Chi every Friday from 4:45 to 5:15 pm at the Neighborhood Center, 8201 10th Ave S. The classes are for adults age 50 or[…]
  • Parking: Do you have it? Do you need it? How do you use it? West Seattle Transportation Coalition launches quick survey, for South Park as well as WS March 19, 2015
    Got five minutes? How do you use it, if you do? Do we need more? Less? And why? Tell the West Seattle Transportation Coalition, which invites you and others in South Park and WS to take a quick survey – just launched; start here. It’ll be open for one week (until March 26th), and then[…]
  • South Park Bridge overnight closures next two weeks March 12, 2015
    As announced by King County: The King County Road Services Division is advising South Park Bridge users that the bridge, located on 14/16th Avenue South, will be closed to vehicle traffic from 12:01 a.m. – 5 a.m. daily from Tuesday, March 17 – Saturday, March 28. The closure will be confined to the overnight hours[…]
  • He’s now Assistant Chief Steve Wilske: Southwest Precinct commander promoted March 11, 2015
    (CROSS-POSTED FROM PARTNER SITE WEST SEATTLE BLOG) Before Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole returns to West Seattle tonight, she’s formally introducing her new command staff downtown this morning, and a locally familiar face is in the lineup. One of the new Assistant Chiefs is Southwest Precinct commander Capt. Steve Wilske, as announced via SPD Blotter this[…]
  • West Duwamish Trail extension celebration: It’s open! March 8, 2015
    Thanks to Don Brubeck from West Seattle Bike Connections for sharing that photo of the ribbon-cutting this morning at the West Duwamish Trail extension. As explained by SDOT: In addition to the bike trail, the project includes other much needed improvements in South Park-the installation of a storm drain system and the improvement of a[…]
  • Student approached while headed to school bus stop March 5, 2015
    You might have read about this on the Yahoo! mailing list this morning – then this afternoon, Seattle Police published this on SPD Blotter: Police are investigating a possible luring incident in the South Park neighborhood where a man followed around a 14-year-old girl, who was waiting for a school bus Wednesday morning. The girl[…]
  • Zumba-Thon at Concord School this afternoon/evening! March 4, 2015
    Fun(draiser) at Concord today, for your nearest YMCA – here’s the announcement: West Seattle & Fauntleroy YMCA Annual Campaign ZUMBA-THON(r) Wednesday, March 4th, 4:00 to 6:00pm Get your heart pumping, feet stomping and hips shaking while you dance for a great cause. This fundraiser supports the youth in our community by providing scholarships for summer[…]
  • West Duwamish Trail celebration planned March 7th February 26, 2015
    Almost party time!