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  • House at 12th/Elmgrove about to be barged away April 21, 2014
    After 95 years, that 980-square-foot cottage is about to be moved from its spot on the South Park riverfront at 12th Avenue South and South Elmgrove. It’s up on blocks and wheels, preparing for a move that’s scheduled to start early tomorrow, to make room for a future pocket park. The house will be loaded[…]
  • Duwamish Alive! on the water and on shore April 19, 2014
    (TSPN photo by Tracy Record) Hundreds of volunteers worked at 11 sites in South Park, West Seattle, Georgetown, and Tukwila today as part of Duwamish Alive! – a twice-yearly day of volunteer cleanup/restoration work to help the Duwamish River and its watershed/feeder waterways. One of the busiest sites this morning was Duwamish Waterway Park (above).[…]
  • Duwamish Alive! Sign up to help in South Park (or elsewhere) next Saturday April 13, 2014
    View Duwamish Alive! 2014 in a larger map The spring edition of Duwamish Alive! – one big 12-site work party to help the river and its watershed – is next Saturday, and it’s prime time for you to choose where you can and will help out 10 am-2 pm on April 19th. Each tree on[…]
  • Gunfire in South Park April 13, 2014
    Police are in the 14th and Donovan vicinity investigating reports of gunfire. No one is reported to have been shot or otherwise injured, but an officer reported over the radio that she had found shell casings. Circumstances unknown, but just before this, officers had been investigating a reported fight in the 8800 block of 14th[…]
  • West Duwamish Trail project going out to bid April 10, 2014
    The $3 million-plus West Duwamish Trail project – on South Portland Street between West Marginal Way South and 8th Ave South, and on 8th Ave South from South Portland Street to South Kenyon Street – is going out to bid. The notice is in today’s Daily Journal of Commerce (though most of the DJC is[…]
  • Gala benefiting Concord International School on April 26th April 10, 2014
    Shared on the South Park Yahoo! list: THE CONCORD CENTENNIAL This adult-only event celebrates the 100th anniversary of our school and raises much needed funds to support programs that serve Concord students and families. The evening will feature dinner, drinks, a folkloric dance performance, and music by the West Seattle Community Orchestras, DJ Dave McGraw, […]
  • South Park sightings at the city’s Neighborhood Summit April 6, 2014
    South Park was among the many communities represented at today’s Neighborhood Summit downtown. We spotted SP Neighborhood Association president Dagmar Cronn there – which reminds us that the next SPNA meeting is 7 pm Tuesday at the Neighborhood Center. Also seen, Cari Simson, who says roadside-raingarden construction starts next week: P.S. Have you taken the […]
  • South Park Spring Clean set for May 3rd April 4, 2014
    Less than one month away! Spring has arrived! Help give South Park a thorough spring cleaning to prepare for the warm weather. Activities include trash pick-up, storm drain stenciling, blackberry removal, and graffiti removal. Snacks will be provided! Date: Saturday, May 3 Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Location: Meet at the South Park Community[…]
  • Police investigate reported luring attempts in South Park April 4, 2014
    A South Park resident reports that a man driving a red Chevy Blazer tried to lure at least three middle-school-age girls into his vehicle on Wednesday afternoon, in and near the 500 block of South Cloverdale St., which isn’t far from Concord International Elementary School. The suspect was described only as “short, Mexican, about 30[…]
  • South Transfer Station to change hours, stay open later March 31, 2014
    The new South Transfer Station will soon stay open later in the evening, in hopes that will help encourage people in the north end to use it until their new transfer station is open. That’s according to this message from Seattle Public Utilities, shared by SNPA president Dagmar Cronn via the South Park Yahoo! mail[…]