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  • Duwamish Alive! coming up October 17th – signed up yet? October 8, 2015
    Those are the sites where you can help Seattle’s Only River by joining in this fall’s edition of Duwamish Alive! – 10 am-2 pm on October 17th. But organizers would love to hear from you ASAP, so use this list to choose one of the sites and sign up ASAP.
  • ‘Incubator’ in South Park gets $100,000 boost October 2, 2015
    Announced today by the mayor’s office: Mayor Ed Murray today celebrates National Manufacturing Day with an announcement that Industry Space Seattle, LLC will receive a $100,000 award to create an incubator to benefit multiple emerging manufacturing businesses. Industry Space Seattle owns 47,500 square feet of industrial space to be used as an incubator to develop[…]
  • Spooktacular Bingo set for October 17th in South Park October 1, 2015
    Mark your calendar for Spooktacular Bingo! Announcement just received: When: Saturday, October 17th. Doors open at 6 pm, Bingo starts at 7 pm. Where: South Park Neighborhood Center, 8201 10th Ave S Rainbow Bingo – not your Grandma’s Bingo! This is a super fun FUNdraiser for those 21 or older. A night of laughter, food,[…]
  • Mayor at South Park Community Center on Friday September 18, 2015
    You might see a bit of extra activity around the city-run Community Center on Friday – Mayor Ed Murray is headed back to South Park for a budget announcement: Ahead of his 2016 City Budget proposal, Mayor Ed Murray will unveil the first full year of funding for the Seattle Parks District, which was approved[…]
  • Fiestas Patrias parade and festival this Saturday! September 18, 2015
    One of South Park’s liveliest annual events is coming up on Saturday – the Fiestas Patrias parade, starting at 11 am, followed by the afternoon-long festival. Info’s here. Our video/photo coverage from last year is here.
  • Seattle Public Schools closed today because of strike September 9, 2015
    In case you hadn’t heard yet – the Seattle Education Association is on strike, which means Seattle Public Schools are NOT opening today as scheduled. That includes the one public-school campus in South Park, Concord International School. Instead, as with all the other schools around the city, SEA members will be picketing, 8:30 am-3 pm.
  • TUESDAY: Secrets of efficient 911 calls August 24, 2015
    Happening tomorrow (with a preview for another crime/safety-related event next month), as announced on the Yahoo! list by Lora Suggs: 911 BEST PRACTICES You will be surprised to learn what you didn’t know about calling 911 effectively and for best results. Come to learn: • When to call • How calls are prioritized. • What[…]
  • HAPPENING NOW: Fire Station 26 open house August 22, 2015
    If you’re not already there … we just received this from Seattle Fire: The Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to check out the completed seismic and safety upgrade of Seattle’s Fire Station 26, located at 800 S. Cloverdale St. in the South Park neighborhood, during an[…]
  • UPDATE: Fire at vacant house in South Park; 14th Ave. S. blamed on ‘transient activity’ August 17, 2015
    (Added 6:55 am – Seattle Fire Department photo) 6:22 AM: One person just texted us, wondering if there was a fire call, as the smell of smoke in the air was strong enough to wake them up. Yes, Seattle Fire is at 16th and Donovan, and says a vacant house there is on fire. It’s[…]
  • Scenes from Water Festival, Day 1, and a look ahead to Day 2 August 16, 2015
    The first day of the Water Festival at Duwamish Waterway Park – presented by ECOSS in connection with the summer-long Duwamish Revealed celebration – is about to culminate in a lantern ceremony, after a day of lantern-making, food, and entertainment. An ongoing music/dance showcase this afternoon featured a variety of performers – while we were[…]