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  • West Duwamish Trail celebration planned March 7th February 26, 2015
    Almost party time!
  • Suspected chop shop under investigation on South Donovan February 25, 2015
    Published on SPD Blotter by Jonah Spangenthal-Lee today – an update on an investigation that started over the weekend: A burglar who tried to make his getaway on a bicycle in the South Park neighborhood Saturday afternoon led officers right to a half-dozen stripped down stolen cars and a suspected chop shop. Police received a[…]
  • Followup: South Park Bridge repairs under way February 24, 2015
    So far, so good for the South Park Bridge, after last Saturday’s breakdown. Update from King County: Repairs to a transmission pump that caused the South Park Bridge to close for several hours Saturday are now being completed by the bridge contractor. Upon closer inspection, engineers determined that repairs can be made locally. Once repairs[…]
  • Update: South Park Bridge back in service as of early Tuesday February 21, 2015
    11:42 AM: The South Park Bridge remains “stuck in the open position,” and has been that way most of the morning. No ETA for repairs yet, but we’re mentioning this in case you haven’t already heard. Whenever you refresh this page, it’ll show you the newest image from the 14th/Cloverdale traffic camera, so you can[…]
  • Update: Police investigation after woman found dead February 15, 2015
    9:10 AM: Seattle Police just tweeted: “Officers investigating after a body was found in 1200 block S Sullivan St. More details to come.” This started with what’s shown on the Seattle Fire log as a medical call just after 8 am. We’ll update when there’s more info. 10:23 AM: We are at the scene. Police[…]
  • February’s South Park Neighborhood Association meeting tonight February 10, 2015
    As announced by South Park Neighborhood Association co-chair Brooke O’Neill via the e-mail list: It’s time again for our monthly community meeting. Last month, everyone had a blast at our semiannual potluck, with great food, prizes, and fabulous music. This month, we’re back to business. Topics for (tonight) are: Getting a crosswalk across E. Marginal[…]
  • RSVP now for South Park Tree Walk January 29, 2015
    The city and Forterra are organizing a walking tour to see South Park’s trees – the announcement: Join us for a tour of some of South Park’s interesting and beautiful trees as we explore the importance of right tree, right place. The walk will take place at 10AM on February 21st. Meet in front of[…]
  • Rainbow Bingo coming to South Park! Debuting February 21st January 29, 2015
    You’re not going to want to wait to sign up for this: Rainbow Bingo is coming to South Park. Your first chance to play, eat, drink and have a fun evening is Saturday, February 21. Doors open at 6 pm, games start at 7 pm at the South Park Neighborhood Center. Our professional caller is[…]
  • First candidates’ forum for District 1 City Council race: Next week! January 27, 2015
    One week from Thursday, our partner site West Seattle Blog is presenting the first candidates’ forum in the District 1 City Council race to represent West Seattle/South Park. Three candidates are in the race right now – all WS residents, George Capestany, Amanda Kay Helmick, and Chas Redmond – after last week’s announcement by Councilmember[…]
  • Find out more about the Duwamish River cleanup plan, in 3 languages, tonight January 21, 2015
    From the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition: Tonight at Concord International School (723 S Concord St) is your opportunity to learn about EPA’s “Record of Decision”, their final cleanup plan for the Duwamish River. It is a step in the right direction – but there is still more to do! To keep working for an even[…]