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Neighborhood Matching Fund workshop at PNA Jan. 31

If you’re interested in applying to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund to help fund a community-building project, there’s a workshop from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.

    Neighborhood Matching Fund workshop at PNA Jan. 31
    If you're interested in applying to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods' Neighborhood Matching Fund to help fund a community-building project, there's a workshop from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Each workshop will provide an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a strong application, and the review process.
    https://phinneywood.com

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Round 2: 100+ events in Seattle area Sunday to promote women’s rights, social justice

• Greenwood: Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave N., 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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• Pioneer Square: Amplifier Impact Hub, 220 Second Ave. S., 12:30 to 5 p.m.

• Central District: Casa Latina, 317 17th Ave. S., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    Round 2: 100+ events in Seattle area Sunday to promote women's rights, social justice
    Following the Seattle Women's March, businesses and nonprofits are hosting gatherings ranging from potlucks to panel discussions to performances to keep the activism going. Share story From Seattle to Sammamish, nonprofits and businesses will host a series of activism gatherings Sunday - Round 2 after Saturday's Seattle Women's March - for people who want to change politics or promote social justice.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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Watch video of Woodland Park Zoo’s new sloth bear cubs

Previous post: City approves rezone of 7009 Greenwood Ave. N. for added height for housing development, public hearing scheduled for Feb. 15

    Watch video of Woodland Park Zoo's new sloth bear cubs
    Woodland Park Zoo's twin sloth bear cubs, born on Dec. 27, remain off view in the maternal den with 14-year-old mom, Tasha, but the zoo has provided a short clip of the family. Zoo staff are monitoring the babies through a live web cam to make sure they are thriving.
    https://phinneywood.com

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Briefs: Thunder, mystery noise, Subway bike robbery, Captain America and more…

– PHINNEY APARTMENTS: The city has approved a rezone for the Phinney property at 7009 Greenwood Ave. N., boosting the high limit up to 65 feet. An apartment complex is planned.

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– SUBWAY BIKE ROBBERY: Police responded to the 4500 block of 9th Ave. NW on Tuesday night for a report of a robbery. According to the scanner, the Subway was robbed at gunpoint, and the suspect was seen escaping on… one of those green rental bikes. (Thanks Silver for the tip.)

– FREMONT OFFICE: That prominent Fremont corner where Stone, 34th and Northlake come together — right next to the Burke Gilman trail — will become the site of a new office development. It will feature a pass-through for pedestrian and cyclists and a rooftop deck.

    Briefs: Thunder, mystery noise, Subway bike robbery, Captain America and more...
    THUNDER: Did you hear all the thunder last night? A lightning strike was detected in Wallingford near the QFC, but no damage was reported. There were no strikes detected in the Ballard area. - MYSTERY NOISE: My Ballard reader Noreen sent us a note asking about all the noise near 65th and 24th in the morning hours.
    http://www.myballard.com

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City approves rezone of 7009 Greenwood Ave. N. for added height for housing development, public hearing scheduled for Feb. 15

City approves rezone of 7009 Greenwood Ave. N. for added height for housing development, public hearing scheduled for Feb. 15

    City approves rezone of 7009 Greenwood Ave. N. for added height for housing development, public hearing scheduled for Feb. 15
    Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections has recommended rezoning a 12,185 square foot parcel of land at 7009 Greenwood Ave. N. from Neighborhood Commercial 2 with a 40-foot height limit to Neighborhood Commercial 2 with a 65-foot height limit.
    https://phinneywood.com

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Learn about the Neighborhood Matching Fund at upcoming workshops

Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N

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Montlake Community Center, 1618 Calhoun St.

Columbia City Library, 4721 Rainier Ave S

    Learn about the Neighborhood Matching Fund at upcoming workshops
    The Neighborhood Matching Fund, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, is hosting three workshops for those interested in applying to the fund. Each workshop will provide an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a strong application, and the review process. Neighborhood and community groups interested in the fund are invited to ...
    http://frontporch.seattle.gov

Jan 12

Art walk, family jazz concert, folk music, healing drum circle, MLK Day events this weekend

Town Hall Seattle and the Phinney Center present Johnaye Kendrick in a Saturday Family Concert at 11 a.m. Saturday in the PNA’s Brick Building, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Admission is $5 for adults, children 12 and under are free.

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Pacific Northwest Folklore Society presents Marvelous Minstrel Boys at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Healing Drum Circle at 11 a.m. Monday at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St.

    Art walk, family jazz concert, folk music, healing drum circle, MLK Day events this weekend
    PhinneyWood Art Up Chow Down Art Walk from 6-9 p.m. Friday at dozens of galleries and other venues throughout Phinney Ridge and Greenwood. Check out the Art Walk website for full details of participating artists and a map. Pacific Northwest Folklore Society presents Marvelous Minstrel Boys at 7:30 p.m.
    https://phinneywood.com

Jan 11

  • Construction permit

    Construct alterations to existing garage (covert portion to office space), subject to field inspection (STFI).

    6707 1st Ave. N.W. Issued January 9, 2018 Comment

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Community calendar: Last weekend for Andrew Wyeth at SAM; MOHAI Community Day; Georgetown Steam Plant Open House

SAT Jazz favorites and new compositions with the Johnaye Kendrick Quartet, 11 a.m. Saturday, Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $5, free for kids (townhallseattle.org).

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...to a variety of music with DJ, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Ballard Elks Club, 6411 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle; $50/all by reservation or $20/dance only at the door after 8:30...

SAT Dance class, 7:30 p.m., dance party, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, DanceSport International Studio, 6344 N.E. 74th St., Seattle; $12 (dancesportseattle.com/calendar.html).

WED Six-week dance classes for all ages, no partner needed, beginning East Coast swing, 7 p.m., beginning Viennese Waltz, 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, West Seattle Senior Center, 4217 S.W. Oregon St., Seattle; $50/each 6-week series (206-932-4044, ext. 1).

MON Authors Molly Gore and Lisa Vega discuss “Making Chocolate,” 6:30 p.m. Monday, Book Larder, 4252 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle; free, preregister (206-397-4271 or booklarder.com).

SAT-SUN How to prune Japanese Maples, 10 a.m. Saturday; tips and tricks to grow houseplants, 11 a.m. Sunday, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com/).

SAT-SUN Bring in houseplants for free repotting, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends through January; West Seattle Nursery, 5275 California Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-935-9276 or westseattlenursery.com).

...tree or less, up to 3 trees per vehicle, through Jan. 31, North Transfer Station, 1350 N. 34th St., and South Transfer Station, 130 S. Kenyon St., Seattle (seattle.gov/util...

...vehicle, through Jan. 31, North Transfer Station, 1350 N. 34th St., and South Transfer Station, 130 S. Kenyon St., Seattle (seattle.gov/util...

...alive, workshops, games, music, food, 11 a.m. Saturday, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, 2200 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Seattle (206-551-7316 or parkways.seattle.gov...

SUN Music by Kim Archer and Dean Reichert, Interfaith Amigos Iman Jamal Rahman, Rabbi Ted Falcon and Pastor Dave Brown each reflect on a favorite MLK quote, 5 p.m. Sunday, Interfaith Community Church, 1763 N.W. 62nd St., Seattle; free donations for musicians collected (253-951-9870).

...activities, for all ages, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle (206-518-6000 or naamnw.org/events...

FRI Sea Chanteys and other songs celebrate our connections to the sea and sailors, easy to learn and sing, 8 p.m. Friday, Virginia V Steamer, 860 Terry Ave. N., Suite 223, Seattle; free (nwseaport.org/).

...Mountain Express” in IMAX, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Monday, Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle; $11.95-$21.95, additional charge for IMAX movies (206-443-2001 or pacificsciencecenter...

...of Horror Film,” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP), 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $17-$33 (206-770-2700 or mopop.org...

SUN Operatic performances ranging from the Baroque era to a Gluck Reform opera, 3 p.m. Sunday, West Seattle Branch Library, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (206-684-7444 or spl.org).

...p.m. Saturday, 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday; Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle; $18/advance, $20/day of show, ages 11 and younger free (weddingshow.com...

SAT Workshop with Sarri Gilman, author of “Transform Your Boundaries,” 11 a.m. Saturday, East West Bookshop, 6407 12th Ave. N.E., Seattle; $40 (206-523-3726 or eastwestbookshop.com).

    Community calendar: Last weekend for Andrew Wyeth at SAM; MOHAI Community Day; Georgetown Steam Plant Open House
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Jan. 12-18, 2018. Share story SAT-SUN Information, vendors, souvenirs, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, Skagit Eagle Festival Information Station, 45821 Railroad Ave., Concrete; Eagle Watcher Stations with volunteers, binoculars, spotting scopes, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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  • Trespass

    6800 block of Greenwood Av N. January 6, 2018 @ 1:02 a.m. Comment

Jan 08

20 dumpster fires set in north Seattle neighborhoods since December 21

...in the central business district of Magnolia, and in a dumpster behind a Starbucks at 312 N 67th Street in Phinney Ridge...

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The four newest fires included one that ignited material in a dumpster at 5425 Russell Avenue NW in Old Ballard and 4704 17th Avenue NW. That's a block north of the...

...that ignited material in a dumpster at 5425 Russell Avenue NW in Old Ballard and 4704 17th Avenue NW. That's a block north of the Burke-Gilman Trail. The two other fires broke...

Those fires follow two other arsons reported on Saturday, including one that flamed up outside two Greenwood restaurants on 300 NW 85th Street. That fire spread to a wall, creating $500 in damages.

    20 dumpster fires set in north Seattle neighborhoods since December 21
    SEATTLE -- Someone set four more dumpster fires Sunday in Seattle's Phinney Ridge, Ballard and Magnolia neighborhoods. The fires are the latest in a string of at least 20 fires that have been intentionally set in north Seattle dumpsters since December 21, 2017.
    http://q13fox.com

Jan 07

Two dumpster fires in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood in less than a day, and more than a dozen in Ballard in the last few weeks

Then today at 2:26 p.m., fire crews responded to a fire in the dumpster outside Red Mill Burgers at 312 N. 67th St.

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At 6:20 p.m. Saturday, fire crews responded to a dumpster fire at 301 NW 85th St., at Taqueria Tequila and Stacia’s Pizza.

    Two dumpster fires in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood in less than a day, and more than a dozen in Ballard in the last few weeks
    The Seattle Fire Department is investigating a series of dumpster fires that appeared to have been intentionally set in Ballard over the last few weeks. Now, two dumpster fires have occurred in our neighborhood since Saturday night. At 6:20 p.m. Saturday, fire crews responded to a dumpster fire at 301 NW 85th St., at Taqueria Tequila and Stacia's Pizza.
    https://phinneywood.com

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Film, preschool open house, comedy showcase and the blues in Phinney-Greenwood this weekend

Open House for the Phinney Neighborhood Preschool Co-op for Three’s and Pre-K classes from 2:30-4:30 Saturday, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.

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January Film, “De Lovely,” at 1 p.m. Friday at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St.

Kortney’s (Stand-Up Style) Comedy Showcase at 8 p.m. Saturday at Naked City Brewery and Taphouse, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N.

First Sundays Blues Open Jam Session at 7 p.m. Sunday at Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

    Film, preschool open house, comedy showcase and the blues in Phinney-Greenwood this weekend
    It seems like a pretty quiet weekend in the neighborhood to start off the new year. Here's what's happening; check our Events calendar any time for more. January Film, "De Lovely," at 1 p.m. Friday at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St.
    https://phinneywood.com

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Retirement party brings dozens of Phinney Ridge neighbors out in the cold this morning

If you were wondering why there was a group of about 30 people standing at the corner of North 67th Street and 1st Avenue NW at 7:30 this morning, it’s because neighbors were throwing a retirement party of sorts for Mary Anne Kelly on her last day of work.

    Retirement party brings dozens of Phinney Ridge neighbors out in the cold this morning
    If you were wondering why there was a group of about 30 people standing at the corner of North 67th Street and 1st Avenue NW at 7:30 this morning, it's because neighbors were throwing a retirement party of sorts for Mary Anne Kelly on her last day of work.
    https://phinneywood.com

Jan 04

A Delicious Layer Of Melted Cheese Tops These Foods — And Your Food Bucket List

You can enjoy the Fire and Scrape raclette pop up every Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Whit’s End, 6510 Phinney Ave N on Phinney Ridge. First come, first served, no reservations. Kids and dogs welcome.

    A Delicious Layer Of Melted Cheese Tops These Foods - And Your Food Bucket List
    Imagine a wheel of semi-soft cheese, flamed until it's deliciously bubbly, then expertly scraped off onto meat, potatoes, vegetables, sandwiches, and other foods. This is raclette (pronounced "rack-klet") and there's only one company in Seattle offering it regularly. Bonus: they're nearby. Every Wednesday evening, from 5 p.m.
    http://www.seattlegreenlaker.com

Jan 03

Town Hall events at Phinney Center in January and February

As Town Hall Seattle continues to renovate its 100-year-old building downtown, it is bringing its programming out into the neighborhoods, including ours. Here’s what’s on tap in January and February. All take place at the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., and all cost $5.

    Town Hall events at Phinney Center in January and February
    As Town Hall Seattle continues to renovate its 100-year-old building downtown, it is bringing its programming out into the neighborhoods, including ours. Here's what's on tap in January and February. All take place at the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., and all cost $5. Saturday Family Concerts: Johnaye Kendrick at 11 a.m.
    https://phinneywood.com

Dec 31

  • Demolition permit

    Demolish single family residence, portions of existing foundation to remain, Subject to Field Inspection (STFI).

    507 N. 72nd St. Issued December 29, 2017 Comment
  • Construction permit

    Establish use as single family residence and construct single family residence on existing foundation, per plan.

    507 N. 72nd St. Issued December 29, 2017 Comment

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  • Construction permit

    Construct voluntary seismic upgrades to single family residence, per subject to field inspection (STFI).

    525 N. 71st St. Issued December 27, 2017 Comment

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Check out the wild night lights in Phinney Ridge

The glowing monkey decorations can also be found in more than 200 businesses along Phinney Avenue North and Greenwood Avenue North.

    Check out the wild night lights in Phinney Ridge
    Sketched Dec. 14, 2017 You have to come sketch the Phinney Ridge monkeys! Wait, what? Although Phinney Ridge is home to the Woodland Park Zoo, the neighbors who started telling me about this three years ago weren't talking about real...
    https://www.seattletimes.com

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Caroling, holiday theater and concerts in Greenwood-Phinney Ridge this weekend

Caroling Under Gary’s Canopy at 5 p.m. Saturday at Gary’s Greenwood Auto Repair, 7414 Greenwood Ave. N. It’s free but they’ll pass the hat for The Seattle Times Fund for the Needy.

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Couth Buzzard, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., is busy this weekend as usual, hosting Jim Page and Orville Johnson in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday; and Winter’s Return — A Celebration in Music with Pint & Dale & Tania Opland & Mike Freeman at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St., continues its holiday productions of “A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration” on the Jewell Mainstage and “A Charlie Brown Christmas” in the Isaac Studio.

The Greenwood Senior Center presents an Early Stage Memory Loss Programs Benefit Concert from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at 525 N. 85th St.

    Caroling, holiday theater and concerts in Greenwood-Phinney Ridge this weekend
    Here are a few things happening in Greenwood and Phinney Ridge this weekend. Check our Events calendar for more. Couth Buzzard, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., is busy this weekend as usual, hosting Jim Page and Orville Johnson in concert at 7:30 p.m.
    https://phinneywood.com

Dec 15

Le Merde boutique closing at the end of the month, looking for a new space

Le Merde clothing and art boutique at 7315 Greenwood Ave. N. is closing at the end of December.

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Previous post: Comment on any environmental issues for 119 N. 85th St. housing project by Dec. 27

    Le Merde boutique closing at the end of the month, looking for a new space
    Le Merde clothing and art boutique at 7315 Greenwood Ave. N. is closing at the end of December. Owner Debi Boyette is looking for a new space in the neighborhood, so we'll keep you posted on any reopening plans. comments
    https://phinneywood.com

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