Garage Sale to Support Broadview-Thomson Playground Project

The  Broadview-Thomson K-8 School PTA has a project to redesign and build the playground at the school.  The Broadview Community Playground Improvement Committee has completed the first phase of the playground design process, with 3 well-attended community meetings over the past year. In addition to grants from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods the committee is raising funds by local activities, including a community garage sale on Saturday August 8.  Below is a poster with details of the garage sale.

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Our Broadview neighborhood website/blog

First of all we would like to thank everyone for your support of this blog with your membership dues or readership.  We have been up and running since 2010. Everyone that works on this site is a volunteer from our hood. We try to keep our posts relevant and the tabs on the site like…

Heaven and Earth Art Exhibition at Carkeek Park

Again this year there is an outdoor art exhibition at Carkeek Park.  Since 2009 the Heaven and Earth exhibition has presented art for the public’s enjoyment.  This year’s exhibition has artworks on the theme “Propagation.” Here is a link to the online information about the exhibition.  It includes an interactive map showing the art works, and…

News announcement from Office of the Mayor on HALA today

Agreement will bring Affordable Housing to Neighborhoods Across Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Councilmember Mike O’Brien today hailed an unprecedented agreement that will lead to at least 50,000 new homes in Seattle, including 20,000 affordable homes, over the next 10 years. Affordable housing will be included in nearly every residential development across Seattle as the…

Seattle 2035: Draft Plan Published

SEATTLE – Today, the Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) released a Draft City of Seattle Comprehensive Plan.  Entitled Seattle 2035, the Draft Plan is now available for public comment.  This important milestone brings the City one step closer to completing an updated Comprehensive Plan – our roadmap for Seattle’s next 20 years. The…

Mayor Murray is coming to Greenwood

                                  Here’s a great opportunity to talk with the Mayor and Department Directors about how the City of Seattle works in the Greenwood area.  The Mayor and Department Directors are planning Seattle at Work visits to other neighborhoods throughout…

Mary’s Place Open House July 9

The new Mary’s Place Family Center is holding an open house at their location on Stone Ave. N and N 130th St. on July 9 at 5:30 PM.  Mayor Ed. Murray will attend.  

Broadview Charity Sale

Help support two local charities by stopping by the Armadillo 7th Annual Parking Lot Sale for Charity.  The event is Saturday, June 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet your neighbors, support two local charities, support a local business.   Here’s how it works:  sellers in the Armadillo parking lot donate 10% of their sales, and Armadillo…

Participate in Night Out 2015 on August 4th

It’s time to start thinking about holding a Night Out block event.  Each year many groups of neighbors have a potluck get together to socialize and maybe talk about crime prevention.  This year’s Night Out is on Tuesday August 4. “Night Out” is a national Crime Prevention event. Seattle has had a long history of supporting Night…

The War on Density

There are many neighborhood concerns on growth in Seattle including Broadview.  I thought I would share an article written by Josh Feith published today in Publicola at SeattleMet.  City Council Committee Restricts Density with Series of NIMBY Amendments | Seattle Politics | Seattle Met Retiring city council member Tom Rasmussen—he’s not running for reelection in this…