Author Archives: Dale Johnson

Here’s How You Can Fund a Local Street Improvement

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is  now accepting proposals to the Neighborhood Park and Street Fund (NPSF) which supports improvements to neighborhood parks and streets proposed by the community. The deadline for applications is February 8, 2016. The NPSF can be used for projects valued up to $90,000. Examples of park projects include minor playground…

Holiday Greetings and Best Wishes for 2016!

Our warmest best wishes for the holidays to our readers and our community! May the magic and the wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year.

Increased Package Thefts at the Holidays

Most years there is a spike of residential burglaries around the holidays.  The thieves know there is more to steal.  This year there is an increase in reports of thieves stealing packages delivered to front porches.  Why risk all the possible problems associated with breaking and entering when you can follow the delivery truck and scoop up…

Why Is There So Much Prostitution On Aurora Avenue In Seattle?

An article on this topic appeared on the KUOW website.  It is not news to our neighborhood but still informative. Here is the link. http://kuow.org/post/why-there-so-much-prostitution-aurora-avenue-seattle

Crime Prevention Tips For the Holiday Season

The Seattle Police Department has some tips on helping to prevent crime at the holidays.  There seems to be a spike of burglaries and car prowls at this time of year. ______________________________________________________ When parking your vehicle to go shopping, remember where you parked it! Always park in a well lit and well traveled area. Do…

Information About the Backyard Cottage Meeting

Yesterday Seattle City Council Member Mike O’Brien sponsored a meeting about some changes he is interested in  proposing to the rules about backyard cottages.  There were some news articles about the meeting, in case you didn’t go or read about it. Crosscut reported here KPLU reported here.    

Broadview Co-Op Preschool Winter Openings

The Broadview Co-Op Preschool has some openings for its Pre3 class for winter. More information is available on their blog. Click on poster for larger view.

Broadview-Thomson PTA Tree Sale

The PTA at Broadview-Thomson K-8 is again having a tree sale this year.  Below is their announcement. The Holiday Tree Farm is celebrating it’s Fourth Anniversary with NEW DATES and NEW TIMES!  Due to overwhelming demand, we will be open Thanksgiving weekend on November 28 & 29 and again on December 5 & 6.   In addition, we will have our very…

Design Review for Building at N135th St. and Linden Ave. N

A proposal to build a 6 story residential structure on the south side of N 135th St. at Linden Ave. N will have an Early Design Guidance Review Meeting on December 7 at 6:30 PM at the Ballard Community Center, 6020 28th Ave. NW.  The Department of Planning and Development notice of the meeting is located…

Thank You Broadview Drivers

Recently a message by Joey Shyloski  appeared in Nextdoor  Broadview that nicely made some points about safe driving, that is copied below. —————————————————————————————- This is a thank-you note to all the good drivers in Broadview! While much of Seattle is choked with parked cars and narrow lanes, we’re lucky to have wide streets and plenty of places…

Author Archives: Dale Johnson

Here’s How You Can Fund a Local Street Improvement

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is  now accepting proposals to the Neighborhood Park and Street Fund (NPSF) which supports improvements to neighborhood parks and streets proposed by the community. The deadline for applications is February 8, 2016. The NPSF can be used for projects valued up to $90,000. Examples of park projects include minor playground…

Holiday Greetings and Best Wishes for 2016!

Our warmest best wishes for the holidays to our readers and our community! May the magic and the wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year.

Increased Package Thefts at the Holidays

Most years there is a spike of residential burglaries around the holidays.  The thieves know there is more to steal.  This year there is an increase in reports of thieves stealing packages delivered to front porches.  Why risk all the possible problems associated with breaking and entering when you can follow the delivery truck and scoop up…

Why Is There So Much Prostitution On Aurora Avenue In Seattle?

An article on this topic appeared on the KUOW website.  It is not news to our neighborhood but still informative. Here is the link. http://kuow.org/post/why-there-so-much-prostitution-aurora-avenue-seattle

Crime Prevention Tips For the Holiday Season

The Seattle Police Department has some tips on helping to prevent crime at the holidays.  There seems to be a spike of burglaries and car prowls at this time of year. ______________________________________________________ When parking your vehicle to go shopping, remember where you parked it! Always park in a well lit and well traveled area. Do…

Information About the Backyard Cottage Meeting

Yesterday Seattle City Council Member Mike O’Brien sponsored a meeting about some changes he is interested in  proposing to the rules about backyard cottages.  There were some news articles about the meeting, in case you didn’t go or read about it. Crosscut reported here KPLU reported here.    

Broadview Co-Op Preschool Winter Openings

The Broadview Co-Op Preschool has some openings for its Pre3 class for winter. More information is available on their blog. Click on poster for larger view.

Broadview-Thomson PTA Tree Sale

The PTA at Broadview-Thomson K-8 is again having a tree sale this year.  Below is their announcement. The Holiday Tree Farm is celebrating it’s Fourth Anniversary with NEW DATES and NEW TIMES!  Due to overwhelming demand, we will be open Thanksgiving weekend on November 28 & 29 and again on December 5 & 6.   In addition, we will have our very…

Design Review for Building at N135th St. and Linden Ave. N

A proposal to build a 6 story residential structure on the south side of N 135th St. at Linden Ave. N will have an Early Design Guidance Review Meeting on December 7 at 6:30 PM at the Ballard Community Center, 6020 28th Ave. NW.  The Department of Planning and Development notice of the meeting is located…

Thank You Broadview Drivers

Recently a message by Joey Shyloski  appeared in Nextdoor  Broadview that nicely made some points about safe driving, that is copied below. —————————————————————————————- This is a thank-you note to all the good drivers in Broadview! While much of Seattle is choked with parked cars and narrow lanes, we’re lucky to have wide streets and plenty of places…

Author Archives: Dale Johnson

Here’s How You Can Fund a Local Street Improvement

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is  now accepting proposals to the Neighborhood Park and Street Fund (NPSF) which supports improvements to neighborhood parks and streets proposed by the community. The deadline for applications is February 8, 2016. The NPSF can be used for projects valued up to $90,000. Examples of park projects include minor playground…

Holiday Greetings and Best Wishes for 2016!

Our warmest best wishes for the holidays to our readers and our community! May the magic and the wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year.

Increased Package Thefts at the Holidays

Most years there is a spike of residential burglaries around the holidays.  The thieves know there is more to steal.  This year there is an increase in reports of thieves stealing packages delivered to front porches.  Why risk all the possible problems associated with breaking and entering when you can follow the delivery truck and scoop up…

Why Is There So Much Prostitution On Aurora Avenue In Seattle?

An article on this topic appeared on the KUOW website.  It is not news to our neighborhood but still informative. Here is the link. http://kuow.org/post/why-there-so-much-prostitution-aurora-avenue-seattle

Crime Prevention Tips For the Holiday Season

The Seattle Police Department has some tips on helping to prevent crime at the holidays.  There seems to be a spike of burglaries and car prowls at this time of year. ______________________________________________________ When parking your vehicle to go shopping, remember where you parked it! Always park in a well lit and well traveled area. Do…

Information About the Backyard Cottage Meeting

Yesterday Seattle City Council Member Mike O’Brien sponsored a meeting about some changes he is interested in  proposing to the rules about backyard cottages.  There were some news articles about the meeting, in case you didn’t go or read about it. Crosscut reported here KPLU reported here.    

Broadview Co-Op Preschool Winter Openings

The Broadview Co-Op Preschool has some openings for its Pre3 class for winter. More information is available on their blog. Click on poster for larger view.

Broadview-Thomson PTA Tree Sale

The PTA at Broadview-Thomson K-8 is again having a tree sale this year.  Below is their announcement. The Holiday Tree Farm is celebrating it’s Fourth Anniversary with NEW DATES and NEW TIMES!  Due to overwhelming demand, we will be open Thanksgiving weekend on November 28 & 29 and again on December 5 & 6.   In addition, we will have our very…

Design Review for Building at N135th St. and Linden Ave. N

A proposal to build a 6 story residential structure on the south side of N 135th St. at Linden Ave. N will have an Early Design Guidance Review Meeting on December 7 at 6:30 PM at the Ballard Community Center, 6020 28th Ave. NW.  The Department of Planning and Development notice of the meeting is located…

Thank You Broadview Drivers

Recently a message by Joey Shyloski  appeared in Nextdoor  Broadview that nicely made some points about safe driving, that is copied below. —————————————————————————————- This is a thank-you note to all the good drivers in Broadview! While much of Seattle is choked with parked cars and narrow lanes, we’re lucky to have wide streets and plenty of places…