Category Archives: Around the city

Exploring Municipal Broadband in Seattle with Chris Mitchell

The City of Seattle realizes there is a need for increased broadband throughout the city and Mayor Murray has outlined his path forward in the Broadband Initiative, including the potential for municipal broadband option. LUNCH & LEARN: Chris Mitchell on Community-owned Networks — Exploring the Realities of a Municipally-owned Seattle Broadband Provider Seattle City Hall…

Trader Joe’s coming soon to Shoreline near Broadview

Opening  in 2015 at the Shoreline Marketplace shopping center, formerly occupied by a Haggen/TOP Food grocery store, is a 52,622-square-foot development. This picture was off Face Book Fan page. The fans worked years to get Trader Joe’s North…. Parking should be easier in Shoreline than the Ballard location. Thank you.  link to Seattle Times Business…

Local Plant Sale

The Northwest Horticultural Society is having their Annual Fall Plant Sale Friday, September 12th, 11:00 to 5:00 and Saturday, the 13th, 10:00 to 2:00. The sale is held at North Seattle Community College. North Seattle Community College’s Arts & Sciences Garage. If you are looking for interesting and uncommon plants, this is the place. 2014 Grower…

It’s that time of year again-Gardening- Plant Sales!

2014 King County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Preview Party, Sat. May 3, and Sun. May 4. Find plants from Master Gardeners and specialty growers, get free garden design consultations and quick tips, personal shopping advice from experienced Master Gardeners, and garden art and more from select vendors. See the veggie catalogs and tomato list…

Can you help with finding foster homes for local Seattle cat rescue?

  I am the manager for Animal Talk Rescue. A no-kill, non profit cat rescue in Seattle. We used to be located in the Roosevelt neighborhood of Seattle, but are temporarily in limbo while we construct our new location in North Seattle. All of our cats and kittens are in foster homes, but we are…

Local Artisan Produces Goods Right in Broadview

                  Did you know we have local artisan whose operations are right in the heart of Broadview?  Laarni Mejino of Laarni and Tita produces all of her beautiful bags, wristlets, and other carry-alls right in her Broadview basement studio.  I’ve lived across from Laarni and her family…

Local Nonprofit partners with Grocery Outlet to help the needy

Did you know that Fallen Brothers Seattle – a local nonprofit organization that picks up food and delivers to area food banks, shelters, and tent city is stationed right here in Broadview?  Sid Andrews and Hilda Andrews, founders of Fallen Brothers Seattle, have lived in Broadview for almost 40 years.  Their dedication to homeless and…

Public FAQ concerning I-502

Email to Broadview CC from Terrie Johnston, SPD Crime Prevention Coordinator The following information is being released on the SPD Blotter today as a sort of public FAQ regarding the recent passage of Initiative 502. Marijwhatnow? A Guide to Legal Marijuana Use In Seattle The people have spoken. Voters have passed Initiative 502 and beginning…

Broadview Neighbors, looking for fun activities to get through these winter days?

Looking for some new activities while waiting for our warmer days? I recently stopped by a new book store  Book Larder.  It opened last October and is located in the upper Fremont area.   What a great book store!  As big book chain stores close one wonders how a new small book store will do in…

Northwest News Bits-Seattle 2012 Budget

 The 2012 budget process begins, and we need to hear from you!, Council News Release, 9/26/11  Designing a city budget is a mighty undertaking, one that requires considerable time, effort, the careful ordering of priorities and input from citizens. Over the past three years, the Council has had to make difficult choices in order to…