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Greenwood’s Taproot Theater Expansion Rises from the Ashes…

November 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Greenwood Fire, Phinney Ridge

One year after the October 23, 2009, arson in Greenwood, a mural covers the site of the former Eleanor Roosevelt Building, its centerpiece a phoenix promising a return from the ashes. Taproot Theatre Company, which owns the property, has been actively working on plans for that return. Those plans go to the Northwest Design Review […]

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Seattle’s Taproot Theatre Roars back to Life.

February 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Greenwood Fire, Phinney Ridge, Theater

Fall in Seattle was a sad season, with the unbelievable realization that an arsonist had destroyed one of the Greenwood / Phinney Ridge most beloved cultural institutions. The arson devestation to neighborhood businesses and the Taproot theatre was both shocking and sobering. Winter is a new season, and like a sparkling cover of fresh snow, […]

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Greenwood Arson Community Meeting Packs the House

November 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Greenwood, Greenwood Fire

Concerned Greenwood neighborhood residents packed the Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church this evening for a community meeting with city fire and police officials on the string of arson fires plaguing the community. The latest of these fires occurred late Sunday night, and early Monday morning, bringing the total to 14 since last June. Assistant Fire Chief […]

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Greenwood Arson Prevention Meeting Goes Over Capacity

November 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Greenwood, Greenwood Fire

Tuesday night’s community meeting about the wave of arsons plaguing Greenwood was so well-attended that the basement of Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church reached capacity. About 15 minutes into the meeting, city councilmember Jean Godden arrived, announcing that 100-150 more people were waiting upstairs. A second meeting took place later, to accommodate all the neighbors who […]

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Arson Prevention in Greenwood – Town Hall Meeting Tuesday

November 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Greenwood, Greenwood Fire

From the Greenwood Community Council: Concerned Greenwood residents and friends, For information about the recent arsons in our Greenwood neighborhood and to learn what you can do to help prevent arson, the Seattle Fire Department and the Seattle Police Department will present during a community meeting at 7:00 p.m. this Tuesday, November 10, at Phinney […]

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Seattle’s Greenwood Fire Was Arson.

October 29th, 2009 · No Comments · Greenwood, Greenwood Fire, Phinney Ridge

The Greenwood Fire which destroyed four Seattle businesses including the Taproot Theatre was declared an arson by the Seattle Fire Department today. Phinneyridge.org first began our reporting on the potential for arson on Sunday, October 25th, in a photo-essay linking the fire to four other arsons in the Greenwood neighborhood. Our hearts to out to […]

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Taproot Theatre – Greenwood Fire Update

October 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Greenwood, Greenwood Fire, Phinney Ridge

Taproot Theatre staff members continue operations after Friday’s fire, which caused significant damage and left the theatre unusable for an indefinite amount of time. Despite the fire, the theatre held closing weekend performances of Enchanted April, thanks to Seattle Children’s Theatre, which made its facilities available for Saturday’s two performances. The cast gave its first […]

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Greenwood Fire – Sunday October 25 Update. Arson a possibility?

October 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Greenwood Fire, Phinney Ridge

Scenes from the ongoing cleanup of Seattle’s Greenwood fire on Sunday. The cleanup and rebirth continues for the block and the Taproot Theatre: Greenwood Area 2009 Arson History – All Close to the Greenwood Fire…: August 13 – 108 NW 84th Street: Set fire spread to a home at approximately 4:31 p.m. A 50-year old […]

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Greenwood Fire Update – Evacuated Cats Return to Shelter

October 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Greenwood Fire, Phinney Ridge

On Sunday afternoon, ten of the cats evacuated from the Greenwood PAWS adoption shelter were returned to the Greenwood, from the Lynnwood temporary facility. Firefighters broke through the front glass of the storefront for PAWS when the Greenwood fire was raging to ensure the safety of the cats at the shelter. After being temporarily housed […]

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