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Earth Day 2017

April 22nd, 2017 · No Comments · Community Benefits, Green Lake, Greenwood, Parks, Phinney Ridge, Public Transit, Seattle Neighborhoods, Uncategorized, Zoo

Happy Earth Day! Check out these local events to celebrate and give back to our planet this Earth Day 2017: SCA Earth Day – Seattle, WA (Student Conservation Association) Saturday, April 22 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM ConServe Earth Day Celebration – Seattle, WA (Washington Park Arboretum) Saturday, April 22 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM […]

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Seattle Bus Service Cuts: An Open Letter to the Council

July 28th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Development Projects, Greenwood, Seattle Neighborhoods

With all the changes METRO has made and the increasing traffic, at this point it’s faster to take the bus from the north end of town to downtown than to take the bus from the Zoo to downtown and METRO considered making the 5 even slower. Seattle’s bus 358 has a troubled history, check out […]

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Phinney Ridge Council Meets on Key Neighborhood Issues

February 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Greenwood, Phinney Ridge, Zoo

On February 7th, the Phinney Ridge Council will meet at 7:30pm to discuss several key issues impacting the community’s quality of life.  Residents of the area are strongly encouraged to attend for both awareness and influence.  This meeting will be held at the Phinney Neighborhood Center’s main building, upstairs room #6.  This agenda includes: 7:30 […]

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Is Seattle’s Greenwood actually Greenwild?

January 22nd, 2012 · 1 Comment · Fred Meyer Greenwood, Greenwood

PhinneyRidge.org regularly showcases top local writers who provide a unique perspective on the Phinney Ridge and Greenwood neighborhoods.  Matt Caliri shared his take on Greenwood with a walk through some of the community’s most interesting spots presented here… They serve Chimay at the coffee shop a few blocks from my house in Greenwood.  Chimay.  At […]

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Seattle’s Park Community Centers Facing Tough New Cuts

September 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Green Lake, Greenwood, Phinney Ridge

On September 12th, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw, Chair of Parks and Seattle Center Committee, held a joint news conference to unveil a tough proposal for the City’s community centers. The combination of increased public demand for programs and services and reduced funding requires a long-term, sustainable solution that will […]

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Seafair’s Greenwood Parade: Pony rides, floats, pirates & more!!!

July 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Fred Meyer Greenwood, Greenwood

The Greenwood-Phinney Chamber of Commerce celebrates Seattle’s summer-time with the 61st annual Greenwood Seafair Parade on Wednesday July 27th from 6pm to 8:30pm. “This year we will be having Dean Ridgway from Ridgeline Ranch with his darling Welsh ponies offering pony rides in the Greenwood Fred Meyer parking lot,” says Parade Director Ann Woodward. “The […]

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Ancient Home Sewers May be Leaking…

May 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Development Projects, Greenwood, Phinney Ridge

Do you know how old the piping that connects your Seattle home to the sewer system is? A hundred year old clay pipe may not be aging well in the year 2011! Side sewers are unfortunately a property owner’s expensive responsibility and generally describe the final pipe connecting a home or business’ water and waste […]

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Spanish Immersion School in Seattle

February 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Community Benefits, Greenwood, Phinney Ridge, Seattle Neighborhoods

PhinneyRidge.org would like to share this cooperative school opportunity with the communities of Phinney Ridge and Greenwood: Hello Phinney Ridge and Greenwood communities! I am a parent at the Phinney Spanish Immersion Co-op Preschool at the Phinney Neighborhood Association (Phinney Cooperativa Preescolar en Espanol – PCPE). We’d love for more people to learn about our […]

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Could Aurora Transit Changes Push Traffic into Greenwood-Phinney Neighborhood Streets?

September 14th, 2010 · 9 Comments · Greenwood, Phinney Ridge, Public Transit

Seattle’s Department of Transportation and King County Metro are proposing a $40 million project to improve sidewalks and add commuter bus lanes on Aurora Ave N., including the stretch that runs through Phinney-Greenwood. BAT lanes — bus lanes like the ones that already exist on southbound Aurora — would be extended to both directions of […]

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Fred Meyer Greenwood – Rezoning Proposals Begin.

June 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Fred Meyer, Fred Meyer Design, Fred Meyer Greenwood, Greenwood

As we’ve previously reported, proposals are in play to rezone the neighborhoods surrounding Fred Meyer Greenwood’s expansion. This will likely add the ability for townhomes and increased neighborhood density around soon-to-be-remodeled shopping center. The graphic shows the detail of the proposed impacts to the surrounding homes. On June 29th, Seattle’s Planning Department will host a […]

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