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How To Get Your Name on Seattle’s Zoo.

May 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Greenwood, Seattle Neighborhoods, Zoo

The Woodland Park Zoo is one of the landmarks that makes Phinney Ridge unique among Seattle neighborhoods, but it also doesn’t always have to play by the same rules as regular city parks. When the City turned the Zoo over to the Woodland Park Zoo Society in 2002, the new Management Agreement gave the Zoo […]

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Phinney Garage Sale on Saturday

May 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Garage Sales, Greenwood, Phinney Ridge, Shopping

The Phinney-Greenwood Super-Super Garage Sale day is Saturday, May 22nd 2010, from 9am to 3pm. Come out for amazing deals and secret finds at the Seventeenth annual Greenwood Garage Sale Day! It’s a great opportunity to meet your neighbors and find new deals for your home. In addition to garage sales and rummage sales all […]

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Help Phinney plan for the next disaster.

May 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Greenwood, Phinney Ridge

You might have water stockpiled in the basement and your hand-crank flashlight poised for action. But when the earth moves or some other disaster strikes Seattle, have you thought about how the Phinney-Greenwood community will fare? None of us can really go it alone, so neighbors across the city are developing community-level plans for disaster […]

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Upzoning in Greenwood: How it can impact your home’s value.

February 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Fred Meyer, Fred Meyer Design, Fred Meyer Greenwood, Greenwood, Phinney Ridge

Around 35 Greenwood neighbors showed up to the Greenwood Library on Tuesday night to discuss a new zoning proposal for the neighborhood’s urban core. Although the Greenwood Community Council has no power to change zoning on its own, it serves as liaison between Greenwood residents and the City Council. GCC president (and, currently, sole board […]

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Tree Risk Complaints at the Zoo

January 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Greenwood, Phinney Ridge

As the Woodland Park Zoo expands its West Entry, near Phinney Ave. and 55th St., some Seattle residents are concerned about what the new, improved gate is displacing: trees. The construction project required the removal of 14 trees, according to local arborist and tree advocate Michael Oxman. Oxman has been keeping an eye on the […]

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Vote for change today. Wacktastic Light Show Greenwood-Phinney

December 20th, 2009 · No Comments · Greenwood, Phinney Ridge

It’s on. The two top homes for holiday lights in Greenwood Phinney are dominating the votes at the annual Wacktastic Light Show contest. Unless you make your voice heard – these homes will battle for the top prize. Check out what they have to offer – and contribute to our country’s democracy. Awards Party There […]

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Couth Buzzard Books – Opening Soon & Volunteers Wanted !!!

December 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Greenwood, Phinney Ridge, Shopping

The new Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono CafĂ© (8310 Greenwood Ave. N) is counting down the days to their grand reopening! The tentative debut is now set for December 16th, pending final passage of the Seattle City Health Department Inspection. In preparation for the big day, Couth Buzzard is actively soliciting volunteer help for sorting […]

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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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