New Townhouses at 9400 35th Ave NE

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is hosting an on-site community outreach event this Sunday the 14th at 2pm to discuss a proposal to build 13 townhouses + 2 live/work spaces with parking for each unit, and commercial space at the site of Wong’s Restaurant. No need to RSVP and it’s open to the public. Details here

Invitation to Join Emerald City Women’s Chorus

Join the Emerald City Women’s Chorus for its fall session after a successful first year making delightful music together The Emerald City Women’s Chorus, a non-audition chorus in north Seattle, is gearing up for its second year. The chorus extends an invitation to women of all ages and all voice parts to join this fun and supportive community of 40 singers who love to sing for the joy of it.

Construction Updates

As you’ve no doubt noticed, work has started on 35th Ave. Construction can be difficult on businesses, so please remember that all of the businesses along 35th will be open during construction. If you’d like to sign up for construction updates or see the archive of previous updates you can do that there.

Seattle Women’s March 2.0–2018

From the people who brought you the Women’s March of 2017 comes a new event to commemorate the anniversary of that historic day and kick off a new year of activism.  Return to Cal Anderson Park on January 20 at 10 a.m. for Seattle Women’s March 2.0–2018. Visit the event webpage on Facebook for more details and updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/2060643887505131/

NE 65th St. Vision Zero Project Wants Your Feedback

The Vision Zero Project has a mission: end traffic deaths and serious injuries along the NE 65th St. corridor by 2030. To that end, Vision Zero has conducted two community forums since February of this year to identify challenges and potential solutions to make the sometimes treacherous thoroughfare safer. Some short-term safety improvements were implemented this year, and long-term design changes that take into account the opening of the Roosevelt Link station (on the horizon in 2021), and the increased challenges of moving transit, bikers, walkers, and drivers along the busy arterial are due to be completed in January 2018. Read More …

Lake City Future First to host the final Community Conversation of 2017

Our friends at Lake City Future First are hosting their last Community Conversation of the year at the Lake City Community Center, December 13 at 6:30 p.m. The FREE event will feature complimentary food, music, and information about how to engage with local businesses and programs as a volunteer. Visitors are asked to bring a donation of socks, whole grain cereals, canned tuna, chicken, tomato sauces, or peanut butter which will be distributed to those in need by North Helpline.

SDOT Public Meeting 10/21

Many of you know that the 35th Ave NE repaving project is about to change how 35th Ave NE flows. What is certain in the Seattle Department of Transportation’s design is the addition of a protected bike lane(s). The channelization of 35th Ave NE will move parking to the east side of the street and remove the alternating rush hour parking restrictions currently in place on the east and west sides between NE 65th St and NE 85th St. The WCC had a preliminary meeting with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) yesterday to discuss what the channelization means to Read More …