The Future of 35th Ave NE, A Community’s Decision

50 people from Wedgwood, Ravenna-Bryant, Matthews Beach, and View Ridge came out on Wednesday to learn about the development of a 35th Ave NE “Neighborhood Plan” that you, the community, will be developing. Read More …

REMINDER: School Capacity Meeting Tonight, 6PM at Eckstein

The School District is hosting a community meeting tonight (11/29) from 6PM-7:30PM at Eckstein Middle School to discuss their capacity management planning. Let us know if you plan on live-tweeting from the meeting so we can follow along. Read More …

Lots of Important Meetings for Everyone Tonight

Perhaps everyone got around a table and decided to schedule lots of important meetings all on the same night just to keep things interesting.  However, if there’s an issue that’s near and dear to you, there’s probably a meeting about it tonight.  Here’s a non-comprehensive list of those meetings we’re aware of: Our monthly WCC trustees meeting is tonight. The NE District Council is hosting a City Council Candidates Forum tonight, from 7-9pm in “the Brig” building at Magnuson Park. Do you live on or around Ravenna Ave NE, between NE 85th Street and NE 92nd Street?  If so, there’s Read More …

A Flexible Design for Gathering at the Hunter Farm Site

UPDATE: Visit the Hunter Farm Gathering Place Project page to register for the COMMUNITY BUILD, between August 18-21. Last night, the Pomegranate Center unveiled the design developed for the Hunter Farm Gathering Place project, a project funded through a grant from Tully’s Coffee (I mean seriously, have you seen their Kuerig machine?). Over 70 people showed up to Wedgwood Presbyterian Church to hear Milenko Matanovic, the Executive Director of the Pomegranate Center, describe how the community shaped the design and what is intended by each design element. However, midway through the presentation the power went out to the church, so Read More …

Hunter Farm Site Design to be Unveiled Wednesday Night!

HUNTER FARMS GATHERING PLACE DESIGN UNVEILING – COMMUNITY MEETING WEDNESDAY, JULY 13TH, 7 – 9 PM, WEDGWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH On June 11th, the NE Seattle community came up with 68 unique ideas for what can be done as part of the Hunter Farm Gathering Place project.  About 30 people teamed up to take these ideas and craft them into 4 conceptual site designs. Since then, the Pomegranate Center has been taking these ideas and designs to create flexible site design that embraces the community’s shared values while maintaining the existing uses of the site, most importantly being the Hunter Farm Read More …