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Entries from June 2011

Seattle Public Library will create a personalized reading list for you

June 30th, 2011 by Support Staff

This post is from our sister site PhinneyWood.

The Seattle Public Library just launched a new service to provide personalized reading lists for patrons, called

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Pandora

June 29th, 2011 by Support Staff

The owner of Pandora

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Home burglaries, in perspective. (Lock your doors and windows!)

June 28th, 2011 by Support Staff

During the month of June approximately 85 home burglaries were reported in Seattle north of the ship canal, police announced today.

Of those, it appears only perhaps a half-dozen occurred in Wedgwood/View Ridge.

In some cases burglars didn’t have to force their way in. That

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Outdoor movies come to Magnuson on summer Thursday eves

June 27th, 2011 by Support Staff

Get set for The Princess Bride? School of Rock? How to Train Your Dragon?

How about Top Gun?

All are coming to Magnuson Park this summer, hosted by Epic Events as the PEMCO Insurance Outdoor Movies.

The movies and associated events take place on Thursday evenings from July 14

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"Global Water Dances" comes to Magnuson on Saturday

June 24th, 2011 by Support Staff

Global Water Dances, a worldwide event/performance to raise awareness of water issues around the world, will take place in 60 cities around the world on June 25th at 5 p.m. local time.

The performance here will be 5 p.m. at Kite Hill in Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E.

Organizers say it will begin with an introduction by Fran Solomon, an environmental biologist who will speak for 15 minutes about local water issues.

Then will come a series of dance and movement choir performances, culminating in an opportunity for the entire audience to join in a simple participatory movement sequence. There is no charge for attending.

The event starts PROMPTLY at 5:00 (in order to stay in synch with all of the other cities), so please come with enough time to get settled. Attendees might want to bring a lawn chair or blanket for sitting in the grass.

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Owner of strip club offers to meet with neighborhood councils

June 23rd, 2011 by Support Staff

Earlier this morning Joe Walker, who identified himself as the owner of Pandora

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Food bank gets a week

June 21st, 2011 by Support Staff

Last week, for the first time its director can remember, the North Helpline food bank ran out of canned meat, peanut butter and other sources of protein.

After a public plea, the food bank brought in enough donations to last

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Community councils say city improperly permited strip club; city says they

June 21st, 2011 by Support Staff

Update: The community councils and a local retirement center today sent the city a letter asking for reconsideration of the permit.

Both the Maple Leaf and the Wedgwood community councils have gone on record as opposing Pandora

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Wedgwood winery tastings this weekend

June 17th, 2011 by Support Staff

Wedgwood’s own winery, Lobo Hills, posts the news on our Facebook page that they will be open for tastings this weekend – and to collect food for the University District Food bank.

Just a reminder, Wedgwood

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The Magnuson Community Garden needs your vote

June 16th, 2011 by Support Staff

City of Seattle

Any number of websites are stumping for the Magnuson Community Garden’s bid to win one of five $4,000 grants from DeLoach Vineyards, an organic winemaker.

“Magnuson Garden is

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