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New northeast Seattle tool library open house tonight

December 1st, 2012 by Support Staff

A new shared tool library, serving northeast Seattle, will hold an open house from 7-10 tonight.

Jesse Card, tool library volunteer, writes:

We want to have an open house and celebrate before we start moving in tools and shelves, so come by December 1 between 7:00 pm and 10:00 p.m.

Bring a snack or drink to share, tools you

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Discussion on the future of 35th Ave. N.E. continues tonight

February 23rd, 2012 by Support Staff

A “coffee talk” centered on development of the 35th Avenue Northeast corridor is set for 7-8:30 p.m. in Wedgwood.

From the Wedgwood Community Council:

The first Coffee Talk will be on

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Second meeting on future of 35th Ave. is Wednesday

February 6th, 2012 by Support Staff

Planning for the future of the business district along 35th Avenue Northeast was kicked off in January, and continues Wednesday evening.

The meeting is Feb. 8th from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Congregation Beth Shalom sanctuary 6800 35th Ave. N.E.

From the Wedgwood Community Council:

The process would shape the future of 35th Ave NE to achieve the shared vision developed by the community. The baseline for Wedgwood

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Next week help plan the future of the 35th Ave. N.E. business district

January 4th, 2012 by Support Staff

At next Wednesday’s general meeting of the Wedgwood Community Council the discussion will center on land planning for the business district along 35th Avenue Northeast.

The community process so far as indicated the neighborhood prefers, among other things, the mixed-use pattern pattern shown at right (courtesy Wedgwood Community Council).

Among the ideas:

Small-scale retail spaces at ground level.

Sidewalk widening and enhancement.

Landscaping and outdoor seating.

Weather protection where appropriate.

Street trees.

Pedestrian-scaled lighting.

Crosswalks.

The meeting is from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Wedgwood Presbyterian Church, 8008 35th Ave. N.E.

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Come celebrate Hunter Farm Gathering Place!

September 16th, 2011 by Support Staff

The grand opening of Hunter Farm Gathering Place is Saturday at 3:30 p.m.

From the Wedgwood Community Council site:

The festivities will include a few words from the people at Tully

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Hunter Farm Gathering Place – it's done!

August 22nd, 2011 by Support Staff

It’s done. Or close enough.

The Hunter Farm Community Build wrapped up Sunday night after four full days of construction (and sunshine!).

Here’s a Q & A from the Wedgwood Community Council:

Q1:

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Dozens of workers turn out for first day of Hunter Farm "barn raising"

August 18th, 2011 by Support Staff

Some three dozen workers showed up this morning for the first day of work on the future Hunter Farm Gathering Place.

Future meaning four days from now.

The plan is to build the gathering place, which will still be used over the holidays as a Christmas tree lot, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today through Sunday.

The Wedgwood Community Council has received a grant from the the Pomegranate Center and Tully

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Work's under way at Hunter Farm Gathering Place

August 11th, 2011 by Support Staff

With the big “barn raising” push to build the Hunter Farm Gathering Place starting a week from today, Per Johnson at the Wedgwood Community Council has posted a number of ways to get involved.

Buy a PERSONALIZED TILE for $35! Or just donate money to the project!

Donate food and beverages for the volunteers! The Wedgwood Presbyterian Church

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Wedgwood council also declines to sue over strip club

July 21st, 2011 by Support Staff

Saying a “technicality” would likely make any legal action unsuccessful, the Wedgwood Community Council announced Wednesday night it would not pursue a suit against the city over permits for Pandora’s Adult Cabaret.

Like the Maple Leaf Community Council, which also declined to sue, the Wedgwood council believes the city improperly issued permits for the strip club at 8914 Lake City Way N.E., on the line between the Maple Leaf and Wedgwood neighborhoods.

In a post on its website Wednesday night, Per Johnson of the Wedgwood council noted that city requirements make the issue complicated. “The case that we would be required to make before a King County judge would be difficult to explain in this format.

“So, in an attempt to keep our explanation simple, we decided that while we felt confident in presenting a strong defense of our contention with the city

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Maple Leaf council decides not to pursue suit against strip club

July 20th, 2011 by Support Staff

The Maple Leaf Community Council at noon today announced it will not attempt a lawsuit against Pandora

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