Archive for February, 2009

Update: Big showing for first-ever Rat City Rummage

Saturday, February 28th, 2009 Posted in Arts, Fun, White Center news | Comments Off

We just stopped by. Lots of vendors and shoppers. Amazing quirky stuff like an item we picked up - Hunter S. Thompson, stenciled onto an old vinyl disc (we looked ... Read more..

Reminder: Rat City Rummage today, 10 am-6 pm

Saturday, February 28th, 2009 Posted in Fun | Comments Off

It's happening at the old roller rink - while the recent swap-meet attempt didn't quite get off the ground, organizers say all the vendor spots are filled for today's event, ... Read more..

History of Southgate Roller Rink

Friday, February 27th, 2009 Posted in Businesses, history, white center, White Center Swap Meet | 5 Comments »

White Center resident, writer and historian, Ron Richardson has just penned a history of the building, most commonly known as the Southgate Roller Rink.  You may recall that Ron previously ... Read more..

Video: Tyson Ballew at Full Tilt Ice Cream

Friday, February 27th, 2009 Posted in Music, Video | Comments Off

We stopped by last night just in time to catch Tyson Ballew's last two songs. Lots going on along 16th the next few days/nights too: 8 pm tonight, Triumph of ... Read more..

From the White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting: Youth Summit plans

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 Posted in white center community safety coalition | Comments Off

First tidbit from tonight's White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting (full report in the works) - the time and place are set for the upcoming White Center Youth Summit: ... Read more..

Update: Prosecutor can’t make it tonight after all

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 Posted in Crime, King County, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | Comments Off

Just heard from from Dan Donohoe at the office of King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg: He says Satterberg has a family emergency and has to cancel his planned appearance ... Read more..

Two more Thursday afternoon notes

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 Posted in Metro, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | Comments Off

First - Metro says everything's back to normal, after the morning show and associated troubles. The news release is posted on our partner site West Seattle Blog. Second -- reminder ... Read more..

Tonight at Full Tilt

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

This is going to be an amazing lo-fi show. The stranger even agrees, and they don't like much of anything. http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/underage/Content?oid=1133544&ms Read more..

White Center weather watch: Thursday morning updates

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 Posted in Weather | Comments Off

Metro is reporting some delays, though the list is fairly shortly right now; check this list for the latest. Also, Highline Public Schools are starting 2 hours late, along with: Limited ... Read more..

South Park traffic alert: Major shutdown starting soon

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 Posted in south park, Traffic | Comments Off

View Larger Map From the Seattle Department of Transportation: SDOT’s contractor plans to lay a new asphalt surface on the southbound lanes of 14th Avenue South in the South Park neighborhood from ... Read more..

In Praise of the Bagel at Cafe Rozella

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009 Posted in cafe rozella, Food | 2 Comments »

I grew up in West Texas and did not experience a bagel until I left for college on the East Coast.  Early in my college career, I was in line ... Read more..

From the Highland Park Action Committee meeting: White Center Food Bank’s new numbers

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009 Posted in Highland Park, How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(Photo by Dina Johnson) White Center Food Bank executive director Rick Jump made a guest appearance Monday night at the monthly meeting of the Highland Park Action Committee, whose turf stretches ... Read more..

Nettle Honey at Full Tilt

Monday, February 23rd, 2009 Posted in Arts, Businesses, Cultural Center, Full Tilt Ice Cream, Music, Video | Comments Off

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King County Prosecuting Attorney to speak to White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009 Posted in Crime, King County, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | Comments Off

Just posted at partner site West Seattle Blog: Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg -- who has longtime White Center ties and lives in nearby Normandy Park -- is the guest at ... Read more..

White Center weekend scenes: New garden; art open house

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009 Posted in Arts, Gardening, How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | 1 Comment »

A new "edible garden" has sprouted at the White Center Food Bank; volunteers from Community Harvest of Southwest Seattle and SeattleWorks spent several hours Saturday clearing ornamental plantings from the ... Read more..

AmeriCorps wins White Center hearts with “Peace, Love, Chocolate”

Saturday, February 21st, 2009 Posted in Greenbridge, Volunteering, White Center news | Comments Off

Those two photos represent the "chocolate" in the AmeriCorps-organized "Peace, Love, Chocolate" event at the Boys/Girls Club gym at Greenbridge today -- top, Seattle's own fair-trade, organic Theo Chocolate brought ... Read more..

Tonight’s the night: White Center art tour

Saturday, February 21st, 2009 Posted in Arts, Fun | 1 Comment »

You heard about it here first, two and a half weeks ago - now the big night is here - the first White Center Open Studio Art Tour, 5-10 pm ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council needs YOU!

Friday, February 20th, 2009 Posted in How to Help, North Highline UAC | 3 Comments »

Are you ready to serve? The search is on and maybe you can answer the call: The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council is seeking applicants for council positions. Candidates must be ... Read more..

White Center Crime Watch: Deputies seek Lucky 7 robber

Thursday, February 19th, 2009 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

The King County Sheriff's Office sent this news release today: The help of the public is needed to catch a robber who hit the Lucky 7 store twice in less than ... Read more..

Invitation from Highland Park Action Committee

Thursday, February 19th, 2009 Posted in Highland Park, White Center news | Comments Off

If you live on the Seattle side of White Center - you just might want to check this out - the invitation's from Highland Park Action Committee chair Dan Mullins: Hello ... Read more..