Archive for May, 2009

Will Seattle annex what Burien doesn’t? Mayor Nickels’ take

Sunday, May 31st, 2009 Posted in Annexation, Video, west seattle, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Context: As Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels prepares to officially file his re-election campaign documents on Monday, we were granted an interview with him Saturday morning, for partner site West Seattle ... Read more..

More photos from the Devil’s Dance parade

Saturday, May 30th, 2009 Posted in cafe rozella, Fun, Online, White Center news | Comments Off

Teresa posted some on her site - and in a comment here on WCN, Mike shared a few dozen more. Read more..

Video: Devil’s Dance Parade in White Center

Friday, May 29th, 2009 Posted in cafe rozella, Fun, Video, White Center news | 3 Comments »

We caught up with the parade at 15th SW and SW 98th -- our main camera choked and we had to pull out the trusty backup, but if you didn't ... Read more..

A freeze of sorts for Metro’s “Adopt-a-Stop”

Friday, May 29th, 2009 Posted in Metro, White Center news | Comments Off

Last night at the White Center-South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting, an attendee mentioned getting a letter from Metro regarding the potential end of a program in which trash cans ... Read more..

Also from White Center Community Safety Coalition: Say “so long” to Kathy

Friday, May 29th, 2009 Posted in People, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | 2 Comments »

If you've ever been to a White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting, you know that's Kathy Kaminski, one of the WCSDCSC's energetic co-facilitators (along with Karen Greene). At the ... Read more..

Help out with White Center’s new playground!

Friday, May 29th, 2009 Posted in How to Help, Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center news | Comments Off

The first of several stories we'll be publishing from Thursday night's White Center Community Safety Coalition meeting: You're invited to a meeting next Thursday to talk about the new playground ... Read more..

The Origins of the “Son de los Diablos” Dance

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 Posted in Arts, cafe rozella, white center | Comments Off

'Son de los Diablos,' originated in the Corpus Christi celebrations in Lima during the Colonial Period. As the ruling elite in colonial Peru framed it, blacks represented evil forces in ... Read more..

White Center Square groundbreaking: Good feng shui today

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 3 Comments »

That's our first photo from the groundbreaking less than an hour ago at the site of White Center Square; members of the Vong family, whose supermarket will anchor the new ... Read more..

Public Safety Meeting Tonight at St. James 6 p.m.

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 Posted in Businesses, Crime, safety, white center | 2 Comments »

The monthly public safety meeting will be held tonight (Thursday) at 6 p.m.  If you want to learn what is being done to make this community safer or have concerns ... Read more..

A thanks to firefighters — heroes who face daily dangers

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 Posted in burien, North Highline UAC | Comments Off

Greg Duff of the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council wanted to share this story, including the photos you see above and below: On Sunday May 24 the Burien Evangelical Church held ... Read more..

Groundbreaking tomorrow for White Center Square

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 Posted in White Center news | 3 Comments »

Advisory just in from King County Council Chair Dow Constantine's office: King County Council Chair Dow Constantine will join the owners of the White Center Square development for a groundbreaking ceremony ... Read more..

New Pizza Place Coming to White Center

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 Posted in Businesses, development, Economy, Food, white center | 10 Comments »

The heart of White Center will host a new pizza parlor. In keeping with our Commie-working class theme, the pizza place will be named Proletariat Pizza. The location ... Read more..

Thee Emergency

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 Posted in Arts, Full Tilt Ice Cream, Fun, Music, white center | 1 Comment »

This is going to be an amazing show. Thee Emergency are bringing some special guests that can not be named. It is going to be a fun, but packed show, ... Read more..

Weather Will be Great for Afro-Peruvian Dance Troupe – Friday 6 pm

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 Posted in Arts, cafe rozella, Fun, Music, white center | Comments Off

[caption id="attachment_2767" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Son de los Diablos"][/caption] Weather should be summery and perfect for the Afro-Peruvian Dance Troupe on Friday (May 29th) at 6 pm. May 29th, (Friday) 6pm Devil’s Dance Parade ... Read more..

Big West Seattle fire (in case you saw the smoke to the west)

Monday, May 25th, 2009 Posted in fire, west seattle | Comments Off

In case you saw the huge column of smoke to the west right around noontime - it was a fire that destroyed a home and two cars and badly burned ... Read more..

Metro buses on Sunday schedule today

Monday, May 25th, 2009 Posted in Metro, White Center news | Comments Off

You know the usual holiday drill - schools, most government facilities, banks closed, etc. -- but in case you need to take public transit, we also wanted to let you ... Read more..

The Great Markets of White Center: Hung Long Sieu Th! (White Center Supermarket)

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 Posted in Beverages, Businesses, Economy, Food, sustainability, white center | 8 Comments »

Hung Long (White Center Supermarket) 9828 15th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106 (206) 768-8087 [caption id="attachment_2750" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Hung Long"][/caption] Of all the great Asian markets in White Center, Hung Long Sieu Th! is ... Read more..

New art at Full Tilt

Friday, May 22nd, 2009 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

Many of you saw him at the Rat City Rummage a few months back. Dave Ryan is a stencil artists from Bremerton, Washington. All of his art work is done ... Read more..

Followup: White Center Community Development Association’s award

Friday, May 22nd, 2009 Posted in White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | 6 Comments »

Followup to our report earlier this week about White Center Community Development Association getting a $5,000 award from the Seattle mayor's office, which will be used for business-district branding: The ... Read more..

Concerned about crime? White Center Community Safety Coalition, next week

Friday, May 22nd, 2009 Posted in Crime, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | Comments Off

The draft agenda is now out for next Thursday night's White Center-South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting - read on to see what you'll hear if you go: Read more..