Archive for August, 2010

Hicks Lake barbecue brings together neighbors, community activists

Sunday, August 29th, 2010 Posted in Environment, Hicks Lake, North Highline UAC, Parks, White Center news | Comments Off

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now A picnic with free barbecue brought out a hungry and hardy crowd to enjoy Hicks Lake at Lakewood Park on a ... Read more..

South Park on Sale! Big day to our east

Saturday, August 28th, 2010 Posted in south park | Comments Off

Did you make it over to South Park for the big day of sales - and more? We've got coverage on partner site West Seattle Blog - check out the ... Read more..

Reminder: Hicks Lake barbecue today!

Saturday, August 28th, 2010 Posted in Environment, Fun, Hicks Lake, White Center news | Comments Off

Lakewood Park, 11 am-2 pm, be there. Find out more about the present, and the hoped-for future, of this needs-help White Center gem, and meet local neighbors and community leaders. ... Read more..

White Center ‘cold case’ murder: Can you help solve it?

Friday, August 27th, 2010 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Just in from the King County Sheriff's Office: Sheriff's detectives are looking for help from the public to solve a 2001 homicide. The crime occurred on August 28, 2001, exactly nine ... Read more..

Health Department shutters Asian Bubble Tea in White Center

Thursday, August 26th, 2010 Posted in Food, Health, restaurants, White Center news | Comments Off

From King County Public Health's regular bulletin about "food establishment closures": Asian Bubble Tea located at 9835 16th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106* was closed by a Public Health food inspector ... Read more..

Be there! White Center Community Safety Coalition tonight

Thursday, August 26th, 2010 Posted in Crime, safety, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | 1 Comment »

With a home-invasion robbery in Highland Park, and new developments reported in the Evo situation, there's bound to be lots to discuss at tonight's White Center-South Delridge Community Safety Coalition ... Read more..

Anybody missing a parakeet?

Thursday, August 26th, 2010 Posted in Pets, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Just received this: A bright green parakeet just flew into our apple tree. It is very tame and came right to us. It also appears to be very exhausted ... Read more..

Free barbecue at Hicks Lake this Saturday!

Thursday, August 26th, 2010 Posted in Hicks Lake, North Highline UAC, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | 2 Comments »

This Saturday's the date for a big, free event to which you are invited: A barbecue at Hicks Lake! 11 am-2 pm Saturday, just be at Lakewood Park and join ... Read more..

Van fire under investigation in White Center

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010 Posted in fire, White Center news | Comments Off

Thanks to Gill for the photos and details on this van fire around 1 pm on the west side of 17th SW, south of 104th. He saw the smoke ... Read more..

Opening day for Uncle Mike’s BBQ in White Center – with vegetarian options, too!

Monday, August 23rd, 2010 Posted in Food, White Center news | 13 Comments »

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now “Just forget Texas or Kansas City-style barbecue. This is original,” says Mike Gordon, the new co-owner, with wife Elizabeth Gordon, ... Read more..

South Park: 1 big sale down, 1,000 (or so) coming up

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 Posted in south park, White Center news | 2 Comments »

South Park was already known as a creative community before the loss of its main bridge access - and now its residents and community organizations are coming up with even ... Read more..

Traffic alert: Westbound Roxbury blocked at 9th SW

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 Posted in Traffic, White Center news | Comments Off

Not certain about the nature of the incident but did want to let you know that Seattle Police are blocking westbound Roxbury at 9th SW as of a few minutes ... Read more..

Benefit Saturday for White Center woman learning to walk again

Friday, August 20th, 2010 Posted in How to Help, People, White Center news | Comments Off

You may have heard the story of Jayme Miller, a White Center woman who's learning to walk again after being struck suddenly by a rare neurological problem, transverse myelitis, leaving ... Read more..

Primary Election 2010, vote count #3: Fitzgibbon passes Heavey

Friday, August 20th, 2010 Posted in Election, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

(crossposted from partner site West Seattle Blog) A change at the top in the 34th District State House Representative Position 2 results, after the latest vote count made public by King ... Read more..

Want to help track earthquakes by hosting a seismograph?

Thursday, August 19th, 2010 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off

Sara found this and shared it with us, to pass along to you: Local scientists are recruiting folks in White Center (and a few other areas) to volunteer to host ... Read more..

Saturday night’s White Center Art Walk lineup

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 Posted in Arts, White Center for the Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

Just in from Shelli Park at White Center for the Arts: August 21, 6 PM - 9 PM White Center Third Saturday Art Walk Dubsea Coffee (9910 8th Ave SW): Jeannette Jones - ... Read more..

Double sonic booms rock West Seattle (and elsewhere)

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 Posted in White Center news | 5 Comments »

Our main site West Seattle Blog is getting slammed after what sounded like wo double sonic booms rocked West Seattle. We will post information here as well until our main ... Read more..

Followup: What led to the Roxbury chase/crash/closure

Monday, August 16th, 2010 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off

If you haven't already seen it on partner site West Seattle Blog - here's what we found out from King County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Jim Laing today. Toplines: Only person ... Read more..

Traffic alert: Roxbury reopened after chase, crash

Sunday, August 15th, 2010 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 1 Comment »

6:54 PM: Roxbury is blocked at 8th - with traffic diverted to streets east and west - as deputies investigate a crash that as far as we can tell involves ... Read more..

Update: Day 1 for 3.14 Bakery & Coffee in White Center

Sunday, August 15th, 2010 Posted in Beverages, Businesses, Food, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now Read more..