Archive for April, 2011

White Center mustache contest: Enter today/tonight!

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 Posted in Fun, White Center news | Comments Off

Out of the WCN mailbox: Hey there! If you or someone you love is gifted with a hairy face the 'Stache-fest is for you! Shave that fuzz off and come by ... Read more..

Happening now: Cambodian New Year celebration updates

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 Posted in Food, Fun, Holidays, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Looking for lunch? White Center's all-day Cambodian New Year celebration is one place to find it. WCN contributor Deanie Schwarz sent that photo and explained that it's "Kim of Samway ... Read more..

Speaking of Southgate Roller Rink … Seattle Times spotlight!

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 Posted in southgate, White Center news | 1 Comment »

We were just mentioning that there's Roller Derby tonight at Southgate Roller Rink - when we noticed our partners at the Seattle Times have published the story they've been working ... Read more..

White Center Cambodian New Year celebration today; Roller Derby at Southgate tonight

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 Posted in Fun, Holidays, southgate, Sports, White Center news | Comments Off

8:39 AM: Big party in downtown White Center today - Cambodian New Year, with SW 98th closed off east of 16th SW for the occasion, events are scheduled to start ... Read more..

Governor vetoes what Seattle’s mayor calls ‘the heart’ of medical-marijuana bill

Friday, April 29th, 2011 Posted in Health, White Center news | Comments Off

With new medical-marijuana businesses continuing to open, including two in White Center, the governor has just vetoed key parts of a bill that would have clarified where these enterprises stand ... Read more..

White Center businesses: Decoraciones Ely moving

Thursday, April 28th, 2011 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off

From WCN contributor Deanie Schwarz, photos and this quick update: The long-vacant space at 9603 16th SW will have a new tenant as of May 1. Decoraciones Ely, a ... Read more..

Update: Small fire at Roxbury Lanes

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 Posted in fire, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Right now (5:31 pm), there's no bowling at Roxbury Lanes, but the restaurant's open, as crews clean up after what we're told was a small fire. We're still working to ... Read more..

Charges filed against 2 brothers in White Center ‘drug house’ case

Monday, April 25th, 2011 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 4 Comments »

We have the court documents this morning in a case first reported last night by seattlepi.com - two suspects charged with drug violations in connection with what authorities call a ... Read more..

Zippy’s Giant Burgers’ White Center opening delayed a week or so

Monday, April 25th, 2011 Posted in Food, restaurants, White Center news | 2 Comments »

If you were ready to be the first in line for the White Center opening of Zippy's Giant Burgers - which spent its first three years in West Seattle's Highland ... Read more..

Next event for White Center business owners: Tuesday @ Company

Monday, April 25th, 2011 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off

Lots of chances lately for White Center business owners to network - and the next one is coming up tomorrow: Aileen Sison's been getting the word out about the White ... Read more..

Traffic alert: Fire response closes 8th SW north of White Center

Sunday, April 24th, 2011 Posted in fire, Highland Park, Traffic, White Center news | Comments Off

7:15 PM: A house fire in the 9400 block of 8th SW in Highland Park has closed 8th SW immediately north of Roxbury, to Cambridge, so if you are headed ... Read more..

Someplace new to park your (two) wheels in the heart of White Center

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 Posted in Transportation, White Center news | 1 Comment »

From WCN contributor Deanie Schwarz: You might have noticed the recent addition at the midway crosswalk on 16th SW in the north block of the heart of the White Center ... Read more..

White Center Spring Clean: Paint donation from Second Use

Thursday, April 21st, 2011 Posted in How to Help, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Story and photo by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now Second Use delivered about 100 gallons of donated latex paint Thursday afternoon to the King County Sheriff's Office White Center ... Read more..

Former Hang Around/Wall reopens as medical-marijuana ‘lounge’

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 Posted in Medical marijuana, White Center news | 36 Comments »

(Photos by Deanie Schwarz for WCN) What had been The Wall and then the Hang Around is now Green Piece, West Seattle medical-marijuana purveyor Brionne Corbray's newest of of four nonprofit ... Read more..

Tonight’s White Center Business Mixer, first report

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 Posted in Businesses, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | 2 Comments »

By Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now The monthly Business Mixer, a White Center Community Development Association event for local businesses, was held tonight at 3.14 Bakery, hosted by owner Jessica ... Read more..

Election ahead for 2 seats on the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Monday, April 18th, 2011 Posted in Election, North Highline Fire District, White Center news | Comments Off

From Barbara Dobkin on the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council: If you live in District 1 or District 2 (see District boundaries below) of the North Highline Unincorporated Area, and are ... Read more..

Missing dog – be on the lookout!

Sunday, April 17th, 2011 Posted in Pets, White Center news | 5 Comments »

Just received: Word of a lost Shepherd mix, last seen around 104th/4th SW. There's a chain attached to his collar; if you see this dog, please call Liz at 605-3824. Read more..

Duwamish Alive! tomorrow, HP3, and Westcrest Park tree-planting

Friday, April 15th, 2011 Posted in Environment, White Center news | Comments Off

Tomorrow, the weather just might not be so bad. Even if it is a little challenging, you're going to want to be out and about. It's Duwamish Alive! day - ... Read more..

Milestone for Avalon Glassworks’ White Center Food Bank ‘Feed the Core’ fundraiser

Friday, April 15th, 2011 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

(Courtesy Aguero Photo) Two months ago, West Seattle's Avalon Glassworks announced its Feed The Core Fundraiser for White Center Food Bank was close to a milestone ... $10,000! Each golden blown-glass ... Read more..

White Center restaurants: Another new one on 14th – Teo’s

Friday, April 15th, 2011 Posted in restaurants, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Story and photo by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now Teo Restaurant and Café owner Phuong Nguyen took a break from extensive remodeling to chat with WCN at his soon-to-be opening ... Read more..