Archive for May, 2011

Zippy’s Giant Burgers serves its first White Center customers

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 Posted in Food, restaurants, White Center news | 7 Comments »

WCN contributor Deanie Schwarz sends in the proof - customers are in the house and burgers are being served at Zippy's Giant Burgers (9614 14th SW), which moved from West ... Read more..

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center is open again

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 Posted in Evergreen Pool, White Center news | Comments Off

Just got word from manager Joel Schweiger that the recent fire damage is repaired and the pool is open again at Evergreen Community Aquatic Center. They're signing people up for ... Read more..

Today/tonight: Zippy’s Giant Burgers opens; White Center Business Owners happy hour

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 Posted in Beverages, restaurants, White Center news | Comments Off

Two of White Center's notable events today: ZIPPY'S GIANT BURGERS OPENS: If you never tried them in West Seattle and aren't sure what all the fuss is about, you get your ... Read more..

Got films? Videos? White Center Art Walk needs your work too – ASAP!

Saturday, May 28th, 2011 Posted in Arts, How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off

Next White Center Art Walk, organizers are going beyond the usual "walk around and look at stuff" plan - they're organizing programs with films and videos, and they're putting out ... Read more..

Development on the next North Highline UAC agenda

Friday, May 27th, 2011 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

After the usual opening round of remarks and public comment, development topics are part of the heart of next Thursday's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting, as well as an ... Read more..

Election 2011: Joe McDermott’s County Council kickoff

Friday, May 27th, 2011 Posted in Election, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

(Crossposted from partner site West Seattle Blog) He's only been on the job six months, but King County Councilmember Joe McDermott is already running again. Last fall, he was elected for ... Read more..

Zippy’s Giant Burgers will open in White Center on May 31st

Thursday, May 26th, 2011 Posted in restaurants, White Center news | 1 Comment »

The date is finally set, after unexpected delays - Zippy's Giant Burgers, moving from West Seattle to White Center (9614 14th SW), will open next Tuesday, May 31st. Details on ... Read more..

White Center-South Delridge Community Safety meeting tonight

Thursday, May 26th, 2011 Posted in Crime, safety, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | Comments Off

Received a notice indicating the monthly meeting is on tonight as usual - 6 pm, White Center DSHS building between 14th and 15th SW just south of Roxbury, second floor. ... Read more..

Farewell, Pony Express: Mail center ending operations in a month

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 Posted in Businesses, People, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now A White Center Now reader tipped us to the upcoming closure of Pony Express in White Center - concerned that WC ... Read more..

Details: North Highline consolidation discussed, delayed at Library Board meeting

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 Posted in Libraries, White Center Library, White Center news | Comments Off

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now We've already reported that, when the King County Library Services Board of Trustees met Tuesday evening in the North Bend ... Read more..

Election 2011: Former North Highline UAC chair enters Burien City Council race

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 Posted in burien, Election, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

Greg Duff had to leave the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council when annexation put his home inside Burien boundaries, but he continued public service by joining the Burien Planning Commission. ... Read more..

Update: King County Library Board delays consolidation consideration

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

From WCN contributor Deanie Schwarz in North Bend: The King County Library Board has decided tonight to put off consideration of White Center/Boulevard Park library consolidation till next month's meeting. ... Read more..

Reminder: North Highline on the King County Library Board agenda today

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 Posted in boulevard park, Libraries, White Center Library, White Center news | Comments Off

Will the King County Library Board vote to consolidate the White Center and Boulevard Park libraries? It's on the agenda today for their 5 pm meeting - at the North ... Read more..

Rat City Rollergirls All-Stars skate at Southgate Roller Rink

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 Posted in southgate, Sports, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now Southgate Roller Rink hosted the Rat City Rollergirls All Stars' bout vs. the visiting Texacutioners today - a fast and furious ... Read more..

North Highline UAC announces election winners

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 Posted in Election, North Highline UAC, White Center news | 2 Comments »

The winners of last Thursday's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council elections are now announced on the NHUAC website - the four incumbents: Congratulations to the winners of the May 19th Election. District ... Read more..

White Center Art Walk, May edition, tonight! Here’s where to go

Saturday, May 21st, 2011 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

(Work by Jimmy Gersen, who's showing at Salvadorean Bakery) Tonight! Here's the announcement of the highlights: White Center 3rd Saturday Art Walk May 21st, 2011 6 PM to 9 PM Company (9608 16th SW): ... Read more..

Video: Holy Family School accepts donation from Holy Rosary community

Friday, May 20th, 2011 Posted in Holy Family, White Center news | Comments Off

Last month, at the annual auction for West Seattle's Holy Rosary Catholic School, attendees not only raised money for their own school's needs, they also reached deep to help out ... Read more..

Zippy’s Giant Burgers in White Center: Next week, maybe?

Friday, May 20th, 2011 Posted in restaurants, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Just published the latest early today on West Seattle Blog. Zippy's Giant Burgers thinks they're down to one last inspection before they can open at 9614 14th SW - read ... Read more..

Councilmember McDermott’s letter opposing library consolidation

Thursday, May 19th, 2011 Posted in King County, Libraries, White Center news | 6 Comments »

The future of the King County Library System branches in White Center and Boulevard Park has been discussed repeatedly during the debate over annexation. Suddenly, there is the possibility that ... Read more..

Election 2011: King County Council District 8 – Diana Toledo kickoff

Thursday, May 19th, 2011 Posted in Politics, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(Crossposted from partner site West Seattle Blog) With three months till the primary, and candidate forums and campaign kickoffs starting to intensify, we're stepping up coverage of the 2011 election. Last ... Read more..