Archive for June, 2011

Supper program to make sure kids don’t go hungry this summer

Thursday, June 30th, 2011 Posted in Greenbridge, White Center news | Comments Off

From the Boys and Girls Club in Greenbridge: Southwest Boys & Girls Club in White Center Teams Up With USDA Simplified Summer Food Program to Provide Supper for More Kids The Southwest ... Read more..

Details: King County Library Board shelves consolidation, till info’s in on annexation

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 Posted in boulevard park, Libraries, White Center Library, White Center news | Comments Off

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now More than 50 community members were in attendance as the King County Library Services Board of Trustees met in Issaquah Tuesday, ... Read more..

4th of July countdown: Fireworks stands open

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 Posted in Holidays, safety, White Center news | Comments Off

That's one of the fireworks stands that officially opened Tuesday - as of today, they can be open 9 am-11 pm through Monday, but fireworks can only be used 9 ... Read more..

King County Library Board defers White Center/Boulevard Park decision, again

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 Posted in Libraries, White Center news | Comments Off

White Center Now contributor Deanie Schwarz covered today's King County Library Board meeting, and says board members have decided again to put off a decision about potentially consolidating the White ... Read more..

Volunteers brighten up prominent White Center corner

Monday, June 27th, 2011 Posted in Businesses, Gardening, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | 3 Comments »

(Photo courtesy White Center Community Development Association, used with permission) Next time you're at 16th and Roxbury, take a close look and appreciate the freshened-up planting areas! Nhan Nguyen of the ... Read more..

Not White Center, but potentially of interest: Skyway storefront funding

Monday, June 27th, 2011 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off

With White Center's King County Sheriff's Office deputy-less at last check, you might be interested in a news release from the county today - about restoration of funding for a ... Read more..

One week till July 4th: White Center fireworks reminders

Sunday, June 26th, 2011 Posted in Holidays, safety, White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | Comments Off

Just a week till the 4th of July - and we noticed fireworks stands are up and waiting in the unincorporated areas (White Center, Top Hat, etc.). So it's a ... Read more..

White Center’s former Club Evo: New partnership, business model

Sunday, June 26th, 2011 Posted in White Center news | 67 Comments »

By Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now Alfred Lopez, owner of 9625 16th SW and the now-dissolved entity that did business there as Club Evolucion, has confirmed to WCN that he ... Read more..

Happening now: White Center Library Guild yard sale

Saturday, June 25th, 2011 Posted in How to Help, White Center Library, White Center news | Comments Off

The White Center Library Guild's yard sale IS on today, till 3 pm - 1110 SW 116th - rained out last week but today, so far so good! (Thanks to ... Read more..

White Center Art Walk: Calling all painters!

Saturday, June 25th, 2011 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

From White Center Art Walk organizers: For the month of July, we are hosting as many local artists as we can for a Live Painting extravaganza! We are doing an open ... Read more..

Followup: Full Tilt Ice Cream birthday gift to White Center Food Bank

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 Posted in Full Tilt Ice Cream, How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

Throughout its third-anniversary-celebration day on Monday, Full Tilt Ice Cream in White Center was hopping - we took the photo above at 8:30 that night! And as noted here, they ... Read more..

Election 2011: Democratic organizations’ endorsements

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 Posted in Election, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

The August 16 primary is less than two months away, and local groups are making their endorsements. Both of the legislative-district Democrats' groups in this area have now made their ... Read more..

White Center shootout (of sorts) leaves one hurt; gun, drugs found

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 Posted in White Center news | 14 Comments »

Here's what the overnight police presence in downtown White Center was all about. From King County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Sgt. John Urquhart: Two men apparently shooting at each other last night ... Read more..

Burien City Council discusses White Center (etc.) annexation

Monday, June 20th, 2011 Posted in Annexation, boulevard park, burien, Politics, white center, White Center news | 2 Comments »

"So here we are," Burien city manager Mike Martin began as he opened a quick recap of where the issue of North Highline annexation stood, before tonight's scheduled Burien City ... Read more..

Happening now: Happy 3rd birthday, Full Tilt Ice Cream – and they’re giving presents

Monday, June 20th, 2011 Posted in Full Tilt Ice Cream, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

In case you missed the story on our partner site West Seattle Blog late last night - today, Full Tilt Ice Cream is celebrating its third anniversary. (WCN didn't launch ... Read more..

White Center Art Walk: First film festival, and more

Sunday, June 19th, 2011 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

By Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now Saturday night's drizzly cool weather might have kept a few folks from venturing outside, but lots of art lovers were evident at the ... Read more..

Framework for Burien City Council’s annexation discussion tomorrow

Sunday, June 19th, 2011 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | Comments Off

As first reported here in our coverage of the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting earlier this month, the Burien City Council plans to discuss White Center/etc. annexation during its ... Read more..

New food truck in White Center: Sarap Café

Saturday, June 18th, 2011 Posted in Food, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Story and photo by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now "Sarap" is Tagalog (the national language of the Philippines) for delicious! Formerly located at Pratt Fine Arts in the Central District ... Read more..

White Center Library Guild fundraising yard sale rained out – but they’ll try again!

Saturday, June 18th, 2011 Posted in Libraries, White Center news | Comments Off

If you went by the site of what was scheduled to be the White Center Library Guild fundraising yard sale today - sorry, they decided to postpone it because of ... Read more..

White Center Food Bank needs help on Saturday – can you spare a few hours?

Thursday, June 16th, 2011 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | 1 Comment »

From volunteer coordinator Audrey Zemke at White Center Food Bank: We still need 3 or 4 volunteers for June 18 from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm. Volunteers will be settting ... Read more..