Archive for June, 2011

New home for B & D Aquarium – thanks to White Center Eagles

Thursday, June 16th, 2011 Posted in Businesses, White Center Eagles, White Center news | Comments Off

As reported on our partner site WSB yesterday - B & D Aquarium will indeed move into the White Center Eagles-owned property identified as a possible new home. They're planning ... Read more..

King County Sheriff’s Deputy hurt in White Center chase

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Just in from Sgt. John Urquhart of the King County Sheriff's Office: A Sheriff's deputy suffered a severely broken wrist while chasing and trying to arrest a suspected drunk driver. ... Read more..

Big Al Brewing goes solar: Less environmental impact, more beer!

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 Posted in Beverages, Environment, White Center news | 5 Comments »

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now/West Seattle Blog After three years of successfully operating its production brewery at 9832 14th Ave SW in White Center, Big ... Read more..

White Center business meeting: ‘We have accomplished a lot’

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 Posted in Businesses, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | 6 Comments »

By Tracy Record White Center Now editor Business owners from around White Center gathered Monday night at the Salvadorean Bakery for the monthly meeting/mixer facilitated by the WC Community Development Association. The bakery's ... Read more..

White Center Library Guild fundraiser sale coming up next weekend

Monday, June 13th, 2011 Posted in How to Help, Libraries, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Here's the official flyer - be there! Read more..

Next weekend: June 18th’s White Center Art Walk lineup

Monday, June 13th, 2011 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

Next Saturday, wander White Center and immerse yourself in art. Here's the lineup announcement: White Center 3rd Saturday Art Walk June 18th, 2011 6 PM to 9 PM In case you haven’t been ... Read more..

Followup: Potential new home for B & D Aquarium

Saturday, June 11th, 2011 Posted in Businesses, White Center Eagles, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Five days after breaking the news that B & D Aquarium has been ordered to leave its White Center storefront, WCN contributor Deanie Schwarz reports that on Monday, the Trustees ... Read more..

Suspect in 2003 White Center murder now back in U.S. custody

Thursday, June 9th, 2011 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

Our partners at the Seattle Times report that Vernon Walker, charged in the 2003 White Center murder of Darreion Roche (backstory here), is now in custody in Seattle, after years ... Read more..

Saving the libraries: Petition drive begins; legislators’ letter

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 Posted in boulevard park, Libraries, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now Members of the White Center Library Guild have kicked off a signature drive for a petition that will be presented to ... Read more..

Club Evo closure story, as told by KC Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 Posted in King County, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Just into the e-box, the monthly Prosecutor's Post from King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg and staff. The stories in it include the office's view of how the Club Evo ... Read more..

Update: TV spotlight as B & D Aquarium’s new-site search continues

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | Comments Off

Story and photo by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now KING 5 photojournalist Lorenzo Townsend - in the photo above - was at B and D Aquarium with reporter Eric Wilkinson ... Read more..

White Center (and vicinity) Crime Watch: Car stolen, recovered

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

Joe lives in White Center and uses the Myers Way Park-and-Ride, which is in Seattle city limits. Earlier this week, his car was stolen from the P/R, and he asked ... Read more..

B & D Aquarium: White Center fish store forced to move – but where?

Monday, June 6th, 2011 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 16 Comments »

Story and photos by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now Got someplace a business owner can move $25,000 worth of fish, fast? Bruce Donahue, owner of B & D Aquarium at 10402 ... Read more..

Video: Animated commercial for WC-born Full Tilt Ice Cream

Sunday, June 5th, 2011 Posted in Food, Full Tilt Ice Cream, Video, White Center news | Comments Off

A fun clip shared on Facebook by Full Tilt Ice Cream - they say their friend Chris Looney "made it as part of a school project. He is the front ... Read more..

Zippy’s closed today – but Proletariat Pizza’s open!

Sunday, June 5th, 2011 Posted in Food, restaurants, White Center news | Comments Off

(Crossposted from partner site West Seattle Blog) Thanks to a text, we've found out Zippy's Giant Burgers is closed today. According to the recording that answers the Zippy's phone, it's ... Read more..

Story behind the new mural at White Center’s New Angkor Market

Sunday, June 5th, 2011 Posted in Arts, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Story and photo by Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now New Angkor Market, at 16th SW and 98th SW, received a new mural during the annual White Center Spring Clean three ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council: New officers; annexation update; proposed development Pappas Village; more

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 Posted in development, North Highline UAC, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(New NHUAC officers, L-R, treasurer Ron Johnson, secretary Stephen Porter, president Barbara Dobkin, vice president Pat Price; photo by Patrick Sand for WCN) By Tracy Record White Center Now editor From tonight's North ... Read more..

Help the White Center Food Bank! Just one day a month

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 Posted in White Center Food Bank, White Center news | 3 Comments »

From White Center Food Bank volunteer coordinator Audrey Zemke: Do you want to help out the White Center Food Bank? The food bank is looking for volunteers (groups or individuals) ... Read more..

What the big law-enforcement response at 16th/106th was about

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Just in from WCN contributor Deanie Schwarz - More than 20 law-enforcement vehicles rushed to help a King County transit deputy after an attack attempt around 9:45 pm in White ... Read more..

White Center Community Development Association’s next Business Mixer announced for June 13

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 Posted in Businesses, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off

Just in from Nhan Nguyen at WCCDA: Please mark your calendar for our next White Center Business District Mixer meeting on Monday, June 13, 6-7:30pm at the Salvadorean Bakery (1719 SW ... Read more..