Archive for July, 2011

County assessor, ‘public engagement’ part of Thursday’s North Highline Unincorporated Area Council agenda

Sunday, July 31st, 2011 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council president Barbara Dobkin shares the agenda and highlights for this coming Thursday night's monthly meeting: *Ever wonder where your property tax dollars go, and why your ... Read more..

Uncle Mike’s Superlicious BBQ closed (temporarily) after kitchen fire

Saturday, July 30th, 2011 Posted in fire, Food, restaurants, White Center news | 3 Comments »

We went over to Uncle Mike's Superlicious BBQ in White Center after finding out via the restaurant's Facebook page that they are closed temporarily because of a small fire. Co-owner ... Read more..

Burien annexation? Financial report should be ready for council on Monday, but…

Saturday, July 30th, 2011 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | 1 Comment »

The information "packet" published online before every Burien City Council meeting is out (see it here) - and while it promises councilmembers that some information will be available regarding the ... Read more..

Happy birthday, Big Al Brewing! Celebrations this weekend

Saturday, July 30th, 2011 Posted in Beverages, Businesses, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Our friends at the Washington Beer Blog have the full lowdown on two days of third-birthday partying at White Center's Big Al Brewing - read about it here. The grand ... Read more..

Date announced for Technology Access Foundation groundbreaking at Lakewood Park

Friday, July 29th, 2011 Posted in Education, Hicks Lake, Lakewood Park, White Center news | Comments Off

It's been a long time in the making, but Dick Thurnau of Friends of Hicks Lake tells WCN Technology Access Foundation has announced August 26th as the groundbreaking date for ... Read more..

Outdoor open-mike night at Greenbridge Plaza, tonight!

Friday, July 29th, 2011 Posted in Arts, Greenbridge, White Center news | Comments Off

7 pm tonight (Friday) - come be the talent, the audience, or both, at a new outdoor open-mike night at Greenbridge Plaza. Full details on this Facebook event page. Read more..

King County Sheriff’s Office says apartment east of White Center likely used for dog-fighting, prostitution evidence

Thursday, July 28th, 2011 Posted in Crime, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | 2 Comments »

News release just in from the King County Sheriff's Office: Deputies found evidence of illegal dog fighting, including four pit bulls in unincorporated King County last weekend. One man was ... Read more..

Concerned about crime? White Center Community Safety Coalition tonight

Thursday, July 28th, 2011 Posted in Crime, safety, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | 1 Comment »

The monthly meeting of the White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition is set for tonight, 6 pm, White Center DSHS building (upstairs) - your chance to hear about the latest ... Read more..

Apartment fire under investigation; Red Cross helping victims

Monday, July 25th, 2011 Posted in fire, How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off

You may have seen the smoke from Sunday afternoon's huge apartment fire in the unincorporated area east of White Center, in a Union Gospel Mission-owned building in the 9800 block ... Read more..

Downtown bus stop might be removed – county soliciting comments

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

We published this Friday on partner site West Seattle Blog and it turned out to be a hot topic. If you take the bus between downtown and White Center, you ... Read more..

Happening now: White Center Promise celebration at Greenbridge Plaza

Friday, July 22nd, 2011 Posted in Greenbridge, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off

Hundreds of people are having a great time at Greenbridge Plaza right now, as the White Center Promise celebration continues till 6:30 pm. The poverty-fighting initiative is about education in ... Read more..

White Center Promise summer celebration today at Greenbridge

Friday, July 22nd, 2011 Posted in Greenbridge, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off

Couldn't be better weather for a big celebration at Greenbridge Plaza (8th SW and SW 98th) today - part of the White Center Community Development Association's White Center Promise campaign, ... Read more..

Hello, artists and performers! The next White Center Art Walk is looking for you

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 Posted in Arts, How to Help, White Center news | 4 Comments »

Want to be part of the next White Center Art Walk? Here's your chance! Dear Artists & Art Lovers, White Center Arts and the White Center Art Walk would like to invite ... Read more..

Followup: Thai Thai’s successor needs a new home after all

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 Posted in Food, restaurants, White Center news | 3 Comments »

By Deanie Schwarz Reporting for White Center Now As you might have seen in the comments following our previous story about the former Thai Thai Restaurant's future plans - those plans have ... Read more..

Baby sign language classes start Thursday at Dubsea Coffee

Monday, July 18th, 2011 Posted in Education, White Center news | Comments Off

Parents who want to try communicating with their babies via hand signs - American Sign Language - are invited to join new classes starting up this week at Dubsea Coffee ... Read more..

Dog found at White Center Jubilee Days carnival – whose is she?

Sunday, July 17th, 2011 Posted in Pets, White Center news | 3 Comments »

From Celia: This sweet dog was roaming the White Center Carnival at Steve Cox Park. She is obviously well-loved, and has a collar with a padlock on it. Contact us at ... Read more..

PHOTOS: White Center Jubilee Days Street Fair, day 1

Saturday, July 16th, 2011 Posted in Fun, White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | Comments Off

(Photos by Patrick Sand for WCN) Lots of great people to see (and meet, if you don't know them already) at the White Center Jubilee Days Street Fair along 17th SW ... Read more..

Video: Megabanks targeted in White Center protest

Saturday, July 16th, 2011 Posted in Businesses, White Center news | 1 Comment »

WCN contributor Deanie Schwarz says more than 20 people joined in a protest this morning organized by Washington Community Action Network, demanding that megabanks like Chase and Bank of America ... Read more..

Update: Olson Place reopens after crash

Saturday, July 16th, 2011 Posted in Traffic, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(Crossposted from partner site West Seattle Blog) 11:39 AM: A crash on Olson Place heading downhill to Highway 509 from the east end of Roxbury has traffic being diverted at Olson/4th ... Read more..

Huge day in White Center! Jubilee Days and Art Walk

Saturday, July 16th, 2011 Posted in Arts, Fun, White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | 4 Comments »

Rain? What rain? We're in denial. The Jubilee Days Street Festival is still on, and so's tonight's Art Walk. We'll be checking out both. Jubilee Days info here; Art Walk ... Read more..