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Sunday, August 2, 2015 -- 11:58 pm
Free "Meaningful Movie" this month: On Paper Wings
Beacon Hill Seattle - (This story was contributed via our Commons (reader-submitted) section. Thanks, Christina! Other readers who wish to contribute to the Commons should click the link above that says 'Write for the BHB.' — Ed.) Local, volunteer-powered Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies screens the documentary On Paper Wings on Friday, August 21 at the Garden House (2336 15th … Continue reading Free 'Meaningful Movie' this month: On Paper Wings → Read more...
Sunday, August 2, 2015 -- 4:05 pm
A step back from misguided housing policy, but work remains
Seattle Times - ... The work isn't done. Some urban villages have more room to grow. Developers have not flooded areas around the Beacon Hill and Othello light-rail stations with projects the way they have in South Lake Union or Capitol Hill. The current draft of ... Read more...
Saturday, August 1, 2015 -- 7:41 am
Application deadline for 9/12 Beacon Art Walkabout is today
Beacon Hill Seattle - It's not too late to apply to participate in the September 12 Beacon Art Walkabout as an artist, performer, or merchant. However, the deadline is today, August 1, so you need to get it done quickly. Find more information and an application form here. The Beacon Art Walkabout will feature artists in 30 businesses along … Continue reading Application deadline for 9/12 Beacon Art Walkabout is today → Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 4:34 pm
Week In Review: Mayoral Mea Culpa, Gangsta Kayaktivists and Russell Wilson's TD
KUOW-FM Seattle - ... two, three jobs can't even find an affordable place to live these days. "I know a girl who rents a house up on Beacon Hill. The owner of that land has a huge plot and he has a tiny one bedroom house which he rentsa She's technically renting [the ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 9:39 am
TOMORROW: Free lunch plus Field Day fun for West Seattle kids
West Seattle Blog - As the free-summer-meals program for local kids continues, tomorrow brings a bonus - Field Day activities at 15 sites around the county, including three in West Seattle - featured below in bold: On July 29th from 12 pm-2 pm, United Way of King County is organizing a Summer Meals Field Day! It will be taking place at 15 meal sites in King County. These sites are Northacres Playground, Judkins Playground, Cal Anderson Park, Beacon Hill Playground, Georgetown Playground, Othello Playground, E.C. Hughes Playground, Highland Park Elementary, Roxhill Playground, Maplewood Playground, Royal Hills Apartments, Angle Lake Park, Midway Park, and Parkside. Read more...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 -- 1:28 pm
In Food News: Seattle Loses a Beloved Chef, Sizzle Pie Coming to...
The Stranger - ... an oyster po boy, and other meaty sandwiches. Montis Grill just might be the neighborhood bar and grill that mid-Beacon Hill has been waiting for. While it's owned by Juan Montiel, who also owns the nearby excellent El Quetzal , which serves Mexican ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 -- 9:43 pm
The Commons wants you!
Beacon Hill Seattle - Here's a reminder that the blog has a new section, called The Commons. The Commons is here to make it easy for community members to submit content to the blog. Reviews, news, features, interviews, news tips and more are welcome. (Photos, for now, have to get here by email.) See the sidebar for a list … Continue reading The Commons wants you! → Read more...
Friday, July 10, 2015 -- 10:25 am
Free summer meals, arts and fun this summer at El Centro de la Raza
Beacon Hill Seattle - Ruth Harbaugh of Americorps VISTA and the End Summer Hunger Corps sent us the following announcement of interest to Beacon Hill families: Parents, are you looking for more fun, healthy things to do with your kids this summer? Bring them over to El Centro de la Raza for free lunch and fun activities every weekday! … Continue reading Free summer meals, arts and fun this summer at El Centro de la Raza → Read more...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 -- 6:19 am
Sawant considers Central District for city-owned gigabit Internet pilot program
Capitol Hill Blog - ... Columbia Telecommunications recommended three potential pilot neighborhoods: the Central District, North Beacon Hill, and Upper Queen Anne (Upgrade is pushing for the CD or North Beacon Hill). The city would need an estimated $5 million to build the ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 -- 8:54 am
The Morning News: Seattle Marches in Solidarity With Charleston,...
The Stranger - ... three houses in Rainier Valley, but didn't get any of them. She eventually paid $45,000 over sticker price for a Beacon Hill home with "pink carpeting." Microsoft is cutting thousands of jobs from its phone sector. But, but... these people looks ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 -- 5:57 pm
Seattle Preschool Program providers announced; enrollment open
Beacon Hill Seattle - On Monday, Mayor Murray announced the first 14 providers of the Seattle Preschool Program, including several in the Beacon Hill area serving the attendance areas of Dearborn Park, Maple, Beacon International and Kimball elementary schools. Enrollment for the program is opening now. All 4-year-olds in the city (regardless of income level) are eligible to apply, … Continue reading Seattle Preschool Program providers announced; enrollment open → Read more...
Monday, July 6, 2015 -- 7:26 pm
First sites, providers announced for city's subsidized preschool program
Seattle Times - ... more funding. The four providers selected by the city are Causey's Learning Center in the Central District and Beacon Hill; the Community Day School Association (CDSA) in Beacon Hill, Rainier Valley, Delridge, Highland Park and Leschi; Sound Child ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 2:55 pm
What can't you do with a library card?
Beacon Hill Seattle - (This article was submitted through The Commons here on the BHB. Thanks, Melissa!) Ever wished you could print/fax/copy/scan right here on Beacon Hill? Well, you can! The Beacon Hill Branch of The Seattle Public Library has it all–cheaper and faster than any office supply place. Scan your documents for FREE to your USB thumb drive, … Continue reading What can't you do with a library card? → Read more...
Monday, June 29, 2015 -- 6:01 pm
Seattle has a lost connection on gigabit broadband idea
Seattle Times - ... 500 customers on the crest of Queen Anne. Other options include reaching around 1,300 homes in either north Beacon Hill or the Central District. I say don't bother with this costly branding exercise. A pilot would exacerbate the "gigabit divide" by ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 -- 12:49 pm
This Week, You Can Eat Pig Brains, Drink Beer and Learn About Astronomy, and Make Vegetarian Tamales
The Stranger - ... Food is served family-style on banana leaves for everyone to share. Saturday, June 27 Tamale-making classes at Beacon Hill's El Centro de la Raza are very popular, in part because you get to learn how to make tamales from actual home cooks who use ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 -- 7:09 am
Kids eat free at Beacon Hill Playground this summer
Beacon Hill Seattle - (This post was promoted from The Commons. Thanks, Melissa, for contributing to the BHB in The Commons!) Seattle Parks will offer free lunches for kids aged 18 and under from noon-1 p.m., Monday through Friday, from now until August 14 at Beacon Hill Playground, 1902 13th Ave. S. Dates and locations are subject to change. … Continue reading Kids eat free at Beacon Hill Playground this summer → Read more...
Saturday, June 20, 2015 -- 6:19 pm
Mah Jongg talk and games at Beacon Hill library 7/18
Beacon Hill Seattle - Local meetup group Mah Jongg Fever is sponsoring Mah Jongg: The Art of the Game, an author talk by Gregg Swain, co-author of the book Mah Jongg: The Art of the Game: A Collector's Guide to Mah Jongg Tiles and Sets. The event is Saturday, July 18, at 1:30 p.m. in the Beacon Hill library, … Continue reading Mah Jongg talk and games at Beacon Hill library 7/18 → Read more...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 -- 5:50 pm
Free movies this summer!
Beacon Hill Seattle - (This post was promoted from The Commons. Thanks, Melissa, for contributing to the BHB in The Commons!) The free movie season on Beacon Hill kicks off tomorrow night with movies for the whole family. The Toy Story series starts with Toy Story 1 outdoors at Jefferson Park starting tomorrow, Friday June 19, around dusk (8:30ish) … Continue reading Free movies this summer! → Read more...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 -- 5:35 pm
Shiny and new at Fire Station 13
Beacon Hill Seattle - Lt. Kyle White of the Seattle Fire Department tells us that Fire Station 13, in the historic building on the corner of Beacon Ave. S. and S. Spokane St., took delivery of two new vehicles this month. They received a 2015 Pierce fire engine that went into service on June 11. It replaces a 2003 … Continue reading Shiny and new at Fire Station 13 → Read more...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 -- 10:30 am
It's getting tougher to be a parent in expensive, crowded, fast-paced Seattle
Seattle Times - After working a 12-hour nursing shift, Sydney Homeier puts her baby, Helen, down for the night at their Beacon Hill home. Registered nurse Sydney Homeier yawns while driving home after a 12-hour shift in the University of Washington Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Read more...




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