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Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 4:13 pm
Woodland Park Zoo elephants moving to Oklahoma City Zoo this spring
Phinneywood - Woodland Park Zoo announced on its blog today that its remaining two elephants, Bamboo and Chai, will move to the Oklahoma City Zoo sometime in late-March to mid-April. Activists have long called for the zoo to shut down its elephant exhibit and move them to a sanctuary. Instead, the zoo decided to move them to […] Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 7:08 am
Theater, live music and wine in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood this weekend
Phinneywood - Here are a few highlights of events in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood this weekend. Check our Events calendar any time for more. Storytelling with Steph at 11 a.m. Friday at Phinney Books, 7405 Greenwood Ave. N. "Savage/Love" at 7 p.m. Friday at The Pocket Theater, 8312 Greenwood Ave. N. Seattle Folklore Society presents Ellis Paul […] Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 3:29 pm
Subway and Silverball Saloon coming to Greenwood
Phinneywood - Subway is currently building out the space at 8530 Palatine Ave. N., in one of the newer buildings between Palatine and Greenwood avenues and along Morrow Lane. This photo is looking east toward Greenwood Avenue. According to signs in the window, Silverball Saloon will be opening at 8558 Greenwood Ave. N. The saloon's Facebook page […] Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 12:24 pm
Volunteers needed to bend 60 more metal monkey frames for next holiday lighting project
Phinneywood - December's holiday lighting project in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood brought 150 metal monkeys to businesses and trees throughout the neighborhood, and a lot of good press and attention to local businesses. The demand from businesses and residents to sponsor a monkey was so great that organizers are expanding the troupe for next year. They're looking […] Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 9:44 am
Phinney Ridge Community Council meets Tuesday
Phinneywood - The Phinney Ridge Community Council meets at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. You can see the full agenda here. Guest speaker Kaitlin Parker of the National Wildlife Federation will talk about how to establish a backyard wildlife habitat and neighborhood corridors. The council will discuss land […] Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 2:09 pm
Chaco Canyon Organic Cafe now open in Greenwood
Phinneywood - Chaco Canyon Organic Cafe opened its doors at 8408 Greenwood Ave. N. today. The cafe specializes in locally sourced, sustainable ingredients. The cafe also has locations in West Seattle and the U-District. Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 12:36 pm
Green Honda CR-V stolen from Greenwood overnight
Phinneywood - Keren tells us her green 1999 Green Honda CR-V was stolen overnight from North 81st Street between Fremont and Dayton avenues. She said it has a bunch of children's stuff inside and a Thule bike rack on the back. She filed a police report. Anyone see or hear anything? Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 12:37 pm
Candidate Forum for new City Council District 5 is March 11
Phinneywood - Now that seven of the nine City Council positions will be elected by district, candidates must live within the district they're seeking to represent. The new District 6 covers all of Ballard and Phinney Ridge and part of Greenwood. The new District 5 covers Greenwood north of 85th Street, extending from Puget Sound on the […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 11:14 am
Phinney Neighborhood Preschool Co-op's bi-annual Gently Used Kid's Clothing & Gear Sale is March 21
Phinneywood - Phinney Neighborhood Preschool Co-op's bi-annual Gently Used Kid's Clothing & Gear Sale is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. The sale is for expecting families and those with kids from newborn up to 10 years old. Items include gently used clothing, shoes, […] Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 2:42 pm
Sandel Park's grass torn up by joyriders again
Phinneywood - Paul sent us photos of Sandel Park's grass chewed up by joyriders late last week. The tracks covered a good portion of the park's field. He says it looks like the car also hit a tree. This is not the first time it's happened at the park at 9053 1st Ave. NW. Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 9:58 am
The Lodge Sports Grille coming to 85th & Greenwood
Phinneywood - The Lodge Sports Grille will open its sixth restaurant in the former Greenwood Academy of Hair space at the northwest corner of North 85th Street and Greenwood Avenue North. That space has been empty since the hair academy moved out in June of 2010. The sports-themed restaurant is known for good pub food and plenty […] Read more...
Friday, February 20, 2015 -- 12:22 pm
31 Reasons Pets Love Seattle
Seattle - ... tributes to our best friends exploded in the late 1990s, says tattoo artist Alexis Witt of Two Birds Tattoo in Greenwood ( twobirdstattoo.com ). It's now a regular feature of her work and of many others around town. Last fall, Witt inked the words ... Read more...
Friday, February 20, 2015 -- 12:18 pm
Theater, lots of live music, family variety show and ape celebration in Greenwood-Phinney Ridge this weekend
Phinneywood - The Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St., presents a special showing of "The Age of Love" at 1 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $7 for senior center members, $10 non-members. THE AGE OF LOVE follows the humorous and poignant adventures of thirty seniors in Rochester, NY who sign up for a first-of-its-kind speed dating event exclusively […] Read more...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 -- 4:15 pm
Couth Buzzard Books hosts David Shields and Caleb Powell tonight in 'I Think You Are Totally Wrong: A Quarrel'
Phinneywood - Couth Buzzard Books hosts UW professor David Shields and his former student Caleb Powell in a rematch over their new book and upcoming Hollywood film, "I Think You Are Totally Wrong: A Quarrel." The fun begins at 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday) at 8310 Greenwood Ave. N. The book was just released. You can read the […] Read more...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 -- 1:57 pm
12 weeks of SR 99 lane closures begin in March
Phinneywood - Washington Department of Transportation crews will be working on the future north portal of the State Route 99 tunnel and will need to close one lane in both directions of SR 99/Aurora Avenue North between Valley Street and the Aurora Bridge. The closures begin March 7 and will last about 12 weeks. Two lanes will be open […] Read more...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 -- 10:05 am
Northwest Chamber Chorus and Concord Chamber Choir perform March 15
Phinneywood - Northwest Chamber Chorus and Concord Chamber Choir will perform the Frank Martin Mass for Double Choir at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, at Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church, 7500 Greenwood Ave. N. Tickets are $22 general, $17 senior citizens; $12 students and singers. Children ages 6-12 are admitted free with an accompanying adult. Purchase tickets […] Read more...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -- 4:31 pm
Thai and tinctures at Fu Kun Wa
Seattle Times - ... - until now. Or at least that's how I interpreted the rye cocktail served at Fu Kun Wu, the apothecary bar on Phinney Ridge, located inside the restaurant Thaiku. The bar restaurant celebrates its second year on Phinney Ridge this month, after ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -- 1:42 pm
Final meeting on public input for Viewlands Elementary playground improvements is March 2
Phinneywood - Viewlands Elementary, 10525 3rd Ave. NW, is hosting its final public meeting about its playground improvement project on March 2nd. Viewlands was awarded a grant from the City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods to prepare construction documents for the first phase of improvements to the playground. Previous meetings sought input from students and community members […] Read more...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -- 10:28 am
Metropolis celebrates 34th anniversary and new owner this weekend
Phinneywood - Metropolis cards and gifts store at 7319 Greenwood Ave. N. is celebrating its 34th anniversary on Saturday. Also, owner Terry Heiman is retiring and has sold the store to Sue Pasha, who will be at the celebration to meet customers. The celebration lasts all day, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday with cake and […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 -- 1:38 pm
News roundup: Taproot show extended one week, lowering speed limits, become a master composter, crime
Phinneywood - Taproot Theatre has extended the run of the comedy "The Explorers Club" by one week, to March 7. The show has received rave reviews from local media. (We saw it last week and loved it.) Kelley says someone stole a package off her porch at 3rd Avenue NW and NW 70th Street that contained $200 […] Read more...



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