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Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 9:43 pm
A sign of Christmas peace
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley You can see it from Ballard, Phinney Ridge, and from airplanes on the way to a landing. For 12 years, Magnolia resident Kenny Down has erected a giant lighted peace symbol on his roof he calls a Christmas ornament. "It is peace on Earth, goodwill towards man. The idea here is we can be peaceful […] Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 9:34 pm
Car crash?
Magnolia Voice - Alexander writes: This morning I was driving west on Bertona between 37th and 38th, Saw a prius with it's side airbags deployed sitting outside that house in the back ground, and this audi was sitting where it is in the photo, I drove back by a couple hours later on my way home (on 37th) […] Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 9:09 pm
Local boys help save the snow leopards
Magnolia Voice - We came across these three selling hot chocolate in the Village.  Asim, Isaac and Luke- students at Lawton, have been raising funds to help save snow leopards because there aren't many left on the planet (According to the Woodland Park Zoo, there may be as few as 4,000 left in the wild). When we told them […] Read more...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 -- 7:59 am
Who, What, When (How and Why) Sure 'Nuff a Most Vital Column
Magnolia Voice - John Maynard reporting. Hello, Magnolians. This column is the result of what happens when you sit down on the sidewalk bench in front of Le Roux and have a conversation with Steve Smalley. So every couple of weeks or so, I've agreed to address such matters as... THE MCGRAW STREET TREES OF GLORY. Kudos to […] Read more...
Monday, December 15, 2014 -- 7:12 pm
Christmas past, present and future
Magnolia Voice - A guest post from our friend Shaun Myrick I love all holidays, but Christmas is by far my favorite.  The decorations, the food and the traditions we all make and have -- there is nothing better. Magnolia is a special place.  It's our own little small town in the middle of one of the world's […] Read more...
Monday, December 15, 2014 -- 5:27 pm
West Emerson Overpass to reopen to traffic this Friday
Magnolia Voice - It must be a holiday miracle… Here's the latest on the overpass construction project: The West Emerson Overpass is expected to reopen to traffic Friday, December 19. The exact time of the opening is still being determined by the project team. The webpage and project hotline (206-615-1070) will be updated with additional details as they become […] Read more...
Monday, December 15, 2014 -- 5:13 pm
Edited-Did you witness an accident on Gilman last night?
Magnolia Voice - Update-12/15/14 11:41 pm- Editor's note: We have had some follow-up emails noting that the car in question may have stopped after the incident in question.  We have calls out to the police- please check back for more information as we get it. Earlier-We are following up on this email about a potential hit and run. Please call 911 […] Read more...
Sunday, December 14, 2014 -- 5:37 pm
Locals plea: Shop right here
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley Lots of time left to pick up great gifts for those on your Christmas list. Magnolia Voice spoke with some local merchants who ask you consider making those purchases here in the neighborhood. Store owners remind us they are the same group of folks who put on the well attended events […] Read more...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 -- 2:33 pm
Recent crime news
Magnolia Voice - Unsettling news for our neighborhood… 3400 block (W Ruffner and W Bertona) had a break-in and an attempted break-in last week: Not just one, but two more homes were vandalized in past days! First home had a window frame damaged via a tool but no entry gained, whereas entrance was gained on the second home […] Read more...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 -- 1:31 pm
Muslim Group Wants FBI To Investigate Attack On Seattle Cabbie
KUOW-FM Seattle - ... it was Gaal's skin color or race that triggered the attack. The incident happened around 2 a.m. Sunday in Seattle's Magnolia neighborhood. Police arrested one suspect who returned to the scene while police were there. He admitted to being involved, ... Read more...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 -- 8:54 am
The Morning News: State Officials Mostly Certain About Safety of Alaskan Way Viaduct
The Stranger - ... say a 26-year-old man called a taxi cab driver a "terrorist" before beating him unconscious early on Sunday in the Magnolia neighborhood. According to the police, the cab driver had picked up the man and three others in Belltown: The suspect then ... Read more...
Monday, December 8, 2014 -- 3:22 pm
Police arrest suspect in hate crime beating of cab driver in Magnolia
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - A fare told a Seattle cab driver to "go back to your own country" and accused him of being a terrorist early Sunday. The driver was beaten tino unconsciousness and crashed his cab. Read more...
Saturday, December 6, 2014 -- 3:11 pm
Show us your best holiday family photo
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley Putting together your Christmas cards? You know, the ones with the cute pictures of the family? Time to send Magnolia Voice your best photograph for inclusion in our holiday photo spread. Include your cutest snap with either Santa, the family, or just the kids. We're shooting for maximum smiles. Email tips@nullMagnoliaVoice.com. Read more...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 -- 10:23 pm
Winterfest comes to Magnolia
Magnolia Voice - Saturday is a huge day in Magnolia. Here's what's going on:  10-4 Holiday Home tour 4-8 Winterfest 4:30 Tree Lighting at Magnolia Garden Center 7:30 Magnolia Chorale at Magnolia Lutheran Church Join your neighbors for this holiday tradition starting at 4:30pm with tree lighting at the Magnolia Garden Center, then hit the Village and all […] Read more...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 -- 12:08 am
Santa pictures at Wish Upon this month
Magnolia Voice - Have your kids already written their Christmas lists?  Good news! Santa is coming to Magnolia. The big guy will be at Wish Upon Children's Consignment store in the Village from Dec. 6th-14th for photos. Steve Schimmelman from MagnoliaSantaPhotos.com is back for a 6th season to capture the smiles, tears and laughs. Click here to find out more about Santa photos, or […] Read more...
Monday, December 1, 2014 -- 10:26 pm
Who, What, When (How and Why) Sure 'Nuff a Most Vital Column
Magnolia Voice - John Maynard reporting Hello, Magnolians. This column is the result of what happens when you sit down on the sidewalk bench in front of Le Roux and have a conversation with Steve Smalley. So every couple of weeks or so, you'll get a blog I've agreed to addressing such matters as... LEAF BLOWERS... Magnolia needs […] Read more...
Saturday, November 29, 2014 -- 2:24 pm
New letterpress print shop at Fishermen's Terminal
Magnolia Voice - Constellation & Co., a local letterpress stationery company, recently relocated from Pioneer Square to a storefront space in Fishermen's Terminal. Owners (and Magnolia residents) Brad and Sara McNally say Constellation & Co. is inspired by conviction, craftsmanship, and community: We love to make beautiful things, but our inmost desire is to facilitate meaningful connections, to use the […] Read more...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 -- 7:26 pm
Distinctive, but Not Too Distinctive - Inside the Mind of Alderwood's Talent Booker
The Stranger - ... The program is called "GGP Merrier Thursdays," with performances by the electric cellist Shaun Diaz, the DJs of Magnolia Rhapsody, and the Jason Parker Quartet (which includes bass player Evan Flory-Barnes and drummer D'Vonne Lewis from Industrial ... Read more...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 -- 3:52 pm
Snapshot in Time: Magnolia | Magnolia's bridges
Magnolia News - The west end of the Magnolia Bridge, showing the steel bracings added over the years. File photo by Monica Wooton, 2000 Today, there are only three ways to enter Magnolia: by car, one by train and countless ways by sea. Read more...
Monday, November 24, 2014 -- 11:44 pm
10 Tips for a Stress Free Thanksgiving
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley Perhaps you've noticed the new business in the space of the old Magnolia Tech Outlet next to Szmania's Restaurant. Shaun Myrick operates his design studio there to bring a bit of interior fashion and home styling; including recipes, pet care, and lots more. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Shaun is sharing […] Read more...




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