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Saturday, August 1, 2015 -- 4:33 pm
No raised crosswalk or all-way stop-flashing beacons to be installed at 32nd Ave W and W Raye
Magnolia Voice - It looks like we are at the end of the line for the hotly contested intersection of 32nd Ave W and W Raye St. As we reported in June, parents, community members and Magnolia leaders came together to ask SDOT for a solution for the dangerous crosswalk. SDOT has completed its latest review of the crosswalk, and has […] Read more...
Saturday, August 1, 2015 -- 9:50 am
I 'Dated' a Bunch of City Council Candidates So You Don't Have...
The Stranger - ... issue most of the city isn't really following. District 7 includes Downtown, South Lake Union, Queen Anne, and Magnolia. I had a fever while writing the post about Sally Bagshaw. I compared her candidacy for city council to trying to keep up with ... Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 3:05 pm
What's on this weekend
Viewing Feed - ... As always in summer, there are free concerts at the Locks and the good 'ol Ballard Farmer's Market this Sunday. The Magnolia Summerfest goes on next door to us both Saturday and Sunday, and the Magnolia Seafair parade also happens on Saturday. Also ... Read more...
Thursday, July 30, 2015 -- 11:36 pm
Summerfest this Saturday and Sunday
Magnolia Voice - We are so excited for Magnolia's annual Summerfest!  Many of us look forward to this weekend all year long- the parade, the huge festival on the ballfields, bouncy houses and live music, great food, art and the talent show- an event not to be missed.  Admission is free (you pay only for rides and food.) Don't forget […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 5:56 pm
Seattleland: Random Bullets Determine Who Lives and Dies in the Emerald City
Seattle Weekly - ... the bullets missed their fatal marks, and the gunfire has been generally confined to the CD and South Seattle. So Magnolia, Broadmoor, and Laurelhurst can relax. "There is a small number of people associated with the high percentage of shots fired ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -- 12:02 pm
Magnolian's Putt Cancer in the Hole upcoming
Magnolia News - Magnolia native Francie Warnekros is hosting the fifth-annual Putt Cancer in the Hole mini-golf tournament at Interbay Golf Center on Aug. 9, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature a putt-putt golf tournament and a raffle with prizes donated by local organizations. Guests of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to attend and dress up in their favorite sports team's gear. Read more...
Saturday, July 25, 2015 -- 4:42 pm
Local artist featured at West Elm
Magnolia Voice - Magnolia mom and artist Julie Jacobson is having a big year.  In March, she (along with three other artists) opened Gray Sky Art Gallery at the Interbay Worklofts, and this month her work is the featured art at West Elm's downtown Seattle store as a part of their Local Artist Program. A graphic designer by trade, Jacobson says: […] Read more...
Thursday, July 23, 2015 -- 10:13 am
Magnolia Village Tomorrow needs your help to envision a better Magnolia
Magnolia Voice - Magnolia has a distinct, village-like business district, as well as great businesses in various areas throughout the neighborhood. The Village is at a crossroads of opportunity due to changing demographics and attitudes regarding healthy, walkable, and active urban living. The Magnolia Chamber of Commerce intends to develop a vision for the Magnolia Village accomplishing the […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 -- 2:37 pm
An Open Letter to Warren Buffett: Put Public Safety Before Profit and Prioritize Oil Train Regulation
Switched - One year ago this week, an oil train passing through Seattle ran off the tracks underneath the Magnolia Bridge, derailing three of its 100 tank cars carrying Bakken crude oil from North Dakota. Considering that unrefined Bakken crude is highly volatile, we count ourselves lucky to have avoided the catastrophic impacts these tank cars could have brought upon this city. Read more...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 -- 1:06 am
Magnolia Elementary School given landmark status
Magnolia Voice - One of the questions we often get is 'What is the plan for the old Magnolia School?' Or 'That old school is just sitting there…what a waste!' Well, we are pleased to announce that on Wednesday, July 15 , Seattle's Landmarks Preservation Board unanimously approved landmark status for Magnolia Elementary School ( 2418 28th Ave. […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 -- 12:38 am
Search for the Sun with Daybreak Star and the Library
Magnolia Voice - The Seattle Public Library is partnering with Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center to bring the Search for the Sun program to Magnolia. Magnolia Library Children's Librarian Amy LaVare writes: Children ages 3-7 can experience the worlds of plants, animals and different cultures through song and dance with collaborative storyteller Eli Rosenblatt. Learn more about the […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 -- 3:15 pm
Spoke and Food Bike To Dinner event set for July 28
Ballard News-Tribune - ... Hill - Canterbury Alehouse Fremont - Fremont Brewery Greenlake - Lucia Greenwood - RAZZI's Pizzeria Interbay/Magnolia - Highliner Public House Northgate - The Watershed Pub & Kitchen Ravenna - Vios CafA at Third Place Books Seward Park - ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 -- 3:03 pm
Magnolia Community trail meeting
Magnolia Voice - All are invited to attend the first public meeting regarding the feasibility of the Magnolia Community trail connecting Magnolia Village with the marina and the soon-to-be-expanded Smith Cove Park. The trail is a community effort, supported by a City of Seattle Neighborhood Matching Fund grant. Meeting Information: Tuesday, July 28, from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. at […] Read more...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 -- 9:46 pm
Is Summerfest ending?
Magnolia Voice - Magnolia Summerfest may be coming to and end. The annual family festival, which takes place August 1st and 2nd this year, may be the community's last. Summerfest, which is organized by the Magnolia Chamber of Commerce and has been a part of the fabric of this community for over 30 years, is now facing a […] Read more...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 -- 4:10 pm
Duplexes for the wealthiest Seattle neighborhoods? Not likely
Crosscut.com - ... what you call them, two recommendations could ripple through the city, from Ravenna to Rainier Beach, Madrona to Magnolia. First: Restrictions on mother-in-law apartments and backyard cottages would be lessened. Not only would construction become ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 -- 12:05 am
A letter from the city in response to the encampments in Magnolia and QA
Magnolia Voice - Last week, we posted this story about the Mayor's plan for city-sponsored homeless encampments on QA and Magnolia.  Due to the  negative response, the Director of the Seattle Human Services Department has sent the following email: Thank you very much for your message expressing concern with how an encampment could affect your neighborhood. While none of […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 -- 8:43 am
Don't miss the Chamber's Spaghetti Dinner 7/21 at 6:30 at the Magnolia Garden Center
Magnolia Voice - All are invited to join Magnolia Chamber of Commerce for their annual Spaghetti Dinner, Tuesday, July 21st. Dine al fresco, surrounded by Magnolia Garden Center's gorgeous flowers and trees at this year's fundraiser. This is a beautiful setting to share an evening with friends, colleagues and their special guest  – Councilmember Sally Bagshaw. Tickets are $30 if purchased by Friday the 17th, and $35 after […] Read more...
Monday, July 13, 2015 -- 1:58 pm
'Everything west of I-5 will be toast:' Details from a chilling...
Business Journal - ... already struggling to deal with infrastructure that has yet to be fixed from the Nisqually earthquake in 2001. The Magnolia Bridge, for example, has so many chunks falling off of it , the city has warned people not to walk under it. And, of course, ... Read more...
Saturday, July 11, 2015 -- 6:25 am
Mowing scheduled in Discovery Park due to brush fire danger
Magnolia News - Beginning, Saturday, July 11, Seattle Parks and Recreation crews will mow areas of high grass in the north and central parts of Discovery Park in Magnolia due to concerns over potential brushfires. Unusually dry, hot weather in Seattle this summer has created potential fire hazards in parks and natural areas throughout the city. Read more...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 -- 2:40 pm
We Are Single-Family Homeowners, Hear Us Roar
Seattle Weekly - ... live in a single-family neighborhood. This may be a wake up call for this city." Says Glenn Avery, a member of the Magnolia-Queen Anne District Council: "I think this will fundamentally change Seattle's culture." Irene Wall, co-chair of the City ... Read more...



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