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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 -- 5:42 am
Outdoor settings for the sunshine
The Falcon - ... University Village, the open-air shopping center, isn't too far away. On the other side of the Ballard Bridge in Magnolia is Discovery Park. Discovery Park looks over Puget Sound and has access to walk along the shore. There are nearly 12 miles of ... Read more...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 -- 4:00 am
Next Stop for the $15 Minimum Wage Battle: the City Council
The Stranger - ... and low-income workers who need a raise), while Bagshaw's looking for votes in tony downtown, Queen Anne, and Magnolia. (Side note: One of Bagshaw's favorite tricks seems to be waiting until the last minute to try to slip in a seemingly small ... Read more...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 -- 5:20 pm
Snapshot in Time: Magnolia | Briarcliff
Magnolia News - In the late 1940s, schools in Magnolia were becoming overcrowded. Magnolia and Lawton schools were simply not big enough to accommodate the size of the growing community. Read more...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 -- 5:18 pm
Food Matters | Szmania's among notable restaurant moves
Magnolia News - There's a new chef and a new owner at Szmania's: Michael Rogozinski. He bought out restaurant founders Ludger and Julie Szmania earlier this year and took over the space on April 1. When Szmania's opened in Magnolia Village in 1990, it was the only sophisticated, fine-dining establishment for miles around and was widely admired. Read more...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 -- 1:50 pm
Consternation over Discovery Park permits
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley A handful of email messages pour into the offices of Magnolia Voice designed to generate attention relating to permit applications made to the Seattle Department of Planning and Development regarding the historic officers' homes in Discovery Park. Folks are upset. Permits will request the separation of 22 historic homes, now privately [...] Read more...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 -- 1:21 pm
McClure PTSA hosts Dr. Laura Kastner tonight
Magnolia Voice - All are invited to the McClure PTSA meeting tonight to hear Dr. Kastner's presentation HARD WORK: Building Success with Good Habits, Wisdom and Grit.    The first 62 meeting attendees will receive her most recent book (Wise-Minded Parenting: 7 Essentials for Raising Successful tweens and teens) for FREE. Here's the schedule of events: 6:00-6:30 Social time and [...] Read more...
Monday, April 21, 2014 -- 11:33 pm
Food Lust 2014!a
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Markets representing the U-District, Capitol Hill-Broadway, West Seattle, Columbia City, Lake City, Phinney and Magnolia Farmers Markets, Seattle Tilth, Terra Organics and Washington State Farmers Market Association SAVE THE DATE!!! This is going to ... Read more...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 -- 11:55 pm
Frightening occupied home burglary
Magnolia Voice - An MV tipster wrote on April 19th: A friend of mine in Magnolia was robbed last night around 4:30am. The scariest part is that they were home asleep, both boys asleep…and the dad's brother, his wife, and two boys were there asleep. Their car was in the car port and their second car was parked [...] Read more...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 -- 10:29 pm
Rainbow
Magnolia Voice - Reader Mona sent us this rainbow picture Thanks, Mona! Read more...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 -- 10:08 pm
Egg Hunt this Saturday
Magnolia Voice - Full story available at Magnolia Voice Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 5:57 pm
Spring egg hunts
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - ... 386-4240) will have its Mighty Mites "Egg"-Stravaganza for all ages on Thursday, April 17, starting at 10 a.m. The Magnolia Community Center (2550 34th Ave. W., 386-4245) will host a spring egg hunt on Saturday, April 19, for children ages 2 to 10, ... Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 11:37 am
Magnolia crime report
Magnolia Voice - The sun is out and property crime appears to be on the rise.  We receive several emails per day about car break-ins and other odd happenings.  Here are some highlights. Please remember to lock your cars, secure your homes and set your alarms! First, a very brazen car break-in caught on video (click on the link below). [...] Read more...
Monday, April 14, 2014 -- 12:59 pm
Beer and Whiskey Walk Friday, April 25th from 6-9pm
Magnolia Voice - Have you bought your tickets Magnolia's first-ever Beer and Whiskey Walk? Wander the village and try delicious beers and whiskeys, while listening to live music by Goldbar. Tickets are $25 in advance online here, or $30 the night of at Umpqua Bank. Check in is at Umpqua bank at 6pm where you will receive your 10 tasting tickets (additional tickets may be [...] Read more...
Monday, April 14, 2014 -- 12:45 pm
Want to design the Summerfest poster?
Magnolia Voice - Calling all artists! Magnolia Summerfest is coming round again soon. They are looking for submissions for entries for the poster contest. The deadline is May 15.  Winner will receive their image on the poster and promotional materials for the event as well as a free booth at the Summerfest Festival (August 1 & 2). For more [...] Read more...
Friday, April 11, 2014 -- 2:54 pm
This bud's for you
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley   Legal marijuana - you knew it was coming. Retailers can sell to consumers beginning in July, according to published reports. What you may not have considered is where the pot will grow - from seedling to salable commodity. Someone must cultivate it somewhere. Get ready…Seattle's first state-sanctioned grow site - [...] Read more...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 -- 2:18 pm
Student carwash raises money for landslide survivors
Magnolia Voice - Blaine 5th Grade teacher Terri Jenkins has much to be proud of. After talking with her students about the Oso landslide, they decided they wanted to do something to help. She writes: So, we brainstormed many ideas and decided upon a carwash and bake sale. We were hoping to raise about $500.00. Rather than having it [...] Read more...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 -- 11:20 pm
WoSo Wrapup: Reigns in Europe, Sounders Women vs SPU
Sounder at Heart - ... friendly against SPU (who are just off getting knocked around by the Reign last weekend) at Interbay, between Magnolia and Queen Anne. Attendance will be free. The Jet City Aux - their supporters group - has a nice game preview here . The Sounders' ... Read more...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 -- 5:50 pm
Fort Lawton buildings sale to close soon
Queen Anne & Magnolia News - ... close within the next two to three months. The U.S. Army built Fort Lawton, including the buildings for sale, in Magnolia's Discovery Park in the early 1900s. It was home to both soldiers and prisoners-of-war during World War II. Eventually, the ... Read more...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 -- 12:02 pm
Magnolia real estate tidbits
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley Lots of real estate chatter around the water cooler…actually Starbucks (remember when they had a water fountain?). Here are a few odds & ends for your casual consumption. The most thought-provoking phenomenon revolves around the amount of housing inventory on the market - a desirable market it seems for newly-minted Amazon [...] Read more...
Sunday, April 6, 2014 -- 11:09 pm
Kite flying weather-paragliders take to Magnolia bluff
Magnolia Voice - By reporter Steven Smalley In a brief window Friday, the clouds parted and the sun shone magnificently to provide superb conditions with which kites, flown by youngsters, might have taken flight in years past. Today is different. The kids are in school while adults dominate the skies. Just above Magnolia's western hilltop, one catches a [...] Read more...




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