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Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 4:00 pm
Another Rainier Valley Teen Hit by Gunfire; Mum on Details
Rainier Valley Post - SOUTHEAST SEATTLE — Another South Seattle teenager has been injured by gunfire. The incident comes just two months after … Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 10:18 am
See a Seattle grocer during the Gold Rush and the Great Seattle Fire
Seattle Times - ... That same year, Louch moved into a mansion-sized Beacon Hill home he had built on Othello Avenue overlooking Rainier Valley. After partnering in 1889 with M.B. Augustine, a traveling food salesman from Nevada, the ambitious pair moved into the much ... Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 7:28 am
WA: Streetcar Tests Under Way in Seattle
Mass Transit - ... and conflicts with electrically powered buses in the Little Saigon area, where South Jackson Street meets 12th and Rainier avenues. It's been almost seven years since voters approved the $134 million project, funded almost entirely by the regional ... Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 5:00 am
AD: Bright & Spacious Columbia City Home
Rainier Valley Post - From local realtor Serena Heslop: Current listing: 4401 41st Ave. S. Bright and spacious home in a great location … Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 6:58 pm
Dust debate: What's the source of this South Seattle soot?
KOMO News - ... in." I know this is a "played out" location - but I couldn't resist as the weather was so nice tonight! Mt. Rainier returned Monday both early in the morning and late evening. It was pretty much shrouded in clouds during the day. Hoping for clear ... Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 4:00 pm
Six South-End Schools Honored With Achievement Awards
Rainier Valley Post - SOUTHEAST SEATTLE - Twenty three Seattle Public Schools are being honored with Washington Achievement Awards from The Office of … Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 12:00 pm
Survival of the richest: priced out of Seattle
Crosscut.com - ... affected between 37 percent and 62 percent of all households in the neighborhoods studied. Especially hard hit were Rainier Beach, the University District and downtown, neighborhoods with a large share of low-income residents. Rents and home prices ... Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 7:34 am
Local News Covers Yesterday's Rally for a Safer Rainier
Columbia City Blog - As many noticed on the way home or to the market, yesterday marked another rally to raise awareness about Rainier Ave's ongoing safety issues. Local news outlets were on hand to cover the story. Here's the report from KOMO: SEATTLE — Rainier Avenue South averaged one crash every day over the last three years, according […] Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 7:24 am
Crosscut Interview with Ron Sher of Third Place Books
Columbia City Blog - Crosscut's Valerie Easton has a new interview up with Ron Sher, the owner of Third Place Books. In the interview, Sher comments on the store's philosophy as well as the plans to convert the soon-to-be former PCC home to Third Place's newest location (opening in November): Why and when did you start your first bookstore? It's been […] Read more...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 -- 9:22 pm
The Stranger's Charles Mudede Covers the Opening of Tiger Lilly Yoga
Columbia City Blog - Columbia City resident and writer for The Stranger posted the following reflection on the opening of Tiger Lilly Yoga at Rainier and Genesee: Yoga is not new to Columbia City (the neighborhood already has two such businesses), and the gentrification of this racially diverse part of Seattle is quite honestly old news. A PCC Market is soon […] Read more...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 -- 9:01 pm
Super Six: Marination's New Columbia City Project
Columbia City Blog - Here's the official press release: MARINATION BRINGS ALOHA TO SEATTLE'S COLUMBIA CITY NEIGHBORHOOD Marination Opens Sixth Concept in the South End with Chef Angie Roberts' Asian-inspired Menu SEATTLE - (May 20, 2015) -The folks at Marination are no strangers to Seattle, with a strong and popular presence in Capitol Hill, West Seattle and their roving […] Read more...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 -- 7:46 pm
Community pressuring city for safety fixes on dangerous street
KOMO News - Rainier Avenue South averaged one crash every day over the last three years, according to the Seattle Department of Transportation. From 2011 to 2014, there were 1,243 accidents along Rainier, and community members say that's unacceptable. Read more...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 -- 2:00 pm
Teen Fires Gun, Pistol-Whips Woman in Columbia City Park
Rainier Valley Post - SOUTHEAST SEATTLE — Seattle Police say officers arrested a teenager Tuesday night after he pistol-whipped a woman and fired … Read more...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 -- 2:00 am
AD: Get a 2-Hour Landscape Design Consultation With Erin Lau Design
Rainier Valley Post - From Erin Lau Design: A landscape designer is essential to any sustainable, well-composed, functioning garden. Imagine being able to walk … Read more...
Monday, May 18, 2015 -- 9:11 pm
City Council District #2 Candidates
Columbia City Blog - Last week marked the official deadline to submit signatures (or $1,200) to be considered a candidate for Seattle's switch to a new district election system for City Council. That means, all nine seats are up for grabs. The Stranger's Heidi Groover has an overview posted about what to expect in each race. Here's her take on […] Read more...
Saturday, May 16, 2015 -- 8:10 am
Tool Library Grand Opening
Columbia City Blog - Full story available at Columbia City Blog Read more...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 -- 10:23 pm
Columbia City's Mini-Mall of Diverse Offerings
Columbia City Blog - The Stranger has a new piece up on the plaza that is home to (among others) Full Tilt, the Hummingbird, Flying Lion, Rumba Notes, Watercress, and Safari Njema: Ken Anderson and Lenore Sharp knew they were taking a risk when they opened their ice-cream shop, Full Tilt Columbia City, in a small, dingy plaza just […] Read more...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 -- 8:00 pm
Three South-End Shootings in 4 Days; 1 Man, Several Cars Hit
Rainier Valley Post - SOUTHEAST SEATTLE — There have been three south-end shootings in just four days, with one man injured and two … Read more...
Monday, May 11, 2015 -- 9:00 am
Does the Gold Coast Have a Public Pooping Problem?
Rainier Valley Post - SOUTHEAST SEATTLE — This week, the Lakewood Seward Park Community Club (LSPCC) will discuss — among other things — … Read more...
Monday, May 11, 2015 -- 6:00 am
Legendary Catfish Corner Reopens in Rainier Beach
Rainier Valley Post - SOUTHEAST SEATTLE — Hate to say it, but the CD's loss is the South-End's gain. With gentrification sweeping through … Read more...



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