West Woodland to participate in Int’l Walk to School Day

Thirteen Seattle public elementary schools, including West Woodland Elementary, are participating in tomorrow’s International Walk to School Day, as part of “Walk and Wheel” month. West Woodland mom Sheila Bacon Cain tells our sister site PhinneyWood.com the school has been participating since 2003. Neighbors may notice large groups of students walking to school tomorrow morning, […]

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New chocolate shop opens on NW 65th

Chocolat Vitale has opened its first retail shop on the corner of NW 65th Street and 3rd Avenue NW. The store opened Thursday morning as part of its “soft opening.” Chocolat Vitale has long sold its signature European-style, thick hot chocolate and other treats at other local retailers, and online. The shop will sell fresh […]

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Nearly 100 Zimbabwean statues on display

Jean and John Bolivar, board members of House of Stone, a non-profit that raises funds for disadvantaged Zimbabwean children, are hosting a garden party fundraiser on Saturday. More than 90 African statues are scattered throughout their house, and a six-foot-tall stone statue of an African mother and child is currently in their driveway. The free […]

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Week-long library closure next week.

The Seattle Public Library system will be closed from Monday, Aug. 29 through Sunday, Sept. 4 because of city budget cuts. All branches also will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. From the press release: The week-long closure will help the Library achieve its $3.7 million budget reduction target for 2011. The closure […]

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