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Dec 15

December 15, 2017


Listen to soft instrumental Christmas music piped through the trees and bushes as you wander along the paths winding through the Woodland Park Zoo. Enjoy the over 600,000 Christmas bulbs strewn along the way, some in the shapes of animals. Come see the WildLights in full holiday glow. This is a calm, soothing, colorful walk for those without kids (later in the weekday evening especially), but is also very family-oriented, with activities including a building set up so kids can…

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Sep 15

September 15, 2017

Let There be Light

As we watch the days slowly shift from summer to fall and begin to shorten, sunlight becomes a precious commodity. In all societies, from the beginning of time, people have gathered together to celebrate or acknowledge the changing of the seasons,  and to appreciate light’s role in it. The colorful Luminata procession at Green Lake is one way to come together during this autumnal equinox. On Thursday, September 21st, between 7-10 p.m., join others in a lantern-filled procession starting at the Aqua…

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Jul 18

July 18, 2017

Fremont Abbey Concert

Three singer/songwriters will be performing at the Fremont Abbey Arts Center on Thursday, July 20th, starting at 8 pm. (Doors open at 7 pm.) Each brings their own brand of Americana to the stage. Korby Lenker just released his 7th album, Thousand Springs, and recorded the music in a unique way. After a successful crowdfunding campaign, he brought the purchased recording equipment and high-quality battery (often used in climbing expeditions) to different areas of the country that held personal meaning for…

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Nov 12

November 12, 2014

Paseo Closed

One of Seattle’s most beloved eateries has mysteriously and abruptly closed its doors this past Tuesday. Paseo, known for its melt-in-the-mouth Cuban sandwiches and ‘round the block lines, has closed operation in both its Fremont and Ballard locations for reasons unknown. The abrupt closure may have something to do with a lawsuit against the restaurant’s owners involving wage disputes and violation of labor laws, according to the Seattle Times. Paseo had occupied its Ballard location for six years and its…

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Jun 26

June 26, 2012

Seattle Spoke & Food Event Tonight

It may appear to be a dreary wet morning, but that shouldn’t stop any diehard Seattleite from going out tonight  for the third annual Seattle spoke & food event! Grab your raincoat and bike to one of the participating restaurants between 6-10pm tonight, and 20% of your bill will be donated to the FamilyWorks food bank and resource center. FamilyWorks is a Seattle based food bank that intends to nourish and strengthen local families by connecting them with the support,…

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Feb 22

February 22, 2012

PNA Wine Tasting this Saturday

The Phinney Ridge neighborhood association is having their annual wine tasting this Saturday, from 7:30-10PM, at 6532 Phinney Ave N. Savor fine wines and hor d’erves while catching up with friends, and getting to know your neighbors. Interested locals can purchase tickets here; your entry fee will include 10 tastings, hor d’erves curtosy of Bill Drummond Catering, and live Jazz music presented by Live Wire. Tickets are $25 for PNA members, and $30 for the general public; designated drivers enjoy a discounted  $10 entry.

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