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Tag: Parks

Seattle’s newest Park

September 28th, 2010

What a day it was for a park opening and what a park. Seattle has rarely seen 12 acres of neglect turned almost magically into a playground for young and old alike.


They cared, they came, they spoke.

May 5th, 2010

The multitudes arrived by the hundreds at Tuesday night’s budget hearing at North Seattle Community College. The weather outside was dreary – rainy and cool. But inside it was a colorful evening, an amazing mosaic of humanity.


Generosity of spirit in tough times

April 29th, 2010

No one needs to be told that “Times are Tough.” The refrain is on everyone’s lips. We hear it a dozen times a day. And, when it comes to city finance, no one needs to be told that Seattle’s cupboard is virtually bare.

Governments are hurting badly.