Thanks to Eric Bell for the photo of a hard-working bird he describes as “one of the sparrows that bus the floor of the Metropolitan Market outdoor seating area — free of charge.” Before we get too much further into this hard-working Tuesday, six things you might want to know about, from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar.
METRO FARE HEARING: Just in case you don’t usually read our regular morning traffic-watch reports (where we include transportation-related news as well as traffic alerts and ongoing commute notes), details on today’s 1:30 pm Metro-fare-proposals hearing downtown – and how to comment online if you aren’t going – are in today’s edition.
TUESDAY TUNE-UP BENEFITS MARY’S PLACE: Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) invites you to come listen to pianist Victor Janusz and accordionist Robertson Witmer tonight, 6:30-8:30 pm, and raise money for Mary’s Place – details in our listing. (1936 Harbor SW)
ARBOR HEIGHTS ZONING-EXCEPTION MEETING: 6:30 pm at the Arbor Heights Elementary library, it’s the first meeting of an advisory committee considering whether to recommend approval of zoning exceptions needed for the new AHES – explained in our calendar listing. (37th/104th)
MEET NEW PRECINCT COMMANDER: 7 pm tonight at the Southwest Precinct, the West Seattle Crime Prevention Council‘s monthly meeting will start with an introduction and crime-trends update from Capt. Steve Wilske, the precinct’s new commander (here’s our recent interview with him). All welcome; the agenda also includes a primer on Seattle’s unique Mental Health Court. (Delridge/Webster)
‘BLUES TO DO’ AT THE FEEDBACK: The Blues To Do Tuesday night series continues at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) at 8 tonight, with Steve Bailey and the Blue Flames. (6451 California SW)