West Seattle 101: A different reason to “slow down”

October 11, 2008 at 10:03 am | In West Seattle 101, West Seattle people | 1 Comment

bookcover1.jpgAfter a bit of a hiatus, we’re starting to adding new chapters to the West Seattle 101 (note the “tab” link on our header) section here on WSB. WS 101 lorimugshot.jpgis the all-things-West-Seattle book written by Lori Hinton, who’s been sharing selected chapters here on WSB since this past spring. Today, we add Lori’s story about Take Back Your Time Day, a national movement with strong West Seattle support, and the official observance is less than two weeks away – though the philosophy is something you can start applying immediately. The full WS 101 on WSB archive is here. Watch for more additions.

West Seattle 101: Three outdoor-fun hot spots

June 2, 2008 at 1:30 am | In Fun stuff to do, West Seattle 101, West Seattle parks | Comments Off

bookcover1.jpgThe sun’s coming back someday. Maybe even this afternoon, the forecast suggests. So we’re adding three outdoor-fun chapters to the West Seattle 101 (note the “tab” link on our header) section here on WSB. WS 101 lorimugshot.jpgis the all-things-West-Seattle book written by Lori Hinton, who’s been sharing selected chapters here on WSB for the past few months. Today, we add Lori’s stories about Westcrest Park Off-Leash Area for dogs and their people, the blazing beach fires of Alki, and historic Colman Pool (which reopens Saturday for its third and final preseason weekend); the full WS 101 on WSB archive is here.

West Seattle Farmers’ Market: WS 101, plus the “fresh sheet”

May 11, 2008 at 6:07 am | In West Seattle 101, West Seattle Farmers' Market | Comments Off

bookcover1.jpgThe author behind one of our newest WSB sections — West Seattle 101 (note the “tab” link on our header) will be at the West Seattle Farmers’ Market today; you can meet Lori Hinton. lorimugshot.jpg and talk to her about the “West Seattle 101″ book, which will also be available for purchase. In honor of this, we’re adding the West Seattle Farmers’ Market feature from Lori’s book to the list of “West Seattle 101″ stories available on WSB; read it here, and see the full WS 101 on WSB archive here. And as always, we want to bring you this week’s Farmers’ Market fresh sheet — here you go: Click to read the rest of West Seattle Farmers’ Market: WS 101, plus the “fresh sheet”…

More “West Seattle 101″: 2 places, 2 types of history

April 20, 2008 at 1:51 pm | In West Seattle 101, West Seattle history | Comments Off

bookcover1.jpgOne month since we debuted a new WSB section — featuring (note the “tab” link on our header) stories from the popular book “West Seattle 101″ by Lori Hinton. lorimugshot.jpgWe’re continuing to add to the list of “West Seattle 101″ stories available on WSB: today, we’ve added two more, both fun places to go and both deeply linked to West Seattle history: the Log House Museum on Alki, and Husky Deli in The Junction. You can find all nine “West Seattle 101″ features published here so far by going to the WS 101 on WSB “home page”; more to come!

More West Seattle 101: Wildlife, semi-wild dining/drinking

April 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm | In West Seattle 101 | Comments Off

bookcover1.jpgTonight marks two weeks since we debuted a new WSB section — featuring (note the “tab” link on our header) stories from the popular book “West Seattle 101″ by Lori Hinton. lorimugshot.jpgEach week we’ll add to the list of “West Seattle 101″ stories available on WSB: tonight, we’ve added two more: Birdwatching, and West 5 (with some of the stories behind the signs). You can find all seven “West Seattle 101″ features published here so far by going to the WS 101 on WSB “home page”; more to come next week!

More “West Seattle 101,” including Buddha Ruksa news

March 27, 2008 at 2:47 pm | In West Seattle 101, West Seattle restaurants | 15 Comments

bookcover1.jpgOne week after we debuted a new addition to WSB — our new section (note the “tab” link on our header) with selections from the popular book “West Seattle 101″ by Lori Hintonlorimugshot.jpgwe’ve added two more features from the book; while Lori was checking for updated information to add to the original copy, she discovered some news. The newly posted “West Seattle 101″ features are about geocaching (read it here) and the much-talked-about Thai restaurant Buddha Ruksa (read it here). While checking on Buddha Ruksa’s hours, menu, etc., Lori got the scoop on its new beverage additions. You can find all five “West Seattle 101″ features published here so far by going to the WS 101 on WSB “home page,” and we’ll add more to the list next week!

Coyote sighting in Upper Fauntleroy

March 26, 2008 at 1:58 pm | In Coyotes, West Seattle 101, West Seattle news, Wildlife | 6 Comments

“West Seattle 101″ author Lori Hinton just saw one running down her Upper Fauntleroy street. “Right past a ‘Coyote Warning’ sign,” she adds. (By the way, we will add two more pages tomorrow to our new “West Seattle 101″ section featuring selections from Lori’s book – including a spotlight on one of WSB readers’ favorite restaurants – look for the official announcement in the morning.)

New season, new site feature: “West Seattle 101″ on WSB

March 20, 2008 at 3:46 pm | In West Seattle 101, West Seattle online | 9 Comments

bookcover1.jpgWe are celebrating the first full day of spring with a new addition to WSB — a new section (note the “tab” link on our header) with selections from the popular book “West Seattle 101″ by Lori Hinton (right). lorimugshot.jpgWe’re committed to continually expanding the amount of West Seattle-related news, information, and discussion we can offer you, so when Lori contacted us to see if WSB might be an additional place for people to find her stories, it sounded like a no-brainer to us. “West Seattle 101″ began as a series of columns Lori wrote for the West Seattle Herald and grew into a book. As we start this partnership by publishing three features from the book (they’re linked from the WS 101 on WSB “home page” here), we also have Q and A with Lori so you can get to know her better: Click to read the rest of New season, new site feature: “West Seattle 101″ on WSB…

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