West Seattle Blog… http://westseattleblog.com West Seattle news, 24/7 Sun, 25 Mar 2018 02:42:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 VIADUCT REOPENS: Inspection ends early – no Sunday closure http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/viaduct-reopens-inspection-ends-early-no-sunday-closure/ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/viaduct-reopens-inspection-ends-early-no-sunday-closure/#comments Sat, 24 Mar 2018 23:29:37 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=912254

4:29 PM: Just in from WSDOT via Twitter: The Alaskan Way Viaduct has reopened early, and its inspection is fully finished, so NO closure will be needed on Sunday.

6:37 PM: And in case you’ve missed our recent reports of government officials saying the Viaduct’s permanent shutdown might be as close as September, something similar is reiterated in the WSDOT news release about the conclusion of today’s inspection: “These twice-yearly inspection closures help make sure the road remains safe for drivers until the new SR 99 tunnel opens. The new tunnel may open as early as this fall.”

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WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Transport trouble; Lincoln Park car break-in; stroller dumped http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/west-seattle-crime-watch-transport-trouble-lincoln-park-car-break-in-stroller-dumped/ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/west-seattle-crime-watch-transport-trouble-lincoln-park-car-break-in-stroller-dumped/#respond Sat, 24 Mar 2018 23:28:35 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=912250 In West Seattle Crime Watch this afternoon:

TRANSPORT TROUBLE: This is developing right now – and all we have so far is from the scanner: A Southwest Precinct officer taking a suspect to jail downtown radioed that his car was on fire. Near the I-5 James Street exit, he pulled over, and the fire was quickly extinguished, but it was reported that the fire might have been caused by the suspect pulling out wires from an in-car camera. Right now the James Street exit is still blocked while this situation is being handled. (Update – 4:53 pm, it’s reopening.)

LINCOLN PARK CAR BREAK-IN: A texter sent this photo, reporting that their car was broken into in the park’s north lot between 2 and 3 pm:

We know there was a police search in the park not long after that, but have not been able yet to find out whether it was related.

STROLLER DUMPED: Very early this morning, a texter reported, two people were seen hurriedly loading something into a car at 37th and Sullivan in Upper Fauntleroy, and leaving this stroller behind:

The texter says no one has come back to the area asking about a stroller – if you know whose it is, let us know.

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PHOTOS: Forest Lawn hosts West Seattle’s first egg hunt of 2018 http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/photos-forest-lawn-hosts-west-seattles-first-egg-hunt-of-2018/ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/photos-forest-lawn-hosts-west-seattles-first-egg-hunt-of-2018/#respond Sat, 24 Mar 2018 20:26:45 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=912239

So many eggs, so little time! Lots of kids showed up for the season’s first West Seattle egg hunt today at Forest Lawn Cemetery (WSB sponsor) in High Point. So many, in fact, they told us they had a bonus early hunt after starting their mini-festival at 10 am, in addition to the scheduled one at noon.

The rest of the local egg hunts are next Saturday and Sunday, as listed on our Easter Etc. page.

Forest Lawn, meantime, hosts its annual nondenominational Easter Sunday sunrise service a week from tomorrow, at 6:30 am.

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SEEN OFF WEST SEATTLE: Aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis, headed out again http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/seen-off-west-seattle-aircraft-carrier-uss-john-c-stennis-headed-out-again/ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/seen-off-west-seattle-aircraft-carrier-uss-john-c-stennis-headed-out-again/#respond Sat, 24 Mar 2018 18:53:25 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=912226

11:53 AM: Thanks to Paula Grassell for the photo from Alki – that’s the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), headed out this morning. It’s one of two aircraft carriers based at Bremerton, but you won’t see the other one off our shores for a while – the USS Nimitz is getting maintenance work for the next year. The Stennis has been out for various training periods in recent months, getting ready for an upcoming deployment, but there’s no official word yet on this voyage.

12:48 PM: And thanks to Tom Stoner for this photo:

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READER REPORT: Providence Mount St. Vincent restricting visitors, citing norovirus cases http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/reader-report-providence-mount-st-vincent-restricting-visitors-citing-norovirus-cases/ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/reader-report-providence-mount-st-vincent-restricting-visitors-citing-norovirus-cases/#respond Sat, 24 Mar 2018 18:18:16 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=912223 Thanks to the reader who forwarded us two notices sent by Providence Mount St. Vincent in the past few days, asking visitors to stay away because of a norovirus outbreak.

Update Regarding Norovirus at The Mount

There are still relatively few cases of norovirus right now. That being said, they can easily and quickly spread and we want to continue to be diligent in both resolving active cases and preventing new ones from occurring.

So we continue to ask that guests, volunteers and community members refrain from visiting for a short time.

We know these restrictions are not easy on you or your loved one, so we will let you know as soon as possible when The Mount is reopened to unrestricted visitation. If you feel your visit is essential at this time, please contact your Neighborhood Coordinator or Social Worker.

Thank you again for your understanding, patience and help in minimizing the impact of this illness on our residents, caregivers and the community at large.

To check on daily visiting status, you can call the front desk at 206-937-3700.

Two months ago, The Mount restricted visitation because of the flu. A spokesperson pointed out that the average age of its residents is 94 and because of that, they are particularly “vigilant” in taking steps to protect health. We have a request out for comment on the current norovirus situation.

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West Seattle Saturday: Run, dine, bid, cheer, hunt for eggs, more … and don’t forget the Alaskan Way Viaduct closure http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/west-seattle-saturday-run-dine-bid-cheer-hunt-for-eggs-more-and-dont-forget-the-alaskan-way-viaduct-closure/ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/west-seattle-saturday-run-dine-bid-cheer-hunt-for-eggs-more-and-dont-forget-the-alaskan-way-viaduct-closure/#comments Sat, 24 Mar 2018 13:43:53 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=912210 We start with the big traffic reminder – the Alaskan Way Viaduct is closed for inspection:

The closure is scheduled to continue until 6 pm, and if it’s not finished today, 6 am-6 pm again tomorrow. We’ll update whenever it reopens, whether at 6 or sooner, and should have the Sunday info by then.

Also of note before we get to the list of what’s up in West Seattle:

MARCH FOR OUR LIVES: As previewed here Friday, one of the students organizing the march from Capitol Hill to Seattle Center is a West Seattle resident, Emilia Allard. Also, WS participants are invited to meet up at the playground area in the southeast corner of Cal Anderson Park; the rally’s at 10 am, march at 11 am.

Now, from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

WHITE CENTER 5K: Even if you’re not already registered for this fun run/walk, you can sign up on site at White Center Heights Park starting at 8 am; racers go at 9 am – more info here. Three White Center nonprofits are the beneficiaries. (7th SW/SW 102nd)

NEW LACROSSE TEAM: You’re invited to cheer for the new girls’ team launched by the Southwest Titans Lacrosse Club, first game 9 am at Pathfinder K-8, as previewed here. (1901 SW Genesee)

34TH DISTRICT DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS: The every-two-years caucus is happening today, and the gathering place for Democrats in the 34th District – which includes West Seattle – is Evergreen High School in White Center, starting at 10 am. Lots of info here. (830 SW 116th)

YACHT RACE FYI: 10 am-2 pm, if you’re looking to the north or west, you might see the Corinthian Yacht Club’s Three Tree Point race in progress.

FOREST LAWN EGG HUNT AND CELEBRATION: The egg hunt for ages 12 and under at Forest Lawn Cemetery (WSB sponsor) is at noon, but the family activities start at 10 am and continue until 2 pm – details in our calendar listing. (6701 30th SW)

MOMENTIA MIX: 10:30 am-noon at Camp Long:

A free monthly event for community members with memory loss and their family and friends at Camp Long. Enjoy community, tasty treats, and a different creative activity each month, including music, movement, improv, art, bingo, and more!

(5200 35th SW)

(added) WEST SEATTLE LITTLE LEAGUE SEASON STARTS: From West Seattle Little League‘s Kathy Powers:

It’s baseball season! West Seattle Little League will kick off our season today / tomorrow. Games will start at 2 pm today at Bar-S and Alki for our younger kids (4-8 year olds). Tomorrow, games are at Bar-S from 9 am – 7:30 pm for our older kids (9-12 year olds). We invite the community to come enjoy some baseball, good company and a snack!

(64th SW/SW Admiral Way)

SPAGHETTI DINNER & AUCTION FOR WSHS BASEBALL: As previewed here, you’re invited to West Side Presbyterian for a spaghetti dinner (5-9 pm) and silent auction (5-7 pm) to raise money for West Seattle High School‘s baseball team. (3601 California SW)

RAINIER ROLLER GIRLS: Roller-derby bout at Southgate Roller Rink, starting with VIP doors at 5:30 pm. All ages. Find out more about the RRG here.
(9646 17th SW)

DINNER & AUCTION FOR CONCORD: As previewed here, 6-9 pm at (corrected) South Park Neighborhood Center, you’re invited to dine and bid to benefit Concord International (Elementary) School. (8201 10th Ave S)

BOOK SIGNING: At the Duwamish Tribe Longhouse in West Seattle, Charles M. Buerge, the author of “Chief Seattle and the Town That Took His Name” plans a signing, 6-8 pm. (4705 W. Marginal Way SW)

INTERSECTIONS FESTIVAL: The comedy festival continues through Sunday at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in North Delridge, with performances at 7 pm and 9 pm tonight – lineups and ticket info are here. (4408 Delridge Way SW)

ROO FORREST AND FRIENDS: 7-9 pm, performing “an eclectic mix of originals and covers,” at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). (5612 California SW)

BEYOND THE HIGHLIGHTS … see what else is up, via our complete-calendar page! And the full list of egg hunts and other seasonal happenings, including church services for Holy Week and Easter, is here.

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UPDATE: House fire in 5900 block 47th SW; started in kitchen, SFD says http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/kitchen-fire-in-5900-block-47th-sw/ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/kitchen-fire-in-5900-block-47th-sw/#comments Sat, 24 Mar 2018 05:24:07 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=912193 (WSB photo)

10:24 PM: Seattle Fire has sent a “full response” to a house in the 5900 block of 47th SW [map]. They are describing it as a “kitchen fire” and also saying there’s heavy smoke from the front door. More to come.

(Added: SFD photo)

10:31 PM: Firefighters are still searching the house to make sure everyone got out OK. The fire has been declared “under control” and they’re checking to be sure it hasn’t spread.

(Added: SFD photo)

10:39 PM: Firefighters believe the fire is confined to the main floor of the house – they’ve checked the basement and attic to be sure.

10:56 PM: At the scene, we are told the fire’s out and under investigation. No one hurt; everyone got out OK.

SATURDAY, 11:14 AM: SFD spokesperson Kristin Tinsley tells WSB that the fire was caused by “unattended food on the stove, ruled accidental … estimated loss is $150,000 to structure and $50,000 to contents.”

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REAL-ESTATE ROUNDUP: Five notes from Alki to Morgan http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/real-estate-roundup-five-notes-from-alki-to-morgan/ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/real-estate-roundup-five-notes-from-alki-to-morgan/#comments Sat, 24 Mar 2018 04:13:46 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=912065 From commercial-real-estate listings/records and the WSB inbox:

WEST RIDGE PARK SOLD: New ownership for this sprawling rental complex that made news a decade ago for a canceled condo conversion. We received a news release today saying that Canadian-based real-estate trust RISE Properties Trust and Boston-based real-estate investment firm Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation have bought the 239-unit complex at 7901 Delridge Way SW. County records show the complex was sold by Grosvenor USA for $72.2 million. The announcement says West Ridge Park “features an average unit size of 987 sq. ft. and includes a mix of one- and two-bedroom units, as well as two-bedroom townhome-style units with accompanying garages in select units” and promises that, “Upon the execution of our business plan, residents will benefit from an upgraded living experience with premier access to nearby retail, leisure and recreational amenities.”

SALE PENDING FOR JUNCTION BUILDING: From a broker’s website, we learned that one of The Junction’s newer apartment buildings, 4400 SW Alaska, has a sale pending. (It also has its own website and a promotional video – see it here.)

ALKI PARCELS FOR SALE: We found that information while researching what is currently West Seattle’s highest-priced real-estate listing, $10.8 million for a package of Alki parcels that of course have their own website, alkidevelopment.com, where you can watch a marketing video consisting largely of lush aerials as well as enthusiastic descriptions of the rest of the peninsula, including the “ultra-hip Junction” (the same adjective is used on the listing website in reference to Admiral). The parcels, 1356-1370 Alki SW, currently hold a mix of small buildings.

NORTH MORGAN BUILDING FOR SALE: Another new listing in West Seattle is 6041 California SW, a mixed-use building with 24 apartments (described as “averaging 900 square feet”) and 34 offstreet-parking spaces, asking $8.6 million. (This too has a promotional video, describing West Seattle as “dynamic.”)

C & P SALE CLOSES: And one final note – the C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) sale has officially closed, three weeks after it was announced. County records show the sale price was $1,265,000, slightly over the original $1,250,000 asking price. We asked proprietors Cameron and Pete Moores if they had any further comment now that the deal is final; the reply, “The most important story we want to keep telling is our gratitude to the community for coming together and helping save this special place.”

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Why the downtown skyline has purple lights and a big ‘100’ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/why-the-downtown-skyline-has-purple-lights-and-a-big-100/ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/why-the-downtown-skyline-has-purple-lights-and-a-big-100/#comments Sat, 24 Mar 2018 03:38:05 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=912185

Thanks to Wendy for the photo! She sent it with a question about the purple-ish lights on the downtown skyline and the big 100 on the same building known for “12” in times of Seahawks fan frenzies. Here’s the answer: It’s the start of the 100-day countdown to the 2018 Special Olympics, happening July 1st-6th in Seattle.

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SATURDAY: Spaghetti dinner, silent auction to benefit West Seattle High School baseball http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/saturday-spaghetti-dinner-silent-auction-to-benefit-west-seattle-high-school-baseball/ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/saturday-spaghetti-dinner-silent-auction-to-benefit-west-seattle-high-school-baseball/#comments Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:47:29 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=912181

It’s high-school baseball season – but not everything is happening on the field. Saturday night at West Side Presbyterian Church (3601 California SW), you’re invited to dine – and bid! – to help West Seattle High School’s team. From Porter Hammer:

The West Seattle High School Baseball Team is having a fundraiser. It will be a spaghetti dinner and silent auction. The auction will include many items of interest including:

Mexico Vacation
Weekend a beach house
Washington Husky opener tickets
Mariners tickets
Lots of donations from great West Seattle businesses
Much more

Many West Seattle businesses have generously stepped up to donate items – now we just need buyers for the auction. The West Seattle High Baseball team needs to raise money to cover aspects of the baseball program that already-stretched public school funds simply cannot cover for the team. The baseball team has expenses that include:

Replacing old uniforms that have been in use every year since 2002. These uniforms need replacing badly.
Maintaining and updating the practice equipment the team has.
Covering travel costs when the team travels to state tournaments
Money raised will be given to the West Seattle High School Booster Club with an earmark to go to the baseball team.

The West Seattle High School Baseball team has a historical legacy of excellence in Seattle Metro League play. Out of all the public schools in the Metro League, West Seattle has been by a long measure the most successful public school baseball program. It has the best post season record of any Metro League public program. It has players past and present who have been drafted and played professionally. Many players in top level college programs from Community College teams to top tier D1 universities.

With the hiring of new Varsity Head Coach Brian Tupper, the program has a fresh shot of energy and enthusiasm. Coach Brian and his coaching staff are helping West Seattle High School athletes reach a new level on the baseball field. This year’s freshman class is strong, and there are strong returning players. There are a lot of reasons to have optimism for West Seattle Wildcat Baseball. These are the kids you’ve seen growing up in the community over the years, little kids playing wiffleball at the park, on Little League and Pony teams, and now they have reached the very competitive Metro League high school level.

However, there are some costs to the program, so the team is reaching out to the community for help in raising money to fund some critical and basic items the team needs. Please consider attending this fund raiser and helping out the students in bringing some Westside Pride to community.

The auction is 5-7 pm Saturday, with dinner 5-9 pm. Buy your ticket at the door – $10/person, kids under 3 free. And you’re invited to come see the team play – no charge for spectators – here’s the schedule (next game 4 pm Monday at Hiawatha).

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MARCH FOR OUR LIVES: What you need to know if you’re going – including that a West Seattleite is co-organizing http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/march-for-our-lives-what-you-need-to-know-if-youre-going-including-that-a-west-seattleite-is-co-organizing/ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/march-for-our-lives-what-you-need-to-know-if-youre-going-including-that-a-west-seattleite-is-co-organizing/#comments Fri, 23 Mar 2018 23:34:12 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=912159

4:34 PM: That’s Emilia Allard. We photographed her at Chief Sealth International High School the night Mayor Jenny Durkan visited for a gun-law-reform Town Hall. She wasn’t an onstage participant that night but will be at centerstage tomorrow in a much-bigger event – as a co-organizer of the Seattle “March For Our Lives.” She is a resident of West Seattle, but you might not have heard that before as she goes to school at Ballard High. She and co-organizer Rhiannon Rasaretnam of Tahoma High School will be front and center leading the pre-march rally at Cal Anderson Park on Capitol Hill at 10 am tomorrow, then leading the march to Seattle Center. MFOL was sparked by the high-school massacre in Parkland, Florida, and is described in a reminder announcement we received today:

Students from throughout Washington State have worked to create this event as a call-to-action for elected officials to enact common sense gun safety legislation. Specifically they are asking for action on banning assault rifles, banning bump stocks nationally, raising the age for gun purchases from 18 to 21, ensuring school safety without use of firearms and calling on members of Congress and corporations to stop accepting support from or providing support for the NRA.

“We hope that what our fellow students take away from this event is that they have ignited a movement,” said Rhiannon Rasaretnam. “We will no longer wait for adults to act while children are killed every single day in their schools and in their communities. First we march, then we vote, and soon many of us will be ready to run for office to replace those members of congress who are not serving the youth, their constituents or our country.”

The coalition of student organizers continues to fundraise to pay the costs of the march. Donations can be made at: www.gofundme.com/march-for-our-lives-seattle. Any funds collected over the cost of the march will be donated to the Stoneman Douglas Victims Fund and will also be used for future March for Our Lives Seattle activities. On Saturday, march participants can also send a message to Parkland students at the fundraising tent which will be located at Seattle Center. Messages of solidarity will be gathered and shared with Parkland students.

While school shootings make headlines, 46 kids are shot due to gun violence every single day in America, the majority of these, in marginalized communities. March for Our Lives Seattle students recognize and stand in solidarity with organizations that are at the forefront of the issue of gun violence in communities of color.

If you’re going to participate, volunteer publicist Maggie has this to add:

Additionally, the organizing team would like to suggest to people to be mindful of transportation to event, as the viaduct is closed:

*Take public transportation
*Shuttles are available free back from Seattle Center to Cal Anderson
*Light rail has a stop right at Cal Anderson
*If you take Uber or Lyft, please be dropped off a few blocks from Cal Anderson to avoid adding to traffic

And if you’re participating, send a photo – editor@westseattleblog.com – thank you.

6:17 PM: Via e-mail, we’re told that a West Seattleite meet-up spot is being organized pre-march “at the playground area (SE corner) of Cal Anderson Park.”

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UPDATE: Seattle Fire ‘full response’ at Delridge/Henderson http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/seattle-fire-full-response-at-delridge-henderson/ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/seattle-fire-full-response-at-delridge-henderson/#comments Fri, 23 Mar 2018 21:01:12 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=912163

2:01 PM: SFD has sent a “full response” to a possible fire at Delridge/Henderson. The first engine on scene isn’t seeing anything so far.

2:13 PM: Firefighters tell our crew that someone had set a small fire inside the vacant building on the northeast corner (itself damaged by fire three years ago and now slated for demolition and redevelopment), apparently to try to warm up, but the fire is out, no further damage done.

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Another Alki closure: Marée Bistro announces it’ll close at month’s end http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/another-alki-closure-maree-bistro-announces-itll-close-at-months-end/ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/another-alki-closure-maree-bistro-announces-itll-close-at-months-end/#comments Fri, 23 Mar 2018 20:34:12 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=912157 After a little over two years, Marée Bistro and Bar (2820 Alki SW) says it’s closing in eight days. Thanks to Travis, a patron who is saddened by the news, for forwarding the restaurant’s e-mail announcement:

With heavy hearts, we are announcing the closure of Marée Bistro. Our last night of service will be March 31st. We want to thank everyone for all their support over the last 2+ years. West Seattle is truly an amazing community!! Please come in and see us off in the next week. Enjoy some food and libations and say goodbye to Marée with all of us!

As a few of you know, we cook all our dishes on induction and do not have a hood. Through growth of the business, we feel that we cannot sustain, expand or elevate the quality of Chef Andy’s cuisine. We hope to serve and see all of you again in another venture.

Andy & Megan

Marée opened in February 2016 in the space that had been vacated two months earlier by Cassis, where Marée co-proprietor Andy Dekle had been executive chef. Before the two restaurants, the space had housed the Alki Arts gallery/event venue for three years.

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FOLLOWUP: Eviction lawsuit filed in Tully’s Alki closure http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/followup-eviction-lawsuit-filed-in-tullys-alki-closure/ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/followup-eviction-lawsuit-filed-in-tullys-alki-closure/#comments Fri, 23 Mar 2018 19:38:25 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=912153 Not a surprise, given what we reported last weekend, but if you’ve been waiting for something official – here it is. 2+ weeks after the sudden shutdown of Tully’s Coffee at 2676 Alki SW – and other remaining Tully’s stores – an eviction lawsuit (unlawful detainer) has been filed.

As was alleged in the notice posted last week, the landlord says Tully’s parent company Global Baristas hasn’t paid the March rent. The overdue sum of $5,103 is broken down as $4,860 rent plus a $243 late fee. The court documents say Global Baristas has until next Thursday to pay up or show otherwise why it shouldn’t be evicted from the shuttered shop. This is the fifth unlawful-detainer suit filed against Global Baristas in King County Superior Court since February 1st. (Side note: Documents in the online court file include the lease terms going back to when the original Tully’s ownership took over the former Alki Taco Time in fall 1999; the initial rent was $4,050, so it’s only gone up 20 percent in 18+ years.)

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5 for the rest of your West Seattle Friday http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/5-for-the-rest-of-your-west-seattle-friday-2/ http://westseattleblog.com/2018/03/5-for-the-rest-of-your-west-seattle-friday-2/#respond Fri, 23 Mar 2018 18:42:28 +0000 http://westseattleblog.com/?p=912140 Before we get too much further into this soggy/snowy Friday, five calendar highlights: WEST SEATTLE GARDEN CLUB: If you’re not already at the meeting, you’re welcome to join them at Daystar for the 12:45 pm presentation, “Early Blooming Plants” by David Clausen, head gardener […]]]> (Dark-eyed Juncos, photographed by Robin Sinner, shared via WSB Flickr group)>

Before we get too much further into this soggy/snowy Friday, five calendar highlights:

WEST SEATTLE GARDEN CLUB: If you’re not already at the meeting, you’re welcome to join them at Daystar for the 12:45 pm presentation, “Early Blooming Plants” by David Clausen, head gardener at Seattle University. (2615 SW Barton)

COMMUNITY POW-WOW: All are welcome at this annual celebration at Highland Park Elementary, 6-10 pm, with the grand entrance, featuring HPES students as Young Head Man and Young Head Woman, scheduled at 7 pm. (1012 SW Trenton)

FINAL FISH FRIDAY: The final Fish Friday dinner of the season at Our Lady of Guadalupe is tonight, 6-8 pm at Walmesley Center. Fish, mac and cheese, cole slaw, fries – prices in our calendar listing. (35th SW/SW Myrtle)

INTERSECTIONS FESTIVAL: This comedy festival “focused on equity, inclusion, and representation” continues through Sunday at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in North Delridge, with shows tonight at 7 pm (hosted by Lu Smith) and 9 pm (hosted by Justin Huertas) – lineups and ticket info here. (4408 Delridge Way SW)

RAGTIME AT KENYON HALL: Ragtime master Bob Milne is at Kenyon Hall tonight, 7:30 pm – ticket info is in our calendar listing. (7904 35th SW)

AS ALWAYS, THERE’S MORE … for today, tonight, and beyond, on our complete WSB West Seattle Event Calendar. Also see the WSB Easter Etc. page for egg hunts, church services, etc., starting this weekend!

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