day : 16/05/2006 2 results

Trying to save a tree

May 16, 2006 4:17 pm
|    Comments Off on Trying to save a tree
 |   Development | Environment

Maybe you heard the saga of the older lady who spent some time today sitting in a tree near Alki, trying to protect it from further hacking. I don’t know if this particular tree is such a cause worth fighting for, but I certainly sympathize with the escalating loss of our urban forest. Personally, if I had been Cindi Laws, I would have held a sit-in in that splendid garden she had, now a long-forgotten ghost on yet another spot claimed by condos.

(Wed. morning update: here’s a link to the tree lady’s story.)

No need to wait for “The Bite”

May 16, 2006 3:32 am
|    Comments Off on No need to wait for “The Bite”
 |   West Seattle restaurants

The Seattle Center’s big food fest is still weeks away. But just one week from tonight, you can check out the Taste of West Seattle — with proceeds going to a great cause. (Tickets on sale now!)
Can’t tell if they’ve had this fundraiser before; I don’t remember anything big under the banner “Taste of West Seattle” since a short-lived mini-“Bite”-style event quite a few years back.