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Return of the Water Taxi

The date is set for its 2007 debut — April 29 — running thru late September.

Ballfields back

March 21, 2007 8:00 pm
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 |   West Seattle parks | West Seattle weather

The city says the grass ballfields are open again. Guess our spectacular sunny morning did the trick.

CG in WS

The Coast Guard returned to Don Armeni at midday today, launching at least three of their inflatables, with another hovering offshore. Still wondering why they often turn up here, instead of launching from their convenient downtown base across the bay?


Hollywood Video (future QFC etc.) demolition update

As of midmorning today (camera pointing northwest, SW Alaska in foreground):


Repaving, morning 3, plus two side (street) notes

Now most of Cali between Hinds and the post office is chewed up/grooved, so slower going. We tried side streets to the west as a detour; won’t do that again, those free-for-all intersections aren’t cut out for the overflow. Unrelated side street note: On 41st north of Admiral, heading north from Metro Market, the center stripe is green, leading all the way to a “shamrock” near the end of the street. Our e-mail tipster says the repainting is a St. Patrick’s Day holdover that apparently happens every year; first time we’ve seen/heard of it.

Goodbye, Hollywood

On the east edge of The Junction, developers of the mixed-use project with the QFC didn’t waste much time after booting Hollywood Video. A reader e-mailed us late yesterday that demolition work was racing ahead. What you see behind the backhoe is actually a house behind the ex-store – by late last night, it was just a shell: