day : 14/05/2007 4 results

Future road-closure update

For those who use Morgan/Sylvan to get between east and west WS, there’s word from the city’s Neighborhood District Coordinator that the construction company is now targeting mid-June for the upcoming summertime road closure — two weeks later than the most recent plan.

Safer than road rage

Too bad we didn’t get this note before a van almost broadsided us coming off a side street onto a south-WS arterial this morning: A reader notes that if you see a driver doing something heinous, you can post the plate at, which is celebrating its first anniversary today. The reader writes, “Having nearly been hit in the croswalk (with stroller) up at Admiral and 41st, being constantly subjected to delirious speeders up Admiral, and having neighbors who have been hit while legally crossing at crosswalks, I’ve had it. There’s only so much that posted signs and occasional enforcement can do.”

Traffic alert if you take The Bridge to I-5

May 14, 2007 8:26 am
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 |   Transportation

Apparently there’s trouble on the ramp to I-5 from the east end of the bridge (the Spokane Street Viaduct section) – a truck is blocking it.

Top picks before next weekend arrives

May 14, 2007 8:21 am
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 |   Fun stuff to do | West Seattle restaurants | WS culture/arts

Yes, the weekend’s over so the sun is back; gotta love Seattle in May. Besides the simple pleasures, like beach-walking when you get home from work, here are a couple happenings of note this week:

-The Taste of West Seattle is tomorrow night, with more than a dozen WS restaurants and caterers participating. Proceeds benefit Helpline; you can buy advance tickets from the Helpline home page (look for the PayPal button on the left side) for $5 less than the cost at the door.

-ArtsWest opens its world premiere “commedia dell’arte style” adaptation of “Pinocchio” on Thursday.