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YOU CAN HELP: Volunteer for this year’s Duwamish Alive!

April 4, 2022 2:21 pm
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 |   Environment | How to help | West Seattle news

(WSB file photo)

Also returning this year: The large-scale volunteer-work day all along the Duwamish River and its watershed, to help restore the health of Seattle’s only river. The spring 2022 Duwamish Alive! event is planned for Saturday, April 16th. Even before announcing it to the community at large, some groups have filled up the volunteer openings at various sites, but some openings remain: “Group B” for kayak cleanup (kayaks provided!) and habitat restoration – find the signup info here – and The Heron’s Nest, which is also open to groups and offering children’s activities – email to sign up for that site.

WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: First a bottle, then bullets

One SPD report summary of note from the weekend – another case of gunfire blamed on road rage. Police were called to 62nd/Admiral just before 2:30 am Sunday, after a report of gunfire from a vehicle. The victims told officers, the report says, that they “had been involved in a road-rage incident with an older gold Honda sedan.” They said someone in the Honda threw a bottle at their car, and the glass broke their sunroof. (No further details on what if any kind of “road rage” preceded the bottle-throwing.) The report continues, “One of the victims approached the vehicle and a verbal disturbance ensued. A passenger in the Honda subsequently pointed a handgun out the window and fired at least two shots before driving off.” No injuries; police did not find casings in the area. If you have any information, the incident number is 22-082322.

BRIDGE ALERT: Lane closures Tuesday on South Park Bridge

April 4, 2022 11:58 am
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 |   South Park | West Seattle news | West Seattle traffic alerts

(Traffic-camera image, looking east from South Park side)

The eight-year-old South Park Bridge is (corrected) owned by King County, which sent an alert about maintenance work planned all day tomorrow; 8 am-4 pm Tuesday (April 5th), the bridge “will intermittently be reduced to one of two lanes in both directions. The lane closures are needed to allow maintenance crews room to clean the drainage systems and expansion joints on the bridge.”

FERRY UPDATE: Fauntleroy dock reopening after repair closure

10:33 AM: The week is not off to a good start for Washington State Ferries. The Fauntleroy dock is out of service for repairs. The downtown dock is also down to one slip because a boat from the Bainbridge run made a hard landing, and both the boat – M/V Kaleetan – and dock are being assessed. WSF says Fauntleroy service “will be suspended while maintenance staff assess and repair the issue. The repairs are currently estimated to be completed by mid-afternoon. This means service on the Fauntleroy/Vashon and Fauntleroy/Southworth routes is cancelled until further notice. Service between Southworth and Vashon will continue to run, and the #1 vessel will sail as scheduled, while the #2 vessel will operate unscheduled trips as needed.” We are told at least part of the Fauntleroy problem is related to a worn-out cable. Updates as we get them.

10:44 AM: WSF spokesperson Ian Sterling confirms, “There’s some sort of issue with a cable that is currently being inspected. It’s my understanding the cable is used to help lower and raise the ramp to and from the ferry.”

1:04 PM: WSF says the repairs are complete and the Fauntleroy terminal is back in service with the 1:15 boat to Vashon.

SIGNUP TIME! Registration begins for the return of West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day

As promised, we’re opening registration today for the return of West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day – first one since 2019! Saturday, May 14, 2022, is the day for simultaneous sales all around the peninsula; as WSCGSD coordinators, we make a map/guide with locations and listings for all registered sales. This will be the 16th WSCGSD – first one was in 2005; we’ve coordinated it since 2008, when. we reduced the fees and have kept them the same ever since – $12 for an individual sale, $20 for a business/organization/school, $30 for a block sale of three or more sellers. The map/guide, in clickable/printable formats, will be ready a week in advance. If you’re having a sale, we ask that you have it open for the official WSCGSD hours, 9 am-3 pm, but you’re welcome to also start earlier and/or end later – you can mention the added hours in your up-to-20-words listing (sale description) in the guide. Ready to register? Go here!


6:03 AM: Good morning. It’s Monday, April 4th.


A Wind Advisory alert remains in effect all day, with gusts to 50 mph expected. (Weather trouble? Let us know – 206-293-6302 text or voice.)


*Spring quarter at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) starts today.

*Highway 99 tunnel has its monthly maintenance closure this Friday night.


Metro is on its regular weekday schedule. Watch @kcmetrobus for word of reroutes/cancellations.

Water Taxi‘s on its regular schedule. Shuttle service is now back to serving all runs.

Ferries: WSF is still using the two-boat schedule for Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth. Check here for alerts/updates.


742nd morning without the West Seattle Bridge.

Low Bridge: Automated enforcement cameras remain in use; restrictions are in effect 5 am-9 pm daily – except weekends; the bridge is open to all until 8 am Saturday and Sunday mornings. (Access applications are available here for some categories of drivers.)


1st Avenue South Bridge:


Are movable bridges opening for vessels? Check the @SDOTBridges Twitter feed; 1st Ave. S. Bridge openings are also tweeted by @wsdot_traffic.

Trouble on the roads/paths/water? Text or call us (when you can do so safely) – 206-293-6302.

CORONAVIRUS: West Seattle and countywide updates – what’s up, what’s down

After a third week of reduced restriction, it’s time to again check where key local numbers stand, via the Public Health – Seattle/King County dashboard. Cases are up for a second week, but hospitalizations and deaths continue trending downward:

*51 percent more cases countywide in the past week than the week before
*Currently averaging 281 new daily cases countywide (up from 183 when we checked a week ago)

*23 percent fewer hospitalizations countywide in the past week than the week before
*Currently averaging 3 new hospitalizations daily (down from 4 a week ago)

*38 percent fewer deaths countywide in the past two weeks than the two weeks before (the dashboard doesn’t offer a one-week increment)
*Currently averaging 2 deaths daily (down from 3 a week ago)

For West Seattle, we have two-week comparisons (these are the combined totals from two “health reporting areas,” labeled West Seattle and Delridge):
*157 cases between 3/14 and 3/28, up from 140 between 2/27 and 3/13
*4 hospitalizations between 3/14 and 3/28, up from 3 between 2/27 and 3/13
*No deaths between 3/14 and 3/28, down from 1 between 2/27 and 3/13

And checking vaccination rates:
*80.4 percent of all King County residents have completed the series (up .1% from a week ago)
*85.2 percent of all King County residents ages 5 and up have completed the series (up .2% from a week ago)

*In West Seattle, here are the zip-code vaccination rates for ages 5 and up (note that 98106 and 98146 are not entirely within WS):
98106 – 87.5% (up .1% from a week earlier)
98116 – 92.2% (up .1% from a week earlier)
98126 – 83% (unchanged from a week earlier)
98136 – 93.2% (up .1% from a week earlier)
98146 – 82.2% (up .1% from a week earlier)

VACCINATION AND TESTING: Although the city’s West Seattle clinic has permanently closed, you can still find vaccination locations via this statewide lookup. If you want to get tested and don’t have a kit at home, public testing sites include the city-supported site at Nino Cantu Southwest Athletic Complex (2801 SW Thistle, 9 am-5:30 pm Mondays-Saturdays), the Curative kiosk at Don Armeni Boat Ramp (1220 Harbor SW, 7:30 am-3 pm Monday-Friday), and the Curative van at Summit Atlas (35th/Roxbury, 8 am-noon Tuesday-Friday).

WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: ‘Odd’ burglary attempt

Sent by George:

When I was out of town, someone tried to break into my house on 35th Ave SW just south of Camp Long. They tried to remove the window frame (odd), and also tried to remove the door frame around my basement door. Neither attempt was successful. My alarm wasn’t triggered because of how they tried to break in. I filed a police report, but wanted to alert everyone in the area to be on the lookout for suspicious activity.

READER REPORT: Lose a chair and/or toolbox on Charlestown Hilll?

The photos and report are from Sean:

First, I saw this chair fall out of am moving truck around 10 am today on Charlestown near 48th. I moved the chair to the sidewalk afterward. I then found this toolbox a block away on the side of the road. This does contain tools that the owner may wish to see again. If someone can properly describe the contents, I will get it to them.

If one or both of these items might be yours, email us – – and we’ll connect you.

WEST SEATTLE BIRDS: 10 views, land and sea

Thanks to local photographers sharing their work, we are able today to present another gallery of West Seattle birds! First, seabirds – above, a Horned Grebe photographed by Matt Olson at Duwamish Head, where he also saw this Red-necked Grebe:

From Jim Clark, Mergansers at Seola Pond:

James Tilley, from afar, photographed a Great Blue Heron hunting for food along Alki:

He also sent this photo of a Pileated Woodpecker at Lincoln Park:

Elsewhere in Lincoln Park, Anthony Beas took this photo – can you ID the bird?

Hummingbirds are popular subjects – Sarah Miller saw this Rufous:

And from Jerry Simmons, an Anna’s:

Barred Owls also have drawn a lot of attention lately. Marc Fendel photographed this one:

And we can’t resist publishing one more photo of the owl who photogenically hung out in an Admiral cherry tree all day – this one is from Alex Anderson:

One more big “thank you” to everyone who shares photos, from birds to breaking news and beyond – is the best way to send them if it’s not urgent, or text 206-293-6302 if it is!

WEST SEATTLE WEATHER: Wind alert for Monday

12:28 PM: Could get windy starting early tomorrow morning, the National Weather Service says, so it has our area under a Wind Advisory alert for 2 am to 8 pm Monday. According to the alert, “Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph are expected.” So far the full forecast suggests the strongest gusts are due Monday afternoon.

ADDED EARLY MONDAY: The NWS moved the alert two hours earlier, so it took effect at midnight. If you see or experience weather trouble – power outage, downed tree, etc. – please let us know after you’ve notified authorities – texting 206-293-6302 is always the fastest way to reach us – thank you!

WEST SEATTLE WEEKEND SCENE: Transportation tabling at WS Farmers’ Market

April 3, 2022 12:01 pm
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 |   Transportation | West Seattle Farmers' Market | West Seattle news

While real trains are still ~10 years away, cardboard light-rail trains are being clutched by kids at the West Seattle Farmers’ Market today, part of the freebies at Sound Transit‘s info table. Both ST and SDOT have tables at the market today, we noticed while walking through, so if you have questions for either transportation agency, this is an opportunity to get answers. ST of course is focused on the 25 days remaining to get your comment in about the West Seattle light rail Draft Environmental Impact Statement, while SDOT is mostly there to talk about commuting alternatives. Both tables are on the east side of the market, closer to the north end than the south end. As always, the market is open until 2 pm.

UPDATE: Candle blamed for igniting South Delridge fire

10:30 AM: An early-morning fire damaged that house in the 9000 block of 17th SW. The initial callout was just after 6 am; firefighters were still on scene a few hours later. They tell us no one was hurt – everyone got OK – but there’s too much damage for them to be able to go back inside. SFD investigators are looking into the cause. SFD is keeping an engine there for a while on “fire watch,” in case of flare-ups.

11:50 AM: As posted in comments, Chris recorded this (update: click here for video) while the fire was burning:

We’re still waiting to hear back from SFD on what investigators found.

1:17 PM: SFD spokesperson Kristin Tinsley tells WSB that investigators ruled the fire “accidental,” ignited by a candle. Damage is estimated at $230,000. (SFD recently published this advice about candle/incense safety.)

WEST SEATTLE SUNDAY: 12 notes for today/tonight

(Photo tweeted by Emilie)

Here’s our list of what’s happening today, mostly from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

BOOSTERS-ONLY CLINIC: Local providers Pliable are offering a boosters-only COVID vaccine clinic 8 am-noon at Neighborhood House High Point (6400 Sylvan Way SW), walk-ins welcome – info in our preview.

CHURCHES: Many West Seattle churches are continuing online services, with most resuming in-person too – here’s our weekly update on 20+ churches.

DONATION-ONLY YOGA CLASS: 9 am at Jet City Labs (4546 California SW) – details in our calendar listing.

GARDEN PARTY: Arbor Heights Elementary welcomes help in the garden 10 am-11:30 am today – and plant donations if you have any to share. See this story for details. (3701 SW 104th)

WEST MARGINAL CLEANUP: 10 am-noon, adults only – equipment/bags provided but if you have your own stick/bucket, bring it! Meet at Həʔapus Village Park, 4500 Duwamish Trail.

WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: 10 am-2 pm, find fresh food – produce, meat, fish, cheese, beverages, baked goods, and prepared food – at the weekly WSFM (WSB sponsor). (California SW between SW Oregon and SW Alaska)

ARTSWEST MATINEE: ArtsWest‘s play “This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing” continues this afternoon, 3:00 pm, in the theater at 4711 California SW. Tickets available here.

CAKE POP-UP: Lovely & Dapper Desserts at Ounces (3809 Delridge Way SW), 3 pm-6 pm.

NEED FOOD? White Center Community Dinner Church serves a free meal (take-away available) at 5 pm Sundays at the Salvation Army Center in South Delridge (9050 16th SW).

KUNDALINI YOGA & MEDITATION: 7 pm at Inner Alchemy Studio (7356 35th SW) – details here.

SUNDAY NIGHT JAZZ: Triangular Jazztet at The Alley (4509 California SW), 8 pm and 9 pm sets.

SUNDAY NIGHT KARAOKE: New time, 9 pm to 1:30 am at Admiral Pub (2306 California SW).

Have an event to list on our calendar? We’re adding more daily – email – thank you!

DEVELOPMENT: 3257 Harbor Avenue SW takes another turn

(Rendering by Steve Fischer Architects, for project approved for 3257 Harbor)

Another chapter in the long history of the development site centered on 3257 Harbor Avenue SW [map] – it’s back on the market, commercial real-estate listings show. We’ve written about it more than a few times over the past 15 years; it was once owned by disgraced developer Michael Mastro. The site subsequently has had multiple development proposals – in 2014, a mixed-use plan with 80+ apartments went into Design Review, and then two years later, that plan was scrapped and a 32-townhouse plan emerged. That plan went all the way through Design Review and land-use permitting but then went idle. Now the site’s on the market, with the plans for those 32 townhouses offered as part of the $5 million listing. A buyer could choose to start something else from scratch, as the townhouse project was approved under 40-foot zoning, and the site now has a 55-foot height limit.

COUNTDOWN: 6 weeks until first West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day since 2019

April 2, 2022 8:33 pm
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 |   Community Garage Sale Day | West Seattle news

We’re now six weeks away from the return of West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day – first one since 2019! If you’re planning a WSCGSD sale on Saturday, May 14, 2022 – second Saturday in May – registration starts this Monday (April 4th). Everyone who registers gets onto the map that’ll be part of the guide we create in clickable/printable formats, to be published a week in advance of the big day. Official WSCGSD hours on May 14th will be 9 am-3 pm as always, but as long as sellers cover that window, they can start earlier and/or end later if they choose – the added hours can be part of the sale description in the guide. Watch here on WSB for the announcement and link when registration starts Monday!

WEST SEATTLE WEEKEND SCENE: Rain City Clay’s grand-opening celebration

(WSB photos/video)

Today’s the day Deb Schwartzkopf has been working toward for a long time – the grand opening of Rain City Clay in Arbor Heights. As we first reported nine months ago, it’s an expansion for her, joining Rat City Studios in White Center. This is a big space that facilitates not just art but also classes. Lots of work space – here for example are kilns:

Today’s celebration is on until 7 pm – with tours, refreshments, and art to enjoy – you can see how Rain City Clay has been renovating the former Brace Point Pottery:

Live music, too, with the Bobby Medina Jazz Quartet:

Rain City Clay is in the heart of Arbor Heights, at 4208 SW 100th.

WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Alki search; package taken

Two notes in West Seattle Crime Watch today:

ALKI SEARCH: Texters asked about a police search just off the Alki Avenue business district this morning.

Police at the scene told us it was a domestic-violence incident. The victim, they said, was going to be taken to the hospital for evaluation but was not believed to have major injuries. We haven’t been able to find out whether the suspect was found.


I had a package stolen from our condo lobby (The Verge – 3213 Harbor Ave. SW) (Friday) afternoon. The package was delivered by the USPS at 2:32, and stolen 15/20 minutes later by what appears to be a delivery driver of some kind.

He was buzzed into the building and was carrying a large black duffel kept flat. He looks at the packages while waiting for the elevator, gets into the elevator when it arrives, then reaches out and picks up my package.

He leaves a few minutes later, with his duffel lighter (notice he is carrying it more upright and its less full than when he arrived), but seemingly still with my package from Revitalash.

The timestamp in the images is off by about 15-20 minutes, so we think this happened between 2:45 and 2:55 pm this afternoon (Friday, April 1st).

The package was addressed to Adam’s wife Jennifer.

Highland Park Improvement Club ready to take you along on next step toward rebuilding

April 2, 2022 1:50 pm
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 |   Highland Park | West Seattle news

(WSB file photo)

Nine months after fire ravaged the Highland Park Improvement Club‘s building at 12th/Holden, it’s time for the next step toward rebuilding. You’re invited to the fourth Town Hall, online this Wednesday, as announced:

A schematic design for HPIC

At our fourth Virtual Town Hall, Architect Matt Wittman and his team will present schematic drawings for the rebuilding of HPIC. We thank all who have participated in helping us and the architectural team to envision the reborn HPIC, and we ask for your input again on this important step towards creating the HPIC that will rise from the ashes!

Wednesday, April 6
6 pm

Please note the Town Hall begins at 6 pm – the Architect will be present from 6 to 7:30 pm and the call will continue beyond, if needed, to accommodate further questions and comments.

Scroll to the bottom of HPIC’s home page for the attendance link.

SURVEY: How should Seattle Parks’ supplemental funding be spent?

If you have some time this weekend – here’s a three-part survey that requires a little reading first. Here’s how Seattle Parks explains it:

Seattle Parks and Recreation has launched a survey to gather community feedback on priorities for the next Park District six-year budget.

The Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners (BPRC) is charged with holding public meetings and making recommendations to the Superintendent of SPR for each six-year cycle of the Park District.

Starting in late March 2022, the BPRC is launching a public process to consider potential investments for Park District Cycle 2 (2023-2028), both at full board meetings and through more in-depth subcommittee discussions.

In 2014, Seattle voters approved the Seattle Park District providing SPR with funds to increase investment in maintenance, recreation affordability, park development, and supporting community programs.

The first six-year cycle of the Seattle Park District spanned 2015-2020. More information about accomplishments and lessons learned throughout Cycle 1 is available in the Cycle-End Report and associated Appendices.

In 2020, planning for Cycle 2 of the Seattle Park District was delayed twice due to uncertainties associated with the trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic impacts. The City Council acting as the Park District Board passed annual budgets for the Park District in 2021 and 2022.

The survey, which runs through May 12th, asks a few questions about each of three areas on which the budget would focus – you can open each to at least skim over the indexes to see if that’s an area you’re interested in (for example, the first one, “Enhancing Access and Services,” includes off-leash areas among other things). Park District funding comes from property taxes approved by voters in 2014.

WEST SEATTLE SATURDAY: 20 notes for today/tonight

April 2, 2022 6:34 am
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 |   West Seattle news | WS miscellaneous

(Skunk-cabbage flower, photographed in Fauntleroy Park by Mark Dale)

Here’s what’s happening as the first weekend of April begins:

ROAD-WORK REMINDERS: SDOT plans to work in multiple locations today:

Updating curb ramps on 45th Ave SW and SW Admiral Way. We may need to shift travel lanes slightly to complete this work, but the street will still be accessible to traffic.
Making several pavement updates on 16th Ave SW in the Highland Park neighborhood, including such as:
Installing crosswalks at 16th Ave SW and SW Myrtle St
Installing pavement markings and crosswalks on 16th Ave SW between Cambridge St and Roxbury St
Restoring the pavement markings at 16th Ave SW and SW Barton St
Restoring pavement markings on West Marginal Way between 2nd Ave SW and Highland Park Way. We’ll also be installing reflectors on West Marginal Way to help with visibility on rainy days. This work will take multiple weekends to complete.
Installing a speed hump and completing remaining construction activities on SW Webster St between 12th Ave SW and 15th Ave SW in Highland Park where we built a natural drainage system earlier this month. Traffic will still be allowed in both directions.
Replacing overhead signs on West Marginal Way as it approaches the Chelan 5-way intersection and on the Fauntleroy Expressway just before the bridge onramp.

THREE COMMUNITY CLEANUPS: 7 am and 10 am on Alki, 10 am near 24th/Holden, volunteers welcome at all three – details in our preview.

WEST SEATTLE TAE KWON DO: 9:30 am at High Point Community Center (6920 34th SW), the first April class for West Seattle Tae Kwon Do begins – details in our calendar listing.

JEWELRY SALE: The entire store at Wyatt’s Jewelers (WSB sponsor) is 30 percent off! Open today at Westwood Village (2600 SW Barton), 10 am-6 pm.

MOON ROOM OPENS: As previewed here last night, new business Moon Room (5902 California SW) opens for business at 10 am today.

THE BRUNCH CLUB: Burlesque and drag brunch at The Bridge (California/Graham), 10 am. 21+. Tickets here.

CRUISE JOB FAIR: 10 am-1 pm at the port’s Duwamish River Community Hub (8600 14th Ave. S.) in South Park – details here.

LIVE MORNING MUSIC AT C & P COFFEE: 10:30 am-noon, Marco de Carvalho and Friends perform at C & P Coffee Company (5612 California SW; WSB sponsor). No cover.

FREE WEEKLY WRITERS’ GROUP: New participants welcome. 10:30 am – go here to register and to get the meeting address. Full details are in our calendar listing.

SOUTHWEST LITTLE LEAGUE JAMBOREE: Starts at noon at Steve Cox Memorial Park (1321 SW 102nd) in White Center – details in our calendar listing.

VIETNAMESE CULTURAL CENTER: Open to visitors noon-3 pm, as noted here. (2234 SW Orchard)

HIGHLAND PARK CORNER STORE’S ANNIVERSARY: Celebrate the store‘s first year by joining the party – cake and more! – 1-4 pm. (7789 Highland Park Way SW)

WINE RELEASE: Viscon Cellars (5910 California SW; WSB sponsor) tasting room is open 1-6 pm, for tasting or by-the-glass/by-the-bottle wine, and there’s something special today – the release of ‘The Pendulum’ Merlot.

VACCINATION CLINIC: Seattle Public Schools students and staff are welcome at today’s 1-4 pm pop-up clinic at Roxhill Elementary (7740 34th SW). You can make an appointment by going here, though the announcement said walk-ins will be welcome.

RAIN CITY CLAY OPENS: 2-7 pm, you’re invited to the grand-opening party for Rain City Clay (4208 SW 100th) in Arbor Heights – see our preview for info on what’s happening.

OPEN MIC: Go perform at The Spot West Seattle (2920 SW Avalon Way), 6 pm!

REGGAE AT THE SKYLARK: Lion of Judah Band and Dub Lounge International, doors open at 7 pm. 21+. $10 cover. (3803 Delridge Way SW)

THEATER AT WSHS:The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical,” in person or livestreamed at West Seattle High School‘s theater (3000 California SW), 7:30 pm. Tickets and other info can be found here.

‘THIS GIRL …’ AT ARTSWEST: ArtsWest‘s play “This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing” continues tonight, 7:30 pm, in the theater at 4711 California SW. Tickets available here.

DRAG SHOW AT ADMIRAL PUB: Tonight’s the night for Dolly Madison‘s show at Admiral Pub (2306 California SW), 9 pm.

Something to add, for today/tonight or beyond? Email – thank you!

BIZNOTE: Moon Room rises in Morgan Junction, opening Saturday

(WSB photos)

Hannah Roberts and husband Sean used to run the popular Capitol Hill restaurant Honey Hole. Now instead of running a business where the air carries the smell of savory sandwiches, the West Seattle couple is opening one scented with essential oils and fragrances. Moon Room Shop and Wellness opens tomorrow (Saturday, April 2nd) at 5902 California SW; we visited this afternoon for a sneak peek.

The shop inhabits part of a former chiropractic clinic, and Hannah says it’s a space she’s long coveted – “this was my dream building.” Her goal is to provide a memorable “shopping experience,” offering crystals, body oils, face oils, art, jewelry – including her own creations, when you see the Moon Room brand – even T-shirts like this one that celebrates nearby Lincoln Park:

Other unique gift ideas are in view all around the shop. The gift might be for yourself. Some items are miniatures, from tiny fingernail decals to these little cats:

The central themes are wellness and spirituality. Inspired by her food-service background, Hannah has two “gem bars” in the shop where you can buy small colorful stones in bulk.

The decor alone is worth a visit – from a counter decorated with abalone shell fragments gathered by the Northern California tribe to which Hannah belongs, to classic chandeliers.

Moon Room will evolve, she says – “it’s going to be a work in progress” – but this is what they’re starting with, as of 10 am tomorrow. Hours will be 10 am-7 pm Fridays and Saturdays, 10 am-6 pm Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, closed Mondays and Tuesdays, eventually expanding to 7 days a week.

EGG HUNTS: 4 more in West Seattle

April 1, 2022 8:10 pm
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 |   Fun stuff to do | West Seattle news

(WSB file photo)

We’ve already told you about the weeklong Fauntleroy Community Association egg hunt. Four more have been announced for West Seattle this month. They’ll all be in our calendar soon but first, quick mentions:

THE HERON’S NEST: The outdoor-education site near Puget Park plans a Spring Egg Hunt 1-4 pm Sunday, April 10th. Free, all ages, with other activities including art projects and guided bird/nature walks.

DELRIDGE COMMUNITY CENTER: Seattle Parks has just announced a scaled-down list of egg hunts; the only one in West Seattle will be at 10 am Saturday, April 16th, for ages 3-11.

EASTRIDGE CHURCH @ LINCOLN PARK: The annual egg hunt in Lincoln Park’s south meadow, presented by Eastridge Church, is also at 10 am April 16th. 15,000 eggs, Easter Bunny photos, field games, and inflatables are promised; the free event is “designed for families with children through 5th grade.”

OUNCES: A Beer Garden Egg Hunt for kids under 10 is planned at 3 pm April 16th. This too is free.

P.S. West Seattle Thriftway (WSB sponsor)’s popular indoor egg hunt is NOT making a comeback this year, the store has told us.