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Matias and Kleon Tona opened Dandylion at 532 Queen Anne Ave. N. earlier this year. Courtesy photo
Matias and Kleon Tona opened Dandylion at 532 Queen Anne Ave. N. earlier this year. Courtesy photo
Sunday, August 12, 2018 5:40 PM
Tona brothers open Uptown tapas bar as Dandylion transforms the former Peridot Boutique space
  • Blessing of the Fleet hooks blue skies
    Blue skies made a rare appearance during this year’s Blessing of the Fleet ceremony at Fishermen’s Terminal. The ceremony offers prayers that the commercial fishers leaving for Pacific and Alaskan waters have safe travels and a happy reunion, that their harvests be fruitful, and that they be good stewards of the ocean’s resources.
  • Plymouth Housing talks being a good neighbor
    Plymouth Housing and SMR Architects spoke to interested residents Wednesday about what the nonprofit developer does for Seattle’s homeless population and how a new affordable housing development slated to open in Uptown in 2021 will fit in the community.
  • Kohl-Welles seeks second term on King County Council

    King County District 4 Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles has unfinished business that’s motivating her re-election bid this year.
    “I’ve loved being on the council, and I’d like to serve for longer,” Kohl-Welles tells Queen Anne News. “I think this would likely be my last run for office, and I’d like to continue work on what’s been very important.”

  • Queen Anne parks advocate running for District 7

    Queen Anne resident Don Harper wants to come out of retirement to serve Seattle’s District 7 on the city council, citing a lack of leadership willing to listen.

     
  • Safeway developer hosting last general meeting on March 26
    The private developer leading the Queen Anne Safeway redevelopment that proposes doubling the store’s size and building around 280 units on top will have its last general meeting at the Queen Anne Community Center on Tuesday, March 26.
  • Public lands commissioner lauds Elliott Bay blue carbon project

    Washington Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz came out to Elliott Bay on Monday to talk up the oysters growing in the shallows that are expected to provide natural filtration of pollutants in the Puget Sound.

     
  • 91st Blessing of the Fleet at 
Fishermen’s Terminal on Sunday

    Ballard First Lutheran Church Pastors Erik Wilson Weiberg and Elise Scott will conduct the 91st Blessing of the Fleet at Fishermen’s Terminal on Sunday.

     
  • Friends of Discovery Park share South Beach Trail designs
    The popular South Beach Trail in Discovery Park is showing signs of degradation and overgrowth after years of use. Many of the wood features near the trail are pushing 30 years old and are beginning to wear out, and parts of the trail are eroding and making the trail unusable for those with limited abilities.
  • Transportation, environmental activist running for King County Council

    King County elections are not usually very sexy, says Abigail Doerr, who believes that’s partly because competition is fairly sparse.
    The 30-year-old transit wonk aims to change that with her bid for Jeanne Kohl-Welles’ District 4 county council seat. Issues she wants to better address include improving public transportation, boosting affordable housing and unburdening parents dealing with the high cost of child care.

  • King County offering Good Neighbor Agreement for modular homeless shelter
    King County’s Department of Community and Human Services will work with the Uptown Alliance on a Good Neighbor Agreement ahead of the opening of a 24/7 modular homeless shelter this summer.
  • CASE looking for problem-solving city council candidates
    After successfully backing Jenny Durkan’s first mayoral bid and fighting last year’s head tax that would have impacted more than 300 big businesses in the city, the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce’s political action committee is in the early stage of identifying council candidates that have plans for fixing Seattle’s biggest issues with existing revenue.
  • King County set to take insurance company to trial next year
    King County’s lawsuit against an insurance company it claims wrongly rejected a claim to cover the cost of replacing a damaged underground conveyance pipe in Smith Cove Park is set to go to trial in April 2020.
  • Housing versus park space at Fort Lawton hearing
    The Office of Housing took public comment Monday about its plans to redevelop the Fort Lawton site on Magnolia Bluff, with most comments either in favor of helping low-income Seattleites or expanding what is already the city’s largest public park.
  • Residents weigh in on Sound Transit light rail extension

    More than 100 Ballard, Magnolia, Queen Anne and West Seattle residents came to discuss the future possibilities of Sound Transit’s ST3 Light Rail project during a meeting at Ballard High School on Thursday, Feb. 28.

     
  • WWII veteran receives Legion of Honor
    World War II veteran and Queen Anne resident Duane Hyde was the guest of honor last month at the French Consulate in San Francisco, where Consul General Emmanuel Lebrun-Damiens presented the 95-year-old veteran with the Legion of Honor Medal, the highest order of merit in France for outstanding achievements in military or civilian life.
  • Suspected Seattle serial arsonist in custody
    The Seattle Police Department reported Wednesday it has identified the suspect in five fires set at Seattle businesses between Oct. 28 and Nov. 28 last year, including the four-alarm fire at a lumber yard in North Queen Anne that caused more than $4 million in damages.
  • Suspended curriculum
    After almost 20 years without an updated science curriculum in Seattle schools, a new teacher-created curriculum is being field-tested. It was set to be adopted in the 2019-20 school year, but may be on hold due to large budget cuts.
  • Commission approves funding to move forward with Terminal 91 Uplands redevelopment

    The Port of Seattle Commission has approved a request for up to $4 million in funding to begin planning the first phase of Terminal 91 redevelopment northeast of the Magnolia Bridge.

     
  • SPU to offer at least 50 percent off tuition to Seattle Promise recipients
    Seattle Pacific University will begin offering students who receive a two-year degree through the Seattle Promise program with at least 50 percent off their tuition when they transfer to SPU starting in 2020.
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