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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
  • Security Properties submits Early Design Guidance packet for Magnolia Albertsons redevelopment
    Security Properties believes redevelopment of the Magnolia Albertsons site will be the first mixed-use project with a grocery store to attempt to qualify for the City of Seattle’s Living Building Challenge pilot program.
  • Bayview resident makes his own way
    David Wesley’s passion for designing solutions didn’t stop when he moved to the Bayview senior living community in Queen Anne with his wife, but now the retired Boeing employee's focus is on improving mobility from the ground rather than the sky.
    “That wasn’t exactly the Wright Brothers’ direction,” he said. “They went from bicycles to airplanes.”
  • Serial arsonist receives 89-month sentence

    Matthew D. Hooper has been sentenced to 89 months in prison for setting four fires in Queen Anne and Ballard last fall. The four-alarm Gascoigne Lumber fire set on Nov. 10 was the most intense, causing more than $4 million in damage.

  • Bayview Musicale
    The first Bayview Musicale took place in the senior living community’s Albertson Hall back in October, and included live music, singing and a musical sketch. Resident musician Bill Clarke and company are working on a holiday show to take place on Dec. 1.
  • ‘Shout Sister Shout!’ gives rock ‘n’ roll pioneer credit she deserves
    Long before Elvis strummed his guitar, unleashed his infamous hips, and became a rock ‘n’ roll sensation, the iconic Sister Rosetta Tharpe dazzled audiences with her powerhouse vocals and virtuoso guitar style.
  • Magnolia Historical Society releases cover for largest book to date
    The Magnolia Historical Society has helped document the story of Magnolia since 2001, including publishing books, producing newsletters and holding meetings.
    “Magnolia: Midcentury Memories” is slated to publish next spring, and will cover Magnolia in the 1950s and 1960s.
  • Queen Anne Scouts prepare for annual Christmas tree lot
    The annual Queen Anne Christmas tree lot at Safeway has long been run by Boy Scout Troop 72.
    This year the organization allowed girls to join the Scouts, and they will also be helping to sell trees from Nov. 29 to Dec. 21. Proceeds benefit the Queen Anne Food Bank.
  • Grassroots movement growing to save UpGarden
    Uptown gardeners met Wednesday night to plot next steps for pressuring Seattle Center leadership to ditch plans to close the UpGarden P-Patch.
  • Seattle, King County leading I-976 constitutional challenge
    Seattle and King County are leading a coalition of government agencies and transit groups in a joint lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Tim Eyman-sponsored Initiative 976, which will cap car-tab fees at $30 statewide.
  • Sounders share MLS Cup victory with fans

    For Dennis and Barbara Crisman, watching the Seattle Sounders win the MLS Cup over Toronto by three goals to one became more than just going to a sporting event. It was a memorial.
    “My son was the one who bought our season tickets back in 2009, and he passed away in 2011, so we kept the tickets for the family in honor of him,” Dennis Crisman said. “So, them winning means a lot.”

  • Seattle Public Schools suing JUUL
    Seattle Public Schools has joined a number of school districts across the country that are suing electronic cigarette manufacturer JUUL for the impact vaping has had on its students and faculty, alleging the company and its subsidiaries intentionally marketed its nicotine products to minors.
  • Queen Anne mobilizes for survival

    With a major earthquake on the horizon, the Queen Anne Block Watch Captains Network put on its first Urban Survival Skills Fair, to help the community prepare for any kind of natural disaster or emergency, at the Queen Anne Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 9.

  • Andrew Lewis triumphs in long election

    Seattle City Council candidate Andrew Lewis responded positively to Tuesday night’s general election results, even though they showed him slightly trailing his District 7 opponent Jim Pugel. In the days that followed, the assistant city attorney went from 49.14 percent to a 6-percent lead. Without enough votes left to count for the former police chief to catch up, Queen Anne News is calling the District 7 race for Lewis.

  • Queen Anne Food Bank grows to meet demand
    Queen Anne Food Bank director Tom Walsh said that the food bank has expanded its services in the past year. When some Queen Anne emergency shelters opened up during the February snowstorm, a lot of people using those resources ended up staying in the area, he said..
  • Seattle, King County teaming up to challenge I-976
    Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and City Attorney Pete Holmes announced Thursday that a joint legal challenge to anti-tax activist Tim Eyman’s Initiative 976 will be filed next week and an injunction sought as soon as possible to prevent the loss of transportation funds while the case is being litigated.
  • Seattle Parks reconsidering removal of popular embankment slide
    Following strong pushback from the community, Seattle Parks and Recreation has paused plans to decommission 12th West & West Howe Park and restore it as a natural area.
  • District 7 too close to call after election night count
    Seattle City Council candidate Andrew Lewis responded positively to Tuesday night’s general election results, even though they show him slightly trailing his District 7 opponent Jim Pugel.
  • Seattle Turkey Trot registration opens for Thanksgiving 5K

    The Seattle Turkey Trot started 13 years ago with three Ballard buddies inviting friends and family to burn some calories before tucking into their Thanksgiving meals. The annual 5K event grew from 50 participants in its first year to nearly 5,000, and is the Ballard Food Bank’s largest fundraiser.

  • Bayview Holiday Bazaar to gift funds to Medic One
    Program committee chair Mary Body came up with the idea for a holiday bazaar, and residents quickly took ownership, Smith said. The event committee even kept it going while Bayview underwent a long $57 million renovation and reinvestment project. This year’s Bayview Holiday Bazaar takes place 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the senior living community, 11 W. Aloha St.
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