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Judith Dern will be at Magnolia's Bookstore from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday with her new book, “The Food and Drink of Seattle: From Wild Salmon to Craft Beer.” Photo by Joe Veyera
Judith Dern will be at Magnolia's Bookstore from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday with her new book, “The Food and Drink of Seattle: From Wild Salmon to Craft Beer.” Photo by Joe Veyera
Monday, August 20, 2018 5:22 PM
Magnolia author's new book covers past and present of Seattle food
  • Queen Anne Little League sign-up ends soon
    The Queen Anne Little League is seeking players age 4-16 for the 2020 spring season.
  • Seattle Parks and Rec offering scholarships for free access to community pools, swim programs
    Seattle Parks and Recreation is making access to public pools and swim classes free for anyone who qualifies for an SPR scholarship.
  • Seattle/King County Clinic returns next month

    Seattle/King County Clinic organizers and volunteers are planning to serve more than 750 patients daily during next month’s four-day event. The clinic, which offers free medical, dental and eye care services for those in need, was pushed from last fall to Feb. 13-16 due to the need to relocate because of the Seattle Center arena rebuild. The clinic had operated out of the arena since 2014.

  • Queen Anne LURC checking upcoming 
    The Queen Anne Community Council’s Land Use Review Committee will have its first meeting of the new year at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22.
  • Free Stop the Bleed class at Queen Anne Community Center on Jan. 29
    The Queen Anne Block Captains, in conjunction with the Lake City Emergency Communication Hub, is sponsoring a free Stop The Bleed class from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Queen Anne Community Center, 1901 First Ave. W.
  • CANCELED: SDOT hosting Ballard-Interbay Regional Transportation Study info sessions

    SDOT is hosting two information sessions next week to discuss the year-long Ballard-Interbay Regional Transportation Study that started last fall and is due to the Legislature by Nov. 1.

  • Plymouth Housing breaking ground in Uptown

    Plymouth Housing will break ground on its Uptown affordable housing development on Thursday, Jan. 16. The affordable housing developer received its allocation of low income tax credits early last year and closed on financing in late December. The project is also being boosted by $6.9 million from the City of Seattle, which will maintain ownership of the land at Second Avenue and Mercer Street.

  • Circle of friends working for Goodwin
    A circle of about 14 Magnolia women, most of them in their 80s, gather once a month for fellowship and to support Goodwin Connections, a nonprofit formerly known as the Seattle Milk Fund.
  • Making history shine in 2020
    The Queen Anne Historical Society strives to preserve the neighborhood’s historical integrity, from participating in the city’s landmarking processes to compiling written and oral histories.
  • Renters report for boot camp training
    Queen Anne renters showed up last Tuesday night to learn what rights they have as tenants in Seattle and how to push back when they’re violated.
  • 'Mrs. Doubtfire' nearly ready for Broadway

    When the world premiere of the “Mrs. Doubtfire” musical opened at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre, there was one question on everyone’s mind: Can “Mrs. Doubtfire” catch fire without Robin Williams?
    And the answer?
    Yes, dearie, it can.

  • Winterfest offers flurry of activities
    Seattle Center’s Winterfest is back for its 33rd year of winter fun, with ice skating, seasonal musical performances, holiday decorations and dozens of free events leading up to the New Year's fireworks display at the Space Needle.
  • Queen Anne Grand Tree Lighting
    Attendance was high at the Queen Anne Chamber of Commerce’s fourth annual Grand Tree Lighting celebration in Towne Square on Friday, Dec. 6, with clear skies and a faction of parents filming the caroling McClure Maverick Choir. The choir was preceded by the Seattle Pacific University Brass Ensemble, and followed by the lighting of a large Christmas tree in the middle of Towne Square.
  • Scouts selling a lot
    As folks were gathered around a towering Christmas tree in Queen Anne’s Towne Square, local Scouts were busy selling more family-sized trees down the avenue.
  • A decade of service
    Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw’s second-floor office in city hall is filled with boxes of documents that will be inherited by her District 7 successor. Her legislative aide — and District 6 Councilmember-elect — Dan Strauss has already claimed a large desk for his future workspace.
  • Lumaze lights up Pier 91

    From a Christmas train ride to a magical maze, Lumaze pulled out all the stops to deck the halls at Pier 91 for a massive indoor light festival. Lumaze Seattle site coordinator Kristi Savoy said this is the first light festival the company has held in the city, but that hasn’t let the organization slack off.

  • Magnolia Winterfest
    Hundreds crowded into Magnolia Village for the annual Winterfest celebration on Saturday night, which included more than a dozen businesses offering various doses of holiday cheer.
  • A merry Market Street Singers concert

    The Market Street Singers is a large choral ensemble and tour-de-force, always looking for a larger venue in which to perform. Artistic director Chris Vincent predicts tight, but merry quarters during this year’s free holiday concerts at Ballard First Lutheran Church, 2006 NW 65th St. “Your Holiday Song” will have a first performance 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and then at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.

  • ‘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.
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