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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
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Monday, August 20, 2018 5:22 PM
Magnolia author's new book covers past and present of Seattle food
  • Magnolia Historical Society shares 'Midcentury Memories'

    The Magnolia Historical Society provided a taste of its upcoming book about the neighborhood during the ‘50s and ‘60s at its annual meeting on Tuesday. The event teased the upcoming release of “Magnolia: Memories and Milestones,” with readings from the history book by some of its authors.

  • Magnolia Farmers Market growing longer

    People showed up for the Magnolia Farmers Market last year, said market manager Molly Burke, and that will pay off this season.
    “The neighborhood’s proving to us that they want the market to go longer, later in the season, and I told them it’s data-driven, so go ahead and come out and shop,” Burke said. “Each year the season has gotten better and better, so we’ve pushed the market out another week.”

  • Historic Queen Anne mansion on the market

    Downsizing can be hard, especially for a Queen Anne couple that has spent nearly three decades restoring and improving upon their 1902 colonial mansion. As they plan a move to Renton, they’ve put their 10,000-square-foot property on the market with an asking price of $11 million, which is $10.4 million more than what they purchased it for in 1996.

  • Run for Home boosts Queen Anne Helpline funding, visibility
    The Queen Anne Helpline has held an annual fun run to support its mission of preventing people from entering homelessness since the late ‘80s. This year it has a new name — Run for Home.
  • Queen Anne Farmers Market ready for another season
    There will be 21 new vendors coming to the market this year, the first slated for 3-7 p.m. Thursday, May 30. Presenting sponsors are David Rice of Edward Jones, Aegis Living, which will provide a hydration station, and Metropolitan Market, which will provide cooking demos for opening day. The Tangletown String Band will provide live music.
  • Northwest Folklife drops 2019 festival lineup
    The 48th Northwest Folklife Festival will gather more than 5,000 artists and culture bearers over four days at Seattle Center, with this year’s focus on amplifying youth voices. The festival runs May 24-27. 
  • Bowl-A-Noma aims to strike out cancer

    The parents of Elliott Hull are striking back against the cancer that took their son, starting a Bowl-A-Noma nonprofit to raise funds to find a cure for melanoma. The inaugural Bowl-A-Noma bowling tournament hits the lanes from 8-11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at the West Seattle Bowl, 4505 39th Ave. S.W.

  • Magnolia Lutheran strikes big with Lent clothing drive
    Magnolia Lutheran Church asked its congregation to consider donating one article of clothing for every day of Lent. That call to action was spread on Nextdoor with amazing results, said parish administrator Nancy Searle.
  • Capehart Forest now open

    It took a few decades and a lot of tree saplings, but the latest part of Discovery Park is open for visitors.
    Capehart Forest, which has been under restoration since the early 2000s, is now open to the public with new hiking trails, sidewalks and more. The 30-acre section of the park used to be filled with more than 60 military homes owned by the Navy before it was purchased for $13 million by the City of Seattle in 2010

  • Queen Anne Boy Scouts hosting another blood drive
    Queen Anne Boy Scout Troop 70 is sponsoring another community blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Queen Anne United Methodist Church, 1606 Fifth Ave. W.
  • Frances Walton Competition making sweet music for 30 years
    This year is the 30th anniversary of the Frances Walton Competition, which will amass some of the best young musicians from around the world in Magnolia.
  • Magnolia Historical Society celebrating new history book
    The Magnolia Historical Society will go back in time to the ‘50s and ‘60s with a themed party to celebrate the upcoming release of its third book documenting the neighborhood’s colorful past.
  • Free Easter egg hunts in Queen Anne, Magnolia

    Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting free or low-cost Easter egg hunts around Seattle on Saturday, April 20.

     
  • Discovery Park's debatable future
    Discovery Park is prized for its quiet, reserved space and views of the Puget Sound.
    But times are changing, and a few residents and local leaders in Magnolia see a need to make a few changes in order to preserve the park's historic district and make more people aware of the resources the park provide
  • Daybreak Star looking at a brighter future
    Once facing sizable short- and long-term debt, the United Indians of All Tribes Foundation’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center is now increasing its programming ahead of its annual fundraising gala next month.
  • Local Realtor hosting shredding, electronics recycling day

    Local Realtor Ken Graff is hosting another paper shredding, donation and electronics recycling event 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at 1200 Westlake Ave. N., near the Seattle Lake Union - Coldwell Banker Bain offices.

     
  • Mounger Pool reopens in Magnolia next month

    Lowery C. “Pop” Mounger Pool in Magnolia will reopen on May 11.
    One of the city’s two outdoor pools, Mounger will have a new plaster liner installed in its large pool next week.

  • Improving shoreline street ends
    The Seattle City Council designated 149 shoreline street ends as for “public uses and enjoyment” in September 1996. Less than a third of shoreline street ends are unimproved today. SDOT has two projects planned for this year in Queen Anne and Magnolia.
  • Heron Habitat Helpers hosting work party at Kiwanis Ravine
    Heron Habitat Helpers is in its 19th year providing habitat restoration between Discovery Park and the Ballard Locks, and is hosting its next work party on Saturday, April 13, focused on the perimeter of Kiwanis Ravine.
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