WEEKLY WALK AROUND THE NEWS

Posted by Drew DeVitis   Local   Park(ing) Day, the annual celebration of pop-up park installations, featured more than 50 temporary parks in neighborhoods all throughout Seattle. Captiol Hill, for instance, had six parklets in the neighborhood, including one that was showing free Couch Fest short films and another that offered free bike tune-ups.   […]

WEEKLY WALK AROUND THE NEWS

Posted by Drew DeVitis   Local   PARK(ing) Day, taking place on Friday, September 19, is an opportunity for Seattleites to temporarily turn parking spaces into pop-up parks. The event raises awareness about creating a more walkable, livable, and healthier city, and helps people re-imagine how our streets can be used. Applications are due this […]

WEEKLY WALK AROUND THE NEWS

Posted by Drew DeVitis   Local   Proposition 1, which calls for creation of a Seattle Park District, passed with 53 percent of voters approving the measure. This victory means Seattle will have an ongoing, dedicated funding source for parks and community centers across the city.   Over the past three years, Seattle Neighborhood Greenways […]

WEEKLY WALK AROUND THE NEWS

Posted by Drew DeVitis   Local   Seattle celebrated National Night Out on Tuesday with several entertaining block parties across the city. Night Out shows how residents and city government can work together to create a safer, more connected Seattle community.   The Rainier Beach Empowerment Coalition held the Rainier Beach Back2School Bash on Saturday, […]

WEEKLY WALK AROUND THE NEWS

Posted by Drew DeVitis   Local   King County Metro, with Feet First’s assistance, has launched the “In Motion” program in Burien, Renton, and North Seattle/Shoreline to encourage people who live or work in the area to leave their cars behind and use healthier travel options – such as transit, bicycling, walking, and carpooling. The […]