Monthly Archives: April 2012

Dumping Trash As "Free"

When it comes to getting rid of unwanted household items, a tired-and-true solution is to put them out in front of your house with a “Free” sign (see last week’s post)–at least until garbage day–then get rid of it! But … Continue reading

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Then and Now: Lake City Way

The “Then” photo (click to enlarge) was taken on August 22, 1955 by the City of Seattle to document the construction of the Victory Heights sewer in the newly annexed (one year earlier) part of the city. Note the crosswalk: … Continue reading

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Link: Victory Heights – Initial Sale in 1920

The Pinehurst Seattle blog has reprinted the newspaper ad from The Seattle Sunday Times on May2, 1920 announcing the sale of lots in Victory Heights. Check out those low, low prices!  

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Thornton Creek Alliance Meeting April 26th

The Thornton Creek Alliance announced its annual meeting and elections will be held on Thursday, April 26th from 7PM to 9PM at the Meadowbrook Community Center, 10517 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125. The meeting will feature a representative from … Continue reading

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A Week And Some Change

Today is the one-week anniversary of the blog and already change is in the air! Apparently I wasn’t the only Victory Heights resident who thought having a blog was a good idea. Unbeknownst to me, several months ago the Neighborhood … Continue reading

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Democratic Caucuses Sparsely Attended

The turnout for Democratic caucuses today in the 46th District was extremely low compared with four years ago. Only three people from Precinct 2309 (the area between NE 100th and NE 105th east of 20th Ave) and none from Precinct … Continue reading

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While They Last: Free Chairs

There are four free chairs sitting at the corner of NE 102nd and 21st Ave NE. First-come, first-served.

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New Construction Nears Completion

The new¬†house at 10718 19th Ave NE, set behind the house on 19th Ave, is nearly finished construction. The driveway still needs to be paved, but according to permits issued by the city, the electrical and sewer work has been … Continue reading

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Do rates go down by half if garbage pickup goes biweekly?

If you saw the article earlier this month in the Seattle Times, Seattle Public Utilities is starting a pilot program in July to only pick up garbage every other week rather than each week. It would follow that the cost … Continue reading

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