October 26th, 2010 at 5:34 am | | Posted by Wendi Dunlap
The Seattle Times (Beacon Hill Blog news partner) reports
This iconic Beacon Hill landmark is a "troubled building," unable to find a new tenant despite the best views in town. Photo by Wendi.
that the PacMed/Amazon landmark building at the north tip of Beacon Hill is a “troubled property.”
No replacement for primary tenant Amazon has yet been found, though the building has been on the market for almost three years.
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The Seattle Public Library is raising fines and fees starting on Monday, November 1. Among the changes:
- The daily fine for an overdue book, CD, or DVD will change from 15 cents a day to 25 cents a day.
- The daily fine for an overdue interlibrary loan will change from 25 cents a day to $1 a day.
Also, all accounts with a balance of $25 will be sent to a collection agency, including accounts for children and teens.
You can find out more about the fee and fine increases at the library website.
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“Drawing the Land,” by Elizabeth Conner, is the newest and perhaps largest work of public art on Beacon Hill — Beacon Hill Public Art
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Angela Garbes of Seattle Weekly‘s Voracious blog notes a recent addition to MacPherson’s Fruit and Produce market (4500 15th Avenue South): day-old breads from Essential Baking Company. Yum!
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The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and City Neighborhood Council (CNC) are currently seeking input from community groups throughout Seattle as a way to find out how to support the evolution of the Neighborhood District Council system as a key avenue for civic participation in Seattle.
Please take this survey if you are interested in Seattle neighborhoods, and spread the word to anyone else who may be interested in helping strengthen civic engagement in our city. The survey will be open until November 14.
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We see on Craigslist that Salon Nouveau (2805 Beacon Avenue South) has a job opening for a salon coordinator. More information here.
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A couple of upcoming events to be aware of:
- Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Maria L. Goodloe-Johnson will host a Community Coffee Chat for parents, grandparents and caregivers of SPS students on Monday, November 1 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm at Asa Mercer Middle School, 1600 South Columbian Way.
- El Centro’s Dia de los Muertos Opening Ceremony is Monday, November 1, at 5:30 pm. More information here.
- Election Day is Tuesday! Get those ballots in the mail now!
Don’t forget to check our Events page for other upcoming events!
Tags: department of neighborhoods
, el centro de la raza
, maria goodloe-johnson
, pac med
, public art
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