- Craig Thompson brings more sad news via the BAN list: Flinnor “Papa” Kimmons passed away June 9th. Mr. and Mrs. Kimmons were said to be the first African Americans to own a home on North Beacon Hill.
- Walkable community advocacy organization Feet First is looking for Neighborhood Walking Ambassadors: engaged, passionate community members interested in leading walks through their neighborhoods.
- Not walked-out and like to take photos? Scott Kelby’s Adobe-sponsored Worldwide Photo Walk coming up on July 18th is a two-hour social event where photographers get together to walk around, shoot photos, and generally have fun with other photographers. Neighbor Amanda Potter has signed up to lead the Beacon Hill Photowalk around Jefferson Park. Email Amanda for details.
- After all that walking, you’re sure to be hungry. In the recent story about Amazon Fresh deliveries coming to Beacon Hill, the comment thread picked up on the final sentence about pizza delivery. Pagliacci co-owner Matt Galvin addresses the local pizza chain’s distinct absence in Southeast Seattle.
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I would love to go on the photo walk, but I’m out of town that day. In a strange twist of fate I just started a new group pool on flickr for Jefferson Park. Maybe if people are feeling generous they could share their photos?
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