We forgot to celebrate the Beacon Hill Blog’s second birthday on Sunday. The first post on the blog was on October 10, 2008. In our first month we posted about pancakes, dead electronics, presidential debates, and some topics that are still seen today: light rail and garden thefts. Our first crime report was about a shooting at 16th and Spokane in which a 17 year old was shot in the leg after he and his girlfriend â€œexchanged words.â€
We also posted about some since-departed local businesses (Buggy, Grown Folks Coffee) and some that are still around (Hello Bicycle, and Beacon Pub—though the latter is leaving soon).
Our first Beacon Bits post was on October 17, 2008, and featured Spokane Street construction, cheap coffee in Sodo, and local bus route changes.
It saddens me a bit to see the house with so much original craftsmanship be completely gutted. Here’s hoping their plans are not only perfect for them, but are also well-suited to the bones and character of the house.
Welcome, Laura and “Labor”! (I think his name is actually Justin.)