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  1. Redmond's "Downtown Cultural Corridor"Read the original story

    Yesterday | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    Take a look at our city planners' aspirations for Redmond's Downtown "Cultural Corridor" as found in their 39-page Master Plan . Note their number one aspiration is: "Cultural arts around every corner, 18 hours a day."

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  2. So Bazaar Night Market -- music, shopping, foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    So Bazaar is an urban night market that highlights local artists, artisans, chefs, and entertainers to share their gifts with the Redmond community. Join us at the Redmond Central Connector as Downtown Redmond will come alive with surprising performances, art installations, artisanal foods, and social engagement.

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  3. "Rockin' on the River" Line UpRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    Playing classic jazz & blues, Little Bill is known as Washington's "Ambassador of Bass Guitar." His style ranges from the slide guitar of early country blues to sophisticated, romantic R&B balladry.

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  4. Green's Funeral Home -- most recently Pranaam India -- is demolished.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    Today a well-known building in Redmond was demolished. Most long-time residents of Redmond attended funeral services in the Chapel of the Valley, also known as Green's Funeral Home.

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  5. Derby Days: Thanks be to our firemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    Two days before Derby Days we had a fire in our house! The smoke detectors went off about five minutes before we smelled that freighting oder. Soon we saw a haze in our living room and rec room.

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  6. City launches a new community education and awareness campaign focused on homelessnessRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    The website addresses the causes of homelessness, current efforts underway including those who are most in need," said Mayor John Marchione. "Thanks to the Redmond Community Homelessness Task Force for providing the foundation for this effort."

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  7. Downtown artRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    Yesterday, I was fortunate to spend an hour with a city planner to talk about outdoor art. I'm very concerned about the rapid pace of urbanization in our city and how "blah" and overly dense the downtown is starting to look and feel.

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  8. In case you were wondering, that green patch of grass in the downtown is not the finished parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    Redmond Neighborhood Blog advocates, investigates and reports news and opinion on Redmond, WA.

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  9. Vote for Ramiro Valderrama on August 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    Ramiro Valderrama , is running for the 45th Legislative District Seat Position 1. Make sure you vote August 2. I spent two hours with Ramiro getting to know him. He's a family man ....very caring, supportive and likable.

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  10. Redmond's Downtown "Heron Rookery"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    Herons no longer nest in the city. They made this video in 2013 to describe the "rookery and encourage the pubic to rename it The herons migrated to Marymoor Park.

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  11. Rob Butcher, Kirkland's man-about-townRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    About ten years ago -- before social media really took off as a source for news -- "hyper-local blogs" were the in-thing. The Seattle Times caught onto this and started up "News Partners" to organize and link popular hyperlocals to their online paper.

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  12. City of Redmond forbids fireworksRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    The Fire Department would like to remind residents that it is unlawful to sell, possess, use, or explode fireworks within the City Limits of Redmond. . Residents of Fire District 34 are allowed to use fireworks that are approved by the State of Washington and purchased through legal fireworks stands.

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  13. Blacktail deer sauntering down 160th AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    Yesterday afternoon I was about to drive away after taking a walk along the Sammamish River in Redmond, when I chanced to look through my rear view mirror. I spotted a deer sauntering down the middle of 160th Ave NE, heading in my direction.

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  14. Lake Washington School District 2016-17 budget proposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    Redmond, Wash. - At its June 20 meeting, the Lake Washington School District Board of Directors reviewed a draft budget for the 2016-17 school year that enables the district to introduce All Day kindergarten for all students, reduce class sizes in grades K-3 and make other investments toward achieving the district's strategic goals.

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  15. Arts in the ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    Last Saturday my wife and I went to Anderson Park for the annual "Poets in the Park" event. My wife painted at the VALA booth and spent time talking to Micheal Dylan Welch about his passion for Haiku.

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  16. Council passes the "Bear Creek Parkway Extension"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    The July 15 Council conversations on the $23 million "Bear Creek Parkway Extension" project were interesting, yet challenging to follow. I had to contact the City Clerk to confirm the final 4-2 vote FOR the project.

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  17. Opinion: The Downtown "glacial erratic" sculpture is a monolith .Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2016 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    By Dede M Falcone To me the Downtown "glacial erratic" outdoor art sculpture is a monolith. First it's position is very poorly placed.

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  18. Commentary: Change and Growth Are Always A ChallengeRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2013 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    As downtown Redmond builds out, it is my wish and intent for the old and new to complement each other. The Downtown park already hosted several successful outdoor concerts last summer and I have often seen folks throwing a ball or frisbee or stopping to sit s spell at the red tables-weather permitting, of course.

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  19. A downtown talk with Council member David CarsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    My daughter and I took a walk down Education Hill to Frankies for lunch, then Target, then Avondale to 180th, then up the Ashford Trail to Perrigo Springs and home. Frankies is going to be demolished in October to make room for a hotel! Half way there, we stopped off at Kringles Bakery .

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  20. A little history -- Big Chicken Barn near Novelty Hill RoadRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    At 85, Leroy Olson could be a poster child for the way the Eastside used to be. While some lament the changes time has wrought by time and technology, Olson has used some of those changes to his advantage.

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