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  1. Guest Column | Grassroots movement making valuable changes in cityRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    When my first campaign for Seattle City Council began, the establishment said that the grassroots movement behind me would have little impact. Yet, a mere six months after my election and the creation of 15 Now, we won a $15 minimum wage, a raise for more than 100,000 people, transferring $3 billion over 10 years to the hardest-working and lowest-compensated workers in the region.

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  2. Longtime LGBTQ community advocate joins 43rd District raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    In recent years, he's served as campaign manager on Rep. Jim McDermott's 2008 reelection bid and as a consultant on Kathleen Drew's run for secretary of state in 2012, before spending time last year working on a trio of Seattle City Council races. Now, the Louisiana native and longtime Capitol Hill resident has decided the time is right to work on a more personal campaign: his own.

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  3. Home sweet homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Reign FC forward Beverly Yanez gives a thumbs-up during the team's preseason game against the University of Washington on Saturday, April 9. Photo by Jane Gershovich Tensions always run high in the rivalry matchups between Seattle and Portland, but Reign FC has had the upper-hand over the last two seasons, winning four of the last five games. The former club of head coach Laura Harvey and midfielder Kim Little visits Seattle for its first match in the United States in more than a decade.

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  4. The future is ReachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Seattle drivers now have another tool in their transportation arsenal, with the launch of a new free-floating car-share service designed to compete with the likes of Car2Go and ZipCar while offering expanded services. BMW Group officials announced Seattle would be both the first service city and North American headquarters for ReachNow during an event on Friday, April 8, at Pike Motorworks in Capitol Hill, where a BMW showroom had once been.

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  5. Guest Column | Enough is enoughRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Like most of you, I got my yearly Valentine's Day present: My property tax for 2016 is up 25.2 percent from last year, and I'm not too happy. To top it off, the Madison Park Community Council announced that it was thinking about yearly dues.

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  6. 'brownsville song' sings with leads' charismaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Denise Burse and Chinaza Uche in "brownsville song ," at Seattle Repertory Theatre. Photo by Chris Bennion The Leo K. Theatre at Seattle Repertory Theatre welcomes playwright Kimber Lee's "brownsville song ," an intimate look at urban violence through one family's grief.

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  7. Out & AboutRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    The Leo K. Theatre at Seattle Repertory Theatre welcomes playwright Kimber Lee's "brownsville song ," an intimate look at urban violence through one family's grief. On May 5, Madrona-based Spectrum Dance Theater Company will hold the world premiere of its newest and groundbreaking show, "A Rap on Race."

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  8. #RACEish: Spectrum Dance Theater brings dance to the conversation on raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Spectrum Dance Theater Company members stand with 12 Argentinian dancers after a performance in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in mid-March. Photo by Mariano Garcia On May 5, Madrona-based Spectrum Dance Theater Company will hold the world premiere of its newest and groundbreaking show, "A Rap on Race."

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  9. Fitness zone to open in Leschi parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    An outdoor gym of exercise equipment for adults will open in Powell Barnett Park, at the corner of Martin Luther King Way and East Alder Street, at 10 a.m. on April 30. This free, outdoor Fitness Zone includes a chest/back press, twister, elliptical, ab crunch/leg lifter, cardio stepper, plyometrics and parallel bars. A brief ceremony at 10 a.m. will be followed by a ribbon-cutting at 10:45 a.m. and an equipment demonstration by neighborhood fitness instructor Rebecca Francis.

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  10. Community Corner | April 2016Read the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Showing up recently was the long-missing sidewalk plaque representing the historic site of the Carolyn Downs Clinic. That plaque was one element of the Madrona Community Council 's Madrona Brass Rings project reflecting historic sites in the business district.

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  11. Seattle Soundings | Treating homeless people as symbolsRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    On March 2, Andrew Harris was sitting in his legally parked car in Magnolia Village, where he has worked at a local gas station for more than a decade. Suddenly, Harris says, a uniformed security officer rapped on his window.

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  12. Arboretum Loop Trail construction beginsRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Seattle Parks and Recreation, the University of Washington Botanic Gardens and The Arboretum Foundation have announced the beginning of construction of the Arboretum Loop Trail. The Arboretum Loop Trail is a 1.2-mile trail that will connect to Arboretum Drive, creating a 2.5-mile path through the Washington Park Arboretum and provide improved access to the flagship public garden.

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  13. Q&A with theater actor Denise BurseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Actor Denise Burse, who is appearing in Seattle Repertory Theatre's production of "Brownsville Song ." Photo courtesy of Seattle Repertory Theatre Denise Burse is no stranger to Seattle theater-goers.

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  14. Aging with Care | Seattle's contributions to senior fitnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    In the early 1990s, the U.S. surgeon general determined two out of three seniors were inactive. The fear: Inactivity would negatively affect health.

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  15. Transformative transportation: U-Link opens to thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Passengers board a Sound Transit train for the first ride to the Capitol Hill Station during the light rail line's official launch on Saturday, March 19. Photo by Brandon Macz King County Executive Dow Constantine and University of Washington student representatives push the ceremonial button to launch U-Link. Photo by Brandon Macz More than 30,000 people rode University Link light rail during its first day in service on Saturday, March 19, which included an opening celebration between the University of Washington and Capitol Hill.

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  16. Turning 21: Seattle Jewish Film Festival reaches maturityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    That's the message from the organizers of the Seattle Jewish Film Festival as the longtime local cinematic event - presented by the Stroum Jewish Community Center - hits its milestone 21st year. Between April 2 and 10, 25 films from a dozen countries will screen across three venues, including SIFF Cinema Uptown ., coupled with a bevy of special events, all designed to connect people with both Jewish and Israeli cinema and life.

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  17. EDITORIAL | - Man in Tree' no shade from Seattle mindsetRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    It speaks volumes that Seattleites were more captivated by a man who climbed an 80-foot sequoia tree in the middle of Downtown Seattle and stayed there for 25 hours than by the visit of presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Clinton surely caused traffic backups by zigzagging from Seattle's Boeing Field to Everett's Boeing plant, Puyallup, Medina and then Rainier Beach - a pattern similar to that of the Chinese president last fall - and closing major thoroughfares in transit.

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  18. EDITORIAL | Nextdoor's semi-public dealingsRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Whether the city continues its partnership with online residential community site Nextdoor.com appears to be up in the air. While the site has its uses, fostering inclusiveness at public meetings is not currently one of them.

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  19. Out & AboutRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    "Drink up the culture!" is the message from the organizers of the Seattle Jewish Film Festival as the longtime local cinematic event hits its milestone 21st year. Atom Egoyan's "Remember" is frustrating, not because it's necessarily bad but because it wastes an intriguing premise and a great performance by Christopher Plummer and settles for mediocrity.

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  20. Arboretum Loop Trail construction beginsRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Seattle Parks and Recreation, the University of Washington Botanic Gardens and The Arboretum Foundation have announced the beginning of construction of the Arboretum Loop Trail. The Arboretum Loop Trail is a 1.2-mile trail that will connect to Arboretum Drive, creating a 2.5-mile path through the Washington Park Arboretum and provide improved access to the flagship public garden.

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