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  1. Food Matters: Michael McGloin of Judkins Street Cafe takes over St. CloudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Madison Park Times

    John Irving's novel "The Cider House Rules" was set in an orphanage called St. Cloud's, in rural Maine. At the orphanage, Dr. Wilbur Larch served as both obstetrician and abortionist.

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  2. Guest Editorial: The Madison messRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Madison Park Times

    For a while now, those of us working with Save Madison Valley have warned that if the proposed development for the City People's site is allowed to proceed as currently planned it could turn Madison into quite a mess. You might recall that an independent traffic consultant found that the developer's traffic study had left some gaps: they hadn't counted the current number of trips at the location, hadn't identified current back-up patterns, hadn't counted truck deliveries at a comparable PCC, and hadn't addressed the impact of losing street parking, to name just some of the shortcomings.

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  3. SIFF Review: 'Hello Destroyer' a bleak, must-see examination of the way men hurt menRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Madison Park Times

    In 'Hello Destroyer,' a minor league hockey player is abandoned by the culture that encouraged him to be violent after he hospitalizes another player. Playing Saturday, May 20, at AMC Pacific Place in downtown Seattle; and Sunday, May 21, at SIFF Cinema Uptown in Lower Queen Anne.

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  4. WSDOT wants to work on 520 at night, neighbors would rather they kept quietRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Madison Park Times

    The Washington State Department of Transportation has asked the city of Seattle for a noise variance to allow nighttime construction on the State Route 520 bridge for the next seven years. About 50 residents of waterfront communities near the construction had one word for that request at a recent meeting: Shush.

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  5. Madison Park Community Council votes in Priscilla Flores as treasurerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Madison Park Times

    A quorum of the council's board of directors unanimously approved Priscilla Ann Flores as treasurer at their regular monthly meeting, held April 3 in the Madison Park beach house. Flores is a West Seattle resident, but operates a bookkeeping business that has several clients in the Madison Park neighborhood.

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  6. U-District upzone puts all of Seattle at riskRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2017 | Madison Park Times

    In February, the Seattle City Council unanimously approved covering the University District with 240-foot to 320-foot high-rise towers - the first community to fall victim to the mayor's so-called "Housing Affordability and Liveability Agenda" or HALA. Over the next year, every Seattle neighborhood, already reeling from the impacts of runaway growth under current zoning, will be asked to accept upzones and still more density.

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  7. Seattle creates nation's first renters' commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Madison Park Times

    A Seattle Renters' Commission, the first of its kind in the country, could begin meeting to discuss issues facing more than half of the city's households by early summer. The Seattle City Council unanimously approved the commission's formation on Monday, March 20, after the ordinance easily passed through the Affordable Housing, Neighborhoods & Finance Committee last Wednesday.

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  8. Be:Seattle kicks off Tenant Rights Bootcamps across cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Madison Park Times

    On Jan. 11, community organizing nonprofit Be:Seattle and the Legal Action Center held the first of six Tenant Rights Bootcamps to be held across the city through March. Dozens of area renters packed into Top Pot Doughnuts on Summit Avenue to gain a rudimentary overview of tenancy laws in Seattle.

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  9. Capitol Hill Housing receives transit-oriented development fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Photos by Brandon Macz: Capitol Hill Housing CEO Chris Persons addresses the affordable housing crisis on Thursday, Dec. 15, during a $47 million funding announcement by Mayor Ed Murray, right, and the Office of Housing. The city closed the books on the 2009 Seattle Housing Levy on Thursday, announcing $47 million in funding for six new affordable housing developments, including Capitol Hill Housing's Site B-North transit-oriented development.

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  10. Final funding approved for Madison-McGilvra intersection improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    The final piece of a grassroots funding request for intersection improvements to East Madison Street and McGilvra Boulevard has been approved under the Neighborhood Park and Street Fund. Board member Alice Lanczos told the Madison Park Community Council Dec. 5 that the Department of Neighborhoods had agreed to her $90,000 funding request and would assign a project manager sometime in 2017.

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  11. Hill's free parking will continue to dry up under 2017 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Parking has been a chore on Capitol Hill for years, but at least there have always been plenty of free options. Well - that may be less true late in 2017 after the City Council, on Monday, passed a budget with a provision expanding the number of paid parking stalls on Pike and Pine streets.

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  12. A dog in the fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Madison Park Times

    Cole Eckerman, executive director of the Coalition for Off-Leash Areas, testified at a Sept. 22 public hearing with the Seattle Parks Board.

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