Thomas Goldstein (of Washington Bus fame) and I had lunch together Tuesday, and although it may sound like a snore-inducing discussion, we talked about Seattle’s emergency preparedness opportunities. We met at Bakeman’s on Cherry Street, where a typical disaster only involves dribbling cranberry sauce off a turkey sandwich down my front. I am sure you […][More]
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The new Christ Our Hope Catholic Parish hosted the First Annual Downtown Volunteer Fair this past Sunday. The parish is actively engaged in promoting social justice efforts and ministry to low-income and vulnerable people in the downtown Seattle neighborhood, and they opened their doors on Sunday with an event meant to introduce the general public […][More]
Sally Clark and I have booked our second coffee chat for 2011, and we’re on the road to Pinehurst tomorrow morning. Join us from 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. at the Starbucks inside Pinehurst Safeway for coffee and conversation. Grab a cup of joe or a pastry and come talk with us about the city […][More]
As our City of Seattle trip to Portland came to an end last week, I joined my colleagues Tom Rasmussen and Nick Licata on a visit to Dignity Village. The village is a city-recognized encampment of 60 people, and it’s located in the Sunderland neighborhood of Northeast Portland, about 7 miles out of downtown. I’ve […][More]