Fifty years ago, just as the establishment of Fort Lawton took many years of tug-a-war among various interests and individual wills, so did the undoing of it when the property and buildings were surplused in the 1960s.
There aren’t as many new black-and-white outtakes being pinned to the Panda Lab’s walls these days. But keep enough slightly imperfect photos and a history devoid of Technicolor develops.
Parking in Queen Anne isn’t as easy as it used to be. That’s especially true on Roy Street, which switched from one- to two-way last June as part of the Mercer Corridor project and added a pair of bike lanes that cut approximately 67 parking spots between Queen Anne and Fifth avenues North.
Laura Schellhardt’s play “The Comparables,”
commissioned by Seattle Repertory Theatre (155 Mercer St.), promises a
new take on an old issue. I really wanted to celebrate this play; unfortunately, I could not.
There are a variety of factors working against mom-and-pop gift shops in the current retail market. Dan Willis and his wife, Danette, have succumbed to the realities of the industry and will close Communique at the end of April after more than 27 years in Queen Anne.
The Seattle Country Day School (SCDS) Chess Club, which is looking to maintain its K-3 U-800 National Title, hosted another successful home chess tournament on Feb. 28.
It got to be spring the other day. I can tell because we’re now waking up to the calliope of birdsong these days. No longer does the screech of an alarm clock stir us from our slumbers at oh-dark-hundred hours. And it’s not quite as cold.