SDOT will improve the intersection at Seventh Avenue West and West McGraw Street in early 2015. The Queen Anne Greenways group has been working with SDOT as part of its goal to make Queen Anne a more walkable and bikeable neighborhood. Drawing courtesy of Mark Ostow
SDOT will improve the intersection at Seventh Avenue West and West McGraw Street in early 2015. The Queen Anne Greenways group has been working with SDOT as part of its goal to make Queen Anne a more walkable and bikeable neighborhood. Drawing courtesy of Mark Ostow
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014 4:11 PM
The Queen Anne Greenways group is continuing its work to make Queen Anne a more pedestrian-friendly neighborhood by working with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to create an improved intersection at West McGraw Street and Seventh Avenue West.
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  • Below is a column I wrote eight years ago in the month of August. Very bleak and sad, yet all of the remarks still have resonance eight years later. 
  • Updates this month from the Queen Anne Helpline and Queen Anne Chamber of Commerce. 
  • Nickerson overpass repair this fall
    The Seattle Department of Transportation will repair West Nickerson Street where it goes over 15th Avenue West this fall. 
  • This week's list of crimes from Queen Anne and Magnolia. 
  • Seattle drivers will soon have repainted lines on major arterial streets throughout the city. Seattle Department of Transportation crews are out painting fresh stripes on major arterial streets. 
  • The Seattle Animal Shelter will host a pet licensing and vaccination clinic from 3 to 6 p.m. on the fourth Friday of each month, beginning Aug. 22. 
  • A 26-year-old man shot at least one round from a shotgun on Wednesday night, Aug. 13, during a confrontation with police. 
  • The History House of Greater Seattle (790 N. 34th St.) is collecting sellable and recyclable items for St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle–King County’s “Operation Veteran Renewal” program. 
  • Mercer Corridor Project: Upcoming night work on Mercer Street, Taylor Ave N, and Roy Street New traffic configuration on Mercer Street; updates on pedestrian and bike lane changes. 
  • Land use applications, decisions and design reviews for Queen Anne and Magnolia. 
  • Head on down to the Seattle Animal Shelter (2061 15th Ave. W.) on Saturday, Aug. 16, for Cool City Pets, an adoption event highlighting small animals looking for their forever homes. 
  • Neighbor tries to improve Magnolia’s ‘front doors’
    Magnolia resident Keith Drechsel passes the welcome sign at the top of the Magnolia Bridge every day on his way to and from work. The ground around the sign is bare, with no plants and only a few rocks to emphasize it. 
  • Two local leaders among PACE grads
    Twenty-six “up-and-coming” community leaders, including two local participants, celebrated their graduation from the People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE), a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) in May. 
  • The Seattle Department of Transportation will raise its paid-parking rates 50 cents to $1.50 in the Uptown Triangle in September, after having released its annual report that analyzes on-street occupancy of paid-parking neighborhoods. 
  • In late August, crews building the future north portal of the state Route 99 tunnel will close SR 99/Aurora Avenue North near South Lake Union for four days, Aug. 22 through 27. 
  • There were a lot of burglaries in Queen Anne and Magnolia last week. Among the items stolen were turntables, vodka, cigarettes and more. Read our Police Blotter for all of the details. 
  • The Seattle Department of Transportation is advising travelers of the following activities taking place next week within the Mercer Corridor project area. 
  • The Seattle Department of Transportation will conduct shot blasting to make traction improvements in Magnolia from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14 (date is subject to change). 
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