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Neighborhood news: Low-power radio, candidate forum, breast cancer fundraiser, new business

October 16th, 2013 · Comments

Here’s a roundup of neighborhood news:

The Phinney Neighborhood Association is one of several organizations sponsoring tonight’s Post-Primary Candidate’s Forum & Debate from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Lincoln School in Wallingford, 4400 Interlake Ave. N., in the auditorium. Candidates for mayor and city council will attend.

The focus of the forum will be on the unique role of neighborhoods in shaping the character and future of Seattle. We invite you to join North Seattle Chambers and Resident Organizations as we hear from the candidates who advance in each race. Candidates will be given equal time to present their platform and debate a set of pre-determined questions about the issues.

Fulcrum Community Communications is one of 15 local nonprofits working to create low-power neighborhood radio stations. Fulcrum would cover Greenwood, Phinney Ridge, Ballard, Fremont, Queen Anne and Magnolia. Their Facebook page has more information.

The Guitar Store is moving from 8310 Aurora Ave. N. to 8300 on Nov. 1.

This will triple our size, give us 4 more teaching rooms, provide separate area to try out acoustics and electrics, allow us to offer onsite electronic repair and have a larger space for workshop/house shows. Our Grand Reopening party will be November 13th featuring multi-platinum recording artist/producer Pete Anderson for an evening of music and storytelling.

A neighbor posted two pictures and two videos of what appears to be a teenage boy painting graffiti on a garage door on Oct. 4, while a girl watches. Anyone recognize them?

The new Real Food Buying Club is hosting an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 4818 14th Ave. N. The club uses its collective buying power to save money by purchasing local food in bulk and eliminating the middle man (grocery stores). The club currently focuses on offering organic and natural meats, produce, eggs, milk, nuts, seeds, dried fruit, oils, etc.

Domino Beauty Boutique, 115 N. 85th St., is offering $10 pink hair extensions during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Proceeds will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Michael Paul Gallery has moved into 6120 Phinney Ave. N. The men’s and women’s clothing store is open from 12-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and by private showing only Monday-Friday. Email michaelpaulgallery@gmail.com for an appointment.

Green Seattle Day is coming up on Nov. 2, and volunteers will be working to plant native trees and shrubs in 17 parks all across the city. Sign up to help online.

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