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Entries from July 2013

Seventh clue for Gumshoe scavenger hunt

July 31st, 2013 by Doree

Here’s your seventh daily photographic clue for the annual Gumshoe neighborhood scavenger hunt, which runs Aug. 2-11. We’re posting a new clue each day (photos by Gumshoe Answer Man Mike Veitenhans).

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The $20 Gumshoe entry fee ($15 each if you buy two or more) is donated to the Greenwood Senior Center, Greenwood Food Bank and Greenwood Elementary PTA. Forms go on sale Aug. 2 at: Ken’s Market, 7231 Greenwood Ave. N.; Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.; Starbucks, 316 N. 67th St.; Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Return your completed entry form by 6 p.m. on Aug. 11 and be entered to win: a $250, $150 or $100 Fred Meyer gift card; a $75 gift certificate to ‎Phinney Market Pub & Eatery and passes for two adults and two kids to the Woodland Park Zoo with a special behind-the-scenes tour; a $75 gift certificate to The Olive and Grape and tickets for two to a play at Taproot Theatre.

(The Gumshoe is a PhinneyWood sponsor.)

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Sixth clue for Gumshoe scavenger hunt

July 30th, 2013 by Doree

Here’s your sixth daily photographic clue for the annual Gumshoe neighborhood scavenger hunt, which runs Aug. 2-11. We’re posting a new clue each day (photos by Gumshoe Answer Man Mike Veitenhans).

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The $20 Gumshoe entry fee ($15 each if you buy two or more) is donated to the Greenwood Senior Center, Greenwood Food Bank and Greenwood Elementary PTA. Forms go on sale Aug. 2 at: Ken’s Market, 7231 Greenwood Ave. N.; Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.; Starbucks, 316 N. 67th St.; Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Return your completed entry form by 6 p.m. on Aug. 11 and be entered to win: a $250, $150 or $100 Fred Meyer gift card; a $75 gift certificate to ‎Phinney Market Pub & Eatery and passes for two adults and two kids to the Woodland Park Zoo with a special behind-the-scenes tour; a $75 gift certificate to The Olive and Grape and tickets for two to a play at Taproot Theatre.

(The Gumshoe is a PhinneyWood sponsor.)

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Where in Phinnywood am I? Part 4

July 30th, 2013 by Robin Donovan

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PhinneyWood has an infinite number of photo ops. This week’s photo is slightly off the beaten path. This is our fourth in the series, which we’ll post once a week.

 

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Fifth photo clue for Gumshoe scavenger hunt

July 29th, 2013 by Doree

Here’s your fifth daily photographic clue for the annual Gumshoe neighborhood scavenger hunt, which runs Aug. 2-11. We’re posting a new clue each day (photos by Gumshoe Answer Man Mike Veitenhans).

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The $20 Gumshoe entry fee ($15 each if you buy two or more) is donated to the Greenwood Senior Center, Greenwood Food Bank and Greenwood Elementary PTA. Forms go on sale Aug. 2 at: Ken’s Market, 7231 Greenwood Ave. N.; Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.; Starbucks, 316 N. 67th St.; Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Return your completed entry form by 6 p.m. on Aug. 11 and be entered to win: a $250, $150 or $100 Fred Meyer gift card; a $75 gift certificate to ‎Phinney Market Pub & Eatery and passes for two adults and two kids to the Woodland Park Zoo with a special behind-the-scenes tour; a $75 gift certificate to The Olive and Grape and tickets for two to a play at Taproot Theatre.

(The Gumshoe is a PhinneyWood sponsor.)

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Fourth photographic clue for Gumshoe scavenger hunt

July 28th, 2013 by Doree

Here’s your fourth daily photographic clue for the annual Gumshoe neighborhood scavenger hunt, which runs Aug. 2-11. We’re posting a new clue each day (photos by Gumshoe Answer Man Mike Veitenhans).

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The $20 Gumshoe entry fee ($15 each if you buy two or more) is donated to the Greenwood Senior Center, Greenwood Food Bank and Greenwood Elementary PTA. Forms go on sale Aug. 2 at: Ken’s Market, 7231 Greenwood Ave. N.; Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.; Starbucks, 316 N. 67th St.; Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Return your completed entry form by 6 p.m. on Aug. 11 and be entered to win: a $250, $150 or $100 Fred Meyer gift card; a $75 gift certificate to ‎Phinney Market Pub & Eatery and passes for two adults and two kids to the Woodland Park Zoo with a special behind-the-scenes tour; a $75 gift certificate to The Olive and Grape and tickets for two to a play at Taproot Theatre.

(The Gumshoe is a PhinneyWood sponsor.)

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Third clue for Gumshoe scavenger hunt

July 27th, 2013 by Doree

Here’s your third daily photographic clue for the annual Gumshoe neighborhood scavenger hunt, which runs Aug. 2-11. We’re posting a new clue each day (photos by Gumshoe Answer Man Mike Veitenhans).

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The $20 Gumshoe entry fee ($15 each if you buy two or more) is donated to the Greenwood Senior Center, Greenwood Food Bank and Greenwood Elementary PTA. Forms go on sale Aug. 2 at: Ken’s Market, 7231 Greenwood Ave. N.; Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.; Starbucks, 316 N. 67th St.; Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Return your completed entry form by 6 p.m. on Aug. 11 and be entered to win: a $250, $150 or $100 Fred Meyer gift card; a $75 gift certificate to ‎Phinney Market Pub & Eatery and passes for two adults and two kids to the Woodland Park Zoo with a special behind-the-scenes tour; a $75 gift certificate to The Olive and Grape and tickets for two to a play at Taproot Theatre.

(The Gumshoe is a PhinneyWood sponsor.)

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Second clue for Gumshoe scavenger hunt

July 26th, 2013 by Doree

Here’s your second daily photographic clue for the annual Gumshoe neighborhood scavenger hunt, which runs Aug. 2-11. We’re posting a new clue each day (photos by Gumshoe Answer Man Mike Veitenhans).

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The $20 Gumshoe entry fee ($15 each if you buy two or more) is donated to the Greenwood Senior Center, Greenwood Food Bank and Greenwood Elementary PTA. Forms go on sale Aug. 2 at: Ken’s Market, 7231 Greenwood Ave. N.; Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.; Starbucks, 316 N. 67th St.; Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Return your completed entry form by 6 p.m. on Aug. 11 and be entered to win: a $250, $150 or $100 Fred Meyer gift card; a $75 gift certificate to ‎Phinney Market Pub & Eatery and passes for two adults and two kids to the Woodland Park Zoo with a special behind-the-scenes tour; a $75 gift certificate to The Olive and Grape and tickets for two to a play at Taproot Theatre.

(The Gumshoe is a PhinneyWood sponsor.)

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A successful 63rd annual Greenwood Seafair parade!

July 25th, 2013 by Robin Donovan

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Locals and non-locals alike came together yesterday to show their enthusiasm for the Greenwood Seafair parade. There were marching bands, drill teams and much pageantry as the crowds cheered participants on. Summer weather was in full effect as street vendors cruised Greenwood selling colorful merchandise and savory food. The spirit was contagious and the energy high. Here are just a few moments of many captured at this spectacular parade.

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Do the Gumshoe and follow clues around Phinney-Greenwood

July 25th, 2013 by Doree

The annual Gumshoe neighborhood scavenger hunt is back with 30 new clues on the 5K walk throughout Greenwood and Phinney Ridge. The $20 entry fee ($15 each if you buy two or more) is donated to the Greenwood Senior Center, Greenwood Food Bank and Greenwood Elementary PTA.

Forms go on sale Aug. 2 at: Ken’s Market, 7231 Greenwood Ave. N.; Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.; Starbucks, 316 N. 67th St.; Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.

Return your completed entry form by 6 p.m. on Aug. 11 and be entered to win: a $250, $150 or $100 Fred Meyer gift card; a $75 gift certificate to ‎Phinney Market Pub & Eatery and passes for two adults and two kids to the Woodland Park Zoo with a special behind-the-scenes tour; a $75 gift certificate to The Olive and Grape and tickets for two to a play at Taproot Theatre.

The Gumshoe also includes the Eatsy Street Game, with photographic clues to nine neighborhood restaurants (random drawing from completed entries gets the winner $25 gift certificates from each restaurant). And the included GumShop Game has another nine photo clues of neighborhood shops. Winner gets a $15 gift certificate to each shop.

As a preview to this year’s Gumshoe, we’ll post a photo clue each day from now until the Gumshoe ends on Sunday, Aug. 11. Here’s the first one (photos by Gumshoe Answer Man Mike Veitenhans). Do you know where this is?

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(The Gumshoe is a PhinneyWood sponsor.)

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