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Neighborhood news roundup: businesses moving, pot license applications, neighborhood pride

Here’s a roundup of various neighborhood news.
The renovation of the building where Mae’s Phinney Ridge Café used to be has unearthed what looks like the original sign to the Phinney Ridge Café.
Old Mae's sign uncovered-resized
KOMO recently had a great story on the Greenwood Senior Center’s monthly Bingo Karaoke, which almost always sells out the first day tickets go on sale for the next month’s event.
Greenwood recently won in a landslide after being pitted against Ballard in the Curbed Cup neighborhood competition.
Christ the King Catholic School, 415 N. 117th St., recently received $1,000 from Seattle Department of Transportation to expand its Walking School Bus with new routes.
Yanni’s Greek Restaurant at 7419 Greenwood Ave. N. is celebrating its 30th year by serving breakfast on Sundays, starting at 9 a.m.
Katrina’s Kitchen, at 7220 Greenwood Ave. N., is now serving breakfast and lunch all day, including homemade soups and gluten-free and vegan options.
Allegra printing has moved from 83rd and Greenwood Avenue to 3243 20th Ave. W. in Magnolia. Phone is 206-781-3428.
Last month the Seattle City Council approved legislation to acquire three parcels at the southeast corner of Aurora Avenue North and North 130th Street to build a new North Precinct Police Station.
Seattle Public Utilities’ North Transfer Station will close at the end of business on Jan. 20 so that it can be rebuilt. The new transfer station, at 1350 N. 34th St. in Fremont/Wallingford, is expected to reopen in 2016. During the two-year closure, patrons can use the new South Transfer Station at 130 S. Kenyon St. in South Park.
The Greenwood Quick Stop is moving from 81st and Greenwood Avenue North three blocks north to 8409 Greenwood Ave. N. Seattle Parks and Recreation purchased the land beneath the old Quick Stop and the adjoining business for an eventual park. (Thanks to James for the photo.)
New Quick Stop-outside-closeup-resized
Nine establishments have applied to sell retail marijuana in Phinney Ridge and Greenwood, including a few that already sell medical marijuana. The AP put together this map of all locations statewide that have applied. The state plans to only license 21 stores in Seattle, and a total of 334 statewide.