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February 14, 10:51 AM click here to comment > 0

The weekend in pictures

Every weekend I spend a lot of time in the community, talking to people and learning about their work to make Seattle a better place. I’d like to share some of what I saw last weekend with you.

Engaged community members kicking off the Magnuson Park Strategic Planning Process

A neighborhood visit to Columbia City

Hearing from Martha Barkman about the new GreenHouse Apartments building in Columbia City, which is LEED-certified with an urban agriculture focus, featuring gardens for all tenants and a rooftop glass greenhouse.

Stopping by to visit with Big John of Big John's Barbershop - Columbia City's oldest continuously operating business

Jeanne Muir and Jerri Plumridge from SEEDArts enjoying the Columbia City walking tour

Talking to Ben Hunter from Community Arts Create about an upcoming, City-funded youth mural project in Columbia City.

Mohamed Sheik Hassan speaks at a town hall meeting following the neighborhood visit

A visit with the Fellows at the Institute for a Democratic Future

Photos by: Nate Merrill and Sol

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Posted by: Mayor Mike McGinn