Archive for August, 2013

Get ready for this in Upper Fremont

Get Ready to Play at B.F. Day!!

B.F.Day invites you to help install the new playground equipment. They write:  Playground Installation – Saturday, Sept. 14 & Sunday, Sept. 15 We’re going to install the new equipment at B.F. Day Elementary School and need help to place parts, tighten screws and pour concrete. Saturday, Sept. 14, 9am – 5pm (end time depends on […]

FNC will hear briefings on Fremont Bridge Re-Painting, SDOT/Sound Transit, pedestrian crossings

FNC Agenda–Monday, August 26, 2013  Time:  7:00pm – 8:30pm at the Doric Lodge 92, 619 North 36th Street (behind the Dubliner)  7pm    Intro 7:05    Announcements 7:15   Art Brochet of Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will be giving a briefing on the upcoming re-painting of the Fremont Bridge. 7:25    Karen Waterman from Sound Transit and Michael James […]

Lower Fremont to feel Impact of Seattle Marathon 10K August 24

This just in from the Seattle Marathon 10K Aug. 24– The third annual Seattle Marathon 10k Race will be taking place on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Included on this day will be a 10k Run/Walk event as well as a .6-mile Kids Fun Run. This year’s summer 10K Race has a new course [in Fremont] […]

Meeting Scheduled for Pedestrian Crossings in Upper Fremont Aug. 22

FNC Board Member Matt Gasparich writes: “Dear Stakeholders:   We’ve set a date for our next meeting regarding pedestrian crossings and safety in Upper Fremont.   When: Thursday, August 22, 2013 4:30 PM-5:30 PM  Where: Pecado Bueno 4307 Fremont Ave N (between 43rd St & 44th St)  Seattle, WA 98103  I’ve added our new neighborhood coordinator Karen […]

Volunteer Sue Peters brushes dust off a mural column, August 11, 2013 
Photo by Debbie Bell

FAWN & 46th Street Mural Project Hold Neighborhood Clean-ups–Thank You!!

FNC President Stephanie Pure, 46th Street mural project steering committee members Craig van den Bosch, Debbie Bell, Eric Wahl and Linda Clifton, joined by Fremont neighbors Lars Larsen, David Bair and  school board candidate Sue Peters, weed-whacked, swept up debris, raked leaves, and scrubbed grime off the 46th Street mural Sunday morning for the mural’s […]

Two Clean-Ups this Weekend–Can You Help?

You’re invited to help with two neighborhood clean-ups this weekend. Saturday, August 10: Neighborhood group FAWN writes, “Please join your neighbors for a cleanup of Aurora Ave this coming Saturday, August 10, at 11 a.m. We’ll meet at the northwest corner of 41st street and Aurora, at the foot bridge. We have a limited number […]

News Notes: Seattle Night Out – Fremont Chamber Supports FNC Art Project – More

FNC urges residents to participate in Seattle Night Out on August 6 (tomorrow night).  Close your street for free, invite your neighbors for a party, have a potluck and some music, and get to know each other better.  Register your party or find one in your neighborhood here: And be sure to mail your […]

Missed the FNC O’Brien-Shen Debate? Read recap here, before you vote Tuesday

Fremont Forum Recap: Mike O’Brien and Albert Shen for Seattle City Council Position 8: City Council candidates Mike O’Brien (incumbent) and Albert Shen (challenger) participated in a Candidate Forum at the July Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting. After sharing information about their background, they spoke about their stand on some current issues: Coal Trains: O’Brien is […]