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The Past as Prologue

MAYBE THINGS TODAY ARE NOT ALL THAT DIFFERENT Paul Dorpat’s Now and Then column in the Seattle Times’ Pacific Northwest Magazine on Sunday, September 15, will feature a 1908 postcard with a panoramic photo taken from Fremont Hill looking across Lake Union to Capitol Hill.  What was written on the postcard is equally as interesting […]

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Fremont Chamber a Sponsor of Seattle Made Week

The 5th Annual Seattle Made Week is just around the corner! Join this weeklong celebration of “awesome products made right here in Seattle and the talented people behind them.” Events include SEATTLE MADE MANUFACTURING TOURS: “Go behind the scenes of local Seattle businesses who produce your favorite food, drinks, clothes, and more! Check out tours being offered by members of […]

Do a Pop-Up Park for Parking Day

PARK(ing) Day 2019 will take place on Friday, September 20th — now accepting applications! Transform a parking space into a pop-up park! Take advantage of this opportunity to re-imagine a parking spot into an inviting space to chat with friends and neighbors, play games, showcase your creativity, or do almost anything you can imagine. You have […]

Your Opinion Requested

At the Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting Monday evening, July 22, 2019, Jordan Grimaldi, interning with the International Living Future Institute at the Bullitt Foundation, presented her research project and requested help in obtaining responses from Fremont. Briefly, here’s her request:”My name is Jordan Grimaldi and I am a rising senior at Pomona College. This summer […]

The Riders & Walkers Are Coming

Participants in the 7th annual Obliteride will be riding through the Fremont community on Aug. 10, 2019. This message from the Hutch and Obliteride: Dear Neighbors, On behalf of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, I would like to remind you and local residents and businesses that participants in the 7th annual Obliteride will be riding through your community […]

Got an idea? Tableau offers community grants

Tableau continues to be a good neighbor. They write: Hello Fremont Neighborhood Council! We’re delighted to inform you that our 2019 Tableau Foundation Community Grants application is now live. This year, our employee-driven committee plans to award twelve $5,000 grants to nonprofit organizations doing work in the Fremont and Wallingford neighborhoods to make our community safer, stronger, […]

Street redesign at N 45th & Stone Way N on FNC agenda tonight

Monday, June 22, 2019: 7-8:45 p.m. Location: Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. AGENDA Monday, June 24, 2019   (Happy Solstice!) 7 p.m., Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St., downtown Fremont 1.  7:03 Introductions and Announcements 2.  7:10 Minutes and Treasurer’s Report              And discussion of membership list… 3.  7:15 Report from Jonathan […]

City Council Considers Zoning Changes for Backyard Cottages & Mother-in-Law Apartments, and Home Ownership

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 5:30pm ADU/DADU Public Hearing at City Hall – please attend if you can.  Arrive early to sign up to speak (usually two minutes / person) June 18, 2019, 2:00pm Possible Vote by City Council FNC presents this information from the Wallingford Community Council–the Fremont Neighborhood Council has not taken a formal […]

Fremont Arts Council leads up to Solstice

From Fremont Arts Council’s June News: First Friday Fundraising Fun in Fremont — Friday, June 7, 6pm The Fremont Arts Council will be at Ester’s Enoteca for the Fremont Artwalk.  We’ll be celebrating guest artist Sarah Lovett, along with raising funds for the Green Hat. Choroloco and Blue lines will be playing, starting at 6pm. […]

Runners coming through – June 9

The 2019 St. Jude Rock ’n’ Roll Seattle Marathon will take place on the morning of Sunday, June 9th.  The Marathon reached out to us to aware of street closure and timing information on the event.   Hard copies of the Road Closure Brochure have been distributed to all residences and businesses along the courses […]