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    City’s Draft Plan Splits Eastlake in Two

    Tuesday evening, August 2, just as many Eastlakers were gathered enjoying the annual Night Out event for neighborhoods, the Seattle City Council Redistricting Commission was also meeting and presenting a draft map for consideration. That map did not bode well for the neighborhood.  After discussion from all Commission members about the need to not split neighborhoods […] More

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    Consider running for the ECC Board of Directors

    The Eastlake Community Council is seeking board member nominations – open positions are Vice President (editor’s note: VP filled as of 7/26), Secretary, and at least two at large positions. Board members are encouraged to contribute time to their particular interest or skill area and need to be able to attend monthly board meetings.  ECC’s […] More

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    The ECC President’s Report for the Annual Membership Meeting

    After the Eastlake Community Council Annual Membership Meeting, Tuesday, September 28, via Zoom, Detra Segar, Council President provided the Eastlake News Blog her speaking notes. Here are the topics she covered: Major Accomplishments: Meetings – With caution in mind the board and executive committees met monthly via Zoom. The result was more participation and coordination. […] More

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    Get Ready for the Next Heat Dome and Other Emergencies

    The Eastlake Emergency Communications HUB known as Eastlake Ready! invites you to meet your neighbors and learn how to prepare yourself and your loved ones for earthquakes, extreme heat, and other emergencies. Where? Pete’s Supermarket and Wine Shop Parking Lot When? Friday, August 13, 4pm – 8 pm (heat permitting) Friday, September 10, 9am – […] More

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    Report from the Crime Prevention Public Meeting June 16

    Seattle Police representative Barbara Biondo gave a presentation on crime prevention last Wednesday at a zoom ECC public meeting. Eastlake’s city council member, Alex Pedersen, also attended. Ms. Biondo gave an overview of personal safety tips, best practices for calling 911, Eastlake crime trends, and community-based crime prevention, such as neighborhood watch. Here are some […] More

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    Lake Union Café is rebranding as Imperia Lake Union

    Lake Union Café, a private event venue in the historic 1927 building at 3119 Eastlake Ave. E., has announced that it will be reopening its doors in July as Imperia Lake Union after restorations and improvements are complete. “This rebrand and restoration embraces the grand event venue décor inside and enhances it with 1920’s touches […] More

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    The Eastlake News seeks a Volunteer Editor/Graphic Designer

    (Editor’s note: this position has been filled!) An Eastlake tradition and one of the last hard copy community newsletters in Seattle, The Eastlake News has a volunteer position open for new creative talent. This volunteer position will create the layout for the popular newsletter, a free community publication. The volunteer editor/graphic designer organizes content – stories, […] More

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    Virus slows work, but new ideas are still afloat for Colonnade

    Work on proposals for improvements at the Colonnade Open Space under Interstate 5 have been slowed by the pandemic despite a strong long-range schematic plan by the distinguished landscape architecture firm J.A. Brennan Associates.  The schematic plan culminated a 2015-16 City-funded planning and design study managed by the Eastlake Community Council in close liaison with […] More

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    A walking tour of public shoreline sites in Eastlake

    With the pandemic and having to stay close to home, our parks and green spaces have never been more important. Take a walking tour (here’s a printable pdf guide) and get to know our public spaces better. Each space is unique, with its own story to tell. This tour moves along the Eastlake shoreline from […] More

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