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Hillyard Blog archive for June 2011


Want to ride a bull on Market Street?

If so, here's your chance: Hillyard is celebrating Wild West Days on July 16 with lots of activities, vendors and a chili cook-off all day. The center of activities is Big Sky's Tavern at 5510 N. Market Street. Tickets are on sale for mechanical bull...

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Graffiti update -

The city's graffiti abatement officer Eric Walker called yesterday to say that Miller's Paint, Columbia Paint and Sherwin Williams all are offering some discount to property owners cited for graffiti. Walker said that all property owners have to do to get the good deals is...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011

 (Luke Tolley)

Getting there

And here's one last shot from this weekend's Chalk Art Walk, submitted by Luke Tolley. This year's Chalk Art Walk theme was 'Getting There' reflecting on the progress Hillyard has made over the past decade. If you've never been, don't miss this event next year.

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Ryan Schatz at the Hillyard Chalk Art Walk on June 18, 2011 (Luke Tolley)

Chalk Art Walk repeats success

The Hillyard Blog was on vacation during the Chalk Art Walk and missed one of the best family events in Spokane. This year's theme was 'Getting There' and as always kids of all ages lined the sidewalks and colored away. Luke Tolley shared a few...

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MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011

The blog is back -

- from vacation, just in time for the sun to come out. Hey, does anyone have some great pictures from the Hillyard Chalk Art Walk this weekend? E-mail them to and I'll share some on the blog. And here's a link to the early...

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Chalk art show and sale

In the "happening while the blog is on vacation department" here's the flier for one of the upcoming Hillyard events - the annual Chalk Art Show, and a yard sale. Register on the morning of the Chalk Art show - they will even give you...

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Blog vacation

Hello there blog friends - the Hillyard blog is going on vacation starting Thursday, and it will be back in circulation on Monday June 20. You won't see me at the Merchants meeting Wednesday morning, but feel free to e-mail me at I'll put...

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Clean up deadline extended

From Jonathan Mallahan at the office of Neighborhood Services: If your neighborhood has not yet submitted a clean up application or would like to make changes to your clean-up schedule the application/change deadline is coming up! The deadline that was outlined at our mandatory clean...

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Volunteer for Wild West Days

The next planning meeting for Hillyard's Wild West Days is on Friday June 10 at 4 p.m. at the Outlaw Cafe - volunteers are needed to help pull off this annual event, which includes all kinds of western fun. Just show up - your help...

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Car Hop wrap up and looking ahead

There were 47 cars entered in the Hillyard Car Hop Saturday and all together the Historic Hillyard Merchants Committee made about $340. It's the first time the HHMC has put on the event and some expenses (banners and such) are one-time expenses. Closing off Market...

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Pia Hallenberg covers everything going on in the Hillyard neighborhood.

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