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South Perry Blog archive for Oct. 2011

THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2011


Manito Boulevard on Spokane's South Hill offers an amazing look at some of the season's best foliage. Beyond Spokane, there are several great spots to see the best fall has to offer.
 (Christopher Anderson photos/ / The Spokesman-Review)

Thu., Oct. 27, 2011, 10:28 a.m.

Looking for a replacement street tree?

Spokane Parks and Recreation's Urban Forestry Program is seaching for funding for new street trees - and for places to put them. If you've lost a street tree because it was sick or old, or if you simply have enough space in your planting strip...

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MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2011

Mon., Oct. 17, 2011, 3:55 p.m.

Annual SPBNA meeting tonight

The South Perry Business and Neighborhood Association’s annual meeting is on Monday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at South Perry Pizza (1011 S. Perry Street). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for socializing. You’ll get an overview of SPBNA’s projects such as the Grant Park Community...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2011

Thu., Oct. 13, 2011, 11:20 a.m.

City of Spokane candidate forum today

The Manito/Cannon Hill Neighborhood Council is hosting a city candidate forum today, Thursday Oct. 13, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at The Woman's Club (9th Avenue and Walnut Street - enter from 9th Avenue). Organizers say all candidates for school board, mayor, city council...

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Corrine Bayraktaroglu adds another section of knitting to  the "Knit Knot Tree" on Xenia Ave. in Yellow Springs, Ohio on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008. The art project in this southwest Ohio village, already known for its artistic flavor and offbeat art, has become a conversation piece and even a photo op. (AP Photo/Skip Peterson) ORG XMIT: OHSP101 (Skip Peterson / The Spokesman-Review)

Thu., Oct. 13, 2011, 10:37 a.m.

It's the begining of craft show season

The blog got an email from the people behind Handmade Parade, a craft show and open house that's held on Dec. 3 at a private home (2518 S. Magnolia Court). Handmade Parade is looking for vendors featuring handcrafted items, art work and crafts for this...

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MONDAY, OCT. 10, 2011

Mon., Oct. 10, 2011, 4:56 p.m.

Re-posting: new date for traffic meeting

The city is hosting a traffic calming orientation on December 8, 2011 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at city council chambers. The orientation will include a presentation of the 2011/2012 traffic calming program and explain how your neighborhood can apply for funding for traffic calming...

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Mon., Oct. 10, 2011, 10:29 a.m.

Perry Street annual meeting update

The South Perry Business and Neighborhood Association’s annual meeting is on Monday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at South Perry Pizza (1011 S. Perry Street). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for socializing. You’ll get an overview of SPBNA’s projects such as the Grant Park Community...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2011

Thu., Oct. 6, 2011, 2:22 p.m.

Gay Straight Alliance summit

Odyssey Youth Center (1121 S. Perry Street) is holding a high school Gay Straight Alliance summit on Saturday Oct. 8 from 1-3 p.m. High school students from all over Spokane County are welcome to participate in the summit, which will feature presentations by exsisting GSA...

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Families and friends of Jefferson Elementary march in a “Move It for the Kids” walk on Sunday. (J. Bart Rayniak)

Thu., Oct. 6, 2011, 10:47 a.m.

Jefferson Elementary design meeting tonight

Spokane Public Schools is holding another open house and design presentation at Jefferson Elementary School tonight, starting at 5:30 p.m. Opponents of the school's relocation have been very vocal so far, but on Sunday supporters of the school's move took to Manito Boulevard with signs...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2011

Wed., Oct. 5, 2011, 1:14 p.m.

Vin Rouge and Carl's Jr. on 29th closed

Here's a link to colleague Tom Sowa's story about Vin Rouge and Carl's Jr. on 29th Avenue closing. Several readers were asking yesterday and here's all we know. (The South Perry Blog is straying a bit to other South Spokane neighborhoods over the next couple...

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MONDAY, OCT. 3, 2011

Mon., Oct. 3, 2011, 2:14 p.m.

Redistricting meetings this week

The City’s Decennial Districting Board is holding three community meetings soliciting input from citizens on whether the boundaries of the City Council districts should change as a result of the new population figures and if so, how they should change. The community meetings will be...

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Mon., Oct. 3, 2011, 11:09 a.m.

The Perry Street Cafe - now with dinner

The blog got a note from Melissa Koch who works at the Perry Street Cafe, serving dinner. Yes, that's right, the cafe is now open for dinner, Thursday through Saturday from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Have you been yet? What did you think? PS....

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