South Perry Blog archive for Sept. 2011

THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2011

Volunteers Betsy Rosenberg (standing) and Lois D’Ewart work at the COPS Shop on East Fifth Avenue. (Pia Hallenberg)

COPS East Central staying

Since this story about COPS East Central and their need for a new address ran a couple of weeks ago, a buyer has comforward and purchased the little building on East Fifth Avenue. Long-time volunteer Sue Hille wrote in an email that the new owner...

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Veda Lux burglary

The blog just heard that Veda Lux, Summer Hightower's quirky jewelry and vintage shop at 1106 S. Perry Street, was broken into yesterday. If you heard or saw anything unusual, please call Crime Check at: 509-456-2233

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2011

TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2011

Tempting tomatoes

The blog hears that tomatoes have been disappearing from the Grant Park Community Garden. An alert gardener noticed that none of the tomatoes in the big center plot reached appropriate redness, and the theory is that as soon as the tomatoes are ready someone picks...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 2011

Casper Fry Public House and Eatery

It's the people behind downtown's French-style Madeleine's Cafe and Patisserie who are applying for a liquor license in "the other half" of the old Altamont Pharmacy, next to Title Nine. Debra Green and her daughter Megan Van Stone run Madeleine's together, and they are applying...

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Fire in the Garland District last night

As most everyone knows by now, Ferguson's Cafe and Mary Lou's Milk Bottle on Garland Avenue burned down last night. It's a terrible loss to owners and customers - and to the neighborhood. The blog promised to remind readers that businesses in the Garland District...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2011

It's not city hall calling  

The city of Spokane is warning residents that there is an on-going phone scam using phone numbers with the common city hall prefix "625." The call looks like it's coming from a phone at city hall, and the person is asking for personal and bank...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2011

A rabbit feeds at The Bunny Bunch, a rabbit shelter in Montclair, Calif. With a leap into the Chinese Zodiac’s Year of the Rabbit, good fortune is supposed to come your way.  (Associated Press)

Rabbit reports  

Over the past couple of months there has been several rabbit sightings on Southeast Boulevard around Ninth and Tenth Avenue. The bunnies hang out on the east side of Southeast Boulevard, and first there was just one or two - perhaps escaped backyard bunnies. But...

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Recognize this bike?

The blog is looking for the owner of this bike. He stopped by my house on South Perry looking for work very early Tuesday morning - and he left the bike behind. He's a smaller man, around 5'3'' and of slight build. He looked to...

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Pia Hallenberg covers everything going on in the South Perry neighborhood, where she lives.



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