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South Perry Blog archive for Jan. 1, 2011

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2011

Title Nine soft opening

The blog hears that Title Nine (located in the old Altamont Pharmacy at 928 South Perry Street) may have a soft opening on Thursday during the South Perry Farmers Market. The building and the store looks beautiful!

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24, 2011

Tomato beauty contest tomorrow

The South Perry Farmers Market is hosting the 2nd annual tomato beauty pageant and kids decoration exposition on Thursday, Aug. 25, Tomatoes may be submited in three categories: Prettiest tomato Ugliest tomato Best tasting tomato Entires are welcome from vendors, neighbors, kids and other tomato...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2011

A brand new South Perry 

Well, almost. The Street Department is putting a new layer of asphalt on South Perry Street - they should be done by tomorrow, but Northbound Perry is closed roughly between 14th Avenue and Ninth Avenue. All businesses are open - and the blog is at...

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MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2011

City council to look at East Central alcohol impact zones 

This came via e-mail this morning from Julie Postma of the South Perry Business and Neighborhood Association: "This past spring, after gathering information and engaging in a lively discussion, the South Perry Business and Neighborhood Association voted to request a Voluntary Alcohol Impact Area (AIA)...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2011

THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2011

Third Thursday art walk

Hey neighbors - the South Perry Business District is trying to get a Third Thursday Art Walk off the ground. The next one is tomorrow, where Michael Sherriffs Hall is showing at South Perry Pizza. See Michael's art here. Look for art and exhibits at...

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MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011

It was a great Perry parade  

Saturday morning around 10 a.m. was the kickoff time for the annual South Perry Fair and Parade. The parade isn't the largest one in town, but that's one of its charms. The reverend Happy Watkins was the grand marshal, but kids on decorated bicycles and...

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Alcohol impact zone discussion Tuesday

The proposed alcohol impact zone around the South Perry Business District will be a topic of discussion at Tuesday's East Central Neighborhood Council meeting. The meeting is held at East Central Community Center (500 S. Stone) at 6:45 p.m. on July 19. Neighbors and members...

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THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2011

South Perry Fair and Parade Saturday

The South Perry Parade gathers in front of Grant Elementary School on Saturday morning starting at 9 a.m. Just show up and bring $5 in cash and you're in. The parade gets into motion at 10 a.m. and it's the official kick off to the...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011

Neighborhood success brings traffic  

There was a long conversation at Tuesday's South Perry Business and Neighborhood Association meeting about traffic on South Perry - especially between 8th Avenue and 14th Avenue. During farmers market days that area has a lot of parked cars and a lot of foot traffic....

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2011

"Street" fair back in the park

The plan was for this year's July 16 South Perry Fair and Parade to take place in the street, but things aren't working out quite according to plan. The parade is still on and Perry will be closed between 10 and 10:30 a.m. for that,...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011

The Shop's movie schedule is out

First free outdoor movie is on July 23 and it's Big Trouble in Little China with Kurt Russell and Kim Cattrall, from 1986. There's a movie every Saturday through August 27, when this year's series coludes with Rocky (1976) The outdoor movies at The Shop...

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New tenant in old pharmacy  

Title Nine, a women's sports and exercise clothing retailer, is moving in to part of the old Altamont Pharmacy located at 928 S. Perry Street - just south of The Shop. Mark Camp, owner of the building, confirmed this last night and said he expects...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011

Need some paint?

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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THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2011

An expanding market

The South Perry Farmers Market has an over-flow problem of the good kind: vendors are spreading into the parking lot at Grant Elementary School. There strawberries, asparagus, sugar peas, cabbage and many other fresh veggies at the market today. It's open until 7 p.m.

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Lock your garage -

- if you can. I live on South Perry and just the other night someone tried breaking into my car. They didn't succeed, it was locked, but it's a nice reminder to lock your cars and keep an eye out for one another. My car...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011

The Grant Park Community Garden located just west of Grant Elementary School in Grant Park. (Pia Hallenberg)

Lots of tomato plants - for free

The South Perry Blog stopped by the developing Grant Park Community Garden this morning, and things are looking great. There are still a few available beds left - stop by the South Perry Farmers Market on Thursday from 3-6 p.m. and sign up for a...

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MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011

The South Perry Blog is back -

- from vacation, playing catch up around the neighborhood. The work at Grant Park Community Garden is progressing - the best way to follow the project is by joining the gardeners here on Facebook. The garden will be dedicated right after the South Perry Street...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2011

The blog is going on vacation

Hello there blog friends - the South Perry Blog is going on vacation starting Thursday, and it will be back in circulation on Monday June 20. You probably will not see me at the Farmers Market on Thursday, but feel free to e-mail me at...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011


Still time to sign up for clean up

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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City seeking input on pedestrian plan 

The City of Spokane Planning Services Department is working on an update to the City’s Pedestrian Plan and is offering a couple of key opportunities to get involved. First is a new, on-line survey. The “Pedestrian Questionnaire” is designed to gather information pedestrian wants and...

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



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