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White Center Chamber seeking more Mural Artists

White Center Chamber seeking more Mural Artists

Photo of “beaver” mural at Seattle Bronze Company by Margaret Ryan. The White Center Chamber of Commerce, working in close partnership with the White Center CDA, announced that they have been... [Read more]

Notes from Oct. 9 White Center Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at Chemo’s

Notes from Oct. 9 White Center Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at Chemo’s

Martin Salinas of Chemo’s Mexican Restaurant. by Margaret Ryan Led by Aileen Sison in the absence of Chamber President Mark Ufkes, the agenda for the Oct. 9 meeting included the following announcements: The... [Read more]

Homeless White Center Couple Dreams of Selling Dream Catchers

Homeless White Center Couple Dreams of Selling Dream Catchers

by Margaret Ryan There is no shortage of excellent Native American artists in the Pacific Northwest. When I ran into a native woman in a parking lot the other day, she gave me a big smile and “hello,... [Read more]

White Center Muralists Have Hopes in the Arts

White Center Muralists Have Hopes in the Arts

by Margaret Ryan Katia Nims and Binh Hoang, along with three of their fellow muralists, were present at the grand unveiling of the 96-foot long mural painted on the side of Saar’s Super Saver grocery... [Read more]

Welcome Our Newest Advertiser – Wise Orchid Martial Arts!

Welcome Our Newest Advertiser – Wise Orchid Martial Arts!

by Margaret Ryan Welcome our newest Advertiser, Wise Orchid Martial Arts of Burien and West Seattle and five other Seattle locations. Wise Orchid’s owner, Sifu Viola Brumbaugh, teaches students the art... [Read more]

Katie Smith Storms Salvation Army Day Camp in White Center Tuesday

Katie Smith Storms Salvation Army Day Camp in White Center Tuesday

by Margaret Ryan “Be competitive.” “Be strong.” “Believe in yourself.” “Go, David!” These were the words of encouragement Seattle Storm basketball player Katie Smith told the young audience... [Read more]

To Brand or Rebrand? That is the Question for Rat City…er, White Center

To Brand or Rebrand? That is the Question for Rat City…er, White Center

by Margaret Ryan White Center or Rat City – which will it be? No one knows for sure yet, but if the majority of those attending the White Center Chamber of Commerce meeting Tuesday afternoon (June 12)... [Read more]

KIKI CORONA – Too Big for White Center?

KIKI CORONA – Too Big for White Center?

by Margaret Ryan Who would suspect that White Center sports an international fashion designer and retailer? Have you been to Kiki Corona on Delridge lately? Do you know Kiki has a nationwide following... [Read more]

A Day in the Life – Starring White Center

A Day in the Life – Starring White Center

Story & Photos by Margaret Ryan It was a busman’s holiday – neither Tom or Sheila anticipated having a day off together with nothing planned. Sheila’s son, Frankie, was in preschool that morning,... [Read more]

Unity Village of White Center will be ‘All Abloom’ Saturday

Unity Village of White Center will be ‘All Abloom’ Saturday

by Margaret Ryan This Saturday (May 19) will be a watershed day at Unity Village of White Center – its children will be planting the beginning of a long awaited ‘community garden.’ The soil... [Read more]

‘It’s Been Quiet Around Here Since Papa’s Closed’ – Jesse Lovell, Company Bar

‘It’s Been Quiet Around Here Since Papa’s Closed’ – Jesse Lovell, Company Bar

“It’s been quiet around here since Papa’s closed.” by Margaret Ryan That’s what Company Bar owner Jesse Lovell has to say regarding gang activity in White Center. Papa’s Pub... [Read more]