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Be’er Sheva Park Remains an Unknown in Seattle Parks’ Budget

by Jack Russillo


Mayor Jenny Durkan announced last week that “the most significant parks” in Seattle would close over this past weekend and likely for future ones as well. Unlike many other parks excluded from the mayor’s list, Rainier Beach’s Be’er Sheva Park was ultimately closed over the weekend without an explanation (The Emerald has reached out to the City and is awaiting a response). For some in the community, Be’er Sheva’s absence from the list, and confusion over its closure, brings into question the significance of the park to the city’s decision-makers in other regards. 

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Bike Helmet Giveaway and Hydration Station Tomorrow

Every year 10,000 cyclists race through Rainier Beach along the shores of Lake Washington for the Seattle to Portland Bike Ride. For the second year, volunteers from the Rainier Beach Merchants Association and the local community invite riders to take a pit stop, refill water bottles, and breathe in beauty and hospitality at the Rainier Beach Merchants Association Hydration Station on Seward Park Avenue S. Continue reading Bike Helmet Giveaway and Hydration Station Tomorrow