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Veterans, Boy Scouts Highlight Rainier Valley’s Day of Beautification

by Marcus Harrison Green

Though the street might have an ugly reputation as the city’s most dangerous for pedestrians, Rainier Avenue sparkled beautifully on Sunday afternoon.

South Seattle residents, from Mount Baker to Rainier Beach, spent the last day of April forming clean-up groups to mulch, weed, paint, collect litter and – in one case – jack hammer along the avenue and its adjoining thoroughfares, as part of the 9th annual Bridge-2-Beach community clean-up. Continue reading Veterans, Boy Scouts Highlight Rainier Valley’s Day of Beautification

South Seattle Receives Makeover As More Than A Thousand Participate in Community Cleanups

by Marcus Harrison Green

South Seattle received a makeover Saturday morning worthy of a feature in Cosmopolitan.

From litter pick up around Franklin High School, to side walk sweeps in Hillman City, to weed removal in Skyway, more than a thousand residents volunteered for community led beautification projects across the South End in celebration of Earth Day. Continue reading South Seattle Receives Makeover As More Than A Thousand Participate in Community Cleanups