by Ben Adlin
A new program to convert Seattle streets into open-air café spaces will expand to the Othello neighborhood this weekend, with organizers closing a dead-end road to vehicle traffic and setting up patio-style seating for the community. It’s the latest example of how the city is rethinking its use of public space amid an ongoing pandemic. Continue reading Outdoor Dining Expands to Othello on Saturday Under SDOT Pilot Program
by Susan Fried (words and photos)
The cars started lining up in the New Holly Campus Parking lot a half-hour before the 2020 Othello International Festival in a Box was to start on Friday afternoon. The event was scheduled to begin at 4 pm and go until 8 pm, but in less than an hour all 150 boxes had been given away.
Continue reading Othello International Festival A“Box-Sized” Gift This Year
by Rosalind Brazel
With the success under their belt of Café Pettirosso and Bang Bang Café, the sister team of Miki and Yuki Sodos have launched into a new venture in South Seattle. Bang Bang Kitchen on 4219 S Othello, offers a menu similar to Bang Bang Café, but the stepped-up kitchen design has helped them expand the menu considerably. Continue reading Bang Bang Kitchen: Three Times the Charm for a Successful Sister Duo
by Emerald Staff
The Othello Block Party celebrated arts, culture, music, entrepreneurship, and community Saturday at Othello Station. The event was sponsored by the MLK Business Association, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, South Seattle Emerald, Homesight, OnBoard Othello, UW Commons, Office of Arts & Culture, Assembly 118, and The Grocery, and was coordinated by Cafe Red and Artist Coalition for Equitable Development.
Continue reading PHOTO ESSAY: Othello Block Party Uses Arts, Music, Merchants to Build Connections in South Seattle