by Sharon Maeda
It’s suddenly too close to home. Last week, Steve Shulman, a longtime neighborhood businessperson, activist and community booster, succumbed to complications from COVID-19.
Steve’s stature in the community is on full display in front of the Leschi Market which has been run by his family since the 1940’s. Fancy bouquets from florists and blooms cut out of home gardens alike are laid all along the walkway to the Market and spread over to the bench in nearby Leschi Park. Someone taped up a large poster for people to write their messages of condolence. Cyclists stopped long enough to read some. Sad-faced shoppers left with their Saturday morning purchases, some clutching their shopping bags and wiping away tears. Continue reading Remembering Steve Shulman