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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