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Host a People Street this summer!

We’re excited to announce that after three successful years of piloting the People Street program and with your feedback, Seattle, the program returns in 2018! The Seattle People Street program supports Seattle neighborhoods to activate temporary, pedestrian-only streets by closing off certain city blocks to vehicles and opening them up… [ Keep reading ]

Food Trucks: We Want You! Apply now for new downtown vending location

We have an exciting new food vending location coming soon to downtown! In partnership with the Downtown Seattle Association (DSA), we’re creating a new Pavement to Parks installation in the 300 block of Pine Street. The newly created park includes two spaces for left-side-serving curb-space vendors and we’re inviting any… [ Keep reading ]

Little Parks Make Big Impressions

Pardon the cliché, but we really do think good things come in small packages. Like the community parks created thru the Pavement to Parks program for instance. Since 2015 we’ve created eleven little parks, helping bring neighbors together and provide outdoor space for people of all ages to play. People love… [ Keep reading ]

Dinner & Art at Pike People Street!

In the mood for art and dining outside this evening? Try Pike People Street and the Capitol Hill Art Walk, from 4PM to 10PM. Grab great food from local restaurants then stay for a bit of street ‘activation’ on the docket. It all supports a vibrant Capitol Hill community! For… [ Keep reading ]

Small Spark your Mini-Park!

PARK(ing) Day is coming up on September 15, transforming ordinary pavement into works of art, game spaces or comfy hangouts for a day. If your group plans on participating, be sure to submit your completed PARK(ing) Day application by August 18! And don’t forget to apply for the Small Sparks Neighborhood Matching… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Fifth Streatery to Open at Jude’s Old Town in Rainier Beach

Jude’s Old Town restaurant has been permitted by the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to be the fifth streatery in the city. The new streatery will open on Sunday, August 6th at 3pm at 9252 57th Ave S in the Rainier Beach neighborhood. The streatery is part of SDOT’s Streatery… [ Keep reading ]

One Month to Design Your Very Own Mini-park!

Do you know the very best hopscotch method ever? Have a fun craft idea for kids and families? Or a unique community message to share? Get out there with it in a temporary mini-park, designed for Seattle’s PARK(ing) Day, September 15, 2017! To design and host your very own 1-day… [ Keep reading ]

More Elbow Room at Sidewalk Cafes

Summer is almost here (or so we’ve heard!) and soon we can enjoy outdoor dining again. Last year, we launched our new fence-free design option for sidewalk cafes, which allows restaurants to mark off permitted sidewalk cafes with pavement markers instead of the standard 42-inch high fences. Five fence-free sidewalk cafes have… [ Keep reading ]

First Parklet of 2017 Open in Ballard

Seattle’s ninth parklet opened in Ballard this month! Neighbors stopped by to help celebrate the opening of this cool, new, boat-shaped public space, hosted by Mighty-O Donuts. The Mighty-O parklet was designed around a reused boat hull, and was celebrated with origami boat-making, boat races, and plenty of donuts. The parklet… [ Keep reading ]