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CLEANING FROM THE CORRIDOR – TODAY FROM 9AM – 12PM

CLEANING FROM THE CORRIDOR – TODAY FROM 9AM – 12PM

Spring has sprung and the city’s annual volunteer event Cleaning from the Corridor (CFTC) will be in full swing on this gorgeous iconic Spokane Spring day from 9am – 12pm (some events running till 1pm). Here’s a quick guide how to make sure you don’t miss any of the excitement before, during, or after the clean up! Before the Clean up:  Any volunteers who show up that are not registered but want to volunteer anyway, whether you come with friends,…

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City Accepting Online Feedback on the North Monroe Corridor Project

City Accepting Online Feedback on the North Monroe Corridor Project

Want to know more about the North Monroe Corridor Project? The City has provided a detailed presentation that addresses many questions. If you would like to provide feedback to the City about this project, scroll through the entire presentation and click the link at the end of the presentation. The City of Spokane is seeking input from citizens on the elements of a project to improve North Monroe Street that’s planned for construction in 2018. The project runs from just…

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City to Hold an Open House on North Monroe Corridor Project 1/26/17

City to Hold an Open House on North Monroe Corridor Project 1/26/17

The City of Spokane is seeking input from citizens on the elements of a project to improve North Monroe Street that’s planned for construction in 2018. The project runs from just north of Indiana to Kiernan near the top of the Garland hill. A public open house is scheduled on the project on Thursday, January 26 from 4 to 7 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church (806 W Knox). A citizens advisory board met for about six months in 2016 to refine the…

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Seeking Citizens to Help Define North Monroe Corridor Project

Seeking Citizens to Help Define North Monroe Corridor Project

In an important announcement, the City of Spokane is seeking property and business owners, area residents, and representatives from the Emerson-Garfield, North Hill, West Central, and Riverside neighborhoods to serve on the advisory board that will work with City staff to inform the public and stakeholders about the project and its elements and to help make choices about the final scope of work. Much of the work will be concentrated over the next year. Applications are being accepted through Wednesday,…

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Recap of the May 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Recap of the May 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

This is a brief recap of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council (EGNC) meeting that took place on May 11, 2016, led by newly elected co-chairs Carlie Hoffman and Tim Musser. Guest speaker Kate Burke of the Spokane Edible Tree Project talked about how her organization searches the city for fruit and nut trees that aren’t being harvested and then takes on that task. The harvest is then donated to area food banks. They are currently mapping trees they can harvest and encourage both…

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Welcome to The Lilac Shop!

Welcome to The Lilac Shop!

There’s a new store opening along the North Monroe business corridor at 2209 N Monroe (where the dojo used to be). It’s called The Lilac Shop and it’s based on an interesting concept: pop-up retail, which is a relatively recent commercial trend that has to do with short-term storefronts. Here’s what owner Alyssa Agee says about it: The Lilac Shop is a POP-UP consignment shop specializing in men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, accessories and home decor items. We’re so excited…

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Recap of the April 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Recap of the April 2016 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

This is a brief recap of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council (EGNC) meeting that took place on April 13, 2016. Cindy Kinzer and Kyle Twohig from the City of Spokane spoke about the new sewer and combined stormwater overflow (CSO) tank location east of TJ Meenach Drive and north of Pettet Drive known as CSO I-03. Spokane is comprehensively updating its wastewater system in order to have less sewer waste in the rivers due to overflow. The Environmental Protection Agency would fine…

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