Rainier Beach Happenings

By Ken Gillgren | A near-real-time chronicle of events, activities, and achievements in Seattle's Rainer Beach neighborhood

Local Affordable Housing Developer Mt. Baker Housing Announces Plans for More Than 160 New Affordable Housing Units, New Home for Rainier Valley Food Bank and Innovative ‘Community Food Center’

New Apartment Homes Within One-Quarter Mile of Rainier Beach Light Rail Station to House Individuals/Families at 50-60% Area Median Income and …


Rainier Beach Updates Its Neighborhood Plan

The Seattle City Council passed a Rainier Beach Neighborhood Plan Update, among many other things at a busy September 26th meeting. The plan focuses …

RBEDC connecting their I initiatives to the Rainier Beach Neighborhood Plan! Working to drive equitable development! https://t.co/DAr4zY3cwP

Got a pic with @dejountemurray the former Rainier Beach and UW husky alumni now currently playing with the Spurs! #the206 #babyboy

Op-Ed: The Need for Food Innovation in Rainier Beach

<i>by David Sauvion</i><p>Historically, Rainier Beach has always been a place for health and wellness. Seattleites would ride the electric trolley for a day at …

Rainier Beach boys get best of No. 2 Garfield in SeaKing District quarterfinal

Beach, which had lost to the Bulldogs twice this season, earns 66-57 victory.

The Final Score

The Rainier Beach Merchants launch a new website to make it easier to find event, members and community events! https://t.co/ClaAgP5ate

Is there a place for Food in Rainier Beach? We want to hear from YOU. @rainierbeach #RainierBeachFID https://t.co/8PGx6ojRli

Getting richer: Is your neighborhood one of Seattle’s hot spots for rising wages?

Among Seattle neighborhoods, median wages of residents are predictably rising fastest in South Lake Union. But the 10 neighborhoods showing the …

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Kevin Porter Jr. Mixtape From Junior Season With Rainier Beach!

Kevin Porter Jr. lost his father when he was 4. Now he’s living up to his legacy at Rainier Beach

Kevin Porter had a big motor when he played at Beach in the early 1990s. But he never got to see his son play.

Watch: Visiting Seattle’s Doughnut, Teriyaki, and Laundry 3-in-1

In this episode of Dining on a Dime: Seattle, join Lucas Peterson in what is hopefully a celebration and not an elegy for this Rainier Valley mainstay that has faithfully served the community for 30 years. King Donuts is an eclectic donut shop that is three-pronged: it serves fresh donuts, …

Rainier Beach Streatery at Jude's

city fruit on Twitter: "Favorite #fruitisfood moment #2! City Fruit's first Fruit Science Summer Camp with @SeattleParks Good Food Program #rainierbeach #nutrition… https://t.co/5AA2HigRLq"

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Tears, Laughter and Nostalgia as Rainier Beach Says Goodbye to Beloved Donut Shop

<i>by Marcus Harrison Green</i><p>There were tears, laughter ricocheting from the walls, sing-alongs to 70’s funk music, a kaleidoscope of memories, and an …

3A Boys Championship: Rainier Beach cruises past O’Dea to win fourth title in five years

TACOMA — All is back to normal for the Rainier Beach boys’ basketball team. A year after losing the Class 3A state title game, the Vikings are back …

Family Influence Motivates Rainier Beach’s Khalil Shabazz Both On And Off The Court

Rainier Beach basketball player Khalil Shabazz manages to focus just as much on his academic success as he does his athletic success. Photo/Aaron …