“SouthWest Stories” Archives

October 29th, 2017

PAST PRESENTATIONS: Stu Hennessey: Alki Bicycling History We are grateful for the interest and generosity of our our speakers. In chronological order, our speakers so far have been Rob Ketcherside, Tom Collier, Carol-Ann Thornton, Ron Tjerandsen, Peder Nelson, Ken Workman, Greg Nickels, Larry Gossett, Edie Neeson, Sheila Brown, Greg Lange, Tracy Record/Patrick Sand, Toni Reineke/Mariane Hermanson, Frank Zuvella, …Read More.


VIDEO: “How the West Was Juan” by Steven Bender

October 6th, 2017

“How the West Was Juan: Reimagining the U.S. / Mexico Border” Steven talked about his book on October 6, 2017 at Barnes & Noble as part of the “Words, Writers & West Seattle” series   Imagine the United States losing the 1846 war, ending up a federation of 44 states [bordering] Alto México (with an acute …Read More.


Farm to Factory: Southpark’s History

September 14th, 2017

SouthWest Stories  Livery Stables South Park, WA Sunday, September 14 2PM- 3:30PM South Park Branch Library 8604 8th Ave S, Seattle We all enjoyed the Sunday, September 14, 2017 installment of SouthWest Stories! Farm to Factory: Southpark’s History Situated on the Duwamish River, South Park has a rich tradition of farming and industry. It was along …Read More.


“Words, Writers & West Seattle” Archives

September 8th, 2017

PAST PRESENTATIONS: Lyanda Haupt talks of Mozart’s Starling at 5 p.m. Friday Sept. 8, 2017, at Barnes & Noble Westwood Village The last presentation in our monthly “Words, Writers & West Seattle” series will be by Lyanda Haupt, author of Mozart’s Starling (Little, Brown and Co., 2017) genre: nature. Her illustrated talk was at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. …Read More.


VIDEO: Stu Hennessey: Alki Bicycling History

August 20th, 2017

STU HENNESSEY presented on the subject of “Alki Bicycling History” at the West Seattle branch, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W. at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. Please enjoy the video below if you missed the talk in person!