“With monthly SCCA meetings we have been able to address many concerns and interests of the local businesses in a timely way.”
SCCA Member: Suzanne Weinstein, Coastal Seafoods

Monthly Archives: August, 2015

Open Streets – Organizing the Community

By Deborah Ervin

OS Franklin Logo 2015

On Sunday, August 16th Franklin Avenue will burst into a colorful, bustling hubbub of activity for Open Streets Franklin. From 11am-5pm, the street will be closed to car traffic for the second year in a row, and bikers, skaters, and pedestrians will take over.

The idea behind Open Streets is to allow us to enjoy each other and our community spaces in new ways; it’s a special experience to … More

Co-op Creamery Café Grand Opening!

Photos by Milo Shapey, Redesign Intern

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The long awaited Co-op Creamery Neighborhood Café opens to the public on August 12, with the Grand Opening on Sunday, August 16 to coincide with the Open Streets Franklin event. For the Grand Opening, tents will be set up in the street and parking lot of the Creamery building at 2601 E Franklin Avenue, with food for sale including the new ‘Franklin Frank’ – the co-op’s version of … More

Highlights of SCCA July Social

Photos by Milo Shapey, Redesign Intern

On July 15th SCCA hosted a social event at Café Racer Kitchen (2929 E 25th St) to welcome new SCCA members and new Seward businesses. Café Racer began as a food truck and recently expanded into a restaurant/café in Seward. They serve delicious Latin American fusion cuisine and have a lovely patio and sidewalk seating.

We had a great turnout of over 30 people at the … More

August Business Buzz


Save the Date – King’s Fair 2015

Every other September the Seward neighborhood celebrates King’s Fair, a much anticipated festival held at Matthews Park. This eclectic family-friendly event features home-grown musical talent and entertainment, tasty food by local restaurants, pet judging, artwork by our creative community, interesting history about our neighborhood, and plenty of fun activities organized by our local businesses and neighbors.

This year’s event is on Saturday, September 19 from More