Almost every Seattle neighborhood has a blog. These blogs are fantastic for communicating neighborhood changes. They can be used to find new businesses that are moving in, or old businesses that might be moving out. They are great for informing neighborhoods about community events such as 5k runs, festivals, and parades. The Seattle neighborhood blogs are an incredibly phenomenal way to stay in touch with what's happening in your community. Here is a great link to a compiled list of neighborhood blogs in Seattle.
And here is an insanely long list of compiled Seattle blogs, as listed on the Seattle city website.
Please take the time to explore these websites, and find something fun, and new about your neighborhood.