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Sunday, March 1, 2015 -- 7:00 am
Wallyhood Hand-Off
Wallyhood - Back in January, I announced that after 6 years, I would be taking a break from Wallyhood. My family and I will be leaving on Monday, March 9th to spend several months living in Europe, and, while the Internet can make distances dwindle, I don't think it would serve the community well for me to carry […] Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 12:46 pm
Rainn Wilson on ‘Backstrom’: It’s...
Seattle Times - ... Illinois to serve at the Baha'i National Center in Evanston. Their first date was at the Sea-Thai Restaurant in Wallingford; another early one was at the 13 Coins. ("We love that place," he said. "Three in the morning fettuccine Alfredo.") Wilson is ... Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 7:05 am
Climate Policy and Democracy come together in Wallingford
Wallyhood - (Back in January, David Perk announced a Legislative Climate Action Forum. He recently sent in this report of what happened, written up by Arvia Morris) The Legislative Climate Action Forum on Saturday January 31st was engaging and well attended at Keystone Church. Approximately 100 voters learned the details of Governor Inslee's Carbon Pollution Accountability Act […] Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 7:00 am
Bike Drive Results
Wallyhood - Hey, remember how Ed Phippen said BikeWorks was collecting bikes for their program that teaches primarily disadvantaged kids through bike repair. Sounds like they did alright:   Hey!  We collected over 50 bikes and bike frames. Plus 6 boxes of parts and accessories. Thanks SO MUCH for your help! Ed (and my dog Loki) Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 6:57 pm
Mayor Murray Makes a Proclamation for Feb 24 to be World Spay Day in Seattle!
MyWallingford - Seattle Animal Shelter offers free spay/neuter services this week to commemorate World Spay Day The Seattle Animal Shelter is offering free spay/neuter packages to area pets this week. Microchips and vaccinations are also offered free for animals having surgery through this promotion. Space is limited so schedule an appointmen by calling 206-386-4260. "Spaying and neutering allows your pet [...] Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 9:54 am
Renee Erickson Closes Boat Street, Little Uncle Closes in Pioneer Square, Murphy's Re-Opens
Seattle Weekly - ... enough during lunch. Hopefully Meeru knows she'll be welcome back any time. In happier news, Murphy's Pub in Wallingford has re-opened bringing live music, better food and craick back to 45th Ave. The space has been remodeled and has eschewed the ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 7:13 am
Five things you need to know about college savings
KREM-TV Spokane - Five things you need to know about college savings We took questions about saving for kid's college education to Kerry Wallingford, a college planning and financial expert. Check out this story on KREM.com: SEATTLE, Wash. Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 7:00 am
Piano Lessons, Kid to Kid
Wallyhood - Carly writes: Hi Neighbors. My name is Carly. I'm nearly 11 years old and have been taking playing piano for about 5 years. I have a great teacher at UW and have progressed to level Medium Difficulty 3 (MD 3). I love playing piano because it feels good and learning the language of music will […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 11:07 am
False Service Animal Claims, Native American Murals Defaced
Seattle - ... er regulations on edibles packaging than Washington does. Native American murals at the Wilson Pacific School in Wallingford were vandalised yesterday . Seattle artist Andrew Morrison said it took him 12 years to paint the murals. Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 8:38 am
Morning News: Citing Safety Concerns, Local Judge Gives Seattle a...
The Stranger - ... Local artist Andrew Morrison is furious that his portraits of indigenous chiefs at the Wilson Pacific School in Wallingford have been damaged by seemingly pointless graffiti. The paintings took him 12 years to complete, he told KOMO. "My reaction ... Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 7:13 am
Diverse Dolls and Books
Wallyhood - Megan Lehman wrote to let us know there's a collection drive for 'diverse dolls and books'. It wraps up this week, along with Black History Month: On a given day there are between 1,300 - 1,500 youth in foster care throughout King County and 9,000 statewide. Many of the kids in foster care are disproportionately youth […] Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 7:28 pm
Vandals target Seattle school's Native American mural
KOMO News - ... he poured his heart, soul and heritage into the 100-foot long paintings on the Wilson Pacific School campus in Wallingford. "These murals represent Native American spirituality, tribal affiliation, there's a picture of Chief Seattle, the namesake of ... Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 7:00 am
Wallingford Co-Op Preschool Open House
Wallyhood - Allyson tells us the Wallingford Cooperative Preschool (5019 Keystone Place N, in the Keystone Congregational Church) is holding an open house tomorrow, February 24th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm: Come meet our teachers, Kris Dickenson (new Pre3s and current 4-5s) and Christine Negron (3-4s), and see our wonderful classroom. Teachers Kris and Christine, plus current parents, will be on […] Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 7:00 am
When the Grandkids Come Out (of the Closet)
Wallyhood - Wallingford Community Senior Center is excited to feature members of the Seattle/Bellevue PFLAG Speaker's Bureau on Weds. Feb. 25th at 2 PM, to give a presentation designed to help grandparents understand issues facing their Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender grandkids. "What to Do When the Grandkids Come Out" will feature stories from members of the […] Read more...
Sunday, February 22, 2015 -- 7:22 pm
Short Term Wallingford Rental
Wallyhood - Remodeling your home and need a place to stay while its under construction? Have out of town guests coming to stay? Are you a visiting researcher at the UW? Rent our beautiful, 3 bedroom home in Wallingford. Walk to the UW, Fremont, easy access to I-5, downtown and South Lake Union. Includes hot tub and outdoor […] Read more...
Saturday, February 21, 2015 -- 6:00 am
Weedin Call for Artists
Wallyhood - Get your art on, and improve the (neighboring) neighborhood! The Roosevelt Neighborhood Association has issued a call for artists to create a public art work to serve as a 'gateway to the Seattle's Roosevelt neighborhood'. Budget: $100,00. That's enough for a serious gateway, I'd think: The Weedin Place Steering Committee of the Roosevelt Business Group […] Read more...
Friday, February 20, 2015 -- 7:00 am
Crime and Squats
Wallyhood - Bits from the blotter: Kristina writes: Wanted to share that there was a theft attempt on our CRV in our driveway last night.  We're at Latona and 43rd.  Destroyed the driver side door lock and the ignition.  Want to give a thumbs up to Officer Oakland for his help and to Elements Locksmith that came […] Read more...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 -- 7:00 am
More School Tours: HCC (was APP)
Wallyhood - If your child qualifies for the HCC ('Highly Capable Cohort', previously known as APP) program at the Lincoln School in Wallingford, you have just a few weeks to sign up for a tour to see if it's a good fit: there are tours next Wednesday 2/25 and Monday 3/2. You can sign-up here. According to […] Read more...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -- 7:00 am
Licton Springs in Wallingford
Wallyhood - Licton Springs Elementary School's temporary stay in Wallingford's Lincoln School building (4400 Interlake Avenue N.) has another couple of years to it: they'll be there through the end of the 2016 – 2017 school year. Licton was Seattle's first alternative public school, with a curriculum oriented around Native American culture. (The name comes from the […] Read more...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 -- 10:20 am
Wallingford Boys & Girls Club Member Wins Youth of the Year Award
MyWallingford - Wallingford Celebrates Mariana Espino As the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County 2015 Youth of the Year Winner! Personifying hard work, leadership and the drive to succeed as an immigrant, this Wallingford youth has a lot to be proud about! On Feb 12, up to 360 business leaders and youth were at the Seattle Sheraton [...] Read more...



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