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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 -- 10:00 am
Meet Brady Walkinshaw
Wallyhood - John Bredeson and his family are hosting an event for our new house representative in Olympia, Brady Walkinshaw, this Friday from 6 – 8 pm at their home at 3817 Wallingford Ave N. He says that while it is a campaign event, it is open to anyone who wants to get to know Brady. If […] Read more...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Great Beer Hike
Wallyhood - Should you see a parade toting a a beer keg through Wallingford this Sunday, here's what it's all about: For the fourth year in a row, Latona Pub continues the tradition of showcasing a selection of craft beers transported by foot, bike, and sailboat from local breweries to the Green Lake area pub during the […] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 6:26 pm
Chocolate, Not a Bunny for Your Kids This Easter
MyWallingford - Our Sister Site, speaks on behalf of cute fluffy bunnies: Don't Let the Cuteness Fool You: Buy Chocolate Not a Bunny for Your Kids This Easter Posted by Nico Lund on April 15th, 2014 Last May, during a elementary school ultimate frisbee practice at Cowen Park, the game was halted due to a mysterious furry white creature [...] Read more...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Wallingford Real Estate
Wallyhood - (This real estate snapshot provided by Kris Murphy and Daniela Dombrowski, Wallingford-based realtors and Wallyhood sponsors) Home sales prices have increased a whopping 11.95% from a median sales price of $581,770 in first quarter of 2013 to $651,281 in first quarter of 2014. So the trend of 12% annual price increases that we have seen in […] Read more...
Monday, April 14, 2014 -- 3:00 pm
Wallingford Clean-Up this Saturday
Wallyhood - It's time to clean up, Wallingford! Join the Wallingford Chamber, the Wallingford Boys & Girls Club, City Fruit, the Wallingford Center and your neighbors to clean up North 45th Street and nearby blocks. This year we'll be giving some love to the street trees on 45th. Meet at Wallingford Center Saturday, April 19, at 10 am. First we'll pick up […] Read more...
Monday, April 14, 2014 -- 7:02 am
Tutu Tuesday at Irwin's
Wallyhood - I just discovered Tutu Tuesday at the Wallingford Irwin's Bakery and Cafe (2123 N 40th St). I'm late to the ball–it's been happening since November. It started with one Halloween costume and grew from there, including several handmade tutus and a lovely rainbow tutu donated by a customer. There's even a contingent of tiny regulars […] Read more...
Saturday, April 12, 2014 -- 9:20 am
Mural Complete
Wallyhood - Thank you to everyone who donated to help create the mural for the Wallingford branch of the Seattle Public Library! Christine Burgoyne, librarian and project spearheader tells it is complete: In the photo shown here, you can see Seattle Public Library (SPL) staff member Gregg Natoli installing the newly completed Wallingford Library Mural. This post […] Read more...
Friday, April 11, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Meaningful Movies: Bidder 70
Wallyhood - We've posted here a few times about 'Friday Night at the Meaningful Movies'. Rick Turner, the event's organizer, sent along this explanation of what it's all about (and don't miss the bit at the end, with info about tonight's movie): Wallingford's Friday Night at the Meaningful Movies Friday Night at the Meaningful Movies is a Wallingford documentary film-buff […] Read more...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 -- 10:05 am
Pay Attention! Whether You're Walking or Driving, it's Time to Put Down the Phone!
MyWallingford - Recently, while driving at a neighborhood friendly speed near Greenlake, a female runner who was looking at her phone proceeded to cross the street in front of me without even slowing down or looking up. When I questioned her disregard for safety, she gestured that it was a crosswalk. While not a marked crosswalk, I agreed [...] Read more...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 -- 7:18 am
The A Cappella Café
Wallyhood - David Baum writes: Seattle Harmony presents The A Cappella Café, Saturday, April 19, 7:30 p.m. at Om Culture (2210 N. Pacific St., in lower Wallingford - map).  $10 suggested donation at the door. The evening will feature 20-minute sets by: Gypsy - Four-woman American a cappella including, but not limited to, Barbershop, onefourfive - Ensemble singing from the Republic of Georgia, Dunava - Balkan women's […] Read more...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 -- 7:10 am
Lincoln High Reunion
Wallyhood - Don Ford, class representative of Wallingford's Lincon High, Class of '49, writes: Lincoln High Class of  '49 – 65th Reunion Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Nile Golf and Country Club(adjacent to Lake Ballinger) in conjunction the LHS All-Class Luncheon.  This is an opportunity to meet with your classmates and friends from other classes as well as […] Read more...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 -- 7:10 am
Junk at Scarecrow
Wallyhood - More stuff going on at Scarecrow: Scarecrow Video is proud to welcome back Kevin Hamedami and George Hardy along with other cast members from the award-winning, indie comedy, JUNK, on Friday, April 11, 2014.  DVDs for the film will be available for the cast to sign.  For those seeking immediate gratification, we will also hold […] Read more...
Monday, April 7, 2014 -- 7:05 am
Walkin' the Dog
Wallyhood - Leslie writes: I was not sure where to put this letter (forums, email, posts etc?) but I would love to do something about the issue of walking dogs in our neighborhood. I have been harassed four times in the last few months while walking my dog. Let me start by saying that I ALWAYS carry […] Read more...
Sunday, April 6, 2014 -- 7:05 am
The Elephant In the Room
Wallyhood - (Alyne Fortgang, co-founder, Friends of Woodland Park Zoo Elephants, contributed this piece) Chai bobs her head up and down while pacing, Bamboo paces in circles while swiveling her head and Watoto paces and sways.  These stereotypical behaviors exhibited by the elephants held captive at Woodland Park Zoo are the mind's way of coping with trauma, […] Read more...
Saturday, April 5, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Climate Community Projects
Wallyhood - Sometimes it feels hard to focus on climate change. And I don't mean 'focus' like 'pay attention to', I mean 'focus' like 'see clearly': it's like trying to see a while with your nose against its fin. Then you read a story like Borrowed Time on Disappearing Land in last week's New York Times, which pans […] Read more...
Friday, April 4, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Butcher A Hog
Wallyhood - You really want to know your bacon, you gotta make your bacon. Terri from Bill the Butcher writes: Join us on Monday, April 14th for a Butcher Demo with our Wallingford team! Butcher Chris will walk you through the process of breaking down a whole hog, and not just any hog but a Nelli Farms […] Read more...
Thursday, April 3, 2014 -- 10:33 pm
Porch Dog
Wallyhood - Lynn sent this in yesterday: I just saw a medium-size, Lab-looking black dog with a red collar running without a human companion along Burke Ave. N between 35th and 36thstreets. He was sitting on my porch furniture but took off before I could get any tag information. Then Marshall sent this in just now: This evening a black […] Read more...
Thursday, April 3, 2014 -- 7:10 am
Zoned Parking?
Wallyhood - Meg Matthews writes: I live on 36th and Densmore, and in the past few months we've noticed that all of the streets around us are jammed with parked cars after about 8:30-9 a.m. Not sure if it's from all the new construction or what. I don't often drive to work, but on the occasion when I do, […] Read more...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 -- 4:50 pm
Elephant Exhibit at Woodland Park Zoo Brings up a lot of Emotion on Animal Welfare
MyWallingford - Do Elephants belong in captivity, even if it helps educate visitors on the importance of habitat and animal conservation efforts? In the wild, elephants typically live in tight knit matriarchal families. They experience many emotions that humans can relate to like grief, love, pain and fear, and they have self-awareness, memory capacity and recognition. The question [...] Read more...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 -- 7:25 am
WCC To Discuss Burke-Gilman Trail Changes
Wallyhood - The Wallingford Community Council will hold its regular monthly meeting at the Good Shepherd Center, Room 202 on Wednesday, April 2nd at 7:00 PM. Everyone is welcome. On the agenda will be a presentation regarding improvements and changes to the Burke-Gilman Trail. The Burke-Gilman Trail is more than a regional treasure; it is a major […] Read more...

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Paws & Pours 2014
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