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Monday, September 1, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Garlic Gods
Wallyhood - Ashley writes: My neighbors Earl and Jo-Anne always grow lots of elephant garlic. Earl told me that years and years ago, when he and Jo-Anne moved in to their house, two neighbors - "two old guys" Earl describes them - always grew elephant garlic and gave some to Earl and Jo-Anne.  They've grown it ever […] Read more...
Sunday, August 31, 2014 -- 4:47 pm
The End of a Hot Summer = a Delicious Harvest Time at Seattle Tilth
MyWallingford - Seattle Tilth's Annual Fair Celebrates Our Local Harvest Season Now in its 27th year, the family friendly Tilth Harvest Fair is back and overflowing with a bountiful harvest this Saturday, September 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.at Meridian Park How lucky are we to live in a city with such a vibrant farming and gardening community! It's a place [...] Read more...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 -- 10:31 pm
Wallingford Bicyclist Struck and Killed
Wallyhood - We're very sad to report that Sher Kung, who lived near the Ladybug here in Wallingford, was struck and killed by a truck while on her bicylce Friday morning. KIRO reports that she was traveling in the left side of the street bicycle lane on 2nd Ave, and that 'witnesses said the bicyclist was heading south in […] Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 7:00 am
OWL Meeting
Wallyhood - Carol sent along this announcement: THE VOICE OF MIDLIFE & OLDER WOMEN University House at Wallingford 4400 Stone Way N Saturday, September 6, 2014 Coffee and Greetings - 10:30 a.m. Business Meeting – 10:45 a.m. Protect Yourself and Your Money from $chemes and $cams - 11:30 Guest Speaker: Jean Mathisen, Program Director, AARP Fraud Fighters Call […] Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 8:38 pm
The Daily Troll: Getting closer to working on Bertha. Dissident...
Crosscut.com - ... were a couple busy days, so we never got a chance to note the upcoming closure of a great bit of Seattle Weird: Wallingford's Erotic Bakery ( first reported on the SLOG, under the headline: "OH NO! The Erotic Bakery is closing"). A good follow-up by ... Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Hope and the Future
Wallyhood - Charles Johnston has written a book that asks whether we can be optimistic about the future: Hope and the Future examines what legitimate hope for the future necessarily depends on. It describes how we face a growing number of human challenges that require that we think, act, and relate in new ways--often fundamentally new ways. And […] Read more...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Poop
Wallyhood - A neighbor writes (I think non-passively aggressively): May I request that you post the following about reminding neighborhood dog owners to observe proper dog walking/scooping etiquette? Thanks! Dear Dog Owners of Wallingford - Just a friendly reminder to pick up your canine's feces immediately after he or she deposits it. Not only is it a […] Read more...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 -- 6:19 pm
Seattle real estate profile, Aug. 26, 2014
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... built between 1900 and 1939, according to Zillow ). It's so close to Green Lake that homes in the north end of Wallingford are often listed as being in the Green Lake neighborhood. Fremont, the University District, Aurora and Interstate 5 are all ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Artist's Way Classes
Wallyhood - Looking for some inspiration and guidance for your creativity? Kate Gavigan is offering Artist's Way Classes: The Artist's Way Classes Are Now Open for Fall Registration The Seattle Artist's Way Center is excited to be offering Artist's Way classes again this fall. The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron is an international bestseller on the subject […] Read more...
Monday, August 25, 2014 -- 6:57 pm
Erotic Bakery Closing
Wallyhood - The Erotic Bakery, an institution of innuendo for 28 years, will be closing the kimono at the end of September. Kimmie, the owner, wrote on their Facebook page back in June: Hello Friends of The Erotic Bakery, this is Kimmie. After much thought and soul searching, we have decided to close our doors permanently as of Tuesday, […] Read more...
Monday, August 25, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Free Trees Still Available
Wallyhood - What? You didn't take the city up on its offer for free trees? Highrises are piling up on Stone Way like legos on a preschool floor, houses are being demolished to build apartment complexes, and here, we have the opportunity to bring back the forest, and yet free trees are left in lonely bundles, desperate […] Read more...
Sunday, August 24, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Veggie Walk Aug 26
Wallyhood - Who says Fremont has all the weird? TEENS AT THE GREEN LAKE BRANCH FILM FIRST ANNUAL VEGGIE WALK AUG. 26 Parade your prize potato, carrot, cabbage or squash at the first Green Lake Veggie Walk from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26. The event, which will be filmed, starts at The Seattle Public Library, Green […] Read more...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Help Save the Meridian Playground Apple Trees
Wallyhood - If you've been at Meridian Playground recently, you may have noticed broken branches in the apple trees and even more apples on the ground than usual. In fact, three weeks ago one tree twisted apart and collapsed completely under the weight of a record-breaking crop of apples. Its neighbor is in real danger of splitting […] Read more...
Friday, August 22, 2014 -- 10:17 pm
Green Lake Only A Little Scummy
Wallyhood - We got this news release from Seattle Parks and Rec: Green Lake algae scum found; water only harmful where scum is found  Toxic algae has been found in accumulated scum along the shores of Green Lake; however the lake is not closed and remains open to most activities. King County Department of Natural Resources … […] Read more...
Friday, August 22, 2014 -- 7:00 am
New Sponsor: Homestay Hosting
Wallyhood - (Wallyhood is happy to welcome a new sponsor, American Homestay Network. Kathryn Courtney providing this introduction.) The American Homestay Network places international students, study tour groups, and professional development program participants in American homestays, each one professionally managed to meet the highest standards for safety, support, and cultural exchange. Through our affiliation with the widely […] Read more...
Thursday, August 21, 2014 -- 7:00 am
CVS Update
Wallyhood - It's been quite a while since the whole hullaballoo over the the CVS going in to old Tully's at the corner of Meridian and 45th Street. So, how did that ever turn out? Short story: CVS won, the project is continuing with a dreary design, scheduled completion date in mid-2015. Slightly longer story: CVS started […] Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 10:38 pm
MaraNatha Nut Butter Recall
Wallyhood - Apparently, QFC and PCC are alerting customers that there is a salmonella related recall of MaraNatha, Arrowhead and Kroger nut butters. See the list of affected products from QFC and PCC for more details. Interesting that it's three different brands, all affected at the same time. Tells ya something about the 'global supply chain'. (Thanks for the […] Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Wallingford Project Idea? Need Funding?
Wallyhood - Have an idea for a wallingford community project that needs funding? Our neighborhood was awarded $13,600 in grants from Waste Management by coming in first in recycling outreach activities for the 2013-14 Think Green Recycling Challenge. The Wallingford Community Council is accepting applications for community projects for part or all of those funds. The deadline […] Read more...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 -- 11:42 am
Seattle restaurant on Bon Appetit's top 10
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... America, sandwiched between a reinvigorated San Francisco dive bar and a crudo restaurant fro, Portland, Maine. Wallingford's Westward is known for its waterfront scenery and its oysters. Boaters can dock at the restaurant's pier and diners can pick ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 -- 7:08 am
Park Disturbance
Wallyhood - My son and I were treated to a screaming, drunken argument between star-crossed lovers tonight at Wallingford Playfield. I'm not particularly worried about revealing secrets here, since they were shouted across the park, but the woman repeatedly shouted that she loved her husband, who obviously was not the potty mouthed gentleman she has been carrying […] Read more...




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