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Thursday, July 31, 2014 -- 3:45 pm
Sorry
Wallyhood - I spoke with the person who wrote the note featured yesterday, and I want to issue her a public apology for the lambasting. While I still feel the same way about anonymous notes, the public shaming, even if it was anonymous as the note, was a very painful thing for her to experience, and that […] Read more...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 -- 12:29 pm
How a Walk at the Zoo can help People With Early Stage Memory Loss
MyWallingford - Aug. 4, The Woodland Park Zoo and the Alzheimer's Association have a great program aimed to help seniors suffering from Memory Loss. For some, aging comes with a high price to pay; the loss of memory. It's sometimes a slow transition and can be hard on not only the person loosing their memory, but also their [...] Read more...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Voter's Guide
Wallyhood - I miss going to the ballot box. Not voting, I still do that, but the ballot box: you know, when we used to troop over to the local elementary school basement, where we were greeted by elderly volunteers and butter cookies. I remember my father being scolded by a volunteer for taking me into the voting […] Read more...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 -- 6:46 am
Interactive: Is Seattle's "gayborhood" vanishing?
Seattle Times - ... of neighborhoods spread across the city, including: West Seattle, Maple Leaf/Wedgwood, First Hill, Belltown, Wallingford and Mt. Baker. Explore the data for yourself - check out our interactive map of Seattle census tracts to see the patterns of ... Read more...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 -- 2:54 am
Can a Socialist unseat the powerful Democratic Speaker of the House?
Crosscut.com - ... which is where Brat is an economics professor. Seattle's 43rd District consists of Capitol Hill, the U District, Wallingford, Fremont and a part of downtown Seattle. It is arguably the most liberal chunk of land in Washington, despite the presence ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 -- 4:24 pm
Man dies after being shot by police at Gas Works
Wallyhood - KOMO is reporting that there was a police shooting death at Gas Works Park last night, at approximately 2:45 am: [Officers] were approached by a security guard who said a transient had attacked him in the park.The guard told officers that the man had lit a small campfire in the park and attacked the guard […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Note Writers: Take Note
Wallyhood - Our friend and neighbor Beth had an Amazon package stolen off her front porch the other day. To add insult to injury, she discovered the theft when a helpful neighbor left this note, along with the empty box, on her doorstep: This cardboard was inappropriately discarded in the small Bus Stop container which is provided as a courtesy […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Screwed Again
Wallyhood - Jon Berkedal wrote in the Wallyhood Forums: Several cars in our neighborhood (43rd and Latona) have had screws in their tires. One tire had the shaft of the screw driver in it. Some time ago, Wallingford in general had a rash of similar events. Additionally, one family has had their Honda stolen three times in […] Read more...
Monday, July 28, 2014 -- 7:00 am
K-Team
Wallyhood - Wallyhood is happy to welcome a new sponsor to the roster: The Knowles Team You've probably noticed our "Knowles Team" signs popping up like daisies all around the Greater Seattle Area. We are full-time real estate professionals who are passionate about real estate, technology, multimedia marketing, and unparalleled customer care. Groomed by our team's namesake […] Read more...
Saturday, July 26, 2014 -- 8:06 pm
Seattle Night Out Planning
Wallyhood - Quick reminder that Seattle Night Out is coming up not this Tuesday, but the following Tuesday, August 5th. As in past years, streets across the neighborhood and the city will be blocked off, card tables and lawn chairs will be hauled out front and folks who have recognized each other as only 'that guy with […] Read more...
Friday, July 25, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Another View: Parks Funding No
Wallyhood - (Yesterday, we ran a post from a supporter of Prop 1, the ballot measure that would replace the expiring Parks Levy to create funding for maintaining Seattle parks. Toni Long replied with this counterpoint, arguing against the measure. Ballots are due August 5th.) Prop. 1 permanently establishes a Metropolitan Park District for Seattle.  I worked […] Read more...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Do You Go To The Park?
Wallyhood - (Wallyhood reader Antoinette Angulo offers this explanation and endorsement of Prop 1. Ballots due by August 5th.) What is Prop 1? Proposition 1 will create a stable revenue source that will direct dedicated funds to support the maintenance, upkeep and operations of our more than 6,000 acres of City parklands spread over more than 450 […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 6:05 pm
Medical marijuana dispensaries want regulation by health dept.
KING-TV Seattle - ... when working with the Liquor Control Board," Stephanie Viskovich told council. Viskovich owns Delta 9 in Wallingford. She promotes a variety of strains and treatment options for people she calls patients, not customers. "From one person to the next, ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 11:27 am
Kids Camp at Fuerte Fitness
Wallyhood - Fuerte Fitness has returned as a Wallyhood sponsor, and just in time for Wallingford Moms looking for some summertime activity for their little ones: This summer, we will be offering a day camp for kids that will take place each MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, and FRIDAY from 9am-12pm, beginning July 21. Each week will be $129 per […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 7:00 am
The Invisible War
Wallyhood - Joanne Factor wrote to let us know about a film followed by a panel discussion this coming Tuesday, July 29th at Mosaic Cofeehous (4401 2nd Ave NE): A female solider in combat zones is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire. That was a 'secret' nobody was talking […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 11:48 am
Fin Records to Suspend Operations "For an Indefinite Period of Time"
Seattle Weekly - ... in a press release that it will close. We have a call out to the company-recently relocated from Ballard to Wallingford and home to artists like Kairos, Seacats, Tangerine, and many others-for more details, the news looks pretty cut-and-dry: it's ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 7:00 am
New Belgium Clips July 25
Wallyhood - New Belgium Brewing's Clips Beer and Film Tour returns to Gas Works Park this Friday, July 25th: New Belgium Brewing's annual Clips Beer & Film Tour is hitting the road again, making its ninth stop of the 2014 tour in Seattle, Wash. on July 25. The event will take place in Gas Works Park from 8:00-11:00 p.m., with […] Read more...
Sunday, July 20, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Design a Winning Little Free Library
Wallyhood - I have a love affair with Little Free Libraries. To the point that my children now try to distract me whenever we walk near one ('Look Mom! Over there!'). Despite my offsprings' best efforts, I have located three more nearby LFLs since I last wrote about them (see below). Apparently I am not alone in […] Read more...
Saturday, July 19, 2014 -- 7:00 am
Check out the Burke-Gilman Trail Orchard this Sunday
Wallyhood - The neighborhood fruit trees are having a great year so far. They've produced bumper crops of cherries, yellow transparent apples, and are now into plums. Did you know there are 40 fruit trees along the Burke-Gilman Trail between the University Bridge and Northlake Place, west of Gas Works? Come and see a group of them […] Read more...
Friday, July 18, 2014 -- 3:07 am
The poetry on Washington's poet laureate's shelf
Crosscut.com - ... about it with Christine Deavel (one of my favorite local poets and co-owner of Open Books: A Poem Emporium in Wallingford). I remember my dreams, they're a powerful experience, so I'm fascinated by this book that goes beyond Freud and Jung in ... Read more...




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