21 hours ago

NE 65th St Plans Move Ahead with Reduced Sidewalks, Lack of Crossings

...It bears mentioning that in 2021, a Sound Transit light rail station will open at NE 65th St and 12th Ave NE–the street will become an even more major transfer point. Sound Transit estimates daily ridership...

...in 2030, most of whom will arrive via transit, walking, or biking. Pedestrian travel between Roosevelt and Ravenna/Bryant will increase, and four-foot bottlenecking sidewalks will prompt people to walk in the...

...from 5pm to 7pm and Thursday (December 14th) from 7am to 9am at Broadcast Coffee (6515 Roosevelt Way NE), SDOT is hosting drop-in sessions to discuss the project. A consensus seems to be...

    NE 65th St Plans Move Ahead with Reduced Sidewalks, Lack of Crossings " The Urbanist
    On November 26th, volunteers with Seattle's most active street safety organization, Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, criss-crossed the city, stopping at sites along our streets where collisions within the past year had led to someone's death.
    https://www.theurbanist.org

29 hours ago

46 hours ago

DRAFT: Wallingford: A Home to Bike-Share

If you walk down Interlake Avenue, just north of 36th Street, there’s a good chance you’ll see a hive of bright green, two-wheeled activity. That’s because the bicycle share company, LimeBike, has made this Wallingford warehouse its operational hub in Seattle. I recently spoke to Gabriel Scheer, who is in charge of LimeBike’s strategic development […]

    DRAFT: Wallingford: A Home to Bike-Share | Wallyhood
    If you walk down Interlake Avenue, just north of 36th Street, there's a good chance you'll see a hive of bright green, two-wheeled activity. That's because the bicycle share company, LimeBike, has made this Wallingford warehouse its operational hub in Seattle. I recently spoke to Gabriel Scheer, who is in charge of LimeBike's strategic development ...
    http://www.wallyhood.org

2 days ago

2 days ago

Lion, Witch, Wardrobe on December 14th and 15th

From the press release: Lion, Witch, Wardrobe Directed by Michael Schwartz Stone Soup’s Fall Youth Conservatory presents Lion, Witch, Wardrobe. During WWII, four children were sent to live with another family member. It was there little Lucy discovered the magic of the wardrobe. She brought her brothers and sister along into this wonderful world of […]

    Lion, Witch, Wardrobe on December 14th and 15th | Wallyhood
    From the press release: Lion, Witch, Wardrobe Directed by Michael Schwartz Stone Soup's Fall Youth Conservatory presents Lion, Witch, Wardrobe. During WWII, four children were sent to live with another family member. It was there little Lucy discovered the magic of the wardrobe. She brought her brothers and sister along into this wonderful world of ...
    http://www.wallyhood.org

5 days ago

5 days ago

Shop Local for the Holidays

Gift-giving holidays are right around the corner, so you’re probably wondering what all to get your loved ones, your friends and those you feel socially obligated to. Fortunately, there are a number of opportunities to “shop local” here in Wallingford: The Alliance Française de Seattle hosts Seattle’s only French-inspired Christmas market each year. Since 2010, […]

    Shop Local for the Holidays | Wallyhood
    Gift-giving holidays are right around the corner, so you're probably wondering what all to get your loved ones, your friends and those you feel socially obligated to. Fortunately, there are a number of opportunities to "shop local" here in Wallingford: The Alliance Française de Seattle hosts Seattle's only French-inspired Christmas market each year.
    http://www.wallyhood.org

6 days ago

Dec 05

Tour Wallingford-area Elementary Schools

You can never start planning early enough for that special time when your first child is about to enter Kindergarten. Two years before my son was due to start Kindergarten, I toured four schools. It was helpful to find out early what my options were and to spend a year observing my kid and solidifying in […]

    Tour Wallingford-area Elementary Schools | Wallyhood
    You can never start planning early enough for that special time when your first child is about to enter Kindergarten. Two years before my son was due to start Kindergarten, I toured four schools. It was helpful to find out early what my options were and to spend a year observing my kid and solidifying in ...
    http://www.wallyhood.org

Dec 03

Tuesday’s Nickelsville Meeting

This past Tuesday, I attended the Nickelsville community meeting held at the UW Fisheries building down on Boat St. There were about 40 people in attendance, and the mood was mostly positive. For those of you just joining us, the Ballard Nickelsville sanctioned homeless encampment is scheduled to move to Wallingford shortly, down by Ivar’s […]

    Tuesday's Nickelsville Meeting | Wallyhood
    This past Tuesday, I attended the Nickelsville community meeting held at the UW Fisheries building down on Boat St. There were about 40 people in attendance, and the mood was mostly positive. For those of you just joining us, the Ballard Nickelsville sanctioned homeless encampment is scheduled to move to Wallingford shortly, down by Ivar's ...
    http://www.wallyhood.org

Dec 03

Dec 02

Dec 02

Dec 01

Christmas trees for a good cause at Seattle Pops

Seattle Pops owner Megan writes: I wanted to let you know that we are selling Christmas trees on our patio this month and all profits are going towards our Adopt-A-Family this season. We have a variety of sizes starting at 3ft and going up to 7ft. All trees are Premium Noble Firs! Thanks and Happy […]

    Christmas trees for a good cause at Seattle Pops | Wallyhood
    Seattle Pops owner Megan writes: I wanted to let you know that we are selling Christmas trees on our patio this month and all profits are going towards our Adopt-A-Family this season. We have a variety of sizes starting at 3ft and going up to 7ft. All trees are Premium Noble Firs!
    http://www.wallyhood.org

Dec 01

Nov 30

Nov 29

Local Holiday Sales?

In past years, various local artists, churches, and other groups have had sales around the holidays where folks can buy locally made, original gifts. We’re planning to post a round-up of these in the next week or two, so if you’re planning one, please email us at blog@wallyhood.org so we can include it.

    Local Holiday Sales? | Wallyhood
    In past years, various local artists, churches, and other groups have had sales around the holidays where folks can buy locally made, original gifts. We're planning to post a round-up of these in the next week or two, so if you're planning one, please email us at blog@wallyhood.org so we can include it.
    http://www.wallyhood.org

Nov 29

Nov 28

Wallingford’s Best Pickle

I have always loved a good pickle. When I was five, my brothers and I got “Tucker’s Cukes” t-shirts, with a cheerful regiment of happy pickles marching into the future, and I swear I wore that shirt until the wind blew the tattered shreds off my bony frame. When I travel, other people pick up […]

    Wallingford's Best Pickle | Wallyhood
    I have always loved a good pickle. When I was five, my brothers and I got "Tucker's Cukes" t-shirts, with a cheerful regiment of happy pickles marching into the future, and I swear I wore that shirt until the wind blew the tattered shreds off my bony frame.
    http://www.wallyhood.org

Nov 27

Jeff Ramsey Plans to Re-open Cafe Racer, Promises No Dramatic Changes

So I looked at the Roosevelt and Ravenna neighborhoods—years ago there were all these little venues with lots of music happening but...

    Jeff Ramsey Plans to Re-open Cafe Racer, Promises No Dramatic Changes
    Seattle's Jeff Ramsey has worn many hats throughout his career, his work experience ranging from the bar and restaurant industry, to the music and entertainment biz and the overlap of both. Most recently, Ramsey teamed up with Pike Place Market's beloved burlesque and cabaret theater, Can Can, to help redevelop the venue's menu, service standards, and overall aesthetic.
    http://www.thestranger.com

Nov 26

Music and Theater

Get yourself some culture, without even getting in a car. On Sunday, December 3 at 10:30am, enjoy a performance of Taproot Theatre’s Silent Night by Daniel Stoltenberg at the Wallingford Presbyterian Church (1414 Ashworth Ave N): A pair of strangers find themselves trapped with an angel, caught between time and continents. While not happy to find them in […]

    Music and Theater | Wallyhood
    Get yourself some culture, without even getting in a car. On Sunday, December 3 at 10:30am, enjoy a performance of Taproot Theatre's Silent Night by Daniel Stoltenberg at the Wallingford Presbyterian Church (1414 Ashworth Ave N): A pair of strangers find themselves trapped with an angel, caught between time and continents.
    http://www.wallyhood.org

Nov 24

Dog News

An anonymous contributor wrote: Hi just thought your readers might want to know animal control officers are actively ticketing for off leash violations at Wallingford Park today, and say they are going to step up their presence there due to complaints about off-leash dogs. Said anonymous contributor contributed said anonymous tip earlier this week, so […]

    Dog News | Wallyhood
    An anonymous contributor wrote: Hi just thought your readers might want to know animal control officers are actively ticketing for off leash violations at Wallingford Park today, and say they are going to step up their presence there due to complaints about off-leash dogs. Said anonymous contributor contributed said anonymous tip earlier this week, so ...
    http://www.wallyhood.org

Nov 24

Nov 23

Community calendar: Celebrate the holidays and Jimi Hendrix’s 75th Birthday, and take an Opt Outside Walk

SAT-SUN See and buy crystals, stones, gems, jewelry, noon-7 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, East West Bookshop, 6407 12th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206-523-3726 or eastwestbookshop.com).

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FRI-SUN Artist vendors with art, native crafts, regalia, jewelry, clothing, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center, 4705 W. Marginal Way S.W., Seattle (206-431-1582 or duwamishtribe.org/events.html).

SAT Art, crafts, quilts, vendors, baked goods, food concession, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Alki Masonic Hall, 4736 40th Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-650-5491).

...2-$6 items at 30 neighborhood restaurants, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Hing Hay Park, 409 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle (ethnicseattle.com...

SAT Vendors from Seattle Made selling a variety of holiday gifts, wearables, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Broadway Market, 401 Broadway Ave. E., Seattle (facebook.com/events/176289476294846/).

SAT Meeker Mansion decorated for Christmas, craft vendors throughout rooms, hot cider, cookies, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup; $6 admission benefits mansion restoration, $1 discount with food bank donation (253-848-1770 or meekermansion.org).

SAT-SUN Craft market features comic book and pop culture inspired apparel, toys, jewelry, art, free make-and-take craft activity for kids, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Hangar 30, Magnuson Park, 6310 N.E. 74th St., Seattle (facebook.com/events/1993251130905095/).

SUN Shop for unique gifts, learn about upcoming NAAM events; 20% off purchase with donation of two cans of food, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle (206-518-6000 or naamnw.org/events/).

PLAN AHEAD Nature-inspired gifts, fresh greens, crafts, botanical decorations; proceeds benefit the Arboretum, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 2, Graham Visitor Center, 2300 Arboretum Dr. East, Seattle (206-325-4510 or arboretumfoundation.org/).

PLAN AHEAD 37th annual fair, arts and crafts by 115 vendors, entertainment, food vendors; supports PNA’s programs for kids, seniors and community; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 2, Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle (206-783-2244 or phinneycenter.org).

FRI Walk 2.4 mile paved trail around the park, all proceeds benefit Rainier Valley Food Bank, noon Friday, Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; $35 (walkofgratitude.org).

TUE Taste Champagne, sparkling wines, learn about styles, 6 p.m. Tuesday, South Seattle College, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $75 (206-934-5339 or southseattle.edu/).

...8:30 p.m. Friday-Dec. 23 and Dec. 26-Jan. 1; Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $7.95-$11.95 (zoo.org/wildlights...

...light holiday tree and lights throughout the Market, 5 p.m. Saturday, Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, Seattle (pikeplacemarket.org/events/magic-in-the-market-holiday-celebration...

...craft activities for all ages, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; MOHAI admission $13.95-$19.95, ages 14 and younger free, $2 off admission...

SAT Holiday entertainment for all ages, snacks, Santa visits, 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Bergen Place Park, 5420 22nd Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-784-9705 or visitballard.com/events/ballard-holidayfest/).

SUN Part of parade of decorated boats on Lake Union and Lake Washington, holiday buffet, beverages available; 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Waterways Cruises, 2441 N. Northlake Way, Seattle; $36.95-$62.95 (206-223-2060 or /waterwayscruises.com/holiday-cruises-festive).

DEC. 1 Celebrate Freeway Park illuminations with hot chocolate, bonfire, Dickens Carolers, 4:30 p.m., parade to Figgy Pudding event at Westlake Park at 6 p.m. Dec. 1; Freeway Park, 700 Seneca St., Seattle (freewayparkassociation.org).

DEC. 1-3 26th annual exhibit of hundreds of Nativities from 100 countries and territories around the world, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 1-2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 3, Messiah Lutheran Church, 7050 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (206-524-0024).

ONGOING Teddy bear wonderland, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily Nov. 23-Dec. 26, Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University St., Seattle; free, donations for Seattle Children’s Hospital suggested (fairmont.com/seattle/activities-services/events-calendar/).

ONGOING See Santa’s reindeer Dasher and Blitzen, model train village, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., “Meet the Reindeer” sessions with photo ops, 10 a.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-782-2543 or swansonsnursery.com).

...guest Janie Hendrix, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP), 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $17-$28 (206-770-2700 or mopop.org...

WED Retired NASA Antarctic glaciologist Dr. Robert Bindschadler explains why we need to reduce carbon emissions with “Taming Bigfoot Seattle” fun and educational event, 7 p.m. Wednesday, El Centro De La Raza, 2524 16th Ave. S., Seattle (tamingbigfootseattle.org).

PLAN AHEAD Explore six historic and contemporary homes via shuttle service, craft fair at community club; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2, Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mount Rainier Drive S., Seattle; $35-$40 (mountbaker.org).

FRI Volkssport 5k or 10k walks, 10 a.m. Friday, Don Armeni Park, 1222 Harbor Ave. S.W., Seattle (ava.org/OptOutside2017.php).

    Community calendar: Celebrate the holidays and Jimi Hendrix's 75th Birthday, and take an Opt Outside Walk
    A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Nov. 24-30, 2017. Share story FRI Adoption fees waived for all black, black-spotted and black-striped cats and kittens available, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; also, adoption fees waived for all pets ages 7 and older through Nov. 30, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Nov 23

Nov 22

Where to watch the Apple Cup: 6 great bars for Seattle-area Husky and Cougar fans

1012 NE 65th St, Seattle (206 522-4950 or teddysseattle.com)

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613 Fourth Ave S., Seattle (206 762-3964 or marcopolopub.com)

5811 24th Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-706-9999 or fitzgeraldssportsbar.com)

 8230 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle (206 523-1115 or wedgwoodbroiler.com)

5105 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206 420-2737 or ballardloft.com)

    Where to watch the Apple Cup: 6 great bars for Seattle-area Husky and Cougar fans
    Six great bars for University of Washington and Washington State University fans in Seattle and on the Eastside to catch Saturday's Apple Cup. Share story Husky and Cougar fans, we've got you covered. Here's six great bars to catch the 110 th Apple Cup at 5 p.m. Saturday.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Nov 22

Meet Wallingford’s New Supervising Librarian

If you stop by our neighborhood branch of the Seattle Public Library with any frequency, you may have noticed a new face recently.  On October 9, Dawn Rutherford had her first day as Wallingford’s new Supervising Librarian, replacing her predecessor who has moved to Canada. She comes to us from the Snohomish-Island County library system […]

    Meet Wallingford's New Supervising Librarian | Wallyhood
    If you stop by our neighborhood branch of the Seattle Public Library with any frequency, you may have noticed a new face recently. On October 9, Dawn Rutherford had her first day as Wallingford's new Supervising Librarian, replacing her predecessor who has moved to Canada.
    http://www.wallyhood.org

Nov 22

Nov 21

Nov 21

Hundreds of affordable housing units slated for Seattle light rail stations

The Roosevelt project will be a joint venture between Bellwether Housing and Mercy Housing Northwest, located at 6600 Roosevelt Way NE. All of the development will be reserved for low-income residents.

    Hundreds of affordable housing units slated for Seattle light rail stations
    Three Seattle light rail stations are being targeted with affordable housing projects as the region struggles to provide low-income options for residents. "Now more than ever, Seattle is experiencing a critical lack of housing for our most vulnerable citizens," said Sound Transit Boardmember and King County Council Chair Joe McDermott.
    http://mynorthwest.com

Nov 20

The City reveals “Preferred Alternative” zoning changes for Wallingford

Micro apartment buildings throughout the Wallingford Urban Village? It’s possible under new zoning recommendations recently released by the City. Even though Mayor Ed Murray has left office, his Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda or HALA lives on. The HALA upzones (known as Mandatory Housing Affordability or MHA) are being championed by our own District four […]

    The City reveals "Preferred Alternative" zoning changes for Wallingford | Wallyhood
    Micro apartment buildings throughout the Wallingford Urban Village? It's possible under new zoning recommendations recently released by the City. Even though Mayor Ed Murray has left office, his Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda or HALA lives on. The HALA upzones (known as Mandatory Housing Affordability or MHA) are being championed by our own District four ...
    http://www.wallyhood.org

Nov 20

Nov 19

  • Construction permit

    Establish use as and construct a townhouse structure with surface parking, per plan

    6317 9th Ave. N.E. Issued November 17, 2017 Comment

Nov 19

Nov 18

New Restricted Parking Zones in Wallingford?

The City is collecting feedback on a proposal to add additional Restricted Parking Zones (RPZ’s), or areas that would require a special zone sticker to park at certain times of the day. From the SDOT website RPZ page: SDOT recently completed a parking study of residential streets in Wallingford to determine the occupancy in the […]

    New Restricted Parking Zones in Wallingford? | Wallyhood
    The City is collecting feedback on a proposal to add additional Restricted Parking Zones (RPZ's), or areas that would require a special zone sticker to park at certain times of the day. From the SDOT website RPZ page: SDOT recently completed a parking study of residential streets in Wallingford to determine the occupancy in the ...
    http://www.wallyhood.org

Nov 18

  • Construction permit

    Initial TI for vacant retail/restaurant tenant space, change use to animal health services and occupy as veterinary clinic, per plans.

    6800 Roosevelt Way N.E. Issued November 16, 2017 Comment

Nov 18

Nov 17

Three affordable housing projects on Sound Transit property move forward

...to build around 245 apartments from one to three bedrooms on a land parcel at 6600 Roosevelt Way Northeast. The project will also include retail space, a daycare, a community room, and a pedestrian...

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...Group and Bellwether Housing over a 21,600-square-foot property on the corner of Boylston Avenue and Madison Street. (That property was originally the site of the planned First Hill light rail station before...

    Three affordable housing projects on Sound Transit property move forward
    Three affordable transit-oriented developments (TOD) on Sound Transit property are moving forward after a board meeting Thursday: One in Capitol Hill, one in First Hill, and another in Roosevelt. All are within a short walk of current or future light rail stations.
    https://seattle.curbed.com

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