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Thinking of buying a hardware store and have an extra $399,000 hanging around? Well, today could be your lucky day. Tweedy and Popp at Wallingford Center is for sale. You can check out the listing here or here (if that first link won’t work). I spoke to Paul Kim, the listing agent at Helix Real […]
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The Wallingford United Methodist Church on 42nd and Bagley is hosting a funeral planning presentation for those wishing to take control of the Big Exit. Writes Nancy: Join your neighbors for a presentation by Kathy Long, Executive Director of Peoples’ Memorial Association, a nonprofit organization that provides funeral education and advocacy. The event is aimed […]
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Let’s taco about it! Blinking neon lights announced a swanky new Mexican restaurant in the neighborhood. With Super Bueno, seasoned (no pun there!) restaurateur Ethan Stowell added another feather to his cap. It is located on Stone Way, which has many American joints/bars which serve the odd tacos or poke bowl, but no proper restaurants […]
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Here’s your reminder that this weekend is the Fremont Fair and Solstice Parade, and Mother Nature has blessed us with a gorgeous weekend to enjoy it with. The Solstice Parade kicks off at NW 39th St and Leary Way NW at 1 pm on Saturday with the famous Naked Bicycle ride (captured in quirkiness by local […]
These are desperate times for those fleeing their home countries for safety and freedom. In the face of the stunning injustices the president’s government has been inflicting on those in need, many of us are wondering what can one person do. Despite the walls going up (literal or figurative), there are still organizations working to […]
Growing up, my family was not particularly religious. I learned Hebrew from a private tutor, alongside the children of a couple family friends, but only stepped foot in a synagogue once or twice throughout my childhood. My family was part of a group of similarly-minded Jewish families that would gather in a church basement on […]
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Matt from the Pacific Northwest Shop (4411 Wallingford Ave N, a Wallyhood sponsor) writes: Summer doesn’t officially start for another few weeks, but the Pacific Northwest Shop will begin celebrating early with their Second Saturdays of Summer event kicking off this weekend. Select groups of local makers will be coming to the shop each second Saturday in […]
Each year I get excited about summer vacation. I go to schools and talk up fun programs to kids and teens, and share with them some of the books I’ve enjoyed. I daydream about long weeks with nothing to do, but visit the library and read read read. I was definitely one of those kids […]
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40th, 50th, and Green Lake Way north of 50th are all to be repaved next year, which includes a full redesign of the streets that is happening now. Current plans swap out parking lanes for bike lanes, with protected bike lanes added to 40th and a cycle track added to Green Lake Way. In the […]
City Fruit is a Seattle non profit that promotes the cultivation of urban fruit to build strong communities. They saw the abundance of fruit trees in the city, and how little of the fruit was consumed. They have done great work to solve that problem. Last year they harvested 34,000 pounds of fruit with […]
I’m taking advantage of my publisher privilege to invite you all to visit my yard sale today. Sunday, June 3rd only, 8 am – 3 pm, lots of good stuff, including: Camping and climbing equipment Snow chains for trucks and cars Kids books and toys Computer displays, cords and brand new Chromebook Pillows, pillows, pillows […]
For fans of old Seattle architecture, 4030 Eastern Avenue North is a Craftsman, circa 1916, that has been both preserved and remodeled.
(This post provided by Wallingford realtors Kris Murphy & Daniela Dombrowski of Keller Williams. They are Wallyhood sponsors.) I am sure you have all heard by now, the Seattle Real Estate market is incredibly competitive (HUGE UNDERSTATEMENT). Here is a more localized look at our own neighborhood. I had to check my figures twice to make […]
Wallingford Playfield equipment is scheduled to be replaced this Fall (and will be closed for a while while that happens) due to a termite infestation in the swings. While they’re replacing the swings, they’ll be replacing all the old equipment with metal equipment as well, presumably to avert future termite incursions. It’s a $400,000 project, […]
From everything I’ve heard, the Wallingford Farmers Market in Meridian Park burst into full bloom this year: Wallingford turned out in droves both of the last two Wednesdays, with a lines at the produce stands and a park full of families. But if you didn’t manage to get your produce there, you have another local […]
The weather is heating up and the sun has been shining bright! Our summer evenings will soon be filled with picnics at Gas Works or neighborhood BBQs and many of those meals will be brimming with local cucumbers, tomatoes, and melons! These are all delicious foods to keep us cool on those hot summer days. […]
This Saturday, May 26, Cubes Baking Co. (2315 N. 45th St) will be celebrating their one year anniversary in Wallingford, and are having a little party to celebrate, noon – 5 pm, including Loteria every hour for a free cube Elotes by Amano Seattle Handmade crafts for sale by MariGlvn and Amano Seattle Birthday cake conchas A goodie bag raffle […]
The sun is out, and it’s a good time to pound the pavements and bask in the lovely weather while we can! If you, like me, enjoy walking all around our eclectic neighbourhood, you’d have noticed a beautiful carved tree trunk at 37th & Burke! When one of our editors tipped me off about this, […]
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Corinne Manning, a third grader at McDonald Elementary School, is a finalist in the “Doodle 4 Google” contest. Her doodle, titled “The Curious Cat,” is the Washington state finalist for the contest. The contest theme, open to students in K-12, was “What Inspires Me.” Voting on the doodles is open to the public until Friday, May […]
Starting today, May 17th, at 5:30pm and for the next few Thursdays, our local tea shop, Friday Afternoon Tea (at 4228 Stone Way N.), is having a series of tea tastings. The first entry in the Educational Tasting Series is a flight of green teas from China and Japan, some steamed and some toasted. Each […]
Reminder: Just Days Away Join Historic Wallingford for An Evening With Paul Dorpat–Seattle Author, Historian, and Seattle Times Columnist at Seattle First Church of the Nazarene 4401 2nd Ave NE, Seattle 98105 Friday, May 18th, 7 p.m. Join us and our very own Wallingford legend Paul Dorpat for a lively evening reminiscing over old photographs of the […]
With summer just around the corner, you know that the opening of the Wallingford Farmers Market cannot be far off, either. The first day of operations is this coming Wednesday, May 16. As has been the case for the past several years, the market will be held at Meridian Park at 50th St. and Meridian […]
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Wallingford United Methodist Church. 10am Worship. 2115 N 42nd St. A progressive congregation. In 1984 Wallingford UMC became the 9th reconciling Methodist church in the U.S. (206) 547-6945 (office); (206) 285-5077 (George).This article has 38 other Seattle locations (Show)
Positively Living Coffee Social. 9:30am-12 noon. Cupcake Royale, 1111 E Pike St. Every Saturday. Casual social get-together for the HIV community. Anthony, 206-957-1600. Sponsored by LIfelong.
Rainbow Walk for LGBTQ Elders 50+ - Green Lake Walk. 12 noon-1pm. 7201 E Green Lake Dr. N. Every Saturday starting 3/31 - Come Rain or Shine! - Meet at the Wading Pool (along...
Imperial Court of Seattle’s Closet Ball. 5pm doors; 6pm show. R Place, 619 E Pine St. Drag mothers dress and debut new drag performers at this fun event with fine drag entertainment throughout the evening. Suggested donation $5. www.imperialcourtofseattle.org and on Facebook.
...7-10pm. Pick up maps at participating shops & galleries located in the Ballard business district (Ballard Ave NW & NW Market St area). Meets 2nd Saturday each month. Enjoy an evening of art as local galleries & businesses...
Center for Spiritual Living. 8:25, 9:45, 11:30am. 5801 Sand Point Way NE. Blessings & we hope to see you soon! (206) 527-8801 ext 203, www.cslseattle.org
University Lutheran Church. 9:30am Worship, 10:30am Coffee Fellowship, 11am Adult Forum & Education Hour. 1604 NE 50th St. All are welcome. We choose love. (206) 525-7074. universitylutheranseattle.org
University Unitarian Church. 9:30am & 11:15am Sunday Services. (Late June-Aug 9:30am only.) 6556 35th Ave NE. Interweave is the official name for LGBTQ groups in the Unitarian-Universalist family as a...
University Congregational United Church of Christ. 9am all ages education; 10am Worship. 4515 16th Ave NE. UCUCC is an open & affirming congregation. (206) 524-2322; www.universityucc.org.
All Pilgrims Christian Church. 10:30am Worship. 500 Broadway E. Come as you are. All are welcome. A congregation of the Disciples of Christ & the United Church of Christ. (206) 322-0487, www.allpilgrims.org
St. Clement’s Episcopal Church. 10:30am Worship. 1501 32nd Ave S. Great music. Dynamic preaching. Holy communion. Encountering the transformative and unconditional love of God in Christ. Join us! www.stclementseattle.org
Seattle Sunday Bowling. 10:30am. West Seattle Bowl, 4505 39th Ave SW (at SW Oregon St). Open bowl every Sunday for the GLBT community & friends. You don’t have to worry about how you bowl! $6.50 + $3 shoe rental. (425) 785-4729.
Welcome Table Christian Church. 9:45am Meditation; 10:30am Worship; Labyrinth 2nd Sundays 1-4pm. 1322 S Bayview St. Where people of all genders and sexualities, and families of all shapes & sizes are welcome and celebrated. A welcoming and affirming community since 1987. welcometablecc.org
Emerald City Metropolitan Community Church Seattle. 11am Worship. Chapel at University Temple United Methodist Church, 1415 NE 43rd St. MCC is Seattle’s oldest Gay-friendly church. (206) 325-2421, www.mccseattle.org.
Lotus Sisters Guided Meditation. 11am-1:30pm. SASG, 115 15th Ave E, Suite 201. Meets 2nd Sunday each month. Senior students lead the meditation, provide dharma talks or reflections & lead discussion. (206) 329-5908; www.LotusSisters.org. (Meets in 2nd floor meeting room; no elevator.)
St Paul’s Episcopal Church. 11:15am (also 7:30am, 9am, 5pm). 15 W Roy St. We are an accepting, progressive, Anglo-Catholic parish, renewing its people for their Christian lives...
Holy Covenant International Christian Community Church. 12pm. 4525 19th Ave NE. Outreach to the LGBT community. email@example.com
Orca Swim Team Workout. Sun: Afternoon; Mon/Weds/Fri: Evenings; Tues/Thurs: Mornings. Seattle University, Redhawk Center, 14th Ave & E Cherry St. Pre-registration required. Orca Swim Team workouts are for both competitive & recreational swimmers. www.orcaswimteam.org
Dignity/Seattle. 6pm-Prayer Service. Ravenna United Methodist Church, 5751 33rd Ave NE. Meets 2nd Sunday each month. Dignity/Seattle is the local chapter of the nationwide organization...
Integrity/Puget Sound. 7pm Worship & Fellowship. St. Mark’s Cathedral, Thomson Chapel, 1245 10th Ave E. Integrity is an international ministry of Gay & Lesbian Episcopalians, their friends & families, dedicated to education...
Rainbow Walk for LGBTQ Elders 50+ - Volunteer Park Walk. 12 noon-1pm. 14th Ave E & E Prospect St. Every Monday starting 3/26 - Come Rain or Shine! - Meet at Black Sun sculpture across...
Freely Speaking Toastmasters. 7pm. Seattle Unity Church, 200 8th Ave N. Every Monday (except holidays & the last Mondays in August & December). Seattle’s only LGBT speaking club. www.FreelySpeaking.org
LGBTQ+ Group. 1:15-2:15pm. Orion Center, 1828 Yale Ave. Every Tuesday. A group for LGBTQ youth ages 13-24 & their allies. Sponsored by Youthcare. (206) 622-5555.
Rainbow Walk for LGBTQ Elders 50+ - Alki Beach Walk. 2-3pm. 61st Ave SW & Alki Ave SW. Tuesday starting 3/27 - Come Rain or Shine! - Meet at Statue of Liberty statue. Hot...
...LGBTQ Advisory Council Monthly Meeting. 6-8pm. Seattle Police Department East Precinct Community Meeting Room, 12th Ave & E Pine St. Meets 3rd Tuesday most months. An opportunity for the GLBT community to speak openly with...
...Addicts Anonymous (GLBTQI). 7-8:30pm. All Pilgrims Christian Church, 500 Broadway E (enter at 509 10th Ave E; buzz in, Dickson room). Every Tuesday. SAA is a fellowship of men & women whose primary...
Seattle Otters Water Polo Team. 8-9:30pm. Medgar Evers Pool, 500 23rd Ave E (at E Cherry St). Every Tuesday & Thursday. GLBT & GLBT-friendly co-ed water polo team...
Positively Living. 5-7pm. Lifelong, 1016 E Pike St., 3rd Fl. Every Wednesday. Social and support group for the HIV community with various topics for discussion and conversation. Anthony, 206-957-1600. Sponsored by Lifelong.
...Youth Open Mic - For Aspiring Writers & Performers, Ages 14-24. 7-8pm. Richard Hugo House, 1021 Columbia St. FREE. Everyone welcome to attend. StageFright not only features young folk, but is also MC...
Gay Fathers Association of Seattle. 7:30-9pm. Group Health, 201 16th Ave E, Central Bldg, Lower Atrium. Every Thursday. Support meetings for Gay fathers & Gay men who are...
Rainbow Walk for LGBTQ Elders 50+ - Kubota Gardens Walk. 12 noon-1pm. 9817 55th Ave S. Every Friday starting 3/30 - Come Rain or Shine! - Meet at the corner of 55th...
...S. Every Friday starting 3/30 - Come Rain or Shine! - Meet at the corner of 55th Ave S and Renton Ave S. Hot coffee and beautiful Rainbow umbrellas to use “just in case.” For info, call (206...
GSBA Scholars Dinner. 5:30pm. Seattle Marriott Waterfront, 2100 Alaskan Way. A celebration of and for GSBA’s scholarship winners as well as a fundraising dinner...
LGBTQ & Allies 18+ Free Friday Night Drop-In Volleyball. 6-7:45pm. Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave E. Every Friday. 206-684-4753.
Seattle Prime Timers Monthly Potluck. 2pm. Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church, 1729 Harvard Ave (behind Seattle Central College). Enter via the north parking lot and get a permit for...
Camp Ten Trees “TRUE COLORS” Gayla Dinner & Auction. 6pm. Block 41, 115 Bell St. Come on by and show your TRUE COLORS with delicious food and drinks, merriment, good...
Baha’i Prayer & Fellowship Circle. 10am. Pearl Warren Bldg, 606 12th Ave S. Meets 3rd Sunday each month. Share prayers, readings, thoughts & music. All backgrounds, all faiths welcome. (206) 391-2188.
...building community. Gay City Health Project’s Wellness Center provides anonymous & confidential HIV/STD testing. 517 E Pike St. More info or to schedule an appointment, (206) 860-6969. www.gaycity.org
...camping for GLBT folks. Must be 21; ID required. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.camptrc.org, 1122 E Pike St #1069, Seattle 98122-3934...
On Friday, May 11, 2018, Archie McPhee (1300 N 45th St) is unveiling their brand new Rubber Chicken Museum. A Grand Opening ribbon cutting starts at 3:00 p.m. There will be cake! And plenty of other fun surprises and oddities for sure. Bring your own drumstick. Museum features include the history of the rubber chicken, a […]
Representative Nicole Macri, Wallingford’s representative in the 43rd district, will be speaking at the Wallingford community council meeting tonight, May 9th. She’ll be speaking about affordable housing and ensuring livability with increased density. The community council meeting starts at 7:00 in the Good Shepherd Center, and Nicole is scheduled to speak around 7:30. The community […]
Most of us would probably agree that our city could stand a little sprucing up here and there (or, maybe, just about everywhere). If you’re willing to pitch in and lend hand, the city is ready to provide you with tools and other supplies you’ll need to make Seattle, umm, the cleanest, umm, city with […]
I’ve always been fascinated with sourdough. With regular bread, you’ve got your flour, your water and your yeast. The yeast comes in a powder from Fleischmann’s or whomever, and it’s yeast: you mix in with the flour and water, you wait for the little yeasties to eat the sugars in the flour, toot out some […]
The Tilth Edible Plant Sale is this weekend. Saturday and Sunday from 9am – 3pm at Meridian Parks , with early bird sale this afternoon from 5-7pm. Ellen added a great story to her running gardening column earlier this week. However, she buried the lead about the Edible Plant Sale. This sale has become a neighborhood tradition. […]
The poor farmer grows weeds. The fair farmer grows crops. The good farmer grows soil. — Sarah Pellkofer; Founder and Chief Soil Scientist of Micraculture and Wallingford Resident Vegetable gardens are becoming increasingly popular in many city neighborhoods and Wallingford is no exception. Small home gardens provide not only fresh produce but also add beauty […]
May Day is an ancient holiday, dating back at least to the days of the Roman Republic, when it was celebrated as part of the Floralia celebration on April 27th. Obviously, they didn’t call it May Day back then, both because it wasn’t May and also because they spoke Latin. It can also be traced […]
Many may assume with the possibility of zoning changes hanging in the air here in our neighborhood that developers might naturally choose to put a hold on their plans in the hopes that larger, taller buildings will be allowed on their lots in the near future. Indeed, that certainly seems to be the case at […]
The annual Art in Bloom garden art and studio tour takes place this weekend – partly in our neighborhood. From their website: Looking for the perfect focal piece for your garden or home? Take a break from weeding to shop and talk with nearly 20 artists in a variety of media on this free, self-guided […]
The Seattle Police Department announced today that they have made an arrest in the homicide case of Wallingford community leader Lita Byrnes: SPD Homicide Detectives have arrested a 25-year-old man for the murder of his roommate, a 38-year-old woman, in Wallingford last month. The arrest in this complex case came after an extensive investigation, working […]
Politico posted a story about millennials and housing affordability. It is a long, feature length article. Our own Wallingford neighborhood is used as the archetype for this battle playing out nationwide. The main person in the story is a young professional trying to change urban development. The story has a lot to say and can […]
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Just a quick reminder, the Woodland Park Zoo will be coming to the library (well, the meeting room behind the library) this Saturday, April 28, from 10-11 to talk about the City Nature Challenge 2018. Afterwards, we will do our first Wallingford Walk of the new series, as we embark on a mini-safari seeking out wildlife to identify […]