March 7, 2010

Anyone who has looked for a house in the past couple of years has probably noticed a new feature in many listings – the WalkScore, a measure of a home’s walkability to various amenities. Wallingford homes have an average rating of 90, which make the neighborhood a “walker’s paradise.” According to WalkScore’s Seattle rankings, Wallingford

March 6, 2010

If the warming weather has turned your thoughts to gardening, make this plan for the first day of spring, March 20: Seattle Tilth will do an earlier, small, indoor version of its popular Edible Plant Sale. Tilth outreach coordinator Liza Burke says that the sale “encourages people to start growing year-round, since you can do

March 6, 2010

In the latest Wallingford culinary accolade, Bon Appetit has named Mighty-O Donuts one of the 10 best donut spots in America. The purveyor of fried and glazed goodness opened in Tangletown in 2003. Said the magazine of Mighty-O: Dairy- and egg-free. Trans-fat and cholesterol-free. Here, the ethereal sugar rings (in flavors like lemon poppy seed,

February 25, 2010

The annual Spring Fecal Fest is here again. The popular Zoo Doo has been piling up and the “Prince of Poo” is ready to get rid of the “most exotic and highly prized compost in the Pacific Northwest,” as the zoo calls it. Photo courtesy Ryan Hawk/Woodland Park Zoo To enter for a chance to

February 25, 2010

A few dozen parents gathered this evening in the Lincoln High School library to meet Cheryl Grinager, the principal assigned to McDonald Elementary School, which will open in fall 2010 on the Lincoln site. Grinager has been principal at nearby Green Lake Elementary School for the past 10 years, but she stressed she was not