Posts By: Vincent Wilcke

Jun 21

June 21, 2012

Seattle Beaches Have Lifeguards!

This upcoming Saturday June 23 will hopefully bring some sunshine to Seattle, as it marks the opening of several of Seattle’s wading pools and is the first day of summer that lifeguards will head to their posts 7 days a week, (weather permitting). Lifeguards will be on duty noon-7pm Mondays-Fridays, and 11-am-7pm Saturdays and Sundays beginning this weekend through the 26th of August, at various beaches around the city including Madrona Park Beach, East & West Green Lake Beaches, Magnuson Park Beach,…

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Jun 20

June 20, 2012

Wedgwood Art Festival Coming in July

The Wedgwood Art Festival is celebrating it’s 7th year of bringing the community together to enjoy local art from around the neighborhood on July 14th and 15th! This year’s festival is outdoors at the Hunter’s Tree Farm lot and will feature a display of local art, kids activities, musical acts, and food vendors throughout the weekend. The Hunter’s lot was actually recently renovated with the help of local volunteers and support & funding from Tully’s Coffee for the project.  The…

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Jun 4

June 4, 2012

Big Plot in Green Lake Begins to Fill Up!

After a dull four years with no prospects, the developers of the Green Lake Village area are finally taking action and beginning to rebuild the apartment/retail project on the Vitamilk Dairy site. The Developers, Lorig Associates had stopped construction back in 2007 when a deal fell through with a prospective grocery tenant, leaving a huge hole in the center of the Green Lake area. The project has been stagnant until a year ago, when PCC Market agreed to lease half…

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May 15

May 15, 2012

2012 Farmer’s Markets Summer Season Updates

If you weren’t out enjoying this lovely turn of the weather this weekend you were one of few; as the sun starts to come out, so do the summer crops and the local farmers markets will open in a few weeks with a ton of fresh new produce. The 2012 farmer’s market season took off running this year, with some markets already up and others soon to follow in the next few weeks. The surrounding Seattle areas will have a…

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May 2

May 2, 2012

Help Give the Tigers’ Lair a Remodel at Woodland Park Zoo

The Tiger and Sloth bear exhibits at the Woodland Park Zoo haven’t seen any updates in the past 60 years and it’s about time they received some  fresh new interiors! The Zoo is planning the biggest design they’ve seen since the 1990s and plans to build a brand spankin new state-of-the-art exhibit for the Malayan Tigers, sloth bears, small clawed otters, birds, and much more over two acres long! This new exhibit is also hoped to shed light on the…

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Apr 17

April 17, 2012

Celebrate Earth Day This Weekend!

The Wallingford Chamber of Commerce is helping the Wallingford neighborhood celebrate Earth Day this weekend with it’s much anticipated 3rd annual “Operation Beautification Wallingford” on Saturday. The clean up crews will be gathering from 11am to 2pm around the Wallingford Center to begin cleaning, and will also host face painting, a bake sale and live music. If you’d like to help beautify the neighborhood but aren’t able to work outdoors, you can donate items to the bakes sale! All proceeds…

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