Emergency Repairs Coming Soon to Wedgwood’s Underground Electrical Infrastructure

Seattle City Light recently issued the following public notice of upcoming emergency repairs to Wedgwood’s underground electrical infrastructure, which failed following the extreme heat event we had earlier this summer. The repairs will begin in mid-August and last approximately 2 months. Click here for more information. This notice is intended to inform you about upcoming Seattle City Light construction in the Wedgwood area. Seattle City Light crews will be performing emergency work in the Wedgwood neighborhood to replace all the aging underground infrastructure that caused several unplanned power outages in this area. The excessive heatwave earlier this summer generated several Read More …

A Fruitful Community

This is a guest post from Bernedette H. In the Spring, Summer and Fall months while riding my bike or walking around the Wedgwood neighborhood I love to see what people are growing in their gardens.  My husband and I have lived here for over 15 years and it’s been great to see so many of our neighbors install garden boxes and plant all kinds of crops.  I love seeing what people are growing! I’ve never really paid attention to our neighborhood fruit trees, other than to avoid getting hit by falling fruit or riding my bike around the fruit Read More …

Grant Received! Congrats Think Big Wedgwood!

Think Big Wedgwood (TBW), a collection of residents from greater Wedgwood who have come together to make change in our community through the creation of art, non-violent direct action, and community engagement, recently was notified that they received a grant from the Department of Neighborhoods. The grant funds TBW to lead a public design process to design non-commercial banners along 35th Ave NE within Wedgwood to create a sense of unity in our neighborhood through art that communicates that Wedgwood welcomes all. Not only will the banners bring art and beauty to the business district, but the banners will hopefully Read More …

Join Us for our July Board Meeting on Zoom! Tues, 7/6, 7-8:30 PM

You’re invited to join us for our July board meeting on Tuesday, July 6th at 7PM via Zoom (see meeting details below). Our agenda may change over the coming week, but the meeting will likely include time to discuss the following: Welcome and public comments Review May and June meeting minutes Social equity check-in NEDC Systemic Racism Statement Wedgwood to Inverness Pedestrian Connectivity Project Discussion Members of Inverness and Matthews Beach invited to participate! Land-Use Committee check-in Wedgwood Ale House QFC US Bank Grant Received for 35th Ave NE Banner Project – Think Big Wedgwood! Meeting details follow: Wedgwood Community Read More …

Free Pile Day – Sat, June 5th

Neighbors throughout NE Seattle are organizing a “Free Pile Day” this Saturday, June 5th. According to one of the organizers, the “Free Pile Day” is a day when those with free items to offer leave their stuff in their driveway or lawn. Interested neighbors add their address to a map (deadline has passed) and “shoppers” can use the map to find these free piles. Interested in shopping for some free stuff? Check out the map below to see where the closest free pile is to you. Thanks to the organizers and to those who are piling up their stuff!

Bus Changes Coming to Wedgwood

Sound Transit recently announed the opening of the new Northgate Link Extension would be October 2nd, opening up the new University District, Roosevelt, and Northgate Stations along with 4.3 miles of new track. Link riders will be able to travel from Northgate to downtown in 14 minutes. In response to the opening of the Northgate Link Extension, King County Metro is making service changes to bus routes in North Seattle to improve connections with Link. One of the changes Wedgwood will see is the permanent elimination of Routes 71 and 76, which were suspended in September 2020. A new route, Read More …

Join Us! June WCC Board Meeting, Tuesday, June 1st at 7-8:30PM

You’re invited to join us for our April board meeting on Tuesday, June 1st at 7PM via Zoom (see meeting details below). Our agenda may change over the coming week, but the meeting will likely include time to discuss the following: Welcome and public comments Review May meeting minutes May election results Social equity check-in Anniversary of George Floyd’s murder Land-Use Committee check-in Wedgwood Ale House QFC US Bank Business district brainstorming – survey, outreach, support Wedgwood to Inverness Pedestrian Project – Update Membership discussion and fundraising brainstorming Summer picnic/events brainstorming Meeting details follow: Wedgwood Community Council is inviting you Read More …

Wedgwood Ale House – More 35th Ave NE changes perhaps on the horizon, which we’re monitoring…

Note: This post has been revised since it was first published. In February, we posted of about potential changes along 35th Ave NE that we were/are monitoring with: QFC having notified the public of its intent to close, The US Bank property at 87th for sale ($3.7M), The Thai of Wedgwood property for sale ($1.5M), The former Wong’s property at 94th for sale after submitting plans for redevelopment ($2.7M), and The Wedgwood Apartments and Veraci, south of Safeway, listed for sale ($6.5M). Today, we learned that two parcels (Wedgwood Ale House and the Wedgwood Apartments [no, a different one from Read More …