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North Helpline Food Bank asks volunteers to trick or treat for cans instead of candy

The North Helpline Food Bank (12736 33rd Ave NE) is planning a Halloween food drive. On Monday, October 31, 2011, volunteers will be collecting food and personal care items in several neighborhoods, including Green Lake. The North Helpline Food Bank feeds the hungry and provides emergency assistance to residents of zip codes 98125, 98133, 98155, 98177, and 98115. For more information about collecting donations while you trick or treat, contact Food Bank staff at (206) 367-3477 or foodbank [at]  

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What films are your Green Lake neighbors watching?

There’s a great post over on Lake City Live about a new NYT interactive feature: a map that illustrates Netflix rental patterns by zip code. It’s a bit hard to pinpoint Green Lakers using data that is broken down by zip code, as Green Lake straddles both 98103 and 98115.  Most of the neighborhood is in 98103, but everything east of 1st Ave NE is in 98115. However, the 98103 and 98115 Netflix rental lists for 2009 don’t vary too significantly: Most Rented in 98103 Milk Slumdog Millionaire The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Burn After Reading Rachael Getting Married…

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North Seattle Round-up: nearby events, public art, new and closing businesses, bargain alert and crime watch

Weekly news from our neighbors! Nearby events: Wallingford: Sutra Restaurant is hosting a vegetarian Thanksgiving feast on Thursday. Wallingford: Avila Restaurant has begun to offer weekly family dinner nights on Sunday nights. Wallingford: Wallyhood’s fundraiser auction to benefit the Wallingford Community Senior Center continues through the Sunday following Thanksgiving. Greenwood: Greenwood Elementary School will be hosting a 100th Birthday Celebration & Environmental Fair on Saturday, December 5. Lake City: Local author Meredith J. Berlin will be reading from her new book The Ghost Light Kids Get Hooked! at the Lake City Library (12501 28th NE) on Monday, December 7, 2009…

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North Seattle Round-up: nearby events, new businesses, bargain alerts and crime watch

Weekly news from our neighbors! Nearby events: Wallingford: Those awesome folks over at Wallyhood are holding an online fundraiser auction, with all proceeds to go to the Wallingford Community Senior Center.  They are currently soliciting donations. Wallingford: The Wallingford Chamber of Commerce and Wallingford Community Council are also planning a fundraising event for the Wallingford Community Senior Center.  The Soup and Bread Fundraiser will be held this Thursday, November 19th. Greenwood: On Saturday, December 5th, there will be a community breakfast at the Greenwood Senior Center (525 N 85th St), followed by a leaf & litter cleanup focusing on Greenwood…

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Dick’s Drive-In Restaurants: Free burgers for veterans and active military members

(This post originally appeared on Wallingford’s neighborhood blog Wallyhood.) Today is Veteran’s Day, and in honor of the occasion, Dick’s is handing out free cheeseburgers to vets: Dick Spady, co-founder and president of Dick’s Drive-In Restaurants, says this Veterans Day effort is “near and dear to my heart.” “I served in the Navy in World War II, the Air Force during the Korean War, and my wife was in the Navy when we met in 1954. We both share a deep respect and admiration for our fellow veterans and active military members. They deserve our recognition and support,” Spady says….

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