Summer Guide 2010: Wallingford

You know it

You know it’s summer when the lines at Molly Moon’s (1622 N 45th St.; 206.547.5105; stretch around the block and fleets of kites are flying high at Gas Works Park.

Grab a sidewalk seat for the Wallingford Kiddies Parade (July 10, 11a.m.; 206.632.3165;, in which children show off the true meaning of “pageantry.” Post-parade, explore the nearby Wallingford Street Fair (July 10; 206.632.3165; and take in local crafts, food, music and other festive activities.

Celebrity Sightings
According to local blogs, crooner (and Wallingford resident) Dave Matthews spends more time hanging out in his ’hood than on tour. He’s been spotted at Fuel Coffee, Tilth restaurant and the QFC formerly known as Food Giant.

Originally published in 2010