Posts Tagged ‘wallingford’

McPhee’s Moving to Liquor Store Location

OH, Archie! by Seattle Daily Photo [flickr] via our group pool [#]

As reported by FremontUniverse this afternoon (#), Archie McPhee is moving to the no-man’s land between Wallingford and Fremont, right into the spot currently occupied by the state-controlled liquor store.

Since I walk past that store almost daily, I’m pretty excited that I’ll have something other than Not A Number to amuse me on my way home. However, I am minorly concerned about where I’m going to buy my liquor on the way home if Archie’s takes over that space.

On the other hand, the combination of liquor and Archie McPhee seems like a really excellent business plan.

So… if McPhee’s moves into the liquor store, do they just get to keep the liquor license?? They already have the cocktail supplies, so perhaps they could supply the cocktails as well? My walk home is looking better and better every day!

Wallingford’s Wurst Festival

Ben Loves to go to the Wurst Festival by jwalsh [flickr]

St. Benedict School in Wallingford is throwing their 26th annual Wurst Festival this weekend. The festival is a fundraiser for St. Benedict School, celebrating its centennial this year. Throughout the weekend, the festival will have rides, craft vendors, and a Biergarten available.

The festival runs from 5 p.m.-midnight tonight, and from 11 a.m.-midnight tomorrow. The Wallingford Wurst Festival draws a crowd of 10,000+ to the neighborhood annually, and St. Ben’s Choir will be singing at 11 a.m. on Saturday to start off the musical acts for the day, which also include Portage Bay Big Band and Ruby Blondell.

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