Sarah Lemmon

Sarah is co-creator and editor of Seattle Greenlaker. A former journalist with a nose for news and a heart for people, she owns her own PR and consulting business called Lemmon PR. When Sarah’s not exploring Green Lake, she’s sewing or searching for the best bowl of ramen in the city.

August Green Lake Happenings

  Seattle Canoe and Kayak Club’s Duck Island Race Series This summer series is open to all human-powered paddle craft. After the race stay for a hot dog or veggie dog and share a potluck dish among the other racers. For more information about this series, check out our recent post. August 18 and 25, […]

New Sunday Hebrew School To Open Fall 2017 In Greenwood

Registration is now open for Hebrew School of the Arts. The new school begins September 10, 2017. A project of Chabad of NW Seattle, Hebrew School of the Arts will provide a creative Jewish education for children aged 5 to 13 years. Synagogue membership is not required. Classes are held on Sunday mornings from 9:45 […]

Duck Island’s Illegal Skate Park To Be Disassembled Starting August 22

This just in… the illegally-constructed Duck Island skate ramp is scheduled to be disassembled later this month.  The Seattle Parks and Recreation Department confirms that the illegal skate ramp that was constructed earlier this summer on Duck Island will be removed starting Tuesday August 22. A Seattle Parks Spokesperson tells us that park crews will use jackhammers […]

Pickleball in Green Lake? Perhaps.

This just in. Green Lake is part of a pickleball pilot project (say that fast, we dare you!). For those wondering what pickle ball is, the short version is that it is a mix between tennis, badminton and ping pong. The sport is played on a court with paddles that are smaller than tennis rackets […]

Brown Bag Lunch Art Discussion This Thursday

This Thursday Art Historian Rebecca Albiani will be discussing art and aging. Bring your lunch, your questions, and your knowledge for lively discussions about topics important to you. Join facilitators from PSARA (Puget Sound Activists for Retirement Action) and NWCCA (Northwest Center for Creative Aging), in partnership with the Green Lake branch of the Seattle […]

Seattle Canoe and Kayak Club: Duck Island Race Series

A good friend once told me, “make sure you do things on Friday nights even if you are dog tired after work. It will help to make the weekend feel even longer.” And she was right. I highly recommend it. And if you are looking for a fun Friday night activity I have one that is […]

Primary Election: Don’t Forget To Vote By August 1

Just your regularly scheduled, friendly reminder that you have until August 1st to vote in the primary election. So stamp that ballot and put it in the mail or drop it off at one of the dozens of drop off locations including the Green Lake Community Center, 7201 E Green Lake Dr. N.

Meet Green Lake Author Donna Miscolta

We recently got a tip that a Green Lake resident and author was nominated for a Seattle Weekly Best of Seattle 2017 award. Her name is Donna Miscolta and she is an award winning writer. We asked her a few questions to find out a bit about her writing and ties to Green Lake. SG: How long have […]

Green Lake In The News

This weekend was a busy time for Green Lake. When the news helicopters weren’t circling to show footage of Duck Island’s illegally constructed skate park, news of Spud Fish & Chips closing (and reopening in a new building) caused quite a stir. Here’s your Monday highlights of both stories: The Illegal Skate Park on Duck […]

Green Lake’s Duck Island Illegal Skate Park

By now you have probably heard that Green Lake’s Duck Island has an illegal skate park. And if not, here’s the CliffsNotes version: a group of individuals built a skate “bowl” in secret as part of the Nike’s SB Project 58. The Nike endorsed site has since been taken down, but according to The Seattle Times, the […]

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