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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.

King County Master Gardener Plant Sale and Garden Market May 5-6

King County Master Gardener Plant Sale and Garden Market is having a 2 day sale at UW. The weekend starts with the Preview Party a fundraiser for the MG Foundation of King County, Friday, May 5. The sale runs Friday – Saturday and includes just about everything you could stick in your garden, from tomatoes, […]

Piano Playground named Finalist For Parent Map Golden Teddy Award

Piano Playground, a piano school based in Green Lake, has just been named a finalist for the 2017 Parent Map Golden Teddy Award.  One of five finalists to win as the best after-school enrichment program in the Puget Sound, Piano Playground will enter the final round of voting April 24 through April 30 to name the winner of the […]

If a Tree Falls in Green Lake Park Can You Bring it Home?

When a tree falls in Green Lake Park can you bring it home? We’ve received this question several times so we asked the Parks Department. Turns out, the answer is no. Sadly, it’s actually against the Seattle Municipal Code. While that is likely to be a bummer for quite a few Greenlakers, did you know that […]

Local Startup POGO Looking For Neighborhood Ambassadors

Pogo, a startup that connects families that carpool, is looking for community ambassadors to help get the word out to the neighborhood. You may remember we wrote about them last year after they received a large chunk of change to launch their app. Co-founded by Greenlaker Melissa Lehman, the company is also launching a new […]

Community Self Defense Workshop April 29

Green Lake Martial Arts is hosting a community self defense workshop at the Green Lake Community Center April 29. No prior experience is necessary to attend this workshop. Children are welcome to attend, but those under age 14 must be accompanied by a parent and parents must fill out waivers for students under age 18. […]

What To Do If You Find Hateful Graffiti

Today, a Facebook post on one of the Green Lake neighborhood groups described a woman’s experience when she discovered a stall door at Evans Pool covered with swastikas, the word “nazi” and other offensive terms. The woman who posted the story (and several photos) identified herself as ‘one of the only Jewish families in the neighborhood.’ […]

Green Lake Open and Closed Report

Open There’s a new nail salon in Green Lake. Bonjour Nails & Spa, formerly Century Nails, had its grand opening in March. Open 7 days a week, Bonjour does mani/pedis, waxing, eye lash extensions and several other services. 6900 E Green Lake Way N Suite F1, (206) 524-6444. The Triumph dealer on Aurora and Winona Ave has had […]

How Do You Get Rid of Those Creepy Crawly Pests Around Green Lake?

Did you read the story recently that spiders could theoretically eat every human being on earth in one year? I did and it gave me the heeby jeebies. Especially when I think about the spring cleaning I need to do to my backyard soon to open up our patio and prepare for more time outdoors. So […]

Evans Pool: The Story Behind How Green Lake Pool Got its Name

When I first moved to Green Lake I had a heck of a time remembering the name of the pool. (I won’t leave you in suspense if you don’t know… its Evans Pool). But I kept googling Green Lake pool when I tried to find out the pool hours and classes. While most of the […]

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