Shelly Najjar

Shelly is a freelance writer and registered dietitian nutritionist in Seattle. Born and raised in the Green Lake neighborhood, she loves exploring the distinct personalities of each neighborhood in the city. She celebrates fun moments big or small, highlights people's stories (everyone has one), and encourages life experiences both in and out of our comfort zones.

Things to Do, Eat, And See In Green Lake This Spring Part 2

Continuing our spring events post (there’s a lot to see and do this spring in Green Lake!) Here’s whats coming up in April. Run As One ’17 – Seattle In its 6th year, the Run As One event takes place in various locations around the nation, in honor of Marine veteran Clay Hunt, an original […]

Things to Do, Eat, And See In Green Lake This Spring Part 1

We’re all familiar with the races and other fun events that pop up as a sign of spring in Green Lake. It seems that Green Lake wakes up as we come out of the gray winter weather. Here is the first part of a two part series featuring several events happening this spring right here […]

Valentine’s Date Ideas In and Near Green Lake

By Shelly Najjar Valentine’s Day falls on a Tuesday this year, but don’t let that stop you from celebrating with your sweetie, enjoying company with friends, or treating yourself to one of the many options in the Green Lake area. Ideas for Valentine’s Day and the prior weekend are included below. “The Liar” at the […]

Releasing Floating Sky Lanterns Is Illegal, Says Seattle Fire

By Shelly Najjar Made popular by increased awareness of global festivals and the movie Tangled, releasing floating sky lanterns seems like a great summer activity, but it’s actually an illegal act that could endanger other people. Lt. Harold Webb, a representative from the Seattle Fire Department, says the department is “very concerned about the public’s […]