Chelsea Asplund

Chelsea runs Seattle Greenlaker's social media and is a lifestyle contributor. A self-proclaimed pop cultureist and social media butterfly, she works in public relations and loves all things people. When she's not corgi-watching at Green Lake she's hopping ferries and exploring Puget Sound.

Revisiting the Rules of the Green Lake Trail

It’s that time of year again. Yes, it’s time to review the rules of the road… the Green Lake trail specifically.  This post originally ran in 2015 and had a follow up with a few questions we received from readers here.  For anyone who has visited it, Green Lake Park is one of many treasured gems […]

Modo Yoga Celebrates 2nd Anniversary, Offers Free Yoga This Weekend

On May 1, Modo Yoga Seattle will celebrate its 2nd anniversary. And this weekend they’ll celebrate the milestone in true form – with yoga! This Saturday and Sunday the studio will offer free classes and in studio specials. That’s right, all classes are free, but you must sign up online to reserve a spot before they sell out. […]

Meet Roo

We spotted Roo, a mixed breed rescue dog, hanging out near the boat house. Ready to hit the Green Lake trail with his lime green backpack.

Seattle Restaurant Week Returns This Month

This month Seattle Restaurant Week returns with a vengeance, where for two weeks (April 10-14, 17-24) dine at more than 165 restaurants as they serve up specially-priced three-course dinners ($30) and two-course lunches ($15).   Seattle Restaurant Week is a great opportunity to get out and try new places and – lucky for us – there’s […]

Six Washington Wines For Spring

In honor of  Taste Washington Wine Month and also, for the love of wine, we asked both of Green Lake PCC’s Wine and Beer Specialists Stephen Johnson and Benjamin Rodgers about their favorite selections for spring. By day you can find them at PCC Greenlake Aurora and Greenlake Village, helping shoppers as they mull over their wine and beer purchases. But […]

Is your bus route changing? New Metro changes in North Seattle

The new and exciting University Link Light Rail begins service this Saturday. The $1.9 billion twin-bored tunnels will transport riders to Capitol Hill and downtown Seattle from Husky Stadium, every six minutes during peak hours. But along with it, many metro bus routes will be changed, mostly to transport riders to and from the station. […]

Signs of Spring: Green Lake Turtles

Recently spotted: Green Lake turtles! These little reptiles are a sure sign of spring, as they emerge on the wooden logs to bask in the sun. Keep an eye out for them on the southwestern side of the lake. In the meantime, 19 days until Spring.

Enforcement of Seattle’s Dog Laws to Begin Next Week

Dog-owners, this is a heads up for you: leash-up and scoop-up. Beginning next week, an increased enforcement will occur in Seattle’s 400+ city parks, monitoring for off-leash and pet waste violations. The enforcement is part of a new initiative called “Keep Our Parks Safer,” in response to regular complaints made to the Seattle Parks Department. Data supplied […]

On Sale Now: Holiday Trees, Swags and Wreaths at Green Lake Elementary

If you’re looking for Christmas trees, swags or wreaths, look no further than Green Lake Elementary. Tucked behind the Hearthstone you’ll find the 30th Annual PTA Christmas Tree Sale. Sprawled across the frosted playground of Green Lake Elementary, you’ll find trees of all sizes to take home. The trees vary from $20-$90, unsheared Charlie Brown […]

Where to Watch Football in Green Lake

It’s football season. And you don’t have to go far to watch the game right here in (or near) Green Lake. Green Lake Ale House Notes: The newest pub in town has more than a dozen TVs to watch the game. They also have a section in the back that’s a bit quieter if you want […]

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