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.

We Tried All 5 Açaí Bowls at Kitanda

  Since opening last June, Kitanda Espresso & Açaí has been calling my name. The storefront is located in Green Lake Village, wedged next to Menchie’s and Modo Yoga. If the sweet aroma of berry and Brazilian coffee beans isn’t enough for you, these açaí bowls will be. Kitanda is a family-owned company since 1998, with locations in […]

Green Lake Gym Rat: Modo Yoga

Fall is inevitably here, and whether or not you want to embrace the pumpkin spice lattes, cold temperatures and grey days lie before us. In part two of our Gym Rat Series, where we try neighborhood gyms on for size, we dabble into hot yoga. Specifically, Modo Yoga. The first time I tried hot yoga was in […]

Meet Kilo

Meet Kilo, a 12-week-old Pembrooke Welsh Corgi. Kilo likes slow walks around the park and lounge time in the fall leaves. He loves not sitting still and getting his photo taken.

Green Lake Gym Rat: Northwest Crossfit

As Green Lake continues to expand with more businesses and residents, so does its fitness footprint! While the park loop remains to be one of Seattle’s most popular trails, one can’t help but notice the plethora of fitness options in our neighborhood. In fact, within a one mile radius, Green Lake and Roosevelt have nine specialty […]

Weekend Brunchin’ at Green Lake Part. 2

                            There’s such great brunch options in and near Green Lake, I had to write a second post to include them all. You may remember my first post from a few months ago. So here is part deux: Vegan Highlander at Sunlight Cafe: […]

Celebrate Earth Week at Latona Pub Apr. 20-25

When it comes to Earth Day and Earth Week, Green Lake’s Latona Pub takes it seriously. The pub talks the talk and walks the walk –quite literally even. This year, the team at Latona will continue its tradition to reduce its carbon footprint by keg delivery without the assistance of motorized vehicles. Yes, that means […]

Green Lake Guide to Seattle Restaurant Week: Apr. 12-16 & 19-23

This month marks the return of Seattle Restaurant Week, the popular opportunity to enjoy special three-course dinners ($30) and two-course lunches ($15) at some of Seattle’s most celebrated restaurants. The week, which actually takes place across two weeks (Apr. 12-16, 19-23, no weekends), includes five participating restaurants near Green Lake. From Ravenna to Greenwood, we have […]

Rules of the Road: Follow Up

Okay Greenlakers, you asked and we listened. We were so excited to see the responses from last week’s Rules of the Road article, we wanted to follow up on your questions. So, we enlisted the help of our friends (and experts) at the Seattle Parks Department: Q: Where do toddler with small bikes go? A: The outer lane […]

Decades & Doughnuts: Upcoming Spring Races

Have donuts…will run? Polyester, neon or parachute pants? This spring, Green Lake races are getting festive. Whether you need to work off your Sunday-morning doughnut fix or need an excuse to pull out those neon leggings, Green Lake 5ks will help you get there. Here’s two upcoming races to consider: Decade Dash by Northwest Seattle […]

King County Metro’s “In Motion” Comes to Green Lake This Spring

In an effort to strength the community and provide residents with incentives to walk, bike, bus or carpool to work, King County Metro has launched a new campaign: In Motion. As part of the program, “Travel Advisors” are visiting 5,000 homes across the region to talk with residents about trying new ways to get around the neighborhood. […]

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