Kimberly Hereford

Kimberly is Greenlaker’s fine art appraiser and consultant. She has lived in Green Lake since 2005 and received her PhD in art history at the University of Washington. When she's not working at K.E. Hereford Fine Arts you can find her visiting one of Seattle’s many museums and galleries or, taking a stroll around Green Lake.

Chocolati: Green Lake’s Box of Chocolates

Ahhh … it’s February, the month for showing love and gratitude to those near and dear. Does the endless swirl of crimson and hot pink heart-shaped boxes leave you feeling less than inspired on Valentine’s Day? Well, if you’re looking to up your game and score some extra points for buying local, check out Chocolati […]

This weekend in Green Lake: A Holiday Double Hitter!

This weekend enjoy one, but two, time-honored Green Lake holiday traditions! On Saturday, December 13th, there will be the Pathway of Lights as well as the opening of SPT’s Bathhouse much adored The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. ABOUT THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER– To everyone’s amazement, the Herdman kids hijack the annual church Christmas pageant. […]

Christmastown Coming to Seattle Public Theater’s Bathhouse

The holiday season has officially launched and Green Lake has a vast array of exciting events to get you into the holiday spirit! Looking for a fun night out and a moment of reprieve from all that holiday cheer?  Why not head over to our local Bathhouse Theater (home to SPT) where you can sit, […]

A Bibliophile Birdhouse in Green Lake

On a little patch of lawn on Green Lake Dr. N, nestled between Ashworth Street and Densmore Ave. N., is a quirky grasshopper-green birdhouse perched atop a wooden post. Its whimsical design and vibrant colors spark curiosity, a pause and a smile from all passersby. But…you won’t find birdseed or chirping creatures in this little […]

Back to School: A Look at Green Lake’s First Schools

It’s Back to School Time! With the first day of school now upon us, this is the perfect time to learn about Green Lake schools and their rich history. Generations of Green Lake children commenced this same rite of passage, including those of the first homesteaders. Our first Green Lake school opened in 1890 and […]

Olmsted and the Origin of Green Lake Park

The name “Olmsted” may sound familiar. The Olmsted dynasty is synonymous with park design such as New York’s Central Park and later Seattle’s park system, including designing Green Lake Park. Each day, rain or shine, Green Lake’s picturesque recreational spaces are enjoyed by all. But how often do we stop to consider how these visionary Victorian […]

Green Lake’s Aqua Theatre: From Aqua Follies to Led Zeppelin

Did you know that Green Lake has its own fascinating historical landmark dedicated to Seafair, one of Seattle’s oldest and most popular summer festivals? That’s right, our very own Green Lake Amphitheatre, that looming concrete structure that we walk, bike and run past daily, was built in 1950 for the very first Seafair. With Seafair […]

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