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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.

“Trump/Pence Out Now” Protest In Green Lake Saturday

A protest called “Trump & Pence OUT NOW!” is planned at Green Lake Park this Saturday at 4 p.m. Protesters are meeting at East Green Lake Way N & NE 71st St. across from Gregg’s Cycles. Part of a nationwide movement #TrumpPenceOutNOW, the group plans to use the time to “assemble in protest, to plan […]

Signs of Fall At Green Lake

It must be Autumn in Green Lake. If you’ve been to the lake recently chances are you’ve seen (or heard!) the return of the American Coots to the lake. See our story for more on these interesting red-eyed birds. And special thanks to Bob Birnbaum for the photo!

Green Lake Walking Path Continues To Be One Direction

Please don’t let the reopening of the city’s play areas give you the false sense that we can weaken our efforts to keep our community safe while COVID-19 is still running rampant. The Green Lake walking path continues to be one direction (counter clockwise) to allow people to be a safe distance from one another […]

Green Lake Playground Reopens October 6

You may have noticed that some of the Green Lake Park parking lots that were closed earlier this summer to prevent overcrowding have reopened. Yesterday Seattle Parks and Recreation also announced that they will be reopening playgrounds throughout the city as well. According to the release: “All play areas in Seattle parks will reopen to […]

Green Lake Based NonProfit PROVIDE NOW Finds Unique Way To Help Others

Non profits across the region are feeling the pressure as more and more people reach out for essential services and supplies due to economic hardships associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. We recently learned of two local women who launched a non profit earlier this year to help those in need. Their non profit is called […]

Supporting Local Green Lake Food Businesses

As restaurants and bars continue to navigate operations during COVID-19, one of the saddest realities is that many may not make it. Some are pivoting or expanding in new ways to try to keep their businesses afloat. As in many neighborhoods, Green Lake has some unique places that have been around for decades and they […]

Green Lake Has A New Wine Store, Meet Rae Vino

Rae Vino, a natural wine shop, opened recently in Green Lake at 321 NE 72nd Street near the Green Lake Village complex. The owners, a husband and wife team, named their shop after their daughter and love of Italian culture. The company was founded in 2018 but opened its physical location in Green Lake just […]

Help Shape Green Lake’s Future With Green Lake Community Council

Green Lake Community Council will hold board elections this September and is asking the Green Lake Community for participation in several available positions. Here’s more from the Green Lake Community Council. “Community Councils have a long history in Seattle, and have played an important role in many neighborhoods. The design of new commercial developments, changes […]

Green Lake’s Shelter Lounge Opens The Snack Shack

Green Lake has a new cafe style walk up window. It’s called The Snack Shack and it is part of Shelter Lounge Green Lake. The window opened this week at the southern side of the Shelter Lounge (near the Starbucks). Their Facebook post announced the opening August 10th: “We are really proud to introduce Snack […]

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