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.

Meet City Council Candidates At Wednesday’s Green Lake Community Council Meeting

Here’s your chance to meet our District 6 City Council Members. DON’T MISS THE MAY GREEN LAKE COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETING AT THE HEARTHSTONE 7 PM THIS WEDNESDAY!Join your neighbors and keep in touch with what’s happening in our neighborhood, including District 6 City Council Candidates Cook, Martin, Massa, Peeples, Rice, and Wills, and the latest on […]

Watchful Warning At The Wading Pool

With wading pool season back in full swing I think it’s a good time to remind visitors to keep a watchful eye on kiddos while they are in the pool. Although shallow it is still a drowning risk. This past week I witnessed a pretty frightening situation with a kiddo that was not being supervised […]

Get Your Kiddos A Library Card And A Free Tote

We recently heard about a free program that is perfect for summer reading for kiddos. The Friends of The Seattle Public Library provides free owl totes to any child 6 years old or younger who signs up for a library card. You can get the tote at at any branch, but here are the Green […]

The Green Lake Wading Pool Opens Today

Starting at 11 a.m., the Green Lake Wading Pool will be open for the season. The pool will be open daily from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. as long as the weather is above 70’. But if the thought of schleping your kids down there to find it closed gives you the cold sweats, be […]

New Restaurant Coming To Green Lake This Summer

The mystery of what will go into the restaurant space previously held by Lucia Kitchen + Bar has been solved. Eater Seattle reports that Eight Row will be opening in August at 7102 Woodlawn Ave NE. The restaurant is owned by Chef David Nicols who hails from Queen Anne Beer Hall and Rider. According to […]

Lucia Kitchen + Bar Closes in Green Lake

Sad news to share. Green Lake’s Lucia Kitchen + Bar has closed. The Italian restaurant opened in 2014 to the then brand new Green Lake Village complex.  On Monday night they posted this to their Facebook page: “Thank you Green Lake! Regretfully, after 5 wonderful years, Lucia Italian Kitchen closed its doors on Sunday, June 16th. We […]

Summer Binge Reading List From Third Place Books

We recently announced that Seattle Greenlaker is launching a binge worthy Summer Reading List  based on picks from local experts. Two weeks ago we chatted with Green Lake Branch librarian Andrea Gough about her picks. This week we give you Sam Kaas’ picks from Third Place Books, one of Green Lake’s closest independent bookstores. Happy reading! Rough Magic: […]

Repaving Continues On Aurora Bridge

Repaving the Aurora Bridge continues this weekend and will be followed by 8 additional weekends of paving and partial lane closures. WSDOT is warning of long delays and asks that people avoid that area if possible. WSDOT posted a few of the times but says it may need 10 to get the job done. Weekend […]

Phinney Farmers Market Opens Today

It’s official! Farmers Market Season has begun. From now until Sep 27, grab fresh produce, locally-raised meat, flowers, and more. The market is open from 3:30pm – 7:30pm every Friday. Located at N 67th St & Phinney Ave N, in upper lot at Phinney Neighborhood Center. Parking is free.For more information about the seasonal events happening […]

Summer Reading List Picks From Green Lake Librarian Andrea Gough

We recently announced that Seattle Greenlaker is launching a binge worthy Summer Reading List.  We asked local experts to weigh in on their favorite summer reads. And this week we asked Green Lake Branch Librarian, Andrea Gough for five of her favorites. She kindly shared her recommendations and gave us a bonus read from last summer […]

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