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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.

Meet Green Lake Litter Patrol

Some heros wear capes. Others wear orange vests and carry trash pickup bags. Meet G. Todd Young, the kind soul who started the Green Lake Litter Patrol (GLLP) in 2012 and walks Green Lake every Sunday making sure it is cleaned up. The group has more than 6,400 hours of volunteer service and, thankfully, shows […]

Seattle Yiddish Fest Feb 14-16

Want a different way to spend Valentine’s Day? Maybe you should check out Seattle Yiddish Fest, your chance to sing, dance and play in Yiddish. Here’s what to expect: Yiddish music and culture with concerts, lectures, workshops and more, featuring top international artists. The festival is a milestone for the rapidly growing local Yiddish music scene  – 7 Yiddish […]

Why The Green Lake Playground Is Closed

For the past few weeks the often buzzing Green Lake playground near the Green Lake Community Center has been closed with a yellow caution tape erected around the perimeter. So we contacted the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department to find out why. The answer is flooding. “Our plan is to dig down through the playground […]

Green Lake Grill Update

Earlier this week we posted about the new and departing restaurants in Green Lake this month. One of those included Lunchbox Laboratory, which closed last weekend and is anticipated to be reopening as Green Lake Grill at the end of January. We reached out to Neighborhood Grills, the owner of the restaurants, for more information […]

Several Openings and Closures In Green Lake

The beginning of the year has several Green Lake businesses opening, closing or revamping. Here’s the latest: On the west side of the lake, two new places just sprouted up on Aurora Ave. As we reported earlier, Lagetta Pasta and Pub took over the Olde 99 Pub space in early December. And about a block […]

Seattle Public School Registration Is Now Open

Seattle Public School registration for new students for the 2020-21 school year is now open. If you have a Kindergartener that will be starting in the fall, here are the two Green Lake elementary schools and open house dates: Daniel Bagley Elementary:January 24th at 8:30amFebruary 6th at 6pm Green Lake Elementary:Jan 23. 6:00-7:30pmJan 27. 8:30-10:00am Not sure where […]

Olde 99 Pub is Now Lagetta Pasta & Pub

Lagetta Pasta & Pub has taken over the former Olde 99 Pub location (7305 Aurora Ave N) next to Beth’s Cafe. Now owned by husband and wife team Dianna and Trevor Wagner, the two bring 20 years of pasta experience to Green Lake. You may know the duo from Pasta Ya Gotcha that has been […]

Letters To Santa Drop Box In Green Lake

Need a place to drop off your list of toys and cheer you want Santa to bring you this year? We spotted this dropbox at the Green Lake Bartell Drugs (419 NE 71st St). There’s still time. T minus 16 days.

Happy Thanksgiving

This post is our 2,002 post since launching Seattle Greenlaker, back on May 11, 2014. These 5+ years have celebrated some of the amazing people, place and events that have made Green Lake beautiful. Because it is Thanksgiving, I just wanted to say thank you. Thank you to the man on Keen Way who always […]

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