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.

What To Do In And Around Green Lake September 2019

September 13 – 14 The Great Wallingford Wurst FestThis Octoberfest style end-of-summer celebration is a fundraiser for the St. Benedict School. Now in its 35th year, the festival started as a small fundraiser for the school but has grown to a huge party with 10,000 visitors. The Wurst Festival features inflatable rides, an array of […]

Green Lake Diving Boards

We received a question from reader Elliot about why the diving boards were removed early before the swimming areas closed for the season. The reader had noticed that people were still jumping off the diving board structures without the boards. According to Rachel Shulkin, a Spokesperson for the Seattle Parks Department, “The boards may come […]

Lightning Strikes In Green Lake

No doubt tomorrow’s Monday morning office chatter will still be about last night’s epic thunderstorm. According to the Seattle Times, more than 1,250 lightning strikes rocked the region in less than three hours. Our family stayed up watching it and even saw a close strike, which we found out later was the strike that downed […]

Expect Delays In And Near Green Lake Starting This Week

This just in from SDOT: “You may see crews surveying on N 40th St this week as they prepare to begin saw cutting as soon as next week.   Here’s what you can expect for the upcoming week of construction:  Work hours: Crews to typically work 5 days a week, from 7 AM to 7 PM  Closures and […]

Dustin Guy Bids Farewell To Green Lake

For more than two years Greenlaker Dustin Guy has been contributing awe-inspiring photos of Green Lake on Seattle Greenlaker. But this summer Dustin and his family have moved out of the area. He bids a farewell with a few photos from his last bike to work through Green Lake. Thank you, Dustin for sharing so […]

Sunshine Music Together Now Has 2 Green Lake Locations And Free Classes This Fall

Sunshine Music Together will have two locations in Green Lake starting this Fall. And starting in September they will be hosting a few free classes at each location. Music Together is a researched and evidence-based internationally recognized Early Childhood Music Development Program for children birth to five years and their parents or caregivers. The classes […]

Rosita’s Donates All Aug 17 Sales To Seattle Children’s Hospital

As a part of it’s 40th anniversary year celebration, on Saturday, August 17, Rosita’s Restaurant will be donating 100% of total restaurant sales  Seattle Children’s Uncompensated Care Fund.  “We want to thank our dear customers and the community for supporting us since 1979,” said co-owner Sergio Uvence Lopez. “We have met so many wonderful people and have […]

What’s Happening In Green Lake August 2019

Spark Your StyleAugust 4 Join glassybaby + The Phinery at ‘Spark Your Style’ to benefit ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty Against Animals). This event features a glassybaby pop-up shop, pillows, throw blankets, candles, botanicals, gifts, and more. Come pick out your favorite glassybaby, freshen your home decor and help put an end to […]

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