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How Do You Get Rid of Those Creepy Crawly Pests Around Green Lake?

Did you read the story recently that spiders could theoretically eat every human being on earth in one year? I did and it gave me the heeby jeebies. Especially when I think about the spring cleaning I need to do to my backyard soon to open up our patio and prepare for more time outdoors. So […]

Six Washington Wines For Spring

In honor of  Taste Washington Wine Month and also, for the love of wine, we asked both of Green Lake PCC’s Wine and Beer Specialists Stephen Johnson and Benjamin Rodgers about their favorite selections for spring. By day you can find them at PCC Greenlake Aurora and Greenlake Village, helping shoppers as they mull over their wine and beer purchases. But […]

Meet Green Lake Artist Steve Reddy

Playful, whimsical, perspective bending and jam-packed with detail… this is, in a nutshell, the art of Steve Reddy. They do indeed require some careful looking. But, be patient and you will be rewarded! Steve is also a Green Lake resident and I reached out to him to learn more about his great sketches. SG: What […]

Meet Painter David McGranaghan

If you walk the lake regularly you’ve probably noticed David McGranaghan painting lake scenes, his blue coat protecting him from the winter chill. David was recently featured in the Seattle Times and in response, we heard from several Greenlakers saying how much they enjoyed his paintings. So we decided to reach out to David to find out […]

Green Lake Librarians Share Their Picks for Highly Anticipated Books for 2015

So maybe running isn’t on your New Year’s resolution list. But is reading? We asked Green Lake Branch Teen Services Librarian Marty Hendley and Children’s Librarian Joanna Trefethen what books they were anticipating to be good reads in 2015. Here’s their list: Adult Titles Purity – by Jonathan Franzen Franzen has been very hush-hush about […]

Catching up with Amy Duncan

The name Amy Duncan probably sounds familiar. It should. For several years Amy ran the blog My Green Lake, a predecessor and huge inspiration behind the start of Seattle Greenlaker. She has since moved on from blogging, but is still active in the community, so we thought we’d check in with her to see what […]

Ask a Greenlaker: PCC’s Terry Richburg

When I first met Terry Richburg, Produce Clerk at Aurora PCC, he had cut half of a juicy mango and plopped it right into a kid’s little hand. The kid was surprised the mom was pleasantly amused. Richburg has worked for PCC Natural Markets for five years. A greater Green Lake resident for more than 16 years, […]

Spring Sips with Green Lake Wines

It’s Spring, and the grills around Green Lake are starting to emerge from a their winter hibernation. We asked Green Lake Wines Manager Jerry Pierson for a few Springtime wine suggestions, here’s what’s on his list: 2011 Domaine d’Uby Colombard-Ugni Blanc From France’s Gascony region comes this bright, fresh, crisp and zesty white. Subtle citrus […]

Spring book picks from Mockingbird Books

We asked Green Lake’s Mockingbird Books for some springtime-inspired books for all ages. Here’s what they recommend: Board books On My Leaf by Sara Gillingham and Lorena Siminovich Little White Rabbit by Kevin Henkes Picture: E-I-E-I-O: How Old MacDonald Got His Farm by Judy Sierra and illustrated by Matthew Myers A Seed Is Sleepy by […]