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Beyond Green Lake

Two Classes For the Boater in Your Life

If you plan on spending anytime on a boat (outside of Green Lake’s calm waters) you may be interested in these two classes from Washington Sea Grant. Introduction to Marine Refrigeration – February 11 at Pacific Fisherman’s Shipyard Learn how to chill your catch! Join instructor Doug Canon from Marine Refrigeration Solutions for a workshop […]

Seattle Summer Parkways in Ballard this Saturday

This Saturday Seattle Summer Parkways returns to Ballard in conjunction with the Sustainable Ballard Festival for one, big ‘ol neighborhood party. And while we are a little hurt that these Seattle Summer Parkways never come to Green Lake (come on guys, why not!?) we are willing to drive the few miles to Ballard for a fun event. The festivities […]

Where the Weather Comes From: a Visit to Seattle’s NOAA National Weather Service

The nondescript signs at Magnuson Park. The security gate you accidentally head towards—and have to make a U-turn. The mysterious government buildings in the distance looking like a scene from Stranger Things. Until now these furtive glances had been my impression of NOAA’s National Weather Service Seattle offices at Sand Point. Recently Seattle Greenlaker was invited for a tour of their facility […]

A Floating Seahawks Barge Coming to Seattle this Sunday

Tomorrow we will be posting our annual story about where to watch the game in Green Lake. But today we had to post about a one-off game day pre func that has everyone in Seattle talking. It’s called ‘American Express Hawk Island’ and all 200 feet of it will be floating off of Pier 66 […]

Seattle Japanese Garden Moon Viewing Festival

While its not at Green Lake, this event caught our eye. The Seattle Japanese Garden is hosting its annual Moon Viewing Festival Saturday, Aug. 29. That night the garden is lit up with lanterns, luminaries and floating boats on the pond welcoming the arrival of the full moon in Japanese tradition. During o-tsukimi –the Japanese word for […]

12 Bowls of Ramen: A Culinary Quest

“Beyond Green Lake” is our occasional column that covers happenings outside the neighborhood that are relevant to people who enjoy the Green Lake lifestyle.   In 2013, my husband and I went to Japan and had one of my favorite meals of all time… a hot bowl of ramen. Many Americans think of ramen as the dry-bag variety, […]

Introducing ‘Beyond Green Lake’

We all love the Green Lake neighborhood. It’s got restaurants, pubs, shops and of course the park. What more could you want? Well occasionally, things DO happen outside of Green Lake, and we wanted to be able to tell you about some of those things here. “Beyond Green Lake” is our occasional column that covers happenings […]