Send off Summer with Flare – the Luminata is Back!
On September 24, Green Lake will again become a fantasy landscape alight with hundreds of lanterns to celebrate the autumnal equinox, the tipping point between summer and fall, light and dark. On the autumnal equinox, the Sun is directly above the equator, and day and night are the same lengths. It is traditionally a time […]
Buy Nothing Free Day in Wallingford and Fremont Saturday
What’s better than a garage sale? A free one! It’s a free-for-all this Saturday, July 30, 2022 from 9am-3pm in Wallingford and Fremont, according to flyers popping up near Meridan Park recently. For searchers, no need to win a Facebook lottery, and for givers, no need to arrange and wait for the pickup that may […]
A Complete Bike Loop for Green Lake?
You may have yearned for a less crowded way to circle Green Lake – especially if you are a cyclist. Since the city took bikes out of the inner path to allow social distancing at the start of the pandemic, cyclists had to patchwork their way around the lake. Now is your chance to make […]
West Green Lake Way to Sort of Reopen
Seattle Department of Transportation says as soon as this week the Northbound lane of W Green Lake Way – a “Keep Moving Street” since last April – will reopen, but NOT the Southbound lane. This will open access to the tennis courts (and their parking) across from the Pitch and Putt, and the dog park, […]
Dream Gardens At The Northwest Flower And Garden Show
It may be gray outside, but it’s a supernova of color inside at the annual Northwest Flower and Garden Show (Feb. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 26) at the Convention Center. The show packs ideas, inspiration, and information into a dazzling display of theater. The definitive stars are the 20 display gardens, each bursting with […]
At the Dog Park: Teaching Pack-Mind for Humans
You might never notice the Woodland Park Off-Leash Area unless you’re a nearby owner of a restless dog. Then you make a point to find it three days a week – minimum. Dog parks are a tricky fishbowl of energy (both canine and human). On the best of days, they are the happiest places on […]
A Genius Kind of Free Library
Little Free Libraries are very cool – they offer a way to de-clutter your bookshelves while sharing the gift of reading and connecting with your neighbors. As we reported, all around Green Lake they are sprouting like mung beans in leaf litter, of every style. But this simply modern one really caught our eye – […]