Jul 22

July 22, 2016

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SPD Seeks Man Who Robbed Pokémon Go Player in Green Lake

A man and a woman were playing Pokémon Go near the Green Lake Boathouse on July 11th at about 10:30 a.m. when they were attacked and robbed. The suspect grabbed the woman’s cell phone, and her male companion attempted to grab the thief to detain him. According to reports, the alleged robber then punched the man a few times before running away. The victims and witnesses, including a woman on a bicycle who called 911, chased the man, but he…

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Jul 9

July 9, 2016

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July Zootunes Events at Woodland Park Zoo

Summer is the season for fun outdoor events, concerts, and fun! This month at the Woodland Park Zoo, several great acts and popular performers are on the books for some must-see events… Phillip Phillips & Matt Nathanson — July 17th Phillip and Matt will be performing at 6 p.m. on July 17th as a stop on their co-headlining tour, with special guest Indie-pop band, A Great Big World. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the event will be complete at…

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Jun 30

June 30, 2016

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Green Lake Events: Things to Do in July

The Woodland Park Zoo takes center-stage with Green Lake events and neighborhood happenings this month! Check out some of their featured events, as well as special productions at the Green Lake Bathhouse with the Seattle Public Theater… July 1: Red, White & Zoo Closing Night 10am – 2:30pm | Woodland Park Zoo Show your patriotic spirit and enjoy fun animal activity for the Fourth of July at the Woodland Park Zoo’s annual Red, White & Zoo closing night, Friday, July…

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Jun 22

June 22, 2016

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Green Lake Eyesore Catches Fire, Shuts Down Aurora Avenue

An abandoned home in Green Lake caught fire in the early hours of the morning on Friday, June 17th. The extent of the blaze required Seattle firefighters to shut down the southbound lanes of Aurora Avenue for more than two hours. The fire reportedly broke out at about 4:20 a.m. on Friday morning. According to the Seattle Fire Department, the person who reported the fire via 911 said that they had heard loud pounding sounds at the house before the…

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Jun 10

June 10, 2016

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BLJers/Blojjers: What Are They and What’s the Deal?

Bike Lane Joggers, referred to vocally as “Blawh-jjerrs”, have become more and more noticed as they pound the wrong pavement throughout several Seattle neighborhoods. “I’ve seen them run right through the intersection when it’s green like they’re a car or on a bike. Crosswalk says not to walk, but they’re crazy enough to go through,” a Roosevelt resident told the Ballard News Tribune. The Tribune even deployed an intern-staged survey of the actions of blojjers in Green Lake, to determine…

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May 31

May 31, 2016

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Green Lake Events: Things to Do in June

There are plenty of family-friendly, fun Green Lake events to enjoy this month in the neighborhood. Keep reading for some highlights to put on the calendar… June 4: Bear Affair at the Woodland Park Zoo 9:30am – 3pm | Woodland Park Zoo When you don’t properly clean up your campsite, and don’t bear-proof your backyard, chaos and a big mess can be the result if a bear shows up. Avoid this and dangerous encounters with bears at the Bear Affair…

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