Jan 19

January 19, 2017

Green Lake Freezes Over

Seattle historians can cite only four times in the last 101 years that Green Lake has iced over from end to end. In 1916, photographs show hundreds of wool-bundled skaters crowding on the south end. In 1930, cars drove over the ice. But in Green Lake’s latest ice-age, you will see people tempted to take big chances treading on ice which is not thick or strong enough to safely walk on, say experts. Grace Fletcher posed for photos as she…

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Jan 12

January 12, 2017

Collision Between Fire Engine and Ladder Truck in Green Lake Hospitalizes 8 Firefighters

A Seattle fire engine collided with a ladder truck at about 8 a.m. on New Year’s Day, sending eight firefighters to the hospital and smashing into the storefront of a massage business near the intersection of NE 65th Street and 12th Avenue NE. The firefighters were taken to Harborview Medical Center for evaluation, but were released with no serious injuries. According to a Seattle Fire Department spokeswoman, the trucks were responding to an automatic fire alarm. The Fire Department is…

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Jan 5

January 5, 2017

Driver Kills Pedestrian in Green Lake Hit-and-Run

A 27-year-old woman hit and killed a pedestrian with her vehicle on Sunday at about 7 p.m. The driver was crossing Wallingford Avenue North at N 82nd Street when she struck the victim. Although she stopped the car and got out to check on the female victim, she then got back in her car and left, making this a hit-and-run incident. Witnesses called 911 reporting that the victim was lying in the crosswalk, and medics pronounced the woman dead at…

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Dec 30

December 30, 2016

Green Lake Events: Things to Do in January

Happy New Year! Check out the following events through the month of January, before 2017 gets crazy… January 1: Last Night of “Wildlights” 5:30pm – 8:30pm | Woodland Park Zoo The final night of the Woodland Park Zoo’s “Wildlights” is Sunday, January 1st. It’s Seattle’s wildest holiday lights festival, with sparkling lights and faux snowball fights, Santa, his reindeer and family delights. Enjoy before it’s gone! January 6: Tea & Chamber Music with the Girsky Quartet 4pm – 5pm |…

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Dec 13

December 13, 2016

Dozens of Corgis in Ugly Sweaters Paraded Around Green Lake Last Weekend

Dozens of corgis dressed in their ugliest sweaters took a festive walk around Seattle’s Green Lake with their owners, last Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. The Corgi Ugly Sweater Meet Up is part of the second Saturday Green Lake walk and the Corgi’s R Us meet-up group. You can find more information about the meet-up group here. And click here for more photos!   Originally published on KLEWTV.com, by Seattle Refined/Joshua Lewis

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Dec 8

December 8, 2016

Green Lake Pathway of Lights – This Weekend!

By Madeline McKenzie One of Seattle’s favorite holiday traditions, Green Lake Pathway of Lights, brightens the path around Green Lake with luminaria and music this Saturday, Dec. 10. The volunteer-driven, one-night event at one of Seattle’s most popular parks has been a holiday tradition, rain or shine, since the 1980s. Everyone’s invited to drop in anytime from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. to walk all or any part of the 2.8-mile path around the lake; if you’d like, bring your own light or candle…

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