Oct 20

October 20, 2016


Creepy Clowns in Green Lake Slow SPD’s Ability to Respond to Real Crime

A myriad of sightings of creepy-looking clowns throughout Seattle have bogged down SPD’s response abilities. It’s actually a national phenomenon, but sightings in Seattle have caused significant frustration for police in Western Washington. This is because the creepy clowns are scaring people enough to call 911, which is pulling police away from responding to real crime. “These calls are taxing our resources,” said Cindi West, a King County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson. “We do have an obligation to investigate, especially the…

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Oct 11

October 11, 2016


City Council May Approve Ordinance to Allow Homeless Camping Around Green Lake

The Seattle Department of Transportation and Seattle Parks and Recreation recently prepared two maps that outline areas throughout the city that could be suitable for use as camping sites for homeless individuals, including Green Lake. This Friday, October 14th, the Seattle City Council is reviewing the maps in preparation to approve or deny a new ordinance that would allow camping in the city. The proposal opens up 167 miles of sidewalks and about 5,200 acres in parks and greenbelts for…

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Oct 7

October 7, 2016


SPD Search for Suspect in Stabbing at Green Lake

(From KOMO News) Police are searching for the suspect who stabbed a man near Green Lake Park Thursday night. Police and firefighters responded to reports of a stabbing around 9:30 p.m. near Aurora Avenue North and North 63rd Street. They found a man with stab wounds in his abdomen. He was taken to the hospital. Officers said at last check he was in stable condition. Police K9 teams were brought in to search the Green Lake and Woodland Park areas…

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Sep 27

September 27, 2016


Green Lake Events: Things to Do in October

Get these fun fall happenings and Green Lake events on your calendar for October… October 4: A Hot Topic – Protecting Forests and Wildlife in Washington’s Wildfire County 7pm – 8:30pm | Naked City Brewery People are becoming more severely impacted by wildfires due to climate change and growing populations. Animals are also at risk, which is why the Woodland Park Zoo is hosting an event to inform and discuss our state’s hot landscape and the animals struggling to survive….

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Sep 26

September 26, 2016


Little Big Burger Location to Open in Green Lake

Syndicated from Eater Seattle Remember way back in February when Eater wrote of Portland burger chain Little Big Burger‘s forthcoming Seattle infiltration? Well, Seattle Greenlaker blog found confirmation that the first of ten planned locations for the area is in the works — in Green Lake, of all places, far from the first stop for most major restaurant expansions. According to a press release, the burger place will be located in the Green Lake Village building at 427 NE 72nd St, which has nearly 300 apartments…

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Sep 14

September 14, 2016


Elephant from Woodland Park Zoo Struggles to Fit In

Last year, the Woodland Park Zoo transferred its two elephants to the zoo in Oklahoma City, where they joined the existing herd. Although officials were optimistic that Bamboo and Chai (two female elephants) would integrate well, the transition has been pretty tragic. First, one of the baby elephants from the original herd died from a viral infection that officials strongly suspect was passed to her by Chai. Then, Chai died a few months later from a systemic blood infection and…

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