Sep 16

September 16, 2014

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Luminata Lantern Parade Lights Up Green Lake

Get ready to glow, Seattle! Green Lake Park will be illuminated in bright lights at the annual Luminata Lantern Parade. This celebration of the autumnal equinox is put on by the Fremont Arts Council—the same organization who brought you the Summer Solstice Parade. Luminata will occur on Sunday, September 21st at Green Lake Park. Luminata celebrates the changing of seasons that comes with the fall equinox. The event website states “Many traditions around the world recognize the last days of…

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Sep 10

September 10, 2014

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Green Lake Park Shoreline Restoration Project

The north end of Green Lake, near the wading pool, is currently blocked with a temporary chain link fence. This area is about to undergo the Green Lake Park Shoreline Restoration Project. The new development aims to help restore the eroding shoreline by adding vegetation. A notice on the fence reads: “This project will include repairing the shoreline from erosion and controlling future impacts while allowing access to the water. Shoreline restoration will include: planting of native vegetation, placement of…

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Sep 8

September 8, 2014

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Summer at Green Lake Comes to a Close

It’s been a lovely summer in Seattle, especially at Green Lake. The city’s busiest public park has hosted thousands of visitors and locals throughout the sunny season, acting as an urban oasis for people of all walks of life. Green Lake Park offers amenities such as sports fields, tennis courts, a lifeguard beachfront, boat launch, Evans Indoor Pool, basketball courts, playground, Community Center, and plenty of space to set up a picnic. The children’s wading pool and guarded beach closed…

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Aug 27

August 27, 2014

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Green Lake Events: Things to do in September

As summer comes to a close, there are still many Green Lake events coming up in September to make the transition to fall. September 9: Zoofari Member Appreciation Night 6-8 p.m. | Woodland Park Zoo The Woodland Park Zoo hosts an annual member appreciation evening to show appreciation for its most loyal visitors. This year, the zoo will stay open after hours just for members. There will be complimentary face painting, carousel rides, bounce houses and more activities for the…

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Aug 21

August 21, 2014

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July-August Monthly Green Lake Crime Recap

A tragic drowning and a successful rescue make up this month’s Green Lake crime recap. August 19: Seattle firefighters freed a woman using air bags who was pinned under her car at 800 Northeast 65th Street. The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition. August 7: Two young men died after a drowning incident in Green Lake. They were part of a group of six people who were reportedly chasing a ball into the water, when the…

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Aug 12

August 12, 2014

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A Taste of the Northwest Tequila Fest

Seattleites traded microbrews for something a little stronger last weekend at the Northwest Tequila Fest in the Phinney Ridge Neighborhood. Every August, a little slice of Mexico is brought to Seattle during the festival. Some salt and lime make for a great time. With samples of tequila and mescal from over 40 agave brands, this is the biggest tasting event of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. Visitors enjoyed tastings, interaction with tequileros and adicionados, traditional music, bites from local…

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