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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Dec 1

December 1, 2016


Suds on the North Shore of Green Lake?

By Paul Dorpat Special to The Seattle Times IN THE SEATTLE TIMES Sunday Magazine for Sept. 24,1978, columnist Tom Swint wrote that while on his “daily walker around the Green Lake track, I have often wondered about the scud of beer suds that from time to time formed on the north shore.” Jean Sherrard, who shoots the “Now” photos for this feature, lives near the lake’s north shore and also has seen the “suds.” The source for this froth was the…

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Nov 25

November 25, 2016


Green Lake Events: Things to Do in December

Happy Holidays! Mark your calendars for the following holiday-themed events happening in and around the Green Lake neighborhood in December… All December: Wildlights 5:30pm – 8:30pm | Woodland Park Zoo The Woodland Park Zoo’s annual Wildlights celebration continues all December long, with sparkling lights, faux snowball fights, pictures with Santa, and other activities and attractions for the whole family. December 1: Tree Lighting, Brew Santa and Bing 6pm – 9pm | Naked City Brewery & Taphouse Naked City is hosting…

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Nov 18

November 18, 2016


Gregg’s Cycle: Best Bike Shop in the Best of Western Washington

In the 2016 Best of Western Washington, our local establishment Gregg’s Cycle won the most votes for Best Bike Shop. The business was started way back in 1932, by the founder R.V. Gregg. The original store was opened in the current Green Lake location, but since then, Gregg’s Cycle has expanded with locations in Bellevue and Alderwood. The staff at Gregg’s Cycle are all passionate about the outdoors so that they can offer the best guidance to customers considering their…

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Nov 17

November 17, 2016


Head To Green Lake And Get Your ‘Gobble’ On!

When you think of Thanksgiving, it’s pretty common to envision a beautiful table overflowing with piles of delicious, home cooked foods, a living room filled with family and friends, and of course, stretch pants, because one plate on Turkey day is NEVER enough. If you’re interested in preemptively negating some of those holiday calories (or, maybe adding to them), the Green Lake Gobble & Mashed Potato Munch Off is the event for you! Heralded as Seattle’s premier Thanksgiving themed run/walk…

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Nov 11

November 11, 2016


Burglar Breaks into Green Lake Taco Shop for Tortilla Chips

On Saturday, November 5th, Tacos Guaymas was burgled for the fourth time in four months, but a high-quality home surveillance video helped to nab the culprit, when he fled the scene after being caught with chips and guacamole. The burglary was discovered by the restaurant’s manager, Tania Selland, who arrived at about 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning to find a stranger inside. According to a KIRO 7 report, the suspect had managed to open a locked middle door to gain entry,…

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