Posts By: Green Lake Scene

Feb 7

February 7, 2018

Lunchbox Laboratory to Replace Greenlake Bar & Grill

By Lynsi Burton A Green Lake institution is closing, but transforming to a burgeoning Seattle-area brand. Greenlake Bar and Grill at 7200 East Green Lake Drive North, will serve its last burgers Feb. 11. Then its sister brand, LunchBox Laboratory, will open in its place in March. John Schmidt, CEO of both the Neighborhood Bar and Grill and the LunchBox Laboratory franchises, says that the makeover is an effort to boost sales at the Green Lake location. After 17 years of serving…

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Jan 18

January 18, 2018

Efforts Accelerate to Redevelop Aurora Avenue North

By Daniel Beekman Town houses and small apartment buildings increasingly pack the blocks that branch out from Aurora Avenue North above Green Lake. Their occupants squeeze onto the crowded RapidRide buses that whiz downtown each morning, and attend the area’s three gleaming new public schools. Decades ago, Seattle designated the neighborhood straddling this segment of Highway 99 an “urban village,” directing residential development here — and the results show. But the so-called village’s main street hasn’t evolved or boomed like…

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Jan 12

January 12, 2018

The Burgundian’s 6th Anniversary Celebration This Saturday

Celebrate 6 years of the Burgundian! The craft beer bar will be tapping some rare and vintage beers, plus amazing food specials this Saturday, January 13th. TAP LIST: Alesmith Nibs & beans Alpenfire THC Cider Big Time Old Wooley 2015 Barleywine Crooked Stave L’Brett Raspberry Sour Firestone 18th Anniversary Fremont Bbomb 2014 Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout 2015 Holy Mountain The Goat Logsdon Seizoen bretta 2014 New Belgium Oscar Sour Brown/ Brouwer’s 10th Anniversary Perennial Abraxas 2017 rodenbach alexander…

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Jan 3

January 3, 2018

Green Lake’s Spud Fish & Chips May Get Landmark Status

By Sarah Anne Lloyd The Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board is considering a landmark nomination for Spud Fish and Chips on East Green Lake Way North. The building is currently slated for demolition, with a four-story apartment building planned to take its place. The butterfly-roofed building, constructed in 1959, was designed by Edward L. Cushman, an architect prolific in midcentury Seattle. (He also designed the Alki Spud and other commercial buildings, along with residences and religious projects.) It was picked up and moved to the adjacent…

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Dec 19

December 19, 2017

Seattle Public Theater Offers Two Holiday Plays

Seattle Public Theater is offering a holiday double header through Dec. 24: the old favorite “Christmastown: A Holiday Noir” directed by Kelly Kitchens, and a newly commissioned work “The Flight Before Xmas” by local playwright Maggie Lee. The theater is at 7312 W. Green Lake Drive North in Seattle. Tickets are at seattlepublictheater.org Seattle Public calls “The Flight Before Christmas” a heartwarming show about finding your way home and the family we discover for ourselves. It looks at what happens…

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Nov 15

November 15, 2017

Little Big Burger Will Still Open in Green Lake

By Adam H. Callaghan Despite a five-day notice to pay rent or vacate the premises — dated October 2 but still hanging on the door of Little Big Burger’s Green Lake location — director of operations Adrian Oca told Eater not to worry: The Portland-born burger chain has settled its affairs and the notice should have been taken down by now. He promised all three announced Seattle expansions are proceeding, albeit on a delayed timeline, with Capitol Hill likely opening in quarter one of 2018,…

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