Posts By: Green Lake Scene

Aug 16

August 16, 2017

Latona Pub Celebrates 30 Years

By Tan Vinh Bars come and go; few make it to 30 years like Latona Pub. Through all the drinking trends and gastropubs, Latona Pub hasn’t so much adapted to the changing times as it has remained true to its calling: Microbrew is its thing. It was an early supporter of the local-beer movement when you could count the number of microbrews on one hand. It was the first to introduce a then-obscure pale ale called Manny’s to the Seattle…

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Jul 18

July 18, 2017

Is a Public-Private Partnership Appropriate to Renovate the Green Lake Community Center?

By Erica C. Barnett To the casual visitor, the problems plaguing Green Lake Community Center don’t immediately present themselves. Sure, there are a few big plastic buckets scattered to catch the drips that leak from the roof on rainy days, and some of the sagging ceiling tiles are held in place by painter’s tape. But what old building doesn’t have its share of minor issues? Look closer, however, and the cracks start to show. Some are literal—in the deck and…

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Jul 5

July 5, 2017

Alternative Drawing Methods: One-Day Workshop Offered in Green Lake

Renowned artist Trina May Smith will share alternative drawing methods with students at a one-day-only workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, at the new Art School at Town Square in Green Lake. Registration is limited to 15 people.   Smith is one of Wisconsin’s most prominent artists. Her work has been shown in many group and solo exhibitions across the United States from Central Washington University, to Maine College of the Arts, to the cities…

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Jun 21

June 21, 2017

Green Lake Car Theft Victim May Have Been Targeted by Career Criminals

By Annie Andrews SEATTLE – A high-end yoga studio client believes she was targeted by a pair of career criminals in Lululemon out to steal cars. “I feel like it wasn’t the first time, it couldn’t have been the first time,” said Shea Norton. “This was an orchestrated event. There’s no doubt about it.” Norton said she was headed to the 9:15 p.m. class at Shefayoga in Greenlake on Monday night, when the two women in front of her who…

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Jun 13

June 13, 2017

Green Lake Homes for Sale That Are Actually Affordable

By Tom Trimbath Why drive to Green Lake for a walk, run, or ride when there are homes within a walk, ride, or ride? Here are five of the area’s most affordable options, relative to the rest of the neighborhood. Via Re/Max One way to make a property affordable is to only buy a part of the building and skip buying any land. That brings this two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 864 square-foot condo in at a listing price of $620,000 (plus $401…

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May 16

May 16, 2017

Family-Friendly Adventure Day in Green Lake

By Kate Calamusa A quick two-minute drive from the Woodland Park Zoo, glistening Green Lake beckons walkers, joggers, bikers, and boarders to the 2.8-mile paved trail loop (see below) surrounding it. Skateboarders would do well to inform parents of the impressive skate bowl at Lower Woodland Park (5201 Green Lake Way N), across the street, and PGA hopefuls should check out the Green Lake Pitch & Putt (see below), while budding boaters will point the way toward Greenlake Boathouse (7351 E. Green Lake Dr. N; 206-527-0171), which has been renting kayaks and canoes…

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