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Apr 5

April 5, 2017

Community Members Concerned About Privatizing the Green Lake Community Center

After Seattle Parks and Recreation announced plans to start looking into privatizing the Green Lake Community Center and Evans Pool, community members have expressed serious concerns about the park’s future. “I’ve been involved with Green Lake, walking around it, kayaking on it, swimming at the swimming pool for the last 37 years,” said neighbor Susan Helf. “We feel it is absolutely inappropriate to transfer management of a publicly owned building to a private entity.” For years, the popular Green Lake…

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Mar 30

March 30, 2017

Green Lake Events: Things to Do in April

Mark your calendars for several fun events in Green Lake and the surrounding areas this month, including Seattle Restaurant Week, Earth Day, and more! April 2-6 & 9-13: Seattle Restaurant Week at Green Lake Restaurants Dinner | Green Lake Restaurants A handful of Green Lake restaurants are participating in this season’s Seattle Restaurant Week, with three courses for $32: Kisaku, Mkt., Nell’s, and The Olive & Grape. Fridays in April: Latona Pub’s Weekly Happy Hour Jazz 5pm – 7pm |…

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Mar 24

March 24, 2017

Fishing News & Updates at Green Lake

With the arrival of springtime, Green Lake is about to become a busy hive for local fishing. To get the season off to a great start, The Northwest Fly Anglers will be hosting a special Beginning Fly Casting Class starting Tuesday, April 4 at the Green Lake Casting Pier (northwest side of the lake). The course spans six weeks, and occur weekly on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. It costs $60 per person, and space is limited, so sign up while space…

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Mar 15

March 15, 2017

Seattle May Privatize the Green Lake Community Center and Evans Pool

The city of Seattle is considering a partnership with an outside organization to renovate and manage the Green Lake Community Center and Evans Pool. The city says the pool and community center need expensive upgrades. Seattle Parks and Recreation estimates it will cost more than $25 million to rebuild the facility. There has been talk that the city could partner with an organization like the YMCA. The idea has outraged some who believe the city should not give up control…

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Mar 4

March 4, 2017

Green Lake Apartment Building Catches Fire

The Seattle Fire Department reported a fire in an apartment building in Green Lake at about 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 2nd. According to SFD, the fire ignited in the multi-family residential building in the 7400 block of 5th Avenue NE (a few blocks away from the main commercial district of Green Lake. Firefighters arrived on scene to find black smoke pouring from the building’s windows. According to Patch.com, the building was evacuated and firefighters were able to extinguish the…

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Feb 27

February 27, 2017

Green Lake Events: Things to Do in March

Engage with your neighborhood and community throughout March, with these fun and useful events… March 3: Latona Pub’s Three Magnets Brew Day 4pm – 5pm | Latona Pub Latona Pub frequently features local breweries with a Brew Day. March 3rd features Three Magnets Brewing, a brewery out of Olympia, WA with some exceptional beers. March 4: Phinneywood Neighborhood Association Book Exchange 11am – 2pm | Phinney Center Head to the Phinney Center on Saturday, March 4th for a book exchange…

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