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May 24

May 24, 2017

The Markets are Opening!

Nearby seasonal Wallingford Farmers Market opened recently on May 17th! And Phinney Farmers Market will be opening on June 2nd!  Because of our unusually long rainy season this year in WA State (the longest on record in modern history), some of the farm vendors understandably had a delay with their crops. But our warm season is firmly underway now, as are abundant produce, herbs, and artisanal goods!  Look at Wallingford’s chart to see what’s approximately available. (Keep in mind there might be a lag, due…

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Apr 29

April 29, 2017

Green Lake Events: Things to Do in May

Mark your calendars for some fun food and wine events coming up in Green Lake and nearby neighborhoods next month! Fridays in May: Latona Pub’s Weekly Happy Hour Jazz 5pm – 7pm | Latona Pub Latona Pub hosts a weekly happy hour, with live jazz music led by Phil Sparks, who is acclaimed as one of the best jazz artists in Seattle! It’s inspired by Boots, Barrie, and Murray, with happy hour bites and beer to enjoy while you listen!…

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Oct 20

October 20, 2016

Creepy Clowns in Green Lake Slow SPD’s Ability to Respond to Real Crime

A myriad of sightings of creepy-looking clowns throughout Seattle have bogged down SPD’s response abilities. It’s actually a national phenomenon, but sightings in Seattle have caused significant frustration for police in Western Washington. This is because the creepy clowns are scaring people enough to call 911, which is pulling police away from responding to real crime. “These calls are taxing our resources,” said Cindi West, a King County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson. “We do have an obligation to investigate, especially the…

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Apr 1

April 1, 2016

Green Lake Events: Things to do in April

A free self-defense class, tequila festival, and food walk are a few Green Lake events coming up this month. April 2: Run Prepared 2 Self Defense Class 2-3:30pm | Green Lake Park In response to an attack on a runner at Green Lake in 2014, Fighting Chance Seattle is hosting its second Run Prepared Self Defense Class for women. This empowerment and awareness workshop will cover safety and self-defense moves. The class is free with registration. April 3: Walk, Run…

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Mar 10

March 10, 2016

Greenwood Gas Explosion Flattens Three Businesses, Damages 33 More

A natural gas leak caused an explosion between Greenwood Avenue North and North 85th Street on Wednesday. The leak was reported just after 1:00 a.m., and an explosion ensued 39 minutes later, according to King 5 News. The blast completely decimated local businesses Neptune Café, Mr. Gyros, and a QuickStop convenience store. Nine firefighters were sent to the hospital with minor injuries. No one was killed in the accident. Seattle fire investigators are working with Puget Sound Energy, the Seattle…

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Mar 5

March 5, 2016

Input Wanted For Woodland Park Zoo’s Next Exhibit

What would you like to see next at the zoo? Woodland Park Zoo is seeking the community’s thoughts and opinions for its next major exhibit, which will replace the former home of elephants in the Tropical Asia zone. Take the survey to share your input and be entered to win a prize for your time! The following concepts for the new Asian exhibit are in the works with your feedback wanted: Concept 1: Asian Wildlife Living In Social Groups Encounter…

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