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My Green Lake has been a source of news and information in Green Lake, Seattle since May 2009.

A founding member of the Authentically Local network of neighborhood news sites, we are indie-owned. We share tips and stories with our news partners Next Door Media and

In May 2011, My Green Lake won two Northwest Excellence in Journalism awards from the Society of Professional Journalists.

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Amy Duncan is My Green Lake’s Editor.

Amy hails from Victoria, B.C. and has lived in Green Lake since 2004. She first landed west of the lake on N 78th St, then moved north to N 84th St, before finally settling into east Green Lake on Latona Ave NE, where she lives with her husband Glen and two daughters. Before she began life as a neighborhood reporter, Amy worked as a librarian at the Seattle Public Library.

Amy can be reached at amy [at], via phone or text at (206) 718-5801, or on Twitter


Erica Browne Grivas 

Erica Grivas writes My Green Lake’s Streetwise Gardener column.

Erica is’s Seattle Gardening Examiner. Her lifestyle writing has been featured in the New York Post, Real Simple, Flower Gardens, Chicago Parent, and Connecticut Home and Garden magazines. She holds a certificate in Landscape Design from The New York Botanical Garden.

Erica provides affordable writing and editing services.  She can help with your blog, your resumé, your child’s private school application, your speech, or your company newsletter.

Erica can be reached at ebgrivas [at] or (206) 402-6087.

Shelly Najjar

Shelly Najjar writes about health and wellness in the Green Lake area.

Shelly has lived in Seattle all her life. She recently graduated from Washington State University’s Food Science and Human Nutrition program, and is now a Public Health Nutrition graduate student at the University of Washington, training to become a Registered Dietitian.

You can find Shelly on Twitter, LinkedIn and at


Olivia Conner

Olivia Conner writes about Green Lake’s nightlife scene for My Green Lake.

Olivia has been quaffing pints, sipping wine, and pouring ales in the Green Lake area since 2005, minus a short stint in Mexico.


Anika Lehde

Anika Lehde writes about Green Lake vegan resources for My Green Lake.

Anika authors the local blog Seattle Vegan Score. She is co-owner of Projectline, an award winning marketing firm, and a volunteer at local non-profit Sidecar for Pig’s Peace.

Vivian Luu

Vivian Luu is a journalism and political science student at the University of Washington.  In addition to contributing to My Green Lake, she also freelances for The Northwest Asian Weekly, The International Examiner,

Warner AschWarner Asch writes about pets for My Green Lake.

Warner lives in a Green Lake and is a pet specialist for WOOF! Seattle and a part-time kennel assistant at the Maple Leaf Veterinary Care Center.

Daniela and Kris

Daniela Dombrowski & Kris Murphy write about local real estate trends for My Green Lake.

Green Lake residents, Daniela & Kris are real estate professionals with John L Scott Real Estate, with a focus on Green Lake and Wallingford.

Daniela & Kris can be reached at: Danielad [at] johnlscott.comKrisMurphy [at]