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My Green Lake is now a part of EveryBlock Seattle

Hello My Green Lake readers, May 2012 marks our three-year anniversary here on mygreenlake.com. Since the beginning, this site has been built using your contributions. Thank you for your story ideas, event information, neighborhood news, photographs and thoughtful discussion. We have some big news: Starting today, mygreenlake.com is closed. The conversation is moving to EveryBlock Seattle, a website that allows you to follow neighborhood news down to the block level and connect with your neighbors. Many of the stories you have seen on mygreenlake.com over the past three years have included information culled from EveryBlock. The site provides location-based data:…

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Leonardo continues his walks around Green Lake

Many thanks to Angela Fleet, Cultural Care Au Pair Local Childcare Coordinator, for sharing this photo of Leonardo, a regular Green Lake walker who is often fondly referred to as “Spanish Lessons Guy.” Leonardo, 86, has been walking around Green Lake with his “Spanish Lessons” vest for 18 years. “[Leonardo] had a lively conversation with the au pair from Venezuela about Hugo Chavez, which was pretty adorable,” Angela says.  

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African Rhythms Coffeehouse at St. Andrew’s

The Center at St. Andrew’s (111 NE 80th St) is hosting an African Rhythms Coffeehouse on Friday, May 18, 2012, 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. African drummers Frank Anderson and Tyler Richart along with international recording artist and singer Chava Mirel, will bring their friends and flair for an exciting evening of music and dancing. Join us, with your own instrument if you wish, for a great night of music! Snacks and beverages provided. No reservations are required and there is a suggested donation of $10. All are welcome. For more information, contact thecenter [at] saintandrewsseattle.org or (206) 523-747.

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Residents say two loose dogs continue to chase other animals in Tangletown

Tangletown resident Diana Moller asked us to share the following: I wanted to follow up on the March 1st report by my neighbor MJ Welling regarding two loose dogs who killed her cat in her front yard on NE 57th St. between 5th Ave. NE and Latona Ave. These dogs are still running loose and have been spotted several times on our street in the last two weeks. The neighbor who witnessed the kitty killing took these photos of the dogs last week: The neighbor said the dogs have collars and tags but because they run whenever someone tries to get…

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Update from SPD on recent burglaries and door-to-door solicitors

Seattle Police Department Crime Prevention Coordinator Terrie Johnston shares the following information: 1.        The North Precinct Burglary/Theft Unit continues to follow up on recent burglary arrests done by North Precinct patrol officers, and  due in some part to your watchfulness and good 9-1-1 calls.  The 19 year old serial occupied burglar and auto thief who was hitting the north end neighborhoods hard approx. 8 weeks ago has been charged with nearly 10 years.  He is in jail and won’t be released for a long time.  2.       A 39-year old, white female was arrested last week for multiple burglaries in the north end, some in which…

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