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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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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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Trout falls from sky onto Green Lake yard

Chris Jordan, who lives a block and half up from Green Lake on Sunnyside Ave N, shares the following: I was walking home from Starbucks on Sunday afternoon, nearing my house, when I heard a loud comotion of black birds overhead. I looked up and saw 4 or 5 blackbirds chasing and harassing an immature Bald Eagle. The eagle flew very low, about roof top high, and I watched him fly twice around my house and then fly off with the crows still chasing him. As I walked into my yard my 9 year old son was standing in the side…

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Police activity in north Green Lake

[<a href="http://storify.com/mygreenlake/police-activity-in-north-green-lake" target="_blank">View the story "Police activity in north Green Lake" on Storify</a>]<br /> <h1>Police activity in north Green Lake</h1> <h2>Police cruisers, police on foot with dogs, and a police helicopter could be seen (and heard) in the north part of the Green Lake neighborhood tonight. Several residents provided the following reports and photographs:</h2> <p>Storified by My Green Lake &middot; Sat, Apr 21 2012 00:48:49</p> <div>Cops up and down 80th st. Near Corliss and Bagley. They’re blocking roads off. Manhunt? cc @mygreenlake http://pic.twitter.com/pYSPhp5LNate True</div> <div>@mygreenlake SPD activity at 80th and Stroud. http://pic.twitter.com/57ht2LqoJeb S.</div> <div>@mygreenlake it had been parked there for…

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Orange tabby missing from north Green Lake home

Timmy, a small female cat, is missing from the 2100 block of N 89th St. Timmy is about eight years old. She is a light orange tabby, and the tip of her nose is black. She has been spayed. Her owners share this information: She’s shy, and may be hiding under a deck/porch or in a garage or shed. I don’t think she’d approach a stranger or go into someone’s house, but i guess it’s possible if she were hungry enough. We love her and miss her, so hopefully if someone did take her in, they’ll see the blog and call us. We…

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