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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 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, 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 over the past three years have included information culled from EveryBlock. The site provides location-based data:…

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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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Extra DUI patrols planned for Cinco de Mayo

Public Health – Seattle & King County has announced that extra DUI patrols will be out this Cinco de Mayo weekend: Thirty-three local law enforcement agencies, the Washington State Liquor Control Board, and the Washington State Patrol have scheduled extra DUI officers and troopers to remove dangerous drivers from the road. Law enforcement also will visit bars to ensure responsible service. One of the Seattle’s biggest Cinco de Mayo celebrations is held in Green Lake, at the Green Lake Tacos Guaymas (6808 E Green Lake Way N). The block party, now in its eleventh year, is on Saturday, May 5, 2012, 11 a.m. – 2 a.m….

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Green Lake Small Craft Center vandalized with “KONY ’12″ graffiti

The Green Lake Small Craft Center (5900 West Green Lake Way N) has been vandalized. “KONY ’12″ was painted on the facility’s wall some time last night (Friday, April 20, 2012). Photojournalist Joshua Trujillow took the following photo this morning: “The graffiti caused many that passed it to comment negatively about the Kony 2012 campaign,” Josh reports on, a My Green Lake news partner. More, from Josh: Invisible Children’s “Cover the Night” event, part of the organization’s controversial “Kony 2012″ campaign to bring attention to the crimes of Joseph Kony, continued as planned Friday night, albeit much smaller than originally thought. The campaign by…

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Police activity in north Green Lake

[<a href="" 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 True</div> <div>@mygreenlake SPD activity at 80th and Stroud. S.</div> <div>@mygreenlake it had been parked there for…

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