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More than $500 raised on Earth Day for Big Leaf Maple bench

An Earth Day celebration was held last Sunday (April 22, 2012) on the west side of Green Lake Park, near the stump of a Big Leaf Maple tree that was cut down following a winter storm. The event was a fundraiser for a new bench at Green Lake Park dedicated to — and in part built from — the fallen tree.     According to organizers and long-time tree advocates Kim, Emma and Taylor Butler, the event was a big success: We would like to thank everyone who came by to have cookies and lemonade with us this last Sunday and let you know that…

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Volunteers trek beer From SODO to Green Lake to promote neighborhood walkability

Yesterday’s Earth Day celebration (Sunday, April 22, 2012) at the Latona Pub (6423 Latona Ave NE) was, by all accounts, a success. The Latona Pub held the event in partnership with Feet First, Two Beers Brewing Company and Immersus Tours. Latona Pub owner Bob Brenlin was quoted in a press release from Feet First as saying the following about the Earth Day event: We’re participating in this event because we all benefit from a more walkable city. Most of my customers live or work walking distance from the pub. The more walkable the city is, the better my business does and the safer the streets become as our visitors choose…

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Earth Day celebration will raise funds for new Green Lake bench

An Earth Day celebration and fundraiser will be held tomorrow (Sunday, April 22, 2012), 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., at the stump of a Big Leaf Maple tree that was cut down following a winter storm. The stump, which has been decorated with flowers several times in recent months, is on the Green Lake path, roughly 1/4 mile north of the Aqua Theater (5900 West Green Lake Way N). Tomorrow’s event will raise money for a new park bench dedicated to — and in part built from — the fallen Big Leaf Maple. Organizers will be serving cookies and lemonade and will be collecting donations…

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Earth Day celebration at the Latona Pub

The Latona Pub (6423 Latona Ave NE) is hosting their annual Earth Day celebration on Sunday, April 22, 2012, 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by Feet First, Latona Pub, Two Beers Brewing Company and Immersus Tours. It benefits Feet First, which works to ensure that all communities in Washington State are walkable. Tickets, available here, are $20. Your ticket gets you a Feet First pint glass and a mug of Two Beer’s limited edition Hand Truckin’ Wheat Ale. Hand Truckin’ Wheat Ale is a bright colored draft with a soft, slightly fruity aroma that is both brisk and refreshing. This beer is a tribute to people powered beer…

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East Green Lake’s Latona Pub featured on KING 5

The Latona Pub (6423 Latona Ave NE) was featured on KING 5 last night (Tuesday, April 19, 2011). The pub is celebrating Earth Week by avoiding the use of delivery vans: they are hauling beer by foot to Green Lake from various breweries all over town. “I worry that people don’t think about what it takes to get ingredients to your kitchen or beer to your bar,” Elliot Ryan, the Manager of the Latona Pub, told KING 5:

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