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City of Seattle seeks community ideas for government apps

The City of Seattle is hosting a free event tomorrow (Thursday, April 19, 2012), 6-9 p.m., at City Hall (600 4th Ave). The event will serve as an orientation to Startup Weekend GOV, which is planed for April 27-29: Do you have an idea for a new application that could help people use government information? Community ideas are needed for Startup Weekend Government, where technical developers will create new mobile apps and business ideas to help people better access government data and services. Not a developer or technical guru? Not a problem. Residents can share ideas with developers at or come to City Hall Thursday, April 19, from 6-9 p.m. for the Startup Weekend orientation. During this event, participants will…

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Earth Day recycling event at Windermere Green Lake

Windermere Green Lake is holding a free document shredding and electronic recycling event on Earth Day (Saturday, April 21, 2012), 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., in their office parking lot (7300 East Green Lake Dr N). Some electronics will be reused for unemployed and low-income individuals and families. The remainder will be recycled through a partnership with Please check here for a list of accepted items. Document shredding will be done by Iron Mountain.  

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Cell phone reception in Green Lake

photo credit: allison.hare John, who lives near Meridian Ave N & N 61st St, asked us to pose a question to the neighborhood: How is cell phone reception for you in Green Lake? Specifically, John is curious about T-Mobile reception in southeast Green Lake, but we would be curious to hear about other carriers elsewhere in Green Lake as well. Please share your experiences concerning Green Lake cell phone reception in the comments — thank you!  

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Free document shredding and electronics recycling event at Windermere Green Lake

Updated Monday, Sept. 19, 2011.   photo credit: rosmary Windermere Green Lake is holding a free shredding and electronic recycling event on Saturday, October 8, 2011, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., in their office parking lot (7300 East Green Lake Dr N). There will be two trucks on site. On-site shredding of personal and sensitive paperwork will be provided by Confidential Data Disposal, Inc. No sorting of paper, removal of paper clips, binder clips, staples, rubber bands, etc., is necessary. Several types of electronics will be accepted for free recycling. A list of items that are accepted, as well as a…

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GeekGirlCONcert planned for Green Lake

GeekGirlCon is kicking off their first annual convention with a GeekGirlCONcert at The Great Hall at Green Lake (7220 Woodlawn Ave NE) on Friday, October 7, 2011. The concert will feature Marian Call, Molly Lewis and the Doubleclicks. GeekGirlCon is a nonprofit organization “dedicated to promoting awareness of and celebrating the contribution and involvement of women in all aspects of the sciences, science fiction, comics, gaming and related Geek culture through conventions and events that emphasize both the historic and ongoing contribution and influence of women in this culture.” More information about the Green Lake show, including ticketing information and show times, will be available soon on the GeekGirlCon website.   Thanks…

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