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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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Older adults invited to join the Sound Steps Walking Program at Green Lake Park

Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Lifelong Recreation Sound Steps Walking Program is hosting a 5k/10k walk around the Green Lake Loop on Saturday, April 21, 2012, 8:30 a.m. – noon. The event will feature a marimba band, snacks and prizes. There is a $15 suggested donation. The purpose of the Sound Steps Walking Program is “to increase physical activity and social connection by working with people age 50 and older in a member-directed community walking program that is accessible and welcoming to all.” For more information or to register, email sound.steps [at] or call Mari at (206) 684-4664. Thanks for the tip, Barbara!

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NE Ravenna Blvd paving to begin next Monday

Crews working on the Seattle Department of Transportation’s (SDOT) project to repave NE Ravenna Blvd are scheduled to begin paving between E Green Lake Dr N and 8th Ave NE starting Monday, April 23, 2012. SDOT shares the following information: Crews will lay new asphalt surface along N.E. Ravenna Boulevard on the westbound lanes from N.E. 71st Street to Eighth Avenue N.E. beginning Monday, April 23. The westbound lanes are scheduled to be complete by April 24. The intersection at E. Green Lake Drive N. is scheduled for paving on April 24 and the eastbound lanes are scheduled to be paved on…

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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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NE Ravenna Blvd grinding moves to opposite side of street tomorrow

Crews working on the Seattle Department of Transportation’s (SDOT) project to repave NE Ravenna Blvd between Green Lake and 15th Ave NE have completed grinding the existing pavement on the westbound side of the street between NE 71st St and 8th Ave NE. The crews will switch to the opposite side of Ravenna tomorrow (Friday, April 6, 2012), grinding the existing pavement on the eastbound side of the street. According to SDOT, crews are scheduled to grind the existing pavement on the eastbound side tomorrow and Monday (April 6 and 9), and will then begin roadway base repairs and repaving…

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