Outstanding weather predicted for July 4th, 2013 festivities on Lake Union

Hot, dry stretch ahead, Fourth of July looks promising

 Two things you may want to know about the weather headed our way:

It’s going to be hot. High temperatures are expected to rise through the weekend, through the low 80s on Friday and Saturday, into the upper 80s on Sunday and Monday, and rising, […]

Seattle Food Trucks a Major Presence in South Lake Union

We’ve  lost track!  But here’s what we could find so far …


Welcome to the Lake Union District! Seattle Acknowledges us!

Lake Union District includes neighborhoods surrounding what Native Americans referred to as Tenass Chuck (“little water”). The area was landlocked until the opening of Lake Washington Ship Canal in 1917 which connected Lake Washington to Puget Sound.

View map of Lake Union District

Lake Union District Neighborhoods

Fremont Wallingford Eastlake South Lake Union



Driver said he was speeding so he could dry car.

This certainly wouldn’t work in Seattle … and as for this having NOTHING to do with Lake Union, Hey! Can’t we have some fun?


BLACK DIAMOND, Alberta — He was drying off his freshly washed car.

That’s what the Canadian man told the Mounties when they stopped him doing 180 kilometers per hour (112 […]

Lake Union Gets New Mascot!

Eddy the Irish setter

MOHAI Celebrates first summer on the lake!

Still Afloat:A Contemporary History of Seattle’s Floating Homes

SEATTLE – The Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) is pleased to announce its new summer community exhibit, Still Afloat: A Contemporary History of Seattle’s Floating Homes. The display, produced in partnership with the Seattle Floating Homes Association,offers an exploration of floating homes through stories, pictures, and […]

Spectacular 2013 Lake Union Wooden Boat Show July 4-7

37th Annual Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival

At Lake Union Park July 4th thru 7th

 Where:            Lake Union Park & The Center for Wooden Boats

1010 Valley St, Seattle, WA 98109

When:             Thursday July 4th, 2013 through Sunday July 7th, 2013

Time:               10:00am – 6:00pm daily

Cost:                Free!  (Donations […]

The One. The Only. Solstice parade and Fremont Fair June 21-23 North Lake Union


Nothing we write here will be able to make some sense of it all, but the legend carries on, and who are we to think it needs an explanation?