Farewell to Robin

Robin Sweeny, Sausalito’s first woman mayor and one-time owner of the ark Mayflower near Main Dock, died last month at 93. During her 28 years on the city council Robin ended up serving as mayor four times. She first moved to Sausalito in 1953 and raised her family on a... Read more

Floating Homes Tour Returns Sept 14

After a one-year hiatus, the Floating Homes Association will once again present our open homes tour, on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Over a dozen homes will be open, ranging in styles from cozy to palatial. Homeowners will be encouraged to docent their own boats and answer questions about our unique... Read more

Afternoon Jam

Jen Gennari and John Schlag recently dropped into Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael to hear their Issaquah Dock neighbor Edo Castro Woodhouse perform. Edo joined Michael LaMacchia and other musicians for a set of instrumental spins on Grateful Dead tunes and other original arrangements. Edo played a custom 7-string bass... Read more

Check Presented to The Center for Excellence

Last month’s Artists@Issaquah Art Show and Sale was free, but visitors were asked to drop a few dollars in donation jars for Marin City school arts programs. This week, organizers were pleased to present a check for $500 to The Center for Excellence. Bayside-Martin Luther King Jr. Academy provides K-8... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – Sept 2018

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE September BOARD MEETING: Bryant Welsh and Leni Miller (Issaquah) attended this Open Forum Meeting. Bryant spoke about problems with increased traffic flow on Gate... Read more

Seattle Floating Homes Tour Draws 850

My husband and I had a wonderful opportunity to visit the Seattle Floating Home Tour on September 9th. A hard-working team of volunteers showcased 12 homes in Seattle’s largest floating home area─Eastlake on Lake Union. Lake Union was made famous by the movie “Sleepless in Seattle.” This is a fresh... Read more

Revived Artists@Issaquah Art Show and Sale a Big Success

On Saturday, September 8, somewhere between 375 and 400 visitors enjoyed the work of 17 artists in ten open homes during the Artists@Issaquah exhibition. The weather cooperated and people were wowed by our waterfront lifestyle and the creative artwork. After a five-year hiatus, organizers John Schlag and Jennifer Gennari rebooted... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – Aug 2018

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE AUGUST BOARD MEETING: Jen Gennari is working on new updates to the FHA website which will include a search function. A committee is working... Read more

Issaquah Art Show & Sale Sept 8

The work of 16 artists, in ten floating homes, will be exhibited in a celebration of art, floating home life, and creativity on Saturday, Sept. 8. The Artists@Issaquah show and sale will feature glass, jewelry, painting, photography, and sculpture, all by waterfront artists. Founded in 2003, the Artists of Issaquah... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – June 2018

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE JUNE BOARD MEETING:  Kim and Greg Christie of Bay Cities Refuse discussed composting, recycling, and waste. Keep an eye out for Floating Times updates on... Read more