Music Continues in WPH Lagoon

In the accompanying photo, Victoria Colella and Michele Affronte kick back while listening to music off the deck of Wolf Island at the end of Main Dock. Next up: Joe Tate and the Hippie Voices at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 4. If you plan to attend, please remember all...

Found Kayak

The yellow kayak pictured above was found drifting between Gate 6 ½ and the other Kappas piers on the evening of July 23. It’s now being stored on West Pier. If it’s yours, text Chris at 609-203-9054.

Ubuntu Coffee by Mail

The Ubuntu Coffee Cooperative was founded in in 2012 by longtime floating homes resident Ted Levit and two friends. The worker-owned cooperative grew from a desire to market organic, fair trade coffee in a work environment that respects the rights and dignity of all who work to produce it. Ubuntu’s...

A Very Full Fourth

Saturday July 4 was glorious all day—a perfect day for a parade, which, of course, didn’t happen. Nevertheless the floating homes community managed to make the best of it. In the Waldo Point lagoon, 100 seafarers gathered in every conceivable type of watercraft to hear a performance by Mount Saint...

Reflections by Jarl Forsman

Issaquah Dock resident Jarl Forsman is a writer, painter and long-time practitioner and teacher of the art of Tai Chi/Qigong. She’s recently discovered a new artistic direction. Exploring the nooks and crannies of Richardson bay at various times of day from her small motor boat, she began to notice the...

South 40 Knighthood

South 40 resident Michael van Walt has been knighted by the Dutch government for exceptional service to society with a global impact. On the occasion of the birthday of His Majesty the King of the Netherlands, a national holiday, Michael was awarded the rarely bestowed royal distinction of Commander in...

Yellow Ferry Resident Takes on Covid-19

Dr. Jay Lalezari lives at Yellow Ferry Harbor. You might see him walking his dog Kaya on the nearby spit, dancing at Silent Disco, or unloading his dusty van post Burning Man. He’s not your typical doctor and you won’t find him with a stethoscope. Rather, he’s been on the...

Janet Thuesen Moves North

Sixteen-year Main Dock resident Janet Thuesen has moved to Washington State to reside near one of her daughters. Janet, who describes herself as a flag-waving Dane, filled her bright and airy floating home with Danish heirlooms, figurines and furnishings, including the sign from her parents’ Danish bakery in the Midwest....

Main Dock Loses Pacifico Samonte

Long time Main Dock resident Pacifico Samonte passed away in mid-April in his floating home. The popular guitarist had been suffering from esophageal cancer. His partner, Cameron Duncan, reported, “Pac was breathing very quietly and peacefully all night as I held his hand. It was quite a surprise to see...