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The Seahawks season begins! (And other weekend fun around the Sound)

Now you know summer's ending and autumn is near -- school's back in session and the Hawks are playing their season opener. Here's to a fun-filled weekend and a "W" for the 12s. UW Football Saturday 7:30pm . Cal comes to Husky Stadium, and it’s High School Band Night! Seattle Reign FC Saturday 7pm...
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Space Needle

A HUGE weekend for music around the Sound -- and it's Labor Day weekend!

The unofficial end of summer is here -- three days to play and sing and cheer and eat and drink. The weather will be decent, the Highway 99 tunnel is still free . . . let's get out there and make this weekend count! Everett AquaSox baseball Saturday 7:05pm, Sunday 4:05pm, Monday 4:05pm The Sox are...
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Lionel Richie

Hello, is it Lionel Richie you're looking for?

Fans who were lucky enough to see Lionel Richie at Marymoor Park this past Tuesday evening (Aug 20) were not disappointed.
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Edgar Martinez

Baseball, block parties, outdoor summer concerts -- around the Sound this weekend

Come on, let's show some love to Edgar Martinez this weekend! The Mariners have declared it Edgar's Hall of Fame Weekend, so no matter how the team is playing, you've got a great reason to hang out with the family at T-Mobile Park. Here's the weekend rundown: Seattle Mariners Friday 7:0pm, Saturday...
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Blue Angels

Blue Angels, world-class art, baseball, food, music, fun -- around the Sound this weekend

It's going to be a noisy, busy, fun-filled weekend around the Sound. The hydro races on Lake Washington, the Blue Angels above Lake Washington, the big Seattle Art Fair at CenturyLink Event Center (you can thank the late Paul Allen for that one) and sports, music and food all over the place. Where...
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Meet Blanco, The Legendary Costco Cart

Supported by Every neighborhood needs an icon. West Seattle has its Statue Of Liberty, Freemont has its Troll and Vashonites are proud of that bike in that tree. Woodinville has its wineries , so it didn't really need anything else to brag about, but don't tell that to fans of Blanco...
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Blue Angels

Where to watch the Blue Angels this weekend, from either side of the lake

The best thing about moving the Blue Angels airshow a little bit south this year is that there won't be any closures of the I-90 Bridge, for practices or for the shows. A little less gridlock will be a refreshing change. So where to go to get the best view of the Blues? Well as you probably know...
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Art on a wall

Art, baseball, biking at night, and a big parade -- around the Sound this weekend

Maybe you've picked up on the fact that I'm an artist -- I paint. So I'm excited about two big art events this weekend: In Bellevue, they turn the parking garage at Bellevue Square into an art extravaganza that's really quite spectacular. And in my own neighborhood -- West Seattle -- they line up...
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Sockeye salmon

How Pike Place Chowder is keeping seafood sustainable

We love our seafood here in the Northwest, but deep down inside we know there's not necessarily an unlimited bounty of aquatic life out there. Larry Mellum knows that better than most of us -- he's the owner and founder of Seattle's award-winning Pike Place Chowder . In 2018, Larry and Riley Starks...
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Sniffspot: Where Apartment Dogs Who Hate Dog Parks Can Run Free

Supported by When you're a dog owner living in an apartment, the dog park is pretty much your only option for off-leash fun for your pooch. But what if your dog doesn't do well in dog parks? There's a new app for that. Sniffspot matches homeowners with yards/land with dog owners who...
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