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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UFOs among us, baseball all over, music in the air: Around the Sound this weekend

There's something about the humble but blossoming town of Burien that seems to make it the perfect spot to have a UFO festival . As the Seattle area continues to grow and lose some of the quirkiness that used to be a signature of our part of the world, we need places like Burien to step up and say...
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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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BSB's AJ McClean Stops By The Sound for a Q&A

It's not every day that a pop star stops by for an intimate conversation, so when AJ McLean from The Backstreet Boys came by on Monday, July 29, 2019, it was a HUGE treat! He could not have been sweeter or easier to talk to. To top it off, a group of very lucky Sound Listeners were able to be a...
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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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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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Seismograph measuring earthquake activity

Not the first time you've been asked -- are you ready for The Big One?

In the wake of those two earthquakes that just happened in Southern California -- a 6.4 followed the next day by a 7.1, and around 3,000 aftershocks -- and the smaller ones we just had east of Everett, we once again get scolded by the media for not being prepared for The Big One here in the Pacific...
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