Fourth of July is celebrated in Seattle as the day that heralds the return of summer weather to the Pacific Northwest. The temperature rises, flags wave and Miss Mary Mack’s elephants finally return from their jump over the fence.
If your family’s endurance is high and you don’t mind crowds, the all-day Family Fourthfestival at Gas Works Park is the big show in town, and was saved this year at the last minute by donations from local businesses and citizens. Read more »
Full-glory morning sunshine this morning as I drove along the top of the Viaduct, pondering Seattle's love/hate of the thing. Sure, those views of the bay—ferries, the Olympics, the works—make going to work almost a pleasure. But also, the thing might one day kill me, one way or another. Read more »