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It’s Seafair Torchlight Parade Weekend! …and a few other events…

The largest annual parade in Seattle, the Seafair Torchlight Parade, will take place Saturday evening in downtown Seattle. An estimated 300,000 spectators will congest incoming routes in the late afternoon and evening as they claim spots to sit along the Fourth Avenue. The northbound lanes of the Alaskan Way Viaduct will be closed from 5:30 […]


Mariners play every day this week – plan your trips accordingly

There are several events to keep in mind this week as you plan your travel routes. The Mariners play at Safeco Field Monday through Friday starting at 7:10 p.m. each day, except Wednesday when the game starts at 12:40 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday the games will start at 1:10 p.m. Expect congestion near the […]


Weekend traffic: Seafair events, Bite of Seattle, and Sounders, July 18-20

Seattle traffic will be lively with thousands headed to community festivals and parades, and to various foot, boat and swimming competitions around the city this weekend. The events expected to draw the most attendees are the Bite of Seattle at Seattle Center on Friday, Saturday and Sunday; and the Sounders at Centurylink Field on Saturday […]


Summer kicks off with runners, rockers and Solstice frolickers

Music, runners, and merriment abound over the next few days. The huge annual Rock’n’Roll Marathon and Half Marathon, which features bands along the 26- and 13- mile run and walk courses, warms up tomorrow with the Marathon Expo taking place at CenturyLink Field. The Fremont Fair gets underway Friday attracting crowds of 20-25,000 on Saturday […]


Paving scheduled for Rainier Avenue South this weekend, June 14 and 15

SDOT paving crews will grind and pave a segment of Rainier Avenue South between South Charles Street and South Norman Street this weekend, June 14 and 15, from 6 a.m. to 6 p. m. One lane will remain open in each direction, and access to the eastbound I-90 on ramp will be maintained. Police Officers […]


Next Three Days: Three Races, Three Women’s Sports Events + More

If races are your thing, you can take in one a day Friday through Sunday! On Friday, evening there’s the popular Fremont 5K and Briefcase Relay; on Saturday cyclists will race in a rectangle just off of Market Street in the heart of Ballard; and on Sunday morning 2,900 participants will pound along Lake Washington […]


Photo Enforcement cameras coming to five schools

To improve pedestrian safety, contractors working for the City of Seattle will be installing photo enforcement cameras at five locations during May and June. They will be located near the following schools: Roxhill Elementary and Holy Family School in West Seattle, Dearborn Park Elementary in Southeast Seattle, Bailey Gatzert Elementary in Central Seattle, and Eckstein […]


Help Get Seattle Moving–
Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board seeks new members

The Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board (SBAB) is accepting applications for new members to advise the City on the concerns and needs of the growing bicycling community. The volunteer board, which was created by Seattle City Council in 1977, plays an influential role in implementing the Seattle Bicycle Master Plan. The board advises the Mayor and […]


Come Celebrate Seattle Summer Streets with Us!

Neighborhood groups and the City of Seattle are teaming up again this year to create fun for residents on local streets and to support nearby businesses through the Celebrate Seattle Summer Streets program. The kick-off event will be Sunday, May 18 in West Seattle’s Alki neighborhood. Additional events will take place between May and August […]


Protest March and Rally today

This afternoon there will be an Oromo Community Protest Rally and March to denounce the massacre of Oromo students by the government of Ethiopia.  An expected 400 participants will gather prior to the march at the Yesler Community Center located at 917 Yesler Way. The march, which will begin at 2 p.m., will move west […]