Mark Christopher

US Navy & US Marines load up skies for Seattle’s SEAFAIR (Info-Interview)

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What an invasion of the U.S. Military in Seattle.   The U.S. Marines have been in town a few days and now the U.S. Navy arrives by land and sea.  You will find Navy Ship tours along the Seattle waterfront.  Where will be park all the airplanes that are here and can we see them up close?  The answer is……(Interview below)-Mark ... Read More »

Downton Abbey….new season, tours and still #1 Seattle! (flyer)

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Season 5 comes Jan 4, 2015 on PBS.  Seattle is still the number one viewership of this PBS series nationwide.  Here is what KCTS has shared with me. Richard E. Grant (Girls, Gosford Park, Doctor Who) is joining the cast as Simon Bricker, who visits Downton Abbey as a guest of the Granthams.  Anna Chancellor (The Hour, Four Weddings and ... Read More »

Seafair Torchlight FanFest!

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Listeners joined Warm 106.9 for all the fun at the Seafair Torchlight FanFest at Seattle Center! The Warm 106.9 Teddy Bear Patrol Drill Team performed at 2pm, and everyone stopped by our tent for the chance to win fabulous prizes and to take home a FREE souvenir photo in our Photo Booth! Check out your photos below! Then, later on ... Read More »

Blackberries everywhere! Pick’em now

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Drive along most streets near a  city park or anywhere you see some green shrubs and you will find a Sticker Bush loaded with Black Berries right now. In Seattle it’s all a first come first serve tradition. There is no permit needed.  Be careful if the bush is on a home owners property or a business. Please park your ... Read More »

Local Kids Come Home For Seafair As Blue Angels!

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See if you recognize any of these names of three local men who will fly as Blue Angels next week.  Chief Petty Officer William Currey, from Kent, Wash., and a 1991 graduate of Kentwood High School. Petty Officer Eric Rowley, from Silverdale, Wash., and a 1996 graduate of Central Kitsap High School. Petty Officer Ryan Clogston, from Woodinville, Wash., and ... Read More »

Your Selfie on Toast! (might be sooner than you think)

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The Vermont Novelty Toaster  Co. sells a unit  that can toast the image of a person’s face into bread.   They actually make a custom toaster for you.  Okay, here is the science behind it.  The company starts by transforming the customer’s high resolution photo into a metal plate with the help of Photoshop and a CNC plasma cutter. The plate ... Read More »

Mama Sherman talks Soup with Mark Christopher (interview-meet/greet)

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It’s one thing to have a son in the NFL.  Then a  son who wins a Superbowl. Now because of that son you are asked to be the 2014 NFL Campbell’s Chunky Soup Mom.  Meet Beverly “Mama” Sherman  (Mom of Richard Sherman-Seahawks) who shares the fun with Mark  and where she will be tonight in Seattle to meet you!-  Mark ... Read More »

Salmon at The Locks (video)

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Its one of few places to see thousands of Salmon moving up stream.  The View Windows at The Ballard Locks are loaded with Sockeye Salmon right now. Free Admission to see them too!-Mark Christopher  (Thank you listener Bob T for sharing this footage ) Salmon at locks video   Read More »

Will The Best Tasting Hamburger impress Seattle?

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Consumer Reports recently shared information that Americans are dining  out at a rate of $680 billion dollars  a year. Fast food is still the popular choice and the favored item is still the Hamburger.  A survey of CR shows that Habit Burger Grill has ‘The Best Tasting Hamburger In America”. Something about 96,206 meals consumed at 65 Chains produced this ... Read More »

Birthday Bucks will pay $$ because of so many Birthdays everyday (fun info)

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Our Birthday Bucks contest will produce many winners of Free Cash.   New numbers just released in June 2014 confirm just how many others have the same birthday (Month and Day)  as you.  The World Population is estimated at 7 billion  and that means you share your birthday with over 19 million people around the world (19,178,082) @1/365 Days, exclude Feb ... Read More »