You Won’t Believe these 4th of July Food by the Numbers!

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Want some crazy 4th of July food facts?  Well lets just say, a BIG holiday and for us Americans an even BIGGER appetite!  For example, this coming 4th of July weekend we will consume 150 million Hot Dogs, spend $203 million on condiments, $92 million on chips and wait until you see how many pounds of chicken we’ll eat! More …

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The Best ‘Mess’ You’ve Ever Made [kid paint ideas]

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Why not embrace the mess they love to make, and turn it into fun and everlasting art!  It’s Summer, and we make this a fun ‘outdoor’ activity.  The kids will laugh, at the creative ways you encourage the messy (and fun) painting projects found (HERE).

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Hawks Training Camp [registration info]

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he Seattle Seahawks will host 13 training camp practices at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center (VMAC) in Renton beginning Saturday, July 30 and concluding Tuesday, August 16. Registration will open on Thursday, June 30th on first-come, first-served basis, exclusively through this website. There will be a maximum of four (4) registrants per group, and a limit of three (3) practices …

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Richard Sherman’s Celebrity Softball Game for Charity [details]

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Join Richard Sherman and an entourage of local and national celebrities as they take to the diamond to showcase their softball skills for the 4th annual Richard Sherman Celebrity Softball Game! More than 20,000 fans attended last year’s game, which featured stars including Kobe Bryant, Russell Wilson, and Seattle rapper Macklemore. This event promises to be a fun, family affair …

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Traffic Alerts: Pirates, Pride & President Obama in Seattle


For FRIDAY, early afternoon per the United States Secret Service, vehicle access to the area bounded by Olive St., 7th Avenue, Lenora St and 4th Avenue will be limited to 5th Avenue between Lenora and Virginia and on Stewart between 6th and 7th Avenue.  More on the SPD Blotter (HERE) Commuters are encouraged to use transit or park outside the …

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Keeping Pets Safe During 4th of July [list]

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Did you know that July 5th is the busiest day of the year for Animal Shelters?  Not surpising, and yet heartbreaking. Fireworks and loud noises often frighten pets so much they flee their homes in terror. In fact, animal control officers across the country report a 30 percent increase in lost pets each year between July 4 and July 6—and …

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FATHER’S DAY FUN! Washington Brewer’s Festival at Marymoor Park [Weekend Fun List)

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Raise a glass with us on Father’s Day weekend as the Washington Beer Commission presents the 11th Annual Washington Brewer’s Festival at King County’s Marymoor Park! The Washington Brewer’s Festival is a unique all-ages beer festival where thousands of beer aficionados can sample more than 500 beers from 110 Washington breweries. In addition, the festival offers wine and cider tastings, …

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Orlando: Ways You Can Help [list]

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It’s been hard to watch the news, and not feel the pain and grief for Orlando. As family members learn the fate of loved ones and as vigils take place, we all wonder from across the country “how can we help?”  For most, our thoughts and prayers are enough.  But if you choose to give more, there are unfortunate souls …

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Need a Good Belly Laugh Today? Seattle’s LAUGHTER COACH on AGT [audition]

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What is a Laughter Coach? Tita Begashaw, a 62-year-old from Seattle.  She went by just her first name, Tita, when she approached the judges on Tuesday night’s second episode of auditions for America’s Got Talent 2016.  Her laughter is contagious,  but was it enough to get past the audition? This worth a watch, either way…we are PROUD of you Tita! …

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