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|Mercury is Coming|

In December, Jupiter, Saturn, Venus, and Mercury will be clustered near the sunset in the SW sky (direction West Seattle). You may need binoculars to see Mercury. With some luck, we will experience clear skies or at least some breaks in the clouds. Details at: earthsky.org/tonight/watch-for-mercury-too-in-late-december-2021/
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Seattle, WA -- November 27th
|Mercury is Coming|

In December, Jupiter, Saturn, Venus, and Mercury will be clustered near the sunset in the SW sky (direction West Seattle). You may need binoculars to see Mercury.  With some luck, we will experience clear skies or at least some breaks in the clouds.   Details at: https://earthsky.org/tonight/watch-for-mercury-too-in-late-december-2021/

|Welcome Ari Walton|

Join us in welcoming Ari Walton as the new GM for Anthony's Pier 66 & Bell Street Diner. Ari has been with the company for many years, most recently running the Alderwood location. He replaces Bob Nelson who is moving to the head office to oversee all HR. We thank Bob for his friendship, leadership, and cookies during all his time on the waterfront and wish him much continued success in his new post.

Please drop by anytime to say hello to Ari. $29 lobster dinners all this month on Wednesday and Thursday nights! Details at: www.anthonys.com/restaurant/anthonys-pier-66/
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Seattle, WA -- November 9th
|Welcome Ari Walton|

Join us in welcoming Ari Walton as the new GM for Anthonys Pier 66 & Bell Street Diner.  Ari has been with the company for many years, most recently running the Alderwood location.  He replaces Bob Nelson who is moving to the head office to oversee all HR.  We thank Bob for his friendship, leadership, and cookies during all his time on the waterfront and wish him much continued success in his new post.  

Please drop by anytime to say hello to Ari. $29 lobster dinners all this month on Wednesday and Thursday nights!  Details at: https://www.anthonys.com/restaurant/anthonys-pier-66/

|Did you know?|

You can board a high-speed passenger ferry in downtown Seattle and be at the USS Turner Joy 30 minutes later. This famous US Navy ship is open to visit from bow to stern. Details at:
events.iloveseattle.org/events/battle-stations-visit-the-uss-turner-joy-from-seattle/
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Seattle, WA -- November 3rd
|Did you know?|

You can board a high-speed passenger ferry in downtown Seattle and be at the USS Turner Joy 30 minutes later.  This famous US Navy ship is open to visit from bow to stern.  Details at:
https://events.iloveseattle.org/events/battle-stations-visit-the-uss-turner-joy-from-seattle/

|Today is Election Day - Voting Open til 8PM|

Washingtonian women gained the right to vote in 1910, a full decade before the 19th Amendment. The local women pictured here are standing in line to vote in a recall election of the Seattle mayor in 1911.
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Seattle, WA -- November 2nd
|Today is Election Day - Voting Open til 8PM|

Washingtonian women gained the right to vote in 1910, a full decade before the 19th Amendment.  The local women pictured here are standing in line to vote in a recall election of the Seattle mayor in 1911.

|This Saturday: Free Community Event|

Come celebrate Dia de los Muertos this Saturday, October 23, on Seattle's Pier 62 from 12-4pm. Friends of Waterfront Seattle and their partners are organizing an amazing celebration of cultures with talented local artists. Don't let a little rain stop you, this is Seattle, so add it to your calendar and see you there! We forecast a magical experience:-)
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Seattle, WA -- October 21st

|You are invited to Autumn on the Edge|

The historic Edgewater Hotel on Pier 67 invites you and your family to celebrate the season. This is part of Edgewater's new series of local experiences, which you can learn about on their website. Autumn on the Edge is complimentary, but RSVP is required at www.edgewaterhotel.com/local-experiences/#/experiences/f1711def-613e-4035-8b73-53daa71d4995
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Seattle, WA -- October 6th
|You are invited to Autumn on the Edge|

The historic Edgewater Hotel on Pier 67 invites you and your family to celebrate the season.  This is part of Edgewaters new series of local experiences, which you can learn about on their website.  Autumn on the Edge is complimentary, but RSVP is required at https://www.edgewaterhotel.com/local-experiences/#/experiences/f1711def-613e-4035-8b73-53daa71d4995

|Harvest Cooking Class|

How about a different kind of experience along Seattle's waterfront? This is harvest time and the market is full of delicious, natural wonders. Bring it all together with a cooking class with your friends, family, or colleagues at Diane's Market Kitchen. Located across the street from Piers 54 and 55. Email diane@dianesmarketkitchen.com for pricing and schedulingSome of the beautiful peppers and chilies for the arroz con pollo for rhe private class this afternoon.
#eatlocalallyear #eatseasonally #universityfarmersmarket #lovefarmers
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Seattle, WA -- September 28th
|Harvest Cooking Class|

How about a different kind of experience along Seattles waterfront?  This is harvest time and the market is full of delicious, natural wonders.  Bring it all together with a cooking class with your friends, family, or colleagues at Dianes Market Kitchen.  Located across the street from Piers 54 and 55.  Email diane@dianesmarketkitchen.com for pricing and scheduling

|O Canada|

(UPDATE 10/12/21): Clipper will now return in Spring 2022).

Have you missed BC? You can travel directly from downtown Seattle to downtown Victoria on the high-speed FRS Clipper ferry. Round-trip tickets for the 3-hour sailing start around $150 pp. Sailings depart early Friday-Mondays in October. Vacation packages available too at: www.clippervacations.com/
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Seattle, WA -- September 28th
|O Canada|

(UPDATE 10/12/21):  Clipper will now return in Spring 2022).  

Have you missed BC?  You can travel directly from downtown Seattle to downtown Victoria on the high-speed FRS Clipper ferry.  Round-trip tickets for the 3-hour sailing start around $150 pp.  Sailings depart early Friday-Mondays in October.  Vacation packages available too at: https://www.clippervacations.com/

|The Best is Yet to Come|
Fall is a magical season in the Pacific NW and along the shores of Puget Sound. There are flavors for all tastes. FREE 3 Hours Garage Parking offer is still in effect. October 2 and 3 is your last chance to join a FREE Guided Waterfront Walk with Downtown Seattle Association, Historic Seattle, and Global Family Travels. Check out SeattleWaterfront.org for details and more. Happy Autumn!
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Seattle, WA -- September 28th
|The Best is Yet to Come|
Fall is a magical season in the Pacific NW and along the shores of Puget Sound.  There are flavors for all tastes.  FREE 3 Hours Garage Parking offer is still in effect.  October 2 and 3 is your last chance to join a FREE Guided Waterfront Walk with Downtown Seattle Association, Historic Seattle, and Global Family Travels.  Check out https://SeattleWaterfront.org for details and more.  Happy Autumn!

|Meet ECHO, b. 2011|

Yes, there really is a giant head on Seattle's waterfront next to Pier 70 at the Olympic Sculpture Park! The 46-foot tall cabeza is by the internationally renowned Spanish artist, Jaume Plensa. It has stood watch here over the serene waters since it was erected in 2011. Happy 10th birthday, ECHO! Learn more at seattleartmuseum.org/exhibitions/echo
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Seattle, WA -- August 2nd
|Meet ECHO, b. 2011|

Yes, there really is a giant head on Seattles waterfront next to Pier 70 at the Olympic Sculpture Park!  The 46-foot tall cabeza is by the internationally renowned Spanish artist, Jaume Plensa.  It has stood watch here over the serene waters since it was erected in 2011.  Happy 10th birthday, ECHO!  Learn more at https://seattleartmuseum.org/exhibitions/echo

|Blake Island Local Nature Getaway|
Argosy Cruises will transport you from the central waterfront to beautiful Blake Island in just 27 minutes. They will bring you back too, all for only $29! There are activities on Blake Island like kayaking and hiking. You will feel transported in time going from dense urban to quiet island life in the blink of an eye. This experience has our top recommendation. Book your seat online at Argosy's website.
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Seattle, WA -- July 26th
|Blake Island Local Nature Getaway|
Argosy Cruises will transport you from the central waterfront to beautiful Blake Island in just 27 minutes.  They will bring you back too, all for only $29!  There are activities on Blake Island like kayaking and hiking.  You will feel transported in time going from dense urban to quiet island life in the blink of an eye.  This experience has our top recommendation.  Book your seat online at Argosys website.

|See Seattle Like Never Before|

Hoorah! After much planning and preparation, Salish Sea Tours at Miner's Landing at Pier 57 Seattle is up and running with brand new vessels built locally. You will love the stadium seating on the bow and the beautiful wooden deck furniture. Tickets online are only $30 for adults and free for kids under 3. Youth and senior discounts are also available at www.salishseatours.com/Tickets for this weekend's boat tours are on sale now! Experience Elliot Bay like never before with a bit of history and fun during your voyage.

Visit this link to purchase tickets to any of our attractions:
tickets.minerslanding.com/WebStore/landingpage?CG=consumer&c=WH

#seattlewaterfront #salishseatours #boattour #seattle #elliotbay #minerslandingpier57 #visitseattle
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Seattle, WA -- July 15th
|See Seattle Like Never Before|

Hoorah!  After much planning and preparation, Salish Sea Tours at Miners Landing at Pier 57 Seattle is up and running with brand new vessels built locally.  You will love the stadium seating on the bow and the beautiful wooden deck furniture.  Tickets online are only $30 for adults and free for kids under 3.  Youth and senior discounts are also available at https://www.salishseatours.com/

|Listen to the Sound|

Check out these cool, new art installations at Pier 62. The steel drum-shaped art interacts with the currents and tides of Puget Sound to make their own sound.
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Seattle, WA -- July 1st
|Listen to the Sound|

Check out these cool, new art installations at Pier 62.  The steel drum-shaped art interacts with the currents and tides of Puget Sound to make their own sound.

|It's Happening - a Solstice Delight|

Rejoice! Big news for Seattle lovers of seafood and good times... Ivar's Acres of Clams, the full-service waterfront restaurant at Pier 54, will re-open on June 21st! The sidewalk fish bar is open now. Meet you at Ivar's!
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Seattle, WA -- June 7th

|The Story of Copper River Salmon|

The legendary Copper River may be in Alaska, but the man who introduced its delicacy to the world was in Seattle! As an article in the Washington Post noted, almost everyone who loves good food owes a debt to Jon Rowley, whether they know it or not. Jon has passed, but his legacy lives on as Copper River Salmon arrives again to menus and fish counters throughout the city. For a great read on the history of Copper River Salmon, check out www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2010/08/how-copper-river-salmon-got-so-famous/60700/ Photo credit to Ronald Holden
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Seattle, WA -- May 25th
|The Story of Copper River Salmon|

The legendary Copper River may be in Alaska, but the man who introduced its delicacy to the world was in Seattle!  As an article in the Washington Post noted, almost everyone who loves good food owes a debt to Jon Rowley, whether they know it or not.  Jon has passed, but his legacy lives on as Copper River Salmon arrives again to menus and fish counters throughout the city.  For a great read on the history of Copper River Salmon, check out https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2010/08/how-copper-river-salmon-got-so-famous/60700/  Photo credit to Ronald Holden

|Waterfront Riddle|

How do you reach Seattle's waterfront from Pike Place Market? Just keep walking downhill:-) Construction underway will connect the market and waterfront seamlessly, which will be a welcome relief, especially on the busiest days of summer when the mercury climbs and crowds thicken. Photo credit LMN Architects.
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Seattle, WA -- May 18th
|Waterfront Riddle|

How do you reach Seattles waterfront from Pike Place Market?  Just keep walking downhill:-)  Construction underway will connect the market and waterfront seamlessly, which will be a welcome relief, especially on the busiest days of summer when the mercury climbs and crowds thicken.  Photo credit LMN Architects.
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