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Seattle Police Department today brought down a shoplifting ring with 53 arrests. More at
Seattle police make more than 50 arrests in citywide retail theft operation
Seattle police officers made more than 50 arrests and recovered thousands of dollars worth of stolen merchandise Wed...
Gather the family and join us this summer for an exclusive program: Family Camp! You’ll learn firsthand from our marine experts about how we take care of the animals, and how even our tiniest and largest residents are interconnected. Register today: https://www.seattleaquarium.org/family-camp
Check out this stunning timelapse of Pier 62, courtesy of @TIA_INTL_PHOTO! Come to Pier 62 to enjoy the gorgeous views between City & Sound!
Do you work in Little Saigon, CID, Japantown, or Pioneer Square in the food service/grocery industry? We'll distribute up to 2,000 free 6-month ORCA cards as part of our ORCA Recovery Program, starting with employees in these neighborhoods on June 21.
New ORCA Recovery Program
Up to 2,000 employees in Little Saigon, CID, Japantown, & Pioneer Square will receive an unlimited ORCA card as part of our new program!
Shortage of available vessel crews, #Sealths crew rescues canoe paddlers, 45-year service award and more in our Weekly Update: https://wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/about-us/weekly-update
June is Orca Month & in addition to our continued partnership with @orcanetwork we use Ocean Wise’s Whale Report Alert System to help locate large marine mammals & we're part of the planning team for Quiet Sound, a proposed program to reduce the effects of vessel noise on orcas.
Seattle is the first major US city to reach 70% vaccination rate among those 12 and older! https://komonews.com/news/local/seattle-reaches-70-full-vaccination-first-major-us-city-to-do-so #waterfrontbiz
King5 reports that over Memorial Day Weekend, Seattle's hotel occupancy reached its highest rate since February 2020. #waterfrontbiz
Seattle tourism industry shows signs of a rebound
Hotel occupancy in Seattle over Memorial Day weekend was higher than it's been since February of 2020.
Coast Guard proposes to triple the size of its Arctic operations on Seattle's waterfront. Read more at https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/coast-guard-could-triple-base-size-on-seattle-waterfront-as-u-s-ramps-up-arctic-presence/ #waterfrontbiz
Check out this list of upcoming concerts this summer in Seattle! #waterfrontbiz
Summer music returns: a full list of outdoor concerts coming to Seattle | Listed
With the lifting of restrictions on June 30, outdoor concerts in Seattle and across Washington are set to be back in full swing this summer.
Stay the night at @TheEdgewaterSEA on June 10th or 17th to get your Covid vaccination on-site and take 15.7% off of your stay. As a bonus, you’ll receive a complimentary shot or cocktail in Six Seven Lounge.
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The longest wait until the longest day. Canada's hotel quarantine policy will continue until at least June 21. Oh, Canada, how we long to visit you again. More at
Canada extends mandatory hotel quarantine travel policy until late June | News
The Government of Canada announced it is extending its policy on mandatory hotel quarantine stays for air travellers arriving in Canada.
In partnership with Photoville, Friends presents a free three-block photo exhibit on the waterfront near the rebuilt Pier 62.
The exhibit showcases 200 photos from 43 photographers spanning 632 feet along the waterfront. Come visit us and tag us with #WaterfrontSeattle!
Pier 62 is the perfect hangout spot, day and night. Show us how you spend your time at the pier with the hashtag #Pier62Seattle for a chance to be featured!
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Did you know that June is Orca Action Month? The festivities kick off today at 11am and include a special dive show from the Aquarium. Check it out: https://www.facebook.com/events/2979925848984169
Reliving the magic that was opening day ✨ Spots are filling up quick for this weekend, so we *highly* recommend booking your Harbor Cruise in advance 🤳
Seattle Medium reports on the city's encouragement of outdoor community events this summer with free block party permits, even for weddings. Full story at #waterfrontbiz
City Announces Summer Street Use Permit Opportunities To Support Neighborhood Activation And Business Reopening - The Seattle Medium
“Over the past year, Seattle has faced daunting challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis. As we move to the ...
Good morning! 70 years ago today, we began operations following the state’s purchase of the ferry system from Puget Sound Navigation Company (Black Ball Line). To mark the occasion, we’re handing out these commemorative stickers while supplies last. #WSF70th
149,000 people visited Seattle the week of May 2, 2021, compared to only 56,000 the same week last year, according to data from DSA @downtownseattle. Read more at
Seattle’s waterfront businesses welcome holiday crowds as more attractions reopen
Restaurants, attractions and the piers were filled with people and tourists for long Memorial Day weekend.
Remember, street parking in Seattle is free on Sundays and holidays! Memorial Day by the water.
Seattle-Bremerton car ferry will be down to one boat starting Tuesday. The Salish should return to service before the weekend. Details at https://komonews.com/news/local/seattle-bremerton-ferry-run-reduced-to-1-boat-service-starting-tuesday
Expect to start seeing cruise ships in the coming weeks. At first, they will be here to take on crews and provisions. New Port of Seattle cruise newsletter coming soon. Stay tuned. #waterfrontbiz
Don't forget to register for Lightning Talks: Orcas on June 17! Discover more about these majestic icons of the Pacific Northwest and learn about efforts to save their struggling population during a series of five-minute talks from our panel of experts. https://www.seattleaquarium.org/events/lightning-talks-orcas
Planning to catch a ferry from Seattle this weekend? Be sure to check the modified ferry schedules and plan to arrive early for your boat. https://wsdot.wa.gov/news/2021/05/26/check-ferry-schedules-plan-long-waits-memorial-day-weekend-travel
"A ferry ride and a shot"... who could have guessed that would be this year's tagline:-) This week and next, a covid vaccine clinic will be onboard certain sailings of the Bremerton car ferry.
We are so happy to report that this week @ArgosyCruises and @ClipperVacation are resuming Harbor Cruises, San Juan Island ferry, and whale watching trips from Seattle's new waterfront!
Clipper, Argosy Cruises in Seattle prepare to start sailing again
The Clipper announced it will resume service with sailings to the San Juan Islands and whale watching cruises on ...
Ferry traffic is down, but congestion is expected to increase this summer on runs out of Seattle because of a recent fire on the Wenatchee vessel. Read the latest ferry news at https://westseattleblog.com/2021/05/fare-increase-options-vaccination-celebration-what-else-surfaced-washington-state-ferries-spring-meeting-with-encore-tomorrow/ #waterfrontbiz
It's official! A bipartisan bill signed today by the President clears the way for a 2021 Alaska Cruise season from Seattle, starting end-July. More at #waterfrontbiz
Biden signs bill that marks big news for Seattle's cruise industry
President Biden signed the Alaska Tourism Restoration Act on Monday, which lifts a requirement that cruise ships must stop in a foreign port.
Today marks the start of repairs on I-5 through Seattle. Expect various weekend and evening closures between now and Fall 2022. Details at: https://wsdot.wa.gov/news/2021/05/19/southbound-revive-i-5-project-seattle-starts-may-24
We want to send a special thanks to our sponsor, @friendsWFS! With their support, we filmed the Hawaiian Showcase for the festival on the scenic Pier 62.
Head down to Pier 62 for a beautiful view spanning City and Sound. #Pier62Seattle. Learn more: http://waterfrontparkseattle.org