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Art & irony on tap in this guided stroll through South Lake Union

Jed Dunkerly leads a tour through South Lake Union

What’s up with all the hidden plazas in Seattle’s South Lake Union? "NARF: Neighborhood Adventure Ramble with Friends" host Jed Dunkerley investigates the ironic installations and guides us through the techy neighborhood’s abundant art offerings.

Appreciate the Irony

City Inside/Out: The do's and don'ts of pandemic travel

CIO host Brian Callanan with travel guru Rick Steves and AAA's John Milbrath

There's no doubt about it, COVID-19 guidelines feel a little all over the place right now. In a word: confusing. Fortunately, travel experts, including globe trotter Rick Steves and AAA Washington's VP of Travel Products & Services John Milbrath, share the do's and don'ts of summer travel.

Hit the Road (Safely)

Part memoir, part how-to, Sonora Jha discusses "How to Raise a Feminist Son" on Book Lust

Nancy Pearl & Sonora Jha

A feminist believes that “women have agency, women have choice, and women should be the drivers of their own destiny,” according to author Sonora Jha. She joins Book Lust host Nancy Pearl to discuss how she came to identify as a feminist, how she went about raising her son with feminist values, and lots more.

Read Me

Payge Turner performs "Surrender"

Payge Turner

Singer, songwriter, and former contestant on NBC’s "The Voice," Payge Turner, performs original song "Surrender" on Art Zone with Nancy Guppy. Her album, "Home," comes out in July.

Surrender to the Music

"Homewaters" dives into Puget Sound, where industry, movement & climate change meet

An etching of early Puget Sound

David B. Williams discusses his new book "Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound." He says when it comes to our relationship with and responsibility to the environment around us, “We’re all part of that community, we’re all part of the solution.”

Sound Solutions

Coming to terms with our seismic zone

Unreinforced Masonry: Connecting, Preparing, Preserving

You probably know Seattle is in an earthquake zone, but do you know how that impacts you? Local experts discuss the structural, cultural, and personal implications of our location, and their efforts to preserve historic architecture and modern livelihoods.


Vaccination opportunities for kids 12 & older, walk-in vaccinations at city sites

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Who? All Washington residents over the age of 12 are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

What? The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention granted an emergency authorization of the Pfizer vaccine for use on 12 – 15 year-olds. The Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are for people 18 and older. City of Seattle locations are currently administering Pfizer and Moderna. Vaccines are free. Insurance is not required. While presenting an ID card at the time of your appointment is recommended, it is not a requirement

When & Where? All people who live or work in King County can now walk or roll up to one of three city-operated vaccination sites - Lumen FieldRainier Beach, and West Seattle - to receive a first or second dose without an appointment. Check the city's vaccine website for days and times each of the three sites is open and, if you prefer, to register for an appointment. Also, check out the state's vaccine locator for more locations.

In partnership with Seattle Public Schools, the Seattle Fire Department hopes to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to nearly 17,000 students within the next two weeks through dozens of in-school clinics. More info about clinics for Seattle Public Schools middle or high school and charter school students, private school students, or family-focused clinics.

For the most up-to-date information visit the City’s vaccination website at The site contains vaccine information in seven languages, and in-language assistance is also available over the phone with the Customer Service Bureau Monday–Saturday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (206) 684-2489.

Even as more residents get vaccinated, please continue to follow all public health guidance. Visit this website from Public Health – Seattle & King County for more information.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, schedule a free test at one of the city's sites. 

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