Miner's Landing's opulent history | Music videos & waffles | Seattle Channel wins an Emmy

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Máire Kennan’s debut album swells with honesty, grounds with heart

Maire Kennan

Máire Kennan says “women make the best rock.” She’s inspired by icons through the ages as well as her own life experiences. Assisted by producer Jeff Fielder and mastering engineer Rachel Field, she created her first album, “Man in My Pocket.”

Sing Along

Miner's Landing, where a ton of gold transformed Seattle

Miner's Landing was an important landmark during the Gold Rush

“Walk the planks of history!” Hal Griffith has had a decades-long vision for Pier 57, the exact location where a ton of gold arrived from Alaska in 1897 igniting Seattle's role as “gateway to the gold fields.” Learn about the history of Miner's Landing from gold rush to dilapidated warehouse to the attraction it is today.

Strike Gold

What goes with Northwest music videos? Waffles! 🧇

Video Bebop features 5 PNW music videos

This month's Video Bebop features an eclectic collection of music videos from Northwest artists. You'll go from bouncy pop to punk hop to hard rock with Hi Crime, Marshall Law Band, Lake 22, Enumclaw, and Jeseul. And you'll be craving breakfast for dinner as hosts Eva and Cedric present the show from Bebop Waffle Shop. Pass the syrup.

Dig In

🚋 South Lake Union's first streetcar gets on track more than a century ago

A streetcar through Seattle

Before Westlake was paved into an avenue, it was a vital streetcar line linking downtown Seattle with industry on Lake Union. Learn how this streetcar got built in record time and how its legacy continues on to this day.

All Aboard

🏆 Seattle Channel awarded an Emmy!

Seattle Channel Emmy Award

🏆 Our magazine show CityStream won an Emmy last weekend for a May 2020 episode called Healthcare Heroes. The show was packed with stories from the front lines of the pandemic including a tour of Swedish Hospital's ICU, the “make a joyful noise” nightly tribute to healthcare workers, an artist who used her 3-D printing skills and equipment to make PPE for caregivers, how a group of volunteers brought “May the 4th” to hospitalized kids, and more.


Don't procrastinate, vaccinate!

If you are 12 or older and live, work, or go to school in Washington, you can book your first and second appointments or schedule just a second appointment today at any of the City of Seattle's fixed vaccination sites. Minors will require authorization from a parent or guardian in the registration process. Vaccinations do not require an advance appointment - drop-ins are ok. Vaccines are free, insurance is not required, and while presenting an ID card at the time of your appointment is recommended, it is not a requirement.

Where to get vaccinated:

For the most comprehensive and up-to-date information visit the City’s vaccination website at www.seattle.gov/vaccine. 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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