How Seattle shaped one of world's greatest modern architects

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Tết takes Seattle 🐉

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Vietnamese Lunar New Year, or Tết, brings families together for dancing, music, and celebration. City leaders and Seattleites of many backgrounds gathered in the NewHolly neighborhood to ring in the Year of the Cat.


Seattle Municipal Archives gets social

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You may not associate City of Seattle government social media posts with the Seattle Municipal Archives, but they are important historical records.

Case in point: Protestors gathered in the port of Seattle in May 2015 to stop a drilling rig from getting to Alaska. The “kayactivists,” as they were deemed, got the hashtag #SHellNo trending, and the social media movement spread with help from the social media accounts of Seattle City Councilmembers.


The "Shapes, Lines, and Light" of Seattle-born architect Minoru Yamasaki

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Minoru Yamasaki designed Seattle's iconic Pacific Science Center and Rainier Tower. His name is also forever tied to New York City's World Trade Center and other structures across the globe. His granddaughter, artist and author Katie Yamasaki's children's book, "Shapes, Lines, and Light," highlights his life and work, and how Seattle left an indelible mark on the architect.


So much to do, so little time! Look, Listen and Learn helps us organize

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"Look, Listen and Learn" tackles their to-do list–and yours! This episode is full of helpful tips for kids and parents feeling overwhelmed by daily tasks and responsibility. Plus, good food, art, and storytime.


Council Edition heads to Ballard

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It's all about Ballard on this episode of City Inside/Out: Council Edition! Host Brian Callanan talks to Councilmember Dan Strauss about street cafes, parks, homelessness, and more in Seattle's District 6.


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