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Bainbridge Island hosts its first Open Streets Festival Saturday

While Seattle’s Mayor Jenny Durkan tries to end her city’s open streets events, Bainbridge Island is getting ready to host its first ever Open Streets Festival from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The City of Bainbridge Island, with leadership … Continue reading

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Huge open streets weekend: Bicycle Sunday extended into Mt Baker, Ballard Summer Parkways + Park(ing) Day

Summer ain’t over yet, dammit. This weekend is by far the biggest open streets weekend Seattle has ever seen. We’ve already told you about today’s Park(ing) Day, the biggest in Seattle yet. More than 50 pop-up parks will appear in … Continue reading

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For 50th year, Bicycle Sundays kicks off on Lake Washington Blvd this weekend – UPDATED

UPDATE: After digging around in the Central Library archives, it appears that the first Bicycle Sunday was actually held in April 1968. That would make 2015 the 47th anniversary, not the 50th. I’m working to confirm and clarify this as … Continue reading

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It’s time to give Summer Streets and Bicycle Sunday an energizing makeover

People love Summer Streets, Seattle’s summertime open streets events on neighborhood commercial streets in Greenwood, Alki, Ballard and Rainier Valley. They also love Bicycle Sunday, Seattle’s innovative open streets event that has been making sections of Lake Washington Boulevard car-free … Continue reading

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Bicycle Sunday dates announced + When will we hold the first SEAclovia?

The city has announced 12 Bicycle Sundays for 2014, the same number of events as 2013. The open streets events on Lake Washington Boulevard in south Seattle date back to the 1970s. The iconic and beautiful lakefront road is closed … Continue reading

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