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Bring a Couch to the Fireworks

Fireworks displays attract lots of people and they come prepared in all sorts of ways.  Some will come with a blanket to sit on.  Others will bring folding chair and tables and maybe a bunch of food to go with … Continue reading

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Fireworks at Gas Works Park

On our first 4th July in the Seattle area, we watched fireworks from Kirkland.  In the distance we could see the fireworks over Lake Union and we figured at some point we should make the effort to go and see … Continue reading

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Crowds Enjoying Gas Works Park

A sunny weekend day means people head to the parks.  Gas Works Park was no exception on the sunny day we were there.  Plenty of people were gathered up on the hill and down near the water enjoying a relaxing … Continue reading

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Floatplanes Coming at You

Standing in Gas Works Park, you have a view straight down Lake Union.  At the other end of Lake Union is one of the bases for Kenmore Air.  They operate floatplanes from there on a regular series of services as … Continue reading

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Gas Works Park

In the days before natural gas, the gas supplies for towns and cities came from making gas from other sources such as coal.  Gas works were a big feature of towns.  However, they have disappeared as natural gas replaced them.  … Continue reading

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