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December 5, 2014 at 2:52 PM

Westlake Park protest canceled Friday night to help caroling competition

It appears Westlake Park will be a protest-free area on Friday night, although one had been scheduled. Even the “Shut XMAS Down” protesters weren’t going to go up against an already-planned caroling competition to benefit the Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank. Hungry seniors are potent sympathy symbols. The decision was made at around noon Friday…


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December 5, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Downtown traffic Friday night: sing or escape early

UPDATE, 12:35 p.m. | The downtown protest by the Justice 4 Mike Brown group has been canceled, according to a tweet from the organizers. It will be rescheduled for Sunday. ORIGINAL POST | The first Friday in December usually presents one of Seattle’s toughest evening commutes because The Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition


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December 5, 2013 at 4:37 PM

Friday night’s commute to flow like figgy pudding

Plan ahead, fellow travelers. Friday evening’s commute likely will be among the worst of the year, while the Great Figgy Pudding Streetcorner Caroling Competition uses the junction of Fifth Avenue and Pine Street at 5 p.m.  An estimated 10,000 people are expected to join the merrymaking. Holiday mirth near Westlake Center. (Photo from Figgy Pudding event…


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