Category Archives: Photo Essay

Hundreds Celebrate New Citizens at Naturalization Ceremony

by Susan Fried (words and photos)

A beautiful sunny day greeted hundreds of family, friends and well wishers attending July 4th’s 2017 Naturalization Ceremony at Seattle Center.  Through rain or sunshine, the Center has hosted the event for more than 33 years. Tuesday morning’s festivities saw 506 people from 67 countries officially become US Citizens.   Continue reading Hundreds Celebrate New Citizens at Naturalization Ceremony

South End Weekend Review

by Susan Fried

Try telling South Seattlites summer doesn’t officially begin until June 20th. From Rainier Beach to Mt. Baker, this weekend saw locals taking full advantage of the city’s recent balmy weather.

On Friday one of Seattle’s most popular ice cream purveyors opened a branch in Columbia City, giving kids free cones for the first couple hours. Continue reading South End Weekend Review