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Fall is around the corner and we can’t be the only ones in denial.
Chilly September mornings have started and pumpkin spice everything has begun to emerge from its yearly hibernation, but we’re not ready to let go of summer just yet.
The first day of fall isn’t until Sept. 22, so we’re taking every moment until then to enjoy summer’s final days before the inevitable cold settles in. And what better way to enjoy the sun than by enjoying a meal outside?
The Fourth of July weekend was also the first official weekend that King County dropped all COVID-19 restrictions, and many people in South Seattle were excited to finally go to their favorite places, sit down across from friends and family, and take their masks off (as long as they’d been vaccinated).
Individual businesses could ask customers to wear masks, but many allowed those who had been vaccinated to go mask free, trusting them to be honest about whether they’d been vaccinated or not. Some businesses chose to ask patrons to continue wearing masks while others opted to not fully open.
For many South End residents, things almost felt like they were back to a pre-pandemic normal.
As the pandemic has raged across the globe, there have been glimmers of hope that we may be exiting the worst of it. Unfortunately for Washington business owners, the recent record-breaking spike inCOVID-19 cases has led to another round of tightening restrictions by Governor Jay Inslee.
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Morning Update Show — Friday, October 2
Today on the Morning Update Show:
Historic Town Hall Recap; “The Youth Right Now, Are the Truth Right Now”; Live — Besa Gordon of KUBE 93; Live — Nikkita Oliver
Island Soul — Food Friday
Almost the Weekend w/ Kalligraphy
Amplifying the Authentic Narratives of South Seattle