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Live Photos of the Day: October 31, 2011

12:27pm: Downtown Seattle

11:07am: Halloween in Downtown Seattle

12:27pm: Downtown Seattle

12:33pm: Seattle on Halloween

4:58pm: Seattle on Halloween

Oxbow Park

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The Return of the Viaduct

Alaskan Way Viaduct

Alaskan Way Viaduct

Today, The Viaduct opened early like we all suspected it would.

Said a friend of mine that has lived in North Seattle for 43 years … “These construction schedules are nothing more than PR bullshit. They always bid them long so they can finish up early and bask in the accolades of a grateful public.”

In any event, shortly after the road re-opened, I drove over to see what had changed. What I found was a lower speed limit, an S-curve, and what feels like a pretty narrow stretch of road sandwiched between two concrete walls.

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Naked Pumpkin Run in Fremont

The Naked Runners in Fremont

Today, at about 11am, a group of men ran through the Fremont neighborhood with pumpkins on their head … and no clothes.

Why?

I honestly have no idea. There are a half-dozen “naked” events every year in this town, and I’ve yet to fully grasp the fascination with this particular form of expression. Different strokes, though. I go out and cover these events because they’re unique to Seattle and the local media refuses to show them uncensored. Given the number of views these things get, there is also a clear public interest in streaking as an art form.

The men

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Live Photos of the Day: October 29, 2011

4:40pm: Seattle Sky

9:06am: I-90 Bridge

9:16am: Bellevue

9:22am: Wallingford

9:40am: Downtown Seattle Skyline

9:40am: Downtown Seattle Skyline

10:25am: Police Cars and Ambulance at the Waterfront

10:48am: Art Mural on N. 38th Street

10:56am: Statue of Lenin in Fremont

11:08am: Metro Bus

12:01pm: Fremont Drawbridge

4:40pm: Seattle Sky

5:22pm: Sun Setting in Seattle

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Live Photos of the Day: October 28, 2011

1:12pm: The ID

11:26am: I-90 Bridge

11:27am: I-90 Mount Baker Tunnel

11:28am: I-90

11:28am: I-90

11:28am: I-90

11:29am: Century Link Field

11:29am: Century Link Field

11:29am: Safeco Field

11:31am: Entering Downtown Seattle

11:32am: Entering Downtown Seattle

11:34am: Entering Downtown Seattle

1:12pm: The ID

1:15pm: Raindrops

1:36pm: Bellevue

1:58pm: I-90 Bridge

2:08pm: Downtown in Sight

4:33pm: Downtown Seattle Skyline from SoDo

4:37pm: Downtown Seattle Skyline from 4th Street

5:17pm: Fall Foliage

5:19pm: Fall Foliage

5:25pm: Capitol Hill

5:36pm: Capitol Hill

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Photo of the Day: Car Wash

Elephant Car Wash and the Space Needle

Elephant Car Wash and the Space Needle

Live Photos of the Day: October 27, 2011

10:35am: Downtown Seattle

8:20am: Seattle Fog

8:20am: Capitol Hill

8:20am: Capitol Hill

8:21am: Capitol Hill

8:21am: Capitol Hill

8:23am: Capitol Hill Dick's Drive-In

9:11am: North Seattle

9:11am: North Seattle

9:12am: North Seattle

9:19am: North Seattle

9:39am: North Seattle

9:42am: North Seattle

9:48am: The I-5

9:50am: The I-5

9:54am: Downtown Seattle

9:54am: Downtown Seattle

9:56am: Downtown Seattle

9:56am: Downtown Seattle

9:56am: Downtown Seattle

10:18am: Downtown Seattle

10:18am: Downtown Seattle

10:32am: Pike/Pine

10:33am: Pike/Pine

10:33am: Downtown Seattle

10:33am: Downtown Seattle

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