Seattle Space Needle Reflection at Night

New Ride Deja Vu

Seattle Great Wheel - People Waiting in Line

Yesterday, the “Seattle Great Wheel” (shouldn’t it be “Great Seattle Wheel”?) opened, and today, I planned on giving it a go myself. Not just for my own amusement, but to satisfy my civic blogging duty by promoting the neighborhood’s newest attraction. Without support from locals, new endeavors face a precarious future. Especially in towns with short tourist seasons, such as Seattle.

According to their Facebook page (their website is almost completely void of usable information), the wheel opens at 10am, and since nothing in Seattle ever happens on time, a friend and I departed my place shortly before noon.

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The Great Seattle Ferris Wheel

Seattle Waterfront Ferris Wheel

The Seattle Waterfront is a place where I spend a great deal of time. As a matter of fact, I’ve walked down to the waterfront on four of the last five days.

Ivar’s, Crab Pot, the Aquarium, Waterfront Park, Olympic Sculpture Park, Miner’s Landing, the Ferries … even though it’s not on most resident’s list of places to recreate, The Waterfront is certainly near the top of mine, and it soon may climb even higher.

On Tuesday, it was announced that the construction of a gigantic ferris wheel on Pier 57 will soon be underway.

The reason I

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New Photos: Fog

Downtown Seattle Skyline in Fog

Live Photos of the Day: November 17, 2011

10:55am: Christmas Lights going up in Westlake Park

10:55am: Christmas Lights going up in Westlake Park

3:08pm: Capitol Hill Elliott Bay Book Company

3:35pm: Alaskan Way Viaduct

4:18pm: Alaskan Way Viaduct

4:22pm: Downtown Seattle from The Viaduct

4:23pm: Downtown Seattle from The Viaduct

4:24pm: Downtown Seattle from The Viaduct

4:24pm: Downtown Seattle from The Viaduct

5:18pm: Downtown Seattle

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Live Photos of the Day: November 16, 2011

12:03pm: Downtown Seattle

10:32am: Accident at Battery Tunnel

12:03pm: Downtown Seattle

12:03pm: Downtown Seattle

2:07pm: Downtown Seattle

2:07pm: Downtown Seattle

2:15pm: Downtown Seattle

2:15pm: Downtown Seattle

2:16pm: Downtown Seattle

2:16pm: Downtown Seattle

2:17pm: Downtown Seattle

2:18pm: Downtown Seattle

2:18pm: Downtown Seattle

3:59pm: Downtown Seattle Skyline

4:00pm: Downtown Seattle Skyline

4:01pm: Downtown Seattle Skyline

4:06pm: Aurora Bridge

5:58pm: The Space Needle

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Photos of the Day: November 3, 2011

7:29pm: Pike Place Market Neon Sign

4:28pm: Sound Transit Link Train

4:34pm: Seattle Skyline in the Distance

4:35pm: Seattle Skyline in the Distance

4:36pm: Fremont Bridge

4:42pm: Downtown Seattle Skyline

4:47pm: Downtown Seattle Skyline

7:24pm: Union Street Exit before Tunnel

7:24pm: Driving Through Tunnel

7:25pm: Downtown Seattle

7:29pm: Pike Place Market Neon Sign

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Photo of the Day: Seahawks Stadium

Seattle Seahawk's Stadium

Seattle Seahawk's Stadium

Fuck the corporate advertising monikers, call it what you want to.

Photo of the Day: The Viaduct

The Viaduct

The Viaduct