lake union http://www.kplu.org en A Tour Of Lake Union With A Captain Who's Circled It 2,800 Times http://www.kplu.org/post/tour-lake-union-captain-whos-circled-it-2800-times <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/158218918&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Capt. Larry Kezner blows the horn of the Fremont Avenue passenger vessel and undocks his boat from South Lake Union Park. Andy Kim’s popular ‘70s tune “Rock Me Gently” plays through the speakers as Kezner steers the boat around the southern shore of Lake Union. “Funky” background music is a staple of Kezner’s tours.</p><p>“Welcome aboard the Fremont Avenue,” he says over the intercom to the 24 passengers on board. “Thank you guys for coming out. Good sports for the cloudy day here.”</p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:44:26 +0000 Alison Marcotte 17659 at http://www.kplu.org A Tour Of Lake Union With A Captain Who's Circled It 2,800 Times Seattle's Duck Dodge turns 38 http://www.kplu.org/post/seattles-duck-dodge-turns-38 <p>Summer is underway, and with it comes a long-standing Seattle tradition: the <a href="http://www.duckdodge.org/index.php">Duck Dodge.</a> Nearly every Tuesday night, dozens of sailboats and dinghies do laps around a triangular course on Seattle&#39;s Lake Union. The Dodge has been around for 38 years, and it draws anywhere from 50 to 90 boats each week.</p><p>Captain Jiri Senkyrik, a Duck Dodge regular, says the prizes are dignity, pride, and a little gold duck sticker to display on your mast.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Lindsay Lowe & Mallory Kaniss 5585 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle's Duck Dodge turns 38 Enjoy one of Seattle's hottest summertime celebration http://www.kplu.org/post/enjoy-one-seattles-hottest-summertime-celebration <p>The weather forecast for Friday is sunny and a high of 76 degrees! It&rsquo;s the perfect day to come out to South Lake Union for <a href="http://www.slublockparty.com/" target="_blank">the 7th Annual Block Party</a> at Denny Way &amp; Westlake Avenue, beginning at noon.</p><p> Thu, 11 Aug 2011 22:23:03 +0000 2308 at http://www.kplu.org Enjoy one of Seattle's hottest summertime celebration