(Tiny snowmen built last night by Beveridge Place Pub entrance – photos by Terri Griffith)
Merry snowy Christmas! Some info you might find helpful on this holiday:
(Newest SDOT webcam view of West Seattle Bridge – more WS cameras on this updated WSB page)
TRANSIT: As of this morning, Metro remains on snow routes and a Sunday schedule. Route 22 is not running at all. … Washington State Ferries‘ Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth route is on a regular weekday schedule … No Water Taxi.
RESTAURANTS THAT TOLD US THEY’LL BE OPEN TODAY/TONIGHT: Go here for the list (note this was compiled long before the snowfall, so that might lead to some schedule changes – please let us know if you find any).
GROCERY STORES OPEN TODAY: The three local Safeways are open 8 am-5 pm. Other West Seattle supermarkets are closed today.
ALSO OPEN TODAY: Origins Cannabis (4800 40th SW; WSB sponsor), 8 am-6 pm.
CHRISTMAS DAY CHURCH SERVICES: The list, from churches who shared their schedules, is in the WSB West Seattle Holiday Guide.
FREE CHRISTMAS DINNER: The Christmas People invite anyone who needs somewhere to go for a free Christmas dinner tojoin them noon-4 pm today at Alki Masonic Center. Details here. And if you can donate homemade cookies – drop them off 9 am-1 pm. (4736 40th SW)
WHERE TO SEE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS TONIGHT: See the Holiday Guide.
WANT TO GO TO THE MOVIES? Admiral Theater (2343 California SW) has showings of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” “Coco,” “Jumanji,” and “Greatest Showman” after 3 pm.
TRASH/RECYCLING PICKUP CHANGES: No pickup today or next Monday, so everyone’s schedule slides a day the next two weeks.
Breaking-news tips? Lost/found pets? Traffic alert/road conditions? Snow photos? WSB is 24/7/365 – best way to reach us today is 206-293-6302, text or voice. Have a wonderful and safe day!