Advertising

The Seattle Times Company

NWjobs | NWautos | NWhomes | NWsource | Free Classifieds | seattletimes.com

Entertainment


Our network sites seattletimes.com | Advanced

Festival Blog

Live from the 2008 music and film festivals!

Blog Home

July 26, 2008 9:07 PM

All Is Quiet on the Western Front

Posted by Jeff Albertson

Breaking news: A minor scuffle just happened in the middle of the Pike Street and Broadway Avenue intersection when a fleeing shoplifter was tackled and pummeled by a security guard from QFC. In a matter of seconds a swarm of Seattle Police cruisers were on the scene -- lights flashing and sirens wailing. Police had the suspect cuffed and stuffed in a matter of seconds.

Officer McDonald, first initial M., from the Seattle Police department assured me the minor tussle was in no way related to the Capitol Hill Block Party. Officer McDonald would not confirm that the weekend's festivities have been quiet, nor would he even say the "q" word (his words, not mine) but he did sound relieved and agreed that so far the party has been uneventful.

Phew. So far so good.

As you were.

Oh yeah, on the main stage right now the Brooklyn-based band the Hold Steady is killing it with their riff-heavy classic-rock jams.

Digg Digg | Newsvine Newsvine

Submit a comment

*Required Field



Type the characters you see in the picture above.

Recent entries

Jul 28, 08 - 01:13 PM
Last word on CHBP2008

Jul 27, 08 - 12:18 AM
Andrew Matson interviews CHBP performers

Jul 26, 08 - 10:17 PM
Trashed

Jul 26, 08 - 09:07 PM
All Is Quiet on the Western Front

Jul 26, 08 - 08:48 PM
Video from CHBP 2008

Advertising

Marketplace

Advertising

Advertising

Categories
Calendar

August

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            
Browse the archives

July 2008

June 2008

May 2008

March 2008

August 2007

Advertising

Buy a link here