Friday news roundup

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend! Unfortunately, several of Seattle’s most popular parks will be closed starting tonight.

The Seattle TImes, The Stranger, West Seattle Blog, and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog report that the city will be closing several of Seattle’s big parks will be closed this weekend to prevent crowding that might lead to more COVID-19 cases.

Crosscut, GeekWire, Seattle Bike Blog, South Seattle Emerald, Seattle Medium, and The Stranger (here and here) continue coverage of the local impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.