Local News Photos: Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival April 27, 2019 at 9:50 pm By Alan Berner Seattle Times staff photographer The Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival took place at Seattle Center on Saturday and continues Sunday. Alan Berner Most Read Local Stories 'Sitting on a gold mine': As change comes to Lynnwood, urban growth spurs debate VIEW Encampment fire causes smoke seen on Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle From 'MAGA Republicans' to a $30 minimum wage, the political parties seem headed for a crackup With closed-toe shoes, 4,000 volunteers clean up in One Seattle Day of Service VIEW Secrets, death and a police interrogation: Women recall illegal abortions before Roe v. Wade VIEW View Comments Posting comments is now limited to subscribers only. View subscription offers here. For more information, visit our FAQ's. The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.