(27 posts)

Take a summer bike ride through Seattle

(📸: Gene Bisbee/Flickr) Let’s roll, Seattle. Sure, we live in a hilly city, and our eight-plus months of gloomy weather aren’t always great for cycling. But now is the perfect time for a summer bike ride through Seattle. Don’t have a bike? Several local shops offer daily rentals, or you can always track down the […]

Sports / August 22, 2019

What do you want to know about the waterfront?

(📷: Tiffany Von Arnim/via Flickr) It’s a bit of an understatement to say that Seattle’s central waterfront is undergoing some major changes. Once the viaduct vanishes and the dust settles on a series of ambitious urban projects, we’ll be looking at a whole new gathering place in the heart of the city. That includes a […]

Neighborhoods / August 13, 2019

5,000 miles and counting: Meet the librarian behind Seattle Walk Report

A look inside “Seattle Walk Report,” the book (🎨: Susanna Ryan) Seattle isn’t just gum walls and sweeping Puget Sound vistas. When it comes to exploring the Emerald City’s nooks and crannies, it seems fair to say that no one has uncovered more hidden gems than the woman behind Seattle Walk Report.  Susanna Ryan has […]

Art & Culture / August 13, 2019

Q&A: Can card games can help us understand each other better?

Potlatch the game in action (📸: Jonathan Tomhave) Visit one of our city’s many gaming lounges — like Cafe Mox in Ballard or Raygun in Capitol Hill — and it’s obvious: Card games are hugely popular in Seattle. Playing can offer more than just a chance to unwind and relax. For people like Seattleite Jonathan […]

Art & Culture / July 31, 2019

Where to soak in Seattle’s views, with a drink in hand

The view from the new Pike Place MarketFront area pairs perfectly with a cold beverage from Old Stove. (📷: Caitlin Moran) When the sun hits, online roundups of Seattle’s outdoor eating and drinking spots start blowing up in popularity. But not all decks and patios are the same. That’s why we’re doing something a little […]

Summer Bucket List / July 29, 2019

Real talk: Is eating salmon bad for the orcas?

Salmon and other seafood for sale at Pike Place Market. (📸: Chris Light/Wikimedia Commons) Fresh, barbecued salmon is a summer treat that many Seattleites look forward to all year long. But growing concerns about starving orcas and a dwindling chinook runs have made some local salmon lovers uneasy. Evergrey reader Ashley Mandel recently wrote in […]

Environment / July 24, 2019

Your Summer in Seattle Bucket List

Ah, summer in Seattle. That brief moment in time where the days are long, the sun is shining, and the out-of-office replies are plentiful. From outdoor concerts to getting out on the water, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the season. But fitting it all in can be a challenge. That’s why we decided […]

Summer Bucket List / July 18, 2019

Where to watch a movie under the stars in Seattle

An outdoor movie at Hing Hay Park (📷: Seattle Parks) It’s mid-July, and that means the days are getting oh-so-slightly shorter. But pre-9 p.m. sunsets come with their own silver lining: Outdoor movies! Outdoor movies in Seattle are generally free admission and first-come, first served. Blankets and low-backed lawn chairs are allowed. Showtime is typically at dusk. […]

Art & Culture / July 18, 2019

How to pretend to like golf in Seattle (or just have an excuse to wear argyle)

A day at Jefferson Park in 1925 (📷: Seattle Municipal Archives) You don’t have to be a Tiger Woods wannabe to enjoy Seattle’s municipal golf courses. Whether you’re a casual golfer who enjoys hitting the links every now and again, or someone who has never picked up a club before, there’s something out there for […]

Outdoors / July 18, 2019

Where to see live music outside in Seattle

A scene from Tacocat’s performance at Bumbershoot 2017. Summer is a time for Seattle’s local music acts to shine. (📸: David Lee/Flickr) Seattle is known for its music scene. And once the nice weather hits, we’re all about taking things outside. Our region has several outdoor concert venues, including the Woodland Park Zoo, Marymoor Park in Redmond and Chateau […]

Music / July 18, 2019