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🎹 Locals to Know: The Rhapsody Project

American music holds something for everyone — jazz, rock ‘n roll, funk, ragtime, hip hop, and the list goes on. But The Rhapsody Project wants us to ask ourselves if we really know where that music comes from?  The project teaches young (and some older) students about the roots of America’s music through jam sessions, […]

Art & Culture / February 24, 2022

💘It’s a modern day Seattle love story

As the famously adored Mister Rogers once said: “You know, I think everybody longs to be loved, and longs to know that he or she is lovable. And consequently, the greatest thing we can do is to help somebody know they’re loved and capable of loving.” That’s just one of the myriad of reasons The […]

Community / February 11, 2022

7 places to feel the pre-Amazon vibe in South Lake Union

Amazon opened its first building in South Lake Union in 2010, and ever since then, some Seattleites have debated whether the neighborhood has any deep culture or soul. But it’s there. You just have to squint a little.

Community / February 25, 2019

Here are the best ways to give back to Seattle

Here are our best tips on how to use your time or money to give back to Seattle so that you can help make our city a more awesome place to live.

Evergrey Giving Guide / November 26, 2018

How to be kind to a city full of strangers

(📸: Haley Weaver, a.k.a. @haleydrewthis) Time and money go a long way toward helping to make Seattle a better city, but giving back in tinier, more personal ways can also be a great daily habit that spreads generosity and goodwill. Sometimes, it’s a simple as finding new ways to brighten someone’s day. One of our […]

Giving Guide / November 26, 2018

How to gather your friends to volunteer for a good cause

(📸: Haley Weaver, a.k.a. @haleydrewthis) Our Giving Guide project has helped us try so many ways to give back, like guerrilla compliments, giving small, and choosing how to give. Some of our best experiences have been volunteer field trips to work alongside The Evergrey community for reader-recommended nonprofits. Together, we took on building tiny houses […]

Giving Guide / November 17, 2018

Need a Pearl Jam primer? Here’s what you should know if you live in Seattle

Pearl Jam is putting on two big shows in Seattle this week — the Seattle Home Shows. Don’t know much about the band beyond “Jeremy” and “Better Man”? Seattle music writer and Pearl Jam fan Travis Hay wrote this Pearl Jam primer for Evergrey director Mónica Guzmán — and we figure there’s a lot more of you who could use it.

History / August 7, 2018

I used to welcome the Seattle Freeze. Now I’ve found four ways to melt it

How does one get out of this giant ice cube we’ve frozen ourselves into? Here are four things I know about the Seattle Freeze, and four ways to get out of it.

Community / July 11, 2018

Survey: Let’s get real about news and trust

(Kayla Velasquez / Unsplash) UPDATE: Submissions for the survey are now closed. Thanks to everyone who shared their insights! Just one in every five American adults trusts national news organizations, according to the Pew Research Center. And only 1 in 20 trusts the news they see on social media. Considering how important good information is […]

Community / April 3, 2018