(112 posts)

Three hidden gems to check out on your next stroll through Seattle’s waterfront

Our waterfront is one of those places it’s easy to think you know. But what if instead of going straight to the ferry, or the aquarium, or that place with the crab bibs, you just … walked around?

Art & Culture / May 9, 2018

Two of you went to Seattle’s ‘Not Creepy’ dating mixer. Here’s how it went

Last week we told you about a fascinating new local dating event — The Not Creepy Gathering for People who are Single and Want to Fall in Love. When we asked if anyone wanted to go and report back, Evergrey readers Robbie Barnhart and Dominique Barni signed up to do it.

Community / May 4, 2018

9 books flying off the shelves of Seattle’s only just-poetry book shop

April is National Poetry Month, and we called Open Books: A Poem Emporium in Wallingford to hear what poetry titles by Northwest authors or presses have been flying off the shelves this season.

Art & Culture / April 25, 2018

A Seattle artist shows you the ‘life you might have had’ at her Museum of Almost Realities

“For every choice we make, we kill off an alternate future. Sometimes we have to live with their ghosts.” That quote is what hundreds of locals read before they stepped into April Soetarman’s Museum of Almost Realities.

Art & Culture / April 18, 2018

Take a walk: The 4 best Seattle spots to explore on foot

The (anonymous) woman behind Seattle Walk Reports tells us all about her favorite places to take a stroll when life gets busy.

Community / March 28, 2018

This Seattleite wants to bridge political divisions over dinner

“Mealtime is probably the most powerful cultural asset that we have in America,” says Emily Nelson. “And we need to use it now — now more than ever.”

People / March 14, 2018

Who gets to decide how Seattle’s neighborhoods are mapped?

How does Google pick the Seattle neighborhood names it displays on its maps? And who has official, ultimate authority over where our communities’ boundaries are and how they’re named? We have some answers.

Community / January 12, 2018

How have things changed for you since the 2016 presidential election?

No impact is too big or too small. Whatever your politics, if something feels different, we want to help you share it.

Community / October 24, 2017

Fencing, poke, and why Seattle leans so far left

Surprise yourself this week, Seattle. Try a fencing class, dance in a “Thriller” flash mob, or go watch an epic acronym battle. Here’s what you’ve got. Now go make your plans.

Art & Culture / October 2, 2017

A Bill Gates keynote, Shakespeare ‘karaoke,’ & 14 awesome things to do in Seattle this week

Here are 14 ways to make the most of Seattle this week, including a taste of pumpkin beer, wisdom from one of the city’s best chefs, and a bard at the bar.

Art & Culture / September 25, 2017