Community

Seattle Guide to Pride

Check out our Instagram post to see the full list. We’ve told you what you need to know about Pride in our newsletter headlines, but this is where the fun kicks in. There are too many events to count this month, but we can give you a quick run through of what’s come across our radar […]

/ June 14, 2022


Locals to Know: Joshua Okrent

Today’s local to know is all about building community and spreading neighborly love. Joshua Okrent is the founder of the Punk Rock Flea Market, a 16-year-old nomadic market that hosts vendors from around the region in various Seattle venues, selling everything from maps and bike parts, to painted rocks and stereos, and pretty much everything else in between. They […]

/ June 14, 2022


Locals to Know: Cynthia Brothers

Cynthia Brothers is the founder of @vanishingseattle, which documents and celebrates the stories of the Seattle-area businesses and communities that have been displaced and the ones who have survived. If you don’t follow the account already, we recommend ya do. With in-depth captions and photos, the page is a great way to stay up to […]

/ June 7, 2022


Locals to Know: Era Schrepfer

Today, we’re talking to Era Schrepfer, Executive Director of FIUTS (Foundation for International Understanding Through Students), about her work advancing international understanding and building community. FIUTS connects international students and scholars with local host families, giving both guests and hosts an opportunity to build new relationships, celebrate their differences and learn from one another. Tell […]

/ April 25, 2022


Locals to Know: Terrence Santos

Today, we’re talking to Terrence Santos, the local filmmaker and restaurant owner documenting Seattle’s Filipinx food scene. Santos is in the process of making a documentary about the community behind our city’s Filipinx restaurants, and he started an Instagram account to document all the people and places he’s discovered along the way. Terrence is also an […]

/ April 25, 2022


Locals to Know: Meet Andrea Porter

We’re sharing another installment of The Evergrey’s Locals to Know series, where we cede the spotlight to a local person or organization who’s made their mark on the larger Seattle community. Keep an eye out over the coming weeks for more of these interviews, and if you know of a person or organization that we […]

/ March 22, 2022


Locals to Know: Tonita Webb

Today, we’re introducing you to a local woman working to give all community members access to the resources they need to succeed.  Tonita Webb is the CEO of Verity Credit Union, Washington’s second oldest credit union, who last year became the first woman and the first Black American to be named CEO in the organization’s […]

/ March 14, 2022


🎹 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, […]

/ 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 […]

/ February 11, 2022


🎁 28 Seattle-made gifts to wrap up your holiday shopping, just in time for Shop Small Saturday

“Thanks to our sponsor, Civic Commons, for making the 2021 Evergrey Gift Guide happen. Learn how to engage with your community all year long by connecting with the local org that’s driving big change in the Emerald City, from Shoreline to Sea-Tac.” Seattle is jam-packed with talented and ambitious creatives whose wares are prime for […]

/ November 23, 2021