🕯️ This local knows how to keep things lit

Today we’re sharing our talk with Colina Bruce, the CEO of the candle company Noir Lux. She started pouring candles at the beginning of the pandemic and has since grown her passion into a small business, which has a brick and mortar in Belltown. Personally, I’m loving the Noir Lux website motto that says “Life’s short. Order that Candle. Stay […]

/ August 5, 2022

Locals to Know: Susanna Ryan

Today’s local to know is all about documenting local history. Susanna Ryan is the author of “Seattle Walk Report” books and the creator of @seattlewalkreport, all of which house guides to the most intimate and intriguing parts of Seattle history in comic form. Susanna is a longtime Seattleite with a love for wandering the city in her alone time, […]

/ July 5, 2022

🚇 Why a new train station in the C-ID could endanger its residents

Photo by Michael Brunk / 👀 Your view We do our best each week to cover as many things in the city as we possibly can, but often there’s a community member who’s better equipped to do that job than we are. That’s where a “Your view” comes in — it gives our readers with different […]

/ June 2, 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

A crowdsourced U District guide made by YOU

A guide to the U District neighborhood made by Evergrey readers. From the best dessert spots to business shoutouts this guide has it all.

/ May 24, 2021

The Blue Moon Tavern: A vortex of love

Emma Hellthaler was ready to sell the 87-year-old dive bar last year but the universe had other plans thanks to a supportive community, a PBS doc, and an old high school friend.

/ May 11, 2021

A map of 28 + of Seattle’s most iconic murals and the stories behind them

See something we missed? Let us know what other murals we should add to our map.

/ March 29, 2021

Why Alaskan Way will get bigger before it gets smaller

(📷: WSDOT/Flickr) Exciting things are happening on the waterfront. The viaduct is gone, and an iconic part of our beautiful city is about to get a massive makeover.  But when we turned to readers to ask what you all wanted to know about this rapidly changing part of town, it wasn’t too surprising that the […]

/ September 26, 2019

Got questions about the ferry? This captain has answers

Washington state has the largest ferry system in North America with 22 vessels in Puget Sound and 25 million riders per year. It’s up to Captain John McMillen to make sure tourists and regulars alike make the journey safely back and forth from Coleman Dock to Bainbridge Island. He’ll be the first to tell you: […]

/ September 6, 2019

A place to meet and eat fish, sustainably

The Seattle Aquarium is all about interacting with local sea life. You can watch it, you can touch it, you can … eat it? We thought that was a little strange too. So we met up with the aquarium’s executive chef, Molly De Mers, who is in charge of preparing food for the cafe as […]

/ August 28, 2019