Outdoors

Want to join your local P-Patch? Here are 5 tips to get started

Green thumbs aren’t born; they’re made. (📸: Eric Keto) Always wanted to start a garden, but don’t have the yard space at home to give it a try? The city’s P-Patch community gardening program is here to help. What’s a P-Patch you ask? The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods manages 89 community gardens across the city, […]

/ April 22, 2019


The keeper of UW’s 127-year-old telescope

LOCAL TO KNOW: Adriana Gomez-Buckley remembers the first time she got the chance to look through the University of Washington’s 127-year-old telescope. She first visited the Theodor Jacobsen Observatory the summer after she graduated high school., There, Gomez-Buckley met the head of UW’s Department of Astronomy and peered up into the starry abyss. Four years […]

/ April 15, 2019


A trip to the farm — in the heart of Bellevue?

THE LOCATION: Kelsey Creek Farm, Bellevue THE PERSON: Annamarie Solomonson, Kelsey Creek Farm Supervisor THE STORY: Bellevue has some pretty neat city parks, but there’s only one where you can watch a sheep being sheared, learn to ride a horse, and meet a 750 pound hog. Kelsey Creek Farm opened to the public in 1972 […]

/ April 15, 2019


In Puget Sound, studying poop to save the orca whales

TODAY’S SEATTLE CATALYST: Sam Wasser is the director for the University of Washington’s Center for Conservation Biology. WHAT HE’S DOING: Sam’s work has taken him around the globe. He’s battled ivory trafficking in Africa, studied wolves in Eastern Washington, and kept an eye on our own southern resident killer whales. His primary research tool: studying animal […]

/ March 26, 2019


Dragon boating in Seattle’s South Lake Union

We’ve wrapped up our series on the Central District, and we’re diving in to our next neighborhood: South Lake Union. Why not check out the view from the water? Maybe you’ve seen them out on Lake Union: a long, colorful boat, and a group of people paddling in cadence to the beat of a drum. […]

/ January 31, 2019


Where are the best spots to snap sunset photos around Seattle?

We have amazing places to take pics of the skies. Here are some Evergrey readers favorite places to go to take in glorious summer sunsets.

/ June 28, 2018


It’s what’s outside that counts: Your love notes to Seattle’s natural beauty

When we asked you what keeps you in Seattle, lots of you mentioned our good friend Mother Nature. And no wonder.

/ May 30, 2018


Fringecup, Stinky-bob, and other cool plants to know on Washington’s hiking trails

Spring in the Pacific Northwest is probably the best time of the year. The weather warms up, the winter drear starts to fade away, and best of all, hiking season’s back.

/ April 19, 2018


Meet the woman who’s explored nearly 500 Seattle parks

West Seattleite Linnea Westerlind set an ambitious goal in 2009: to explore every park in Seattle.

/ April 17, 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.

/ March 28, 2018