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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: 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


🎁 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


An answer for a daily Seattle question: “Is the mountain out?”

Here’s why one Seattleite routinely tweets the answer to the question, “Is the Mountain Out?”

/ July 28, 2021


Have a drink with Cora Boyd

After over a year of living with a pandemic, people are both excited and nervous to get back out on the dating scene. We asked an expert for advice.

/ June 4, 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


Seattle’s best pranks over the years

Over the years, Seattle has seen some pretty spectacular pranks. Here are three that continue to live on in infamy.

/ April 1, 2021


Meet your local beekeeper: Robin David

Robin David works for Best Bees, a company that helps corporations and private residents maintain their own beehives and also collect data for research.

/ January 14, 2021


The Seattle Procrastinator’s Guide to the Election: Part 2

(🎨: The Evergrey illustration) Editor’s note: Learn about statewide races in part one of our election guide. From reshaping King County’s Sheriff’s Office to funding public transportation there are a number of big measures on the ballot. Keep reading for our breakdown of the measures and the judicial races. 🏛 Judicial Context: Often, judicial races are […]

/ October 13, 2020