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Take a summer bike ride through Seattle

(📸: Gene Bisbee/Flickr) Let’s roll, Seattle. Sure, we live in a hilly city, and our eight-plus months of gloomy weather aren’t always great for cycling. But now is the perfect time for a summer bike ride through Seattle. Don’t have a bike? Several local shops offer daily rentals, or you can always track down the […]

/ August 22, 2019


How to pretend to like golf in Seattle (or just have an excuse to wear argyle)

A day at Jefferson Park in 1925 (📷: Seattle Municipal Archives) You don’t have to be a Tiger Woods wannabe to enjoy Seattle’s municipal golf courses. Whether you’re a casual golfer who enjoys hitting the links every now and again, or someone who has never picked up a club before, there’s something out there for […]

/ July 18, 2019


Seattle’s newest arena isn’t just for sports fans

MEET THIS CHANGEMAKER: Rico Quirindongo, architect at DLR Group WHAT HE’S DOING: Seattle native Rico Quirindongo believes that good design begins with listening to a community. Architecture, as he sees it, is a way to connect and empower the city he calls home. He likes to say he doesn’t care about buildings, just people. But it’s […]

/ March 13, 2019


Meet Seattle’s #1 biking, blogging dad

In 2009, Tom Fucoloro and his girlfriend Kelli sold their car and moved to Seattle. Shortly after, he started a little website called seattlebikeblog.com. Today, Tom and Kelli are married, have a new baby, and still don’t own a car. And that blog? It’s become a prime source of news and information for riders around […]

/ January 31, 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


From Area 51 to the laser beam: Re-meet Mariner Ichiro Suzuki

In honor of the Mariners’ first game of the 2018 season, we want to introduce — or maybe reintroduce — a historic Seattleite to you.

/ March 28, 2018


What’s your favorite spot in Seattle to do creative work? Tell us for a chance to win a copy of Scott Berkun’s ‘Dance of the Possible’

Is it a coffee shop, a park, a bar? Tell us your favorite Seattle spot to get creative work done and we’ll enter you into a drawing to get a copy of best-selling Seattle author Scott Berkun’s book, “Dance of the Possible.”

/ March 15, 2017


14 things to do in Seattle this week: Pi Day, our spelling bee, and the weird weird world of pencil fighting

Got plans this week? Let’s help you make them. We’ve got pies, pencils, an artist who built a 6-foot-long pen, and a free screening of a documentary everyone’s been talking about.

/ March 13, 2017


16 things to do in Seattle this week: Boozy brunch, a music tour, and a ‘contemptible’ villain

Seattle is keeping it colorful this week with art walks, an urban hike through our modern music history, and a nationally renowned “pop-up” storytelling show. Got some time to explore your city? Here’s how we’d make the most of it.

/ March 6, 2017


Why this Seattleite started a project to bring Trump voters and Hillary voters together

Seattle’s Bo Zhang is bringing together 12 Hillary voters and 12 Trump voters in a yearlong private online discussion that will culminate in a public art installation about everything they’ll learn.

/ March 2, 2017