Things to do

A space for makers in South Lake Union

WHO: Jeremy Hanson (Maker/Founder) and Joy Gerhard (Designer/Founder) of Seattle Makers. THE STORY: Seattle Makers can be a little tough to find — tucked between Glazers Camera Rentals and the new 99 tunnel. But once you’ve climbed the stairs and stepped inside, the maker space can be even more difficult to leave. Jeremy was working a […]

/ February 28, 2019


7 places to feel the pre-Amazon vibe in South Lake Union

Amazon opened its first building in South Lake Union in 2010, and ever since then, some Seattleites have debated whether the neighborhood has any deep culture or soul. But it’s there. You just have to squint a little.

/ February 25, 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


Video: Seattle’s spot for fresh dance moves

Go to Washington Hall on a Monday night and you’ll step onto “the best floor in Seattle.” Washington Hall is an iconic, historic place that’s played host to the likes of Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, and Jimi Hendrix. But on “Soulful Mondays,” it’s a playground for anyone who’s into street-style dance and wants to master […]

/ December 20, 2018


‘Finding our community was worth it.’ What it means to find your place in Seattle

Feeling at home where you live can be a process. It can take time to warm up to a place, and to find the people, places, and communities that make it worthwhile.

/ May 24, 2018


Seattle’s Bushwick Book Club turns your favorite books into songs

Ever wished you could dive deeper into your favorite book? Sure, there’s fanfiction and plenty of fan art. But what about a whole concert dedicated to it?

/ May 17, 2018


Two of you went to Seattle’s ‘Not Creepy’ dating mixer. Here’s how it went

Last week we told you about a fascinating new local dating event — The Not Creepy Gathering for People who are Single and Want to Fall in Love. When we asked if anyone wanted to go and report back, Evergrey readers Robbie Barnhart and Dominique Barni signed up to do it.

/ May 4, 2018


This WA artist wants to help locals fall in love without feeling creeped out

Dating in the Pacific Northwest can feel like a total headache. Jenna Bean Veatch wants to fix that.

/ April 24, 2018


What’s it take to win Seattle’s pun competition? We asked a champ

Ian Mitnick’s favorite pun from his win at Pundamonium’s Seattle pun slam? “What did the bolt put on his salad? Wrench Dressing.”

/ April 13, 2018


9 weird and wonderful things Seattleites do on a regular basis

Marianne Giesemann Many lifelong Seattleites prickle when they hear the words “Seattle Freeze.” But the reality is that it is hard to make new friends when you’ve just moved to town or when, y’know, you’re a busy adult. Fear not, we’ve got you. Here are nine sure ways to meet other Rain City dwellers out in your […]

/ October 19, 2017