Locals to Know: Meet Youn Chung, owner of Hyphen Asian Food & Culture

Seattle Restored revives Seattle neighborhoods with creativity and commerce! They work with our local artists and entrepreneurs to reinvigorate our city by activating empty storefronts. These pop-up and art installation activations benefit neighborhoods, small businesses, artists and property owners by creating vibrant and engaging streetscapes that encourage the public to visit downtown Seattle and support […]

/ March 13, 2023

Locals to Know: Chris Travis

Today’s Local to Know is sure to add another dose of sunshine to your day. Chris Travis is the owner of Seattle Strength & Performance, which has locations in both Queen Anne and Phinney Ridge. Although Chris used to be a DJ at 107.7 The End, his current work involves helping everyone meet their strength training goals, whether they’re […]

/ July 13, 2022

Locals to Know: Eli Cheathem

Eli Cheathem is the director of Matrons & Mistresses, a digital publication that centers the work of women who have and continue to shape the arts world. She’s also the founder of EMC Spaces, an art consulting and interior design service. Through her writing, interviews and action, Eli is pushing the envelope to put women in power […]

/ June 28, 2022

Locals to Know: Brittany Danielle

Brittany Danielle is a local singer, songwriter and pianist who’s been a part of several Seattle-based bands and is about to release her first LP this Friday! Hindsight features songs with some high-energy and powerful funk, roots and pop sounds that were inspired by living through the pandemic and the many events that have compounded […]

/ June 21, 2022

Locals to Know: La Fonda

Veronica and Valerie Topacio are the founders and producers of Belltown Bloom and the frontwomen for indie rock band La Fonda. In the below interview, they talk about where they grew up (Edmonds/Lynnwood), how the band came to be, and shared what’s got them so excited these days. With the help of their families and […]

/ April 25, 2022

Locals to Know: Terrence Santos

Today, we’re talking to Terrence Santos, the local filmmaker and restaurant owner documenting Seattle’s Filipinx food scene. Santos is in the process of making a documentary about the community behind our city’s Filipinx restaurants, and he started an Instagram account to document all the people and places he’s discovered along the way. Terrence is also an […]

/ April 25, 2022

Locals to Know: Tonita Webb

Today, we’re introducing you to a local woman working to give all community members access to the resources they need to succeed.  Tonita Webb is the CEO of Verity Credit Union, Washington’s second oldest credit union, who last year became the first woman and the first Black American to be named CEO in the organization’s […]

/ March 14, 2022

🎹 Locals to Know: The Rhapsody Project

American music holds something for everyone — jazz, rock ‘n roll, funk, ragtime, hip hop, and the list goes on. But The Rhapsody Project wants us to ask ourselves if we really know where that music comes from?  The project teaches young (and some older) students about the roots of America’s music through jam sessions, […]

/ February 24, 2022

💘It’s a modern day Seattle love story

As the famously adored Mister Rogers once said: “You know, I think everybody longs to be loved, and longs to know that he or she is lovable. And consequently, the greatest thing we can do is to help somebody know they’re loved and capable of loving.” That’s just one of the myriad of reasons The […]

/ February 11, 2022

Meet Hannah, The Evergrey’s new director

👋  Hi! I’m Hannah, The Evergrey’s new local director. I’ve been helping to write the newsletter since Grace left in November, and I wanted to introduce myself! I love Seattle for the reasons you probably do too — the music, the great outdoors, the food and coffee and more food, etc. But now I’m excited […]

/ December 6, 2021