Seattleisms: Pike Place Market

A few weeks ago, we re-upped an old series we called “Seattleisms,” where we break down words and phrases that help you sound like a local. (If you missed that newsletter, you can find it here.) We asked what words and phrases we should do next, and one of the most common responses was the one […]

/ August 11, 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

12 plus one – Unique Seattle Spots that the Locals Know

Breakfast 🍴 Beth’s Cafe – since 1953 (before bell-bottoms were even a thing!) – calls itself  “a Seattle Breakfast Diner.” This diner is infamous for its 12-egg omelet. [7311 Aurora Ave N Seattle, WA 98103 •   (206) 782-5588] Bagels and more 🍴 Locksmith’s Bagel Bodega has an assortment of offerings including a bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich […]

/ July 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

‘You are wet, and will always be wet’ and other ways to survive Seattle’s winter

Seattle’s winter is coming: Are you ready? We’ve gathered some tips to weather Seattle cold and rain for everyone from newbies unused to the wet weather to people stuck in the cold without a home.

/ December 8, 2019

Seattle fall coffee and tea shop drinks that are not pumpkin spice lattes

Seattle coffee drinkers can’t enough of pumpkin spice lattes in the fall. But what else is out there? Here are four ideas from around Seattle neighborhoods.

/ October 5, 2019

Take an autumn bike ride through Seattle

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

/ August 22, 2019

Remembering the viaduct’s first hater

Maybe you remember him for his pranks. Or perhaps his generosity. Or maybe you just really like his clam chowder. Whatever the reason, Ivar Haglund has become an almost mythical figure in Emerald City. That’s why we decided to launch our video series about the Seattle Waterfront this week with a look back at the […]

/ August 9, 2019

Where to soak in Seattle’s views, with a drink in hand

The view from the new Pike Place MarketFront area pairs perfectly with a cold beverage from Old Stove. (📷: Caitlin Moran) Seattlelites are still up for outdoor eating and drinking even when it’s autumn, but not all decks and patios are the same. That’s why we’re doing something a little different and presenting you with […]

/ July 29, 2019

Real talk: Is eating salmon bad for the orcas?

Salmon and other seafood for sale at Pike Place Market. (📸: Chris Light/Wikimedia Commons) Fresh, barbecued salmon is a summer treat that many Seattleites look forward to all year long. But growing concerns about starving orcas and dwindling chinook runs have made some local salmon lovers uneasy. Evergrey reader Ashley Mandel recently wrote in to […]

/ July 24, 2019