“Do I feel safe on the Alaskan Way Viaduct?” reader and former Evergrey fellow Sara Gentzler wrote on Instagram. “No. But, holy smoke, those VIEWS.”
We couldn’t agree more.
Our city’s beloved Alaskan Way Viaduct celebrated its last birthday earlier this year. It’s slated for demolition in 2019 — so let’s enjoy that gorgeous vista while we can.
Now let’s help you make some plans…
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WEDNESDAY ~ FOURTH OF JULY
🎶 Listen to classical music under the stars (Capitol Hill)
🎈 Check out critters and a sensory garden with Seattleites with special needs (Phinney Ridge)
🎟 See Japanese dance at the Seattle International Butoh Festival — through July 15 (All over)
🍿 Watch Princess Bridge at a rooftop bar (Downtown)
⚾ Root for the Mariners with your favorite ladies (SoDo)
🍿 See Czech romantic comedy, crime thrillers, and sci-fi films (Queen Anne)
🍻 Drink up at the Seattle International Beerfest — through July 8 (Queen Anne)
🍸 Sip on locally distilled spirits (Fremont)
🎈 Say arrrrrr to the Seafair pirates (West Seattle)
🎨 Celebrate Frida Kahlo’s life and art (Beacon Hill)
💃 Boogie among the cacti, flowers, and ferns (Capitol Hill)
🎟 Belly laugh at Steve Martin and Martin Short (Downtown)
🎨 Help paint a community mural (Central District)
👋 Smell the flowers in your neighbors’ gardens (Georgetown)
🍴 Get your nom on at a rodeo of local food trucks (South Lake Union)
🎈 Taste sake and learn to draw manga characters at Japan Fair (Bellevue)
🎶 July 20-22: Dance and rock out at Capitol Hill Block Party (Capitol Hill)
🎶 August 11: Join this beach bash for Sub Pop’s 30th Birthday (West Seattle)
🎟 October 2-3 Swoon at Hamilton star Leslie Odom at the symphony (Downtown)
Going to one of these? Take us with you! Email a pic to [email protected] or tag #theevergrey on Instagram. See more upcoming events on our events page, and add your own events with an Evergrey membership.
The good folks behind The Intentionalist, a Seattle pub encouraging locals to support diverse local businesses, have a bunch of ideas for where you can watch the Round of 16. Planning to catch a match? Be sure to tag #theevergrey in your Instagram photos while cheering on your team. 😉
And heads up: We’re taking Wednesday off for the Fourth of July.
Have a good one, all. — The Evergrey