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Readers Ellie Vasquez, Elyse Gordon and her partner, Sunni; Natalie Griffin, Michael Falcon, and Nicole Belanger are a mix of self-described scaredy cats and thrill-seekers. And, despite some nervousness, all said they were up for our haunted house challenge…
So… were you scared? Give us your overall spook rating from 1 to 5 👻:
What was the scariest moment?
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Thanks to Ellie, Elyse, Sunni, Natalie, Nicole, and Michael for fighting their fears and taking on Georgetown Morgue for us! Want see how freaky it is for yourself? The haunted house is open until November 3. If you’re looking for another spooky spot, check out these haunted house roundups from The Stranger and ParentMap. Note: Most of their recs close tonight.
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This week in money. Seattle’s gotten extra pricey in the last few years, and what is and isn’t in reach for us locals is always a hot topic…
‘Let there be acceptance and love.’ The brutal murder of 11 Jewish people in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania over the weekend is being called the largest massacre of Jews in American history. And the 3,500 neighbors who gathered at Temple De Hirsch Sinai on Capitol Hill Monday night weren’t going to let the hate go unanswered. Our own Ana Sofia Knauf was there, and captured key moments on our Instagram story. (The Stranger, KUOW, Instagram)
Underwater pumpkin carving. You think you’ve seen it all, and then the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department shares this video of members of its dive team competing to see who can carve the best pumpkin down in the depths. “This is a lot more difficult than I anticipated,” Deputy Thompson says at one point. We’re not buying it, sir. Those pumpkin guts just floated right out. 🎃 (Twitter)
👂 TODAY: Learn how to be a better, more effective listener at this Impact Hub Lunch + Learn (Pioneer Square)
🍵 TOMORROW: Taste teas and learn their history with a pro from Miro Teas at this Foundation event (Ballard)
🍴 Saturday: Learn how to whip up chicken mole with La Cocina School to support El Centro de la Raza with Foundation (Beacon Hill)
✍️ Wednesday Nov. 7: Hack your brain to boost your productivity at this Impact Hub Lunch + Learn (Pioneer Square)
💰 Wednesday, Nov. 7: Get tips on how to negotiate like a boss at this Foundation workshop (Queen Anne)
🌊 Wednesday, Nov. 7: Learn about local orca recovery and Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal’s and local journalists’ thoughts about the election at Civic Cocktail (Belltown)
🍻 Saturday, Nov. 10: Visit Ballard’s best bars and raise a glass to mentorship at the 3rd Annual Big Brewers, Big Sippers Pub Crawl (Ballard) 🆕
💡 Monday, Nov. 12: Team up with local international students for trivia and beers at this event co-hosted by The Evergrey and the Foundation for International Understanding Through Students (Capitol Hill)
TODAY ~ HALLOWEEN
🎨 Tour a museum and see art about “séances, the occult, and primal human urges” (First Hill)
🎃 Watch “oddball video” and a “gruesome costume contest” at this Halloween party (Capitol Hill)
🎃 Celebrate the Fremont Troll’s birthday and celebrate women in history (Fremont)
💪 Hear how you can up your listening game at work at this Evergrey partner event (Pioneer Square)
THURSDAY ~ START OF DIWALI
💃 Kick off Diwali with Indian dance performances and Rangoli sand art (Bellevue)
🗣 Chat about how you’re affected by the opportunity gap with your neighbors — thanks for the tip, Bryan Garcia! (Mount Baker)
🍸 Sip a cocktail and “drunk dial Congress” about a topic important to you (Capitol Hill)
🎟 Honor indigenous resilience and cultural traditions for First Thursday (University District)
🍴 Slurp tea and learn about its traditions at this Evergrey partner event (Ballard)
👋 Remember loved ones at this Día de los Muertos celebration (Beacon Hill)
🍿 Get sultry and catch saucy films at the Hump! film festival — through Nov. 18 (Queen Anne)
🎟 Laugh it up at the Seattle International Comedy Competition— through Nov. 25 (All over)
🎨 Peruse aisles of comics and zines at the Short Run Comix Festival (Queen Anne)
🎶 Geek out about the Pacific Northwest’s hip-hop history (Central District)
💡 Team up with creative locals to tackle our world’s most pressing problems — thanks for the rec, Astghik Zakharyan! (Pioneer Square)
💪 Grab an apron and learn the basics of making chicken mole at this Evergrey partner event (Beacon Hill)
🎈 Play games and see performances celebrating Japanese culture (Central District)
🍿 Get nostalgic at this special showing of Sailor Moon R: The Movie (Capitol Hill)
👋 Oooh and aaah at gorgeous blooms at this orchid show (Blue Ridge)
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So let’s try this again: Do YOU believe Seattle is the worst U.S. city for love? Cast your vote and stay tuned tomorrow for the very unscientific results…
» *|SURVEY: Oh yeah. Have you tried online dating here?|* ← Click to vote
» *|SURVEY: Nah, people are just playing the blame game.|* ← Click to vote
Have a boo-tiful day, all. — The Evergrey