Stories with 'south lake union' tag

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


Athletic Awards: The trophy shop behind Seattle’s largest trophy

To say that South Lake Union has gone through some major changes over the years would be quite the understatement. And in the marathon that is surviving all the neighborhood’s construction and gentrification, one local business is clearly #winning. WHAT: Athletic Awards, a trophy shop that opened its doors in Seattle in 1949 and moved to […]

/ February 25, 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


What are the best drinks in South Lake Union?

South Lake Union can be a real urban jungle: Cranes perched on every corner, construction equipment lying in wait to snarl traffic, and a steady stream of tech workers weaving around closed sidewalks. Lucky for you, the thirsty traveler, there are plenty of great spots to hunker down and wait out the building boom. And […]

/ February 5, 2019


Meet the Seattleite who runs an escape room out of his apartment

Sam Tisdale went to his first escape room last year. His thoughts? Cool, but he could do it better. So, he went to work transforming his two-bedroom apartment.

/ August 9, 2017


Make your own medicine & 15 other things to do in Seattle this week

THE OTHELLO PARK INTERNATIONAL MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL 2017 Have you been itching to try something new lately? This is your week. Whether you want to make your own medicine, get into local theater, or show off your wealth of Harry Potter knowledge, there’s a cool event for you to explore. So go on, get […]

/ August 7, 2017


Cars are hard: Seattle’s week in two minutes

Fake parking signs in Seattle, millennials moving around more often than anyplace else, and a state senator wants Seattle to become its own King County. Here’s your Seattle week in two minutes.

/ April 28, 2017