Ready for the new year? As promised, here are all the things you told us — or actually, showed us — that you want to do in or around Seattle in 2017.
Thanks for sharing these. They’re already inspiring us to start next year fresh. And remember: This time next year we’ll check in and see how it went. Enjoy!
Jeff Carlson wants to sample more of the local crop.
Eva Conner wants to join the board of a local nonprofit.
Patricia Carrión Morás, who’s lived here for years, wants to finally make a trek to the top of the Space Needle.
Meg Gayman is going to run more trail races “in order to enjoy the beauty of running among nature.”
Serina Hall wants to learn how to tap dance (“and apparently grow 5 feet. I’m only 5’2”!)
Marika Malaea wants to take the stage at a Moth Seattle storytelling event.
Paul Gambill wants to find his “tribe of people in Seattle where I feel like I truly belong.”
Julian Lepke wants to meet the tigers at the new Banyan Wilds exhibit at the Woodland Park Zoo.
Jovelle Tamayo wants to document South Seattle.
Christina DePaolo wants to take a stand-up paddleboard camping trip “on the Puget Sound or somewhere gorgeous in the PNW.”
Laurel Howard wants to “have happy hour at the top of the Columbia Tower with my friend Kaitlin.”
Stuart Weibel wants to be a “gaffer [old sailor] on a gaffer [old boat] on a lake.”
Priyanka Anand wants to attend a local cookbook club event.
George Perantatos wants to find something “new, kind of secret, and cool in Seattle and share it.”
Felice Lam wants to “try more coffee shops and have slow unplugged coffee breaks with old and new friends.”
Sol Villarreal wants to learn how to doodle 😉
Bob Mason wants to do more street photography in the city.
Sea Kayaker (who preferred to remain anonymous) wants to do a pretty big swim.
Kim Hicks wants to ride on a sea plane over Seattle.
Mollie Wogg wants to attend a Seattle City Council meeting.
Vicki Weeks wants to go backpacking for the first time in 20 years, “to some place I’ve never been.”
Amanda Whitver wants to start volunteering at one of our local animal shelters.
Evergrey cofounder Anika Anand wants to master some of the local cuisine.
Evergrey cofounder Mónica Guzmán wants to climb a tough mountain (though not Mt. Rainier. Yet.)
Thanks again for sharing these with us. Happy 2017! — A&M