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22 things you want to do in Seattle next year — in doodles

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!

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Jeff Carlson wants to sample more of the local crop.

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Eva Conner wants to join the board of a local nonprofit.

 

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Patricia Carrión Morás, who’s lived here for years, wants to finally make a trek to the top of the Space Needle.

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Meg Gayman is going to run more trail races “in order to enjoy the beauty of running among nature.”

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Serina Hall wants to learn how to tap dance (“and apparently grow 5 feet. I’m only 5’2”!)

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Marika Malaea wants to take the stage at a Moth Seattle storytelling event.

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Paul Gambill wants to find his “tribe of people in Seattle where I feel like I truly belong.”

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Julian Lepke wants to meet the tigers at the new Banyan Wilds exhibit at the Woodland Park Zoo.

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Jovelle Tamayo wants to document South Seattle.

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Christina DePaolo wants to take a stand-up paddleboard camping trip “on the Puget Sound or somewhere gorgeous in the PNW.”

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Laurel Howard wants to “have happy hour at the top of the Columbia Tower with my friend Kaitlin.”

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Stuart Weibel wants to be a “gaffer [old sailor] on a gaffer [old boat] on a lake.”

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Priyanka Anand wants to attend a local cookbook club event.

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George Perantatos wants to find something “new, kind of secret, and cool in Seattle and share it.”

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Felice Lam wants to “try more coffee shops and have slow unplugged coffee breaks with old and new friends.”

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Sol Villarreal wants to learn how to doodle 😉

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Bob Mason wants to do more street photography in the city.

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Sea Kayaker (who preferred to remain anonymous) wants to do a pretty big swim.

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Kim Hicks wants to ride on a sea plane over Seattle.

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Mollie Wogg wants to attend a Seattle City Council meeting.

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Vicki Weeks wants to go backpacking for the first time in 20 years, “to some place I’ve never been.”

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Amanda Whitver wants to start volunteering at one of our local animal shelters.

 

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Evergrey cofounder Anika Anand wants to master some of the local cuisine.

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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

 

By Mónica Guzmán
Mónica is the cofounder and editor of The Evergrey. She's been a Seattle journalist for a decade and adores this city.