Category Archives: Neighborhoods

What’s in a name?

Place names are part of who we are as a city. Seattle’s standard misspellings and wrong (or unsanctioned?) names might be treasured quirks as well. Or are they opportunities to charmingly correct our friends and enliven parties? The answer is … Continue reading

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Did someone say coffee?

National Coffee Day is Friday, September 29!  Several chains are expected to celebrate the occasion, but here’s what we know now:  Sheraton   Sheraton Hotels is your stop for free Starbucks on National Coffee Day. In celebration of its new … Continue reading

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Power up for the 2017 Seattle Design Festival

Design in Public will offer a free Sneak Peek of the 2017 Seattle Design Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 15 at 1010 Western Ave. in Seattle. Festival staff and organizers will provide an overview of this year’s festival, … Continue reading

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Save your PARK(ing) spot for September

In past years, PARK(ing) Day parklet pop-ups have included streets lined with art studios, bowling alleys, mini golf courses, bubble gardens, urban farms, and places to lounge and relax.  Seattle has participated in the international PARK(ing) Day event since 2007. … Continue reading

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Perseus II: A new icon for the Greenwood neighborhood

Today, Seattle artist Miguel Edwards’ new moving 30-foot-tall kinetic sculpture is being installed at the corner of Northwest 85th Street and First Avenue West, in the Greenwood neighborhood.  Dubbed ‘Perseus II,’ the sculpture is situated just east of the new 105-unit Janus … Continue reading

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