Category Archives: Neighborhoods

Speak out for the trees

Where is your favorite tree? Tell your story on the Forest for the Trees Storymap! Artist Katherine Wimble Fox and SoCoCulture (the South King County Cultural Coalition)  announce an open call to the public to contribute to the crowd-sourced, online, interactive Forest for the … Continue reading

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Is San Diego America’s finest city?

San Diego calls itself “America’s Finest City.” That’s quite a claim. Yet somehow it seems to fly juuust under the radar. San Diego’s sun, zoo, Navy, chicken, and iconic hotel are known by many, but what about the city? I … Continue reading

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Streetside Artscape explores winter darkness

This winter, a new art installation in the storefront windows of downtown Tacoma’s famed Woolworth building is lighting up the corner of 11th Street and Broadway. Their piece, which debuted at First Night Tacoma-Pierce County on New Year’s Eve, is … Continue reading

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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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