Category Archives: Neighborhoods

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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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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