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7 Very Seattle Reasons I Can’t Come to Your Party

Let's get this no-show on the road.

08/20/2019 By Mac Hubbard

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Washington's Worst Hiking Trails

Deception Pass and Cape Disappointment aren’t even the half of it.

07/23/2019 By Mac Hubbard

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Seattle’s Most Dubious Ice Cream Flavors

Even lamer than butter pecan.

05/29/2019 By Mac Hubbard

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What Your Ferry Route Says About You

As if taking a ferry to work wasn't peak PNW already.

04/23/2019 By Mac Hubbard

Where to Live Next

The Top 12 Neighborhoods in Seattle: 2019 Edition

The ever popular, the rising stars, and the largely unexplored moving in a new direction in a city that just won’t stay still.

03/26/2019 By Mac Hubbard

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7 Realtor Euphemisms You Only Hear in Seattle

What your agent says about a property versus reality.

03/26/2019 By Mac Hubbard

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7 Signs It's Spring in Seattle

Witness our native fauna as they emerge from winter.

02/26/2019 By Mac Hubbard

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An Inch-By-Inch Guide to Snow in Seattle

Your rain shell won’t save you now.

12/18/2018 By Mac Hubbard

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What Your Favorite Seattle Band Says About You

For every band, there’s “that” fan.

11/20/2018 By Mac Hubbard

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7 Lessons You Only Learn at a Seattle Private School

There’s intuition…and then there’s tuition.

10/16/2018 By Mac Hubbard

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Washington’s Least Impressive Wines

Cellar these in the nearest recycling bin.

09/11/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do September 7–9

Independent booksellers get physical, walkin' (before and) after midnight, and jokes with gravitas.

09/06/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Home For Orphans

How One Seattle Pirate Radio Station Is Making the Local Scene Think Globally

The DJing couple behind Orphan Radio wanted to bring Seattle music up to speed—and the city is taking notice.

08/31/2018 By Mac Hubbard

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Weekend What to Do August 31–September 3

Anniversary parties test your stamina, Brett Hamil makes Seattle funny, and drag goes Björk.

08/30/2018 By Mac Hubbard

You've Been Soft Served

The Tropical Magic of Dole Whip Inside a Tom Douglas Food Hall

As of this summer, Assembly Hall is dishing up the famous pineapple soft serve—somewhat of a rarity in these parts. I went to find out what the fuss was about.

08/27/2018 By Mac Hubbard

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Weekend What to Do August 24–26

Strange women read strange things, questions about psychedelic anthropomorphism get answered, and Linda's gets loud.

08/24/2018 By Mac Hubbard

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Weekend What to Do August 17–19

Hit one of the last summer block parties, or get fired up about the midterms and crafting at the same time.

08/17/2018 By Mac Hubbard

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Weekend What to Do August 10–12

Volunteer Park ups its wattage, Seattle saves its history, and Sub Pop gives you< a present for its birthday.

08/10/2018 By Mac Hubbard

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Weekend What to Do August 3–5

KEXP outdoors, a well-done roasting, and beyond the Pavement.

08/03/2018 By Mac Hubbard

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Weekend What to Do July 27–29

Plant-lovers cultivate a garden arsenal, opera gets less stuffy, and navigating your own home isn't as easy as you'd think.

07/27/2018 By Mac Hubbard