Category Archives: Shop Seattle

Pike Place Market expands outdoor seating areas for summer 2021

Al fresco dining is once again common at one of Seattle’s most iconic landmarks. Developing an effort that started last summer, Pike Place Market has added more seating to the cobbled streets around the famous Clock and other areas. In total, there are approximately 19 new picnic tables on Pike Street, Pike Place, and the […]

7-Eleven expands mobile payment to 3,000 stores

Convenience retail giant 7-Eleven has rolled out its Mobile Checkout contactless shopping service to more than 2,500 other stores in the United States. With the expansion, mobile payment capability is available in more than 3,000 7-Eleven stores in 32 states and 7-Eleven Inc., based in the District of Columbia, Irving, Texas, said Tuesday. The feature […]

City of Seattle strikes back newspaper in public records case

SEATTLE (AP) – Lawyers for the city of Seattle deny breaking the state’s public records law after the mayor’s text messages disappeared at a time that included large protests in the city following the murder of George Floyd. And the city strikes back at the Seattle Times in response to a lawsuit alleging the city […]

Intentionalist: Local spots for frozen summer treats

by Kristina Rivera The intentionalist is based on a simple idea: where we spend our money matters. We make it easy to find, learn and support small businesses and the various people who support them through day-to-day decisions about where we eat, drink and buy. #SpendLikeItMatters We are living the wonderful time of year that […]

Parkways Blog: Seattle Parks and Recreation and United Indians of All Tribes Excited About Advances in Native Northwest Canoeing …

Seattle Park and Recreation (SPR) and United Indians of All Tribes (UIATF) are pleased to announce that the design of the Canoe Carving House, as part of the Northwest Native Canoe Center, is moving forward with the goal of To be under construction in 2022 The community-initiated project will celebrate the canoe culture that is […]

Boba store owner’s life savings vanished after fire destroyed several Seattle businesses

One of the owners of a bubble tea cafe in White Center was devastated after losing all his savings in a fire that burned down several businesses on July 5. What happened: The blaze started around 1:40 a.m. near the corner of SW 16th Avenue and Roxbury Street in Seattle and was brought under control […]

Our Top Recommendations Around Seattle This Week – Slog

This week we’re dancing with the queens at Pony, screaming with Actionesse at Drunky Two Shoes, and painting and sipping in West Seattle. Images courtesy of Rowan Ruthless + Cookie Couture, Timothy Kenney for The Stranger and West Seattle Summer Fest THURSDAY: SPEAKING POINTS: PUBLIC POOL AT THE MEETING In their first publicly-ticketed event, Seattle […]

West Seattle Blog… | Subject: The Alair Gift Shop is recruiting!

Looking for a part-time Retail Specialist with availability on weekdays and weekends. Send all inquiries and resumes to [email protected] of position The Retail Specialist assists in the day-to-day operations of the business and serves as the store’s higher level leader when the owner is unavailable. The Retail Specialist supports Alair’s vision by providing exceptional customer […]

Reviews | Amazon transformed Seattle. Now his workers are about to take him back.

Dan grew up in a southern working-class immigrant family and moved to Seattle to put his computer science degree to good use. He worked at Amazon for several years, but never quite embraced the culture of ruthless competition and evaluation, nor the oft-cited 14 Amazon Leadership Principles, which read like a party oath. During a […]