Category Archives: Shop Seattle

Take a day trip to Bainbridge Island that goes beyond the usual sightseeing stops

Bainbridge Island is a scenic 35-minute ferry ride from downtown Seattle, but it feels much further afield. You can still see the skyscrapers, 9 miles through Elliott Bay, but then you drive along two-lane roads with no shoulders, through a tunnel of trees. Farm stalls dot the roads. Pocket beaches await you. Most visitors head […]

Despite adversity, White Center is a beacon of civic pride

It is a place that has embraced the nickname “Rat City”. Maybe it’s ironic, or proud to be a little rough around the edges. But these days, Rat City – or White Center, as it’s better known – faces tough challenges. Half a block of its business district along Southwest 16th Avenue remains closed after […]

Perfect Seattle Weekend: Support Local Shops, Art & More

Is your next big getaway here in Seattle? More than likely. There’s no need to board a jet when the fall weather still offers cool, sunny days, and it’s easy to come and go from our local, independent and diverse businesses. Seattle offers plenty of handmade products, artisan foods, and carefully prepared menus. In all […]

Here’s what the light rail means for these north Seattle commuters

Three new light rail stations open this Saturday in North Seattle at Northgate, Roosevelt and University District. This is an important moment for Seattle. For the first time, Seattle’s north and south will be truly connected by light rail, a dream that’s at least 25 years old. We asked people what this moment meant to […]

British families see hard times ahead as COVID programs end

LONDON (AP) – Diana Gaglio has been in the economic sights of the pandemic for 18 months. The 53-year-old from Bedfordshire, north London, was put on leave from her job as an entertainment director for a holiday company when COVID-19 gutted the travel industry, then lost her job entirely just before Christmas. Now her temporary […]

Seattle’s best cafes

Let’s be clear : Amazing coffee is everywhere in this city, from neighborhood roasters to perfectionist downtown espresso carts. Think of this as a representative sample of the great moments, or movements, of our local coffee culture – a caffeinated history lesson, if you will. Cafe Anchorhead Downtown, Pike Place Market, Bellevue It’s the best […]

As situation at Point Roberts turns ‘catastrophic’, Governor Inslee pushes Biden to open border

Governor Jay Inslee calls on President Biden to make an exception for Point Roberts, so that the border of the small enclave community can be immediately opened to vaccinated Canadians. The small town of Washington sits on a lonely tongue of land which is only accessible by water – or by traveling approximately 25 miles […]

Dalvin Cook inactive for Vikings Week 3 game with Seahawks due to ankle injury

Nick Wosika / Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Minnesota Vikings will not have star running back Dalvin Cook for Sunday’s Week 3 game with the Seattle Seahawks as he was ruled inactive. Heading into the pre-game warm-ups, there was little confidence that Cook, who suffers from a sprained ankle, will be able to adjust. […]