Category Archives: Shop Seattle

Alabama Cafe Patrons Learn Black History By Ordering

OPELIKA, Alabama (AP) – Catrice Hixon has named her new coffee Opelika Melanin Café, and she wants people to understand what it means. “Melanin is everyone’s skin pigmentation,” she said. “The difference with that is the amount of melanin. It’s something that makes us all the same but different at the same time. “I want […]

German toy maker says goodbye to Merkel with commemorative teddy bear

Angela Merkel has been called in many ways during her 16 years as German Chancellor. Soft and cuddly were rarely in the mix. But now, as Merkel prepares to step down, a German toy company has unveiled a commemorative teddy bear that is exactly that. Hermann-Spielwaren – a century-old family toy maker based in Coburg, […]

Match preview: Sporting and Seattle gear up for monumental Sunday showdown

Despite back-to-back losses, Seattle appears firmly in the mix for a fifth Western Conference title and MLS Cup appearance since 2016. Prolific forward Raul Ruidiaz is second in MLS with 14 goals and has been one of the six Seattle players to receive MLS All-Star Recognition this summer alongside brothers Cristian and Alex Roldan, midfielder […]

Skate where the pros train at Seattle Kraken Community Iceplex

The Kraken Training Center recently opened at Northgate Mall and features three ice rinks, a Kraken team store, and a Starbucks. # k5soiree SEATTLE – On your skates! The Kraken Community Iceplex is now open at Seattle’s Northgate Mall. The facility is home to three NHL-sized rinks, including the Kraken practice rink, but you don’t […]

PHOTO TEST: Punk rock flea market is back after pandemic hiatus

by Susan Fried A huge mural with the words “Punk Rock Flea Market” – painted in vivid colors on the exterior wall of the future Unicorn Bar location in White Center – greeted the hundreds of people who came to shop at the flea market over the week. -end from 18-19 September. The event, which […]

It is the most caffeinated city in the United States, according to a new study

If you feel like your day didn’t officially start until you had your first cup of coffee, you are far from alone. According to a 2020 study published by the National Coffee Association70% of Americans drink coffee every week and 62% drink it every day. However, when it comes to finding a great cup of […]

Macklemore’s Bogey Boys brand has opened its first pop-up on Capitol Hill

“I’m gonna pop tags, I’ve only twenty dollars in my pocket, I, I, I’m hunting, looking for a come-up.” Yes, those words have haunted our ears ever since the release of Macklemore’s Thrift Shop in 2012. Sorry if it’s stuck in your head now, but we had to, especially since Macklemore just opened his own […]

City of NJ stunned by the death of beloved, community-conscious Starbucks director

In many ways, Stephanie Campfield was the Trenton Starbucks. She not only managed the coffee retail operations on East Front and South Warren streets, but also embraced and led the store’s given mission of becoming a community partner. She has participated in many events in the city, from vernissages to breakfasts for young people, where […]

“We were them”: Americans of Vietnamese descent help Afghan refugees

WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) – Facing Afghans desperate to leave their country after the withdrawal of US forces, Thuy Do sees his own family decades earlier and thousands of miles away. A 39-year-old doctor in Seattle, Washington, Do recalls hearing how his parents sought to leave Saigon after Vietnam fell under communist rule in 1975 and […]