Get out your pencils (if you’re a real pro — your pen) and put your knowledge of Seattle news to the test. Try this crossword puzzle featuring clues from stories we shared in the newsletter and on our Instagram last month.
Challenge yourself to guess items like:
- A fried-chicken restaurant that began in the Philippines, now on its way to Seattle.
- A musician named for a malicious rabbit coming to the Climate Pledge Arena next March.
- A newsletter that recently turned two years old. (Hint hint.)
Give it a go, and check back for the answers below.
1. LittleSaigon — Friends of Little Saigon has secured property for a major affordable housing project and the region’s first-ever combined Vietnamese cultural + economic center.
2. JulesMaes — This isn’t the only haunted joint in town.
3. Jollibee — The franchise plans to open a new location in late 2024 on Rainier Avenue.
5. GreenLake — The lake was named for its color… which is a result of frequent algae blooms.
6. GeorgeClooney — Though most of the flick was filmed outside of Seattle, you should be able to recognize a few UW locations when it debuts.
7. PortlandLoo — You can find these latrines at Rainier Beach, Ballard Commons Park, and Feriton Spur Park.
8. BadBunny — Two years after his first show there, this Latin music megastar is coming back to the Climate Pledge Arena on his Most Wanted Tour on March 9, 2024.
11. BartellDrugs — Four more Bartell locations will close in November after Rite Aid filed for bankruptcy. Take a stroll through the history of this company.
15. MyShake — This app will notify you of oncoming earthquakes. For more preparation tips, check out our guide.
4. Pinstripes — The Chicago-based Italian restaurant and games venue will open its first-ever Washington location in Bellevue.
9. Ferry — We got a new rendering for this all-electric transit vehicle. Peep the renderings.
10. AngleLake — The Roadhouse, will offer free performances in a 2,000-sqft space in the parking garage of this Sound Transit station.
12. Catrinas — The festival will take place Nov. 2-5 at Town Hall.
13. Larch — Read our guide on where to spot this tree in Seattle.
14. Boeing — The aircraft manufacturer recently leased 705,000 sqft of industrial space across two sites.
16. Orca — The annual Quiet Sound Program aims to get big boats in the Puget Sound area to be considerate of orcas.
17. SEAtoday — Don’t sweat it if you forgot to get us a present. You can just nudge a friend to subscribe.
18. Parking — Certain fees have increased in an effort to make more parking spaces available in popular neighborhoods.