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Otherwise known as the Edith Macefield House, this Ballard home got its reputation after Macefield refused to sell her home to developers for $1 million, resulting in a silly looking development.
The iconic Ben Bridge Jeweler clock is back and better than ever in front of a new flagship storefront.
The 1970s was a wild time to live in Seattle. The decade gave us the Mariners, the Seahawks, the Kingdome, Bumbershoot, WSDOT, and more. Let’s rewind to 50 years ago.
Why is this a thing? Four zebras recently took over North Bend after breaking out of a trailer, and apparently there are several other times odd animals found themselves loose on the streets of Seattle.
Also known as the “Egan House,” this memorable Capitol Hill home designed by renowned architect Robert Reichert can be yours for less than $1 million.
The National Nordic Museum’s “Nordic Utopia?” exhibit and Spectrum Dance Theater’s “DIALOGUE” act as a sort of conversation detailing the ways humans exchange ideas.
New Zealand’s second largest city may be on the opposite side of the Pacific Ocean, but it holds more in common with Seattle than you’d think.
During his visit, Norwegian Crown Prince Haakon will meet with local business leaders and representatives from the University of Washington to discuss decarbonization and green transition.
Post-war vacancies, a decades-long preservation project, and upcoming Sakura Matsuri festivities.
The journey took off on April 7, 1924, and ended at Sand Point in northeast Seattle.
You’ve probably heard of the Seattle Underground, but how did it come about? It all started with the Great Seattle Fire of 1889...
37 of our local parks were designed by the same landscaping design firm that created New York City’s Central Park.
We’re celebrating the grunge icon’s local roots.
From red goo in Wallingford to Sue Bird’s swan song.
The Garfield High alum played for the likes of Billie Holiday when he was a teenager.
The Rat is back and playing in Edmonds.
Historic Seattle’s Heart Bombing event is at the Inscape Arts and Cultural Center this year.
Rainier Avenue Radio is hosting the pop-up throughout February at the Columbia City Theater.
The restaurant is giving to charity and bringing back retro unis to mark the occasion.
Jeff Bezos launched a little online bookselling biz from this Bellevue pad’s garage in 1994 — and the home is for sale again.
Seattle has 20 sister cities that span from Reykjavik, Iceland to Mombasa, Kenya to Kobe, Japan.
Local artists created data visualizations while working at the Fremont and University bridges.
Explore the Emerald City through its history, food, drink, and nature on these tours.
The city saw temperatures drop to zero in January of 1950.
Advancements from Boeing, the addition of the SuperSonics, and the World Fair made the 1960s quite the time to live in Seattle.
The Huskies take on the Michigan Wolverines Monday, Jan. 8.
The legendary group returns to Seattle for a New Year’s Eve show.
A variety of exhibits, tours, and movie screenings are being hosted around the city.
Seattle’s “original downtown” has a lot to offer these days, between arts galleries, delicious food, and solid public transit.
Let’s take a look back at what the city looked like over a century ago.
The annual tradition goes back more than 70 years.
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