Last year, y’all helped us name the best phở: Ba Bar. This year, we asked you to shareyour favorite pizza in Seattle. Now — thanks to you + the help of a random generator — we have the official lineup for our bracket.
Who’s in the running
After a whopping 75+ suggestions between last month’s poll and a second call for pizza favorites last week, we’ve whittled it down to the most nominated spots. Going head-to-head in the first round are:
Beginning today, we will host several voting rounds within our newsletters and social channels to determine Seattle’s best pizza. Who moves on is up to you.Vote for your favorites, and the pizzeria with more votes moves on. Simple as that. We’ll go until we have a champion, which will be announced in our Friday, March 31 newsletter. You will be able to vote once per round.
How to participate
Vote for the pizza place you’d like to see advance to round two using this poll. You can vote for all four spots or as little as one. Once we count all the votes, we’ll share an updated bracket and new poll in an upcoming newsletter.
Want to fill out a bracket to see if you can guess who will win? Download and print the image above to take the competition up a notch. If your bracket is correct, send us a photo for a shoutout + bragging rights.
Ready to cheer your “team” to victory? Vote at the button below. ⬇️
Geeks Who Drink Trivia | Wednesday, Mar. 15 | 7-9 p.m. | Chuck’s Hop Shop, 5041 Wilson Ave. S., Seattle | Free | Grab a draft from the Hop Shop’s many taps and show off your wealth of random knowledge.
Thursday, March 16
Inside A Monster: Scientific Illustration | Thursday, Mar. 16 | 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | MoPOP, 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle | $7-$10 | This workshop about picturing the inside of creatures (real and imaginary) should spark creative juices in all ages.
Seattle Sea Dragons vs. Houston Roughnecks | Thursday, Mar. 16 | 6 p.m. | Lumen Field, 800 Occidental Ave S., Seattle | $24-$114 | The XFL’s new season continues as our hometown team makes a hard-hitting first impression.
Friday, March 17
Shamrock Shuffle at Peace of Mind Brewing | Friday, Mar. 17 | 6:30-11 p.m. | Peace of Mind Brewing, 18411 Highway 99, Lynnwood | Free | Show off your best jig with dance music from a long lineup of DJs and try to win a prize for greenest outfit.
Welcome to the 60s. Tony Award-winning musical “Hairspray” is making a return trip to Seattle with a production led by the play’s original director and choreographer.It runs from Tuesday, April 4 through Sunday, April 9 at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets are on sale now. 🎶
South Lake Union’s outdoor equipment rental and events company Gearhouse is planning a Capitol Hill expansion. The three-year-old company hasn’t announced an opening date for the new space, but permits indicate the 800 E. Thomas St. locale will also serve beer and wine. (Capitol Hill Blog)
Mayor Bruce Harrell announced Seattle is conducting a nationwide search for the next Office Arts and Culture director. Applications received by Tuesday, April 11 will get first consideration — and any Seattleite can weigh in on the search through an online survey.
Here’s some spicy news — three-year-old pop-up Vindicktive Wings has found a permanent location in Belltown. The business — known for its carefully fried Buffalo wings and homemade sauce — plans to open in May, taking over the space formerly occupied by Towne Pub. (Eater Seattle)
Burien’s Girl Scout Troop 40103 — the first troop in the state based in a homeless shelter — will sell cookies again after a three-year hiatus. Find them on Friday, March 17 outside Mary’s Place shelter and Sunday, March 19 outside the Molly Moon’s Columbia City shop at 4822 Rainier Ave. S. You can also buy the cookies online. (Seattle Times)
These threads really pop — last night, the Seattle Kraken wore special warmup jerseys designed by local artist Simson Chantha for Pride Night. Proceeds from the jersey sales and player-signed versions will go to the One Roof Foundation.
Pharma company Pfizer is buying Bothell-based biotech company Seagen for $43 billion. Seagen — which specializes in cancer care — is the largest biotech firm in the Seattle area. It had announced plans last year to build a 270,000-sqft manufacturing facility near its Bothell headquarters. (GeekWire)
Getting adjusted to daylight saving time? Take a sip from one of our coffee partners. Try Midnight Oil from Blanchard’s Coffee or Organic Matcha from Matcha Nude. We’re already feeling refreshed. ☕
Summer travel is just around the corner. On our radar: this mid-century modern stay in Martha’s Vineyard. For something a little more tropical, our pick is this seaside cottage in St. John. If international travel is calling your name, this charming home along the French Riviera is for you.*
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Ruth Carter won an award for Best Costume Designer — and many of the blankets she used for “Wakanda Forever” were made by Pike Place shop Eighth Generation. Though those blankets were created just for Marvel, the store still has plenty of sweet threads.
Editor’s pick: Since my wife is from the Spokane area, I’ve pretty much become a de facto Gonzaga fan. Both the men’s and women’s teams have high March Madness expectations this year, as usual, so you know I’ll be tuning into the NCAA tourney.
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