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When you talk about cities that have their own unique culture, certain words and phrases come to mind. L.A. is "movies, celebrities, and sunshine." New Orleans is "Mardi Gras, Cajun food, and jazz." Washington D.C. is "politics, politics, and politics." Ask any local about what words they think would define Seattle's culture and you'll probably get a bunch of different…

Want to experience the fall season with true Seattle coffee? The kind of coffee that gave Seattle the reputation for being a coffee town? Here you go. 1) Storyville Coffee Storyville is on the top floor of the Corner Market building at First & Pike in Pike Place Market. Besides incredible coffee, Storyville has two things going for it: Absolute prime location…

Pike Place Market is amazing. Full stop. There's a reason why a trip to this iconic open-air market is so sought after by people visiting Seattle. Going to the market is like jumping off a rock into a rushing river of culture, color, and vibrancy below. And that's an apt metaphor: after all, there are fish flying in both places.…

Photo credit: Stock & Pantry Yes, Seattle is home to a little company called Amazon. But brick-and-mortar shops are still thriving in Seattle. Depending on your delight, check out a few of our favorite spots for shopping IRL instead of from behind a screen. Stock & Pantry For the home-obsessed, hit up Stock & Pantry just up the street in…

Photo credit: E. Smith Mercantile When Seattleites seek to imbibe, whether it’s a high-end cocktail bar or a seedy dive, they often don’t have to look far. There’s a bar popping up on every corner, which can be a blessing or a curse (blessing in our minds). Here’s where we’re heading on our nights off to avoid the overpriced and…

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