Urban Safari

August 28, 2012 11:02 PM
Issaquah's sweet shopping village celebrates the big 4-0!
August 22, 2012 10:08 PM
Start at Main Street and Sixth and walk down to Jackson Street for two of the most stimulating spots in Japantown: (1) Kobo at Higo, a...
August 22, 2012 10:05 PM
Start on Fremont Place North and Lenin (that would be the statue, not a street) and head southeast a block to embrace your saucy side at (1...
August 22, 2012 10:04 PM
Starting at the east end of the strip, at Ballard Avenue and 20th, first pop into (1) Monster Art and Clothing, a trove for quirky oddities...
August 15, 2012 10:17 PM
Begin on Main Street, the historical pocket of downtown just south of Bellevue Square, which harks back to the area’s days as a sleepy...
August 15, 2012 10:13 PM
Sure, in days gone by, Queen Anne had more bustle (see: departures of the Teacup, Oslo’s and Skookum), but this petite charmer still has...
August 15, 2012 10:10 PM
The first stop in the Madison Valley is, hands down, the best place in the neighborhood for an amazing deal. (1) Sugarlump stocks racks...
August 15, 2012 10:09 PM
Start small on your stroll on the hill with a stop in (1) Bootyland, a neighborhood mainstay for kids’ clothing that is devotedly fair...
August 15, 2012 10:08 PM
A visit to (1) Cherry Consignment, on California Avenue SW and SW Genesee, is a great way for anyone to kick off a West Seattle shopping...
August 15, 2012 10:07 PM
Start your outing on the west side of First Avenue at (1) Fini, located near Pike Place Market in the courtyard of the Inn at the Market...
July 17, 2012 12:53 AM
wake upBeloved Dinette (1514 E Olive Way; 206.328.2282; dinetteseattle.com) has a brand-new neighbor: Stop by Crumble & Flake...
July 1, 2012 8:30 PM
If you’ve been pondering a jaunt to Vashon Island, this month offers the perfect reason: The annual Strawberry Festival (July 20-22;...
April 18, 2012 11:11 PM
Bellevue may be best known for the brand-name mecca Bellevue Square mall (or more recently, for being at the opposite end of the grumble-...
April 6, 2012 7:00 AM
Tucked away just west of our famous market, the Pike Street Hillclimb, located on Western Avenue along the sprawling staircase that leads...
January 13, 2012 7:22 PM
Cruising along Interstate 90, many travelers never bother to search beyond North Bend’s massive outlet mall and fast-food corridor. But...
December 12, 2011 9:50 PM
Seattle’s South End hilltop neighborhood is heating up. Long treasured for its diversity, Beacon Hill is amassing a trove of new tastes,...