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150 Things Every Seattleite Must Do

This year, as Seattle celebrates its 150th year of incorporation as a city, we’re marking the occasion with a massive list of 150 (ish) essential experiences to motivate you to explore the city and region

This article appears in print in the June 2019 issue, as part of the 150 Must-Do Summer Experiences cover story. Click here to subscribe. Whether you were born and raised in Seattle or are brand new in town, there are certain things everyone living here must do. This year, as Seattle celebrates its 150th year of incorporation as…

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Seattle’s Best Burgers, Ice Cream and Oysters

Bucket list-worthy burgers and bites you need to try at least once

This article appears in print in the June 2019 issue, as part of the 150 Must-Do Summer Experiences cover story. Click here to subscribe. > Grab a bowl of chili ($5‒$20) from Mike’s Chili Parlor and load it up with cheese and onions (50 cents each) while you soak in the classically Seattle dive-bar vibe. Ballard; Facebook, “Mikes Chili…

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Seattle’s Top Bucket List Attractions

What to see, hear and do when it comes to pop culture, amusements and the arts

This article appears in print in the June 2019 issue, as part of the 150 Must-Do Summer Experiences cover story. Click here to subscribe. > Catch an action thriller or a cinematographic masterpiece at the Cinerama, the 1963 movie theater that has seen major upgrades both technological and edible; among the top-notch concession treats is its famous chocolate popcorn….

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7 Must-See Seattle Museums

Notable works and artifacts at must-visit museums

John Grade’s “Middle Fork” at the Seattle Art Museum

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The Seattle Outdoor Activities Everyone Must Do

From wildlife (and pet) viewing to sporting events, Seattle is flush with enriching outdoor experiences

Japanese-inspired Kubota Garden in Rainier Beach

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Seattle’s Best Water Activities

Seattle is uniquely situated on many different bodies of water. Have you experienced all of these aquatic activities?

Warm weather makes Green Lake the place to be

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9 Iconic Seattle Day Trips

These locales are farther afield, but you’re not an official mossback until you’ve visited them all

This article appears in print in the June 2019 issue, as part of the 150 Must-Do Summer Experiences cover story. Click here to subscribe. > Mount Rainier. When the mountain is out, head toward it. You could just set out for the visitor center at Sunrise or Paradise, but the best way to truly experience the park is from a…

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The Best Walking Tours in Seattle

Get an inside view into your favorite things with these tours

Inside the Amazon Spheres

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Publisher’s Note: The True Seattle Influencers

Forget social media. These are the real heroes.

In-flu-ence /ˈinflo͝oəns/. The power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or intangible ways. An emanation of spiritual or moral force. An ethereal fluid held to flow from the stars and to affect the actions of humans. With all the attention on “influencers” on social media, I think we’ve lost the true meaning of…

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Every Car Has a Story: ‘I don’t own cars. They own me.’

Blake Siebe takes a most unusual approach to car collecting

There are two kinds of car collectors. The vast majority fit into a sort of “check box” mentality of acquiring cars anointed by others as collector worthy. In contrast, a rare category of car collectors, I might venture to say, are the true cognoscenti who discover vehicles that no one is yet appreciating. They relish in…