February 2020

These Rain-activated Artworks Are Sprinkled Throughout Seattle

Next time it's raining, be sure to keep an eye out for these 'rainworks'

This article appears in print in the February 2020 issue. Click here to subscribe. As it starts to rain, sunny lyrics appear on a Frelard sidewalk, while a herd of cats and dogs emerges on a patch of pavement in South Lake Union. These moisture-activated street illustrations, called “rainworks,” were created by local artist Peregrine Church using a special…

Kendall Upton

4 Seattle Businesses All About Dogs

These local companies love your dog as much as you do

This article appears in print in the February 2020 issue. Click here to subscribe. In a city where dogs have outnumbered kids for the past 10 years, it’s no wonder canine-centered businesses are popping up all over to help you pamper your pooch. Whether you’re a food aficionado or a fashion-forward shopper, these businesses are here to help you…

Daria Kroupoderova

Local Teens Reevaluate Seattle’s History Through a New Podcast

'This is most likely the diverse history of Seattle that [Seattleites] have not heard about before'

This article appears in print in the February 2020 issue. Click here to subscribe. Not all history is taught in schools, but thanks to a group of local students serving as youth advisers for Seattle’s Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), integral stories from our city’s complex past are now freely available for binge listening online. Each episode of…

Ariel Shearer

Fashion-Forward Real Estate Agents Talk Personal Style and Success

Scott and Sean Bautista’s polished styles and successful careers in real estate prove that two heads are better than one

On Scott Bautista (left in first photo): suit: Suitsupply, Bellevue; pocket square: The Tie Bar; shoes: Thomas & Vine. On Sean Bautista (right in first photo): suit: Suitsupply; shoes: Salvatore Ferragamo, Bellevue; bracelet: Nordstrom, downtown

Andrew Hoge

The Wintry Charms of Park City, Utah, Are Closer Than You Think

Ski season is in full swing this time of year, with slopes usually open until mid-April

SMALL-TOWN FEEL: Main Street's Western-style facades are lovely, with or without snow

Gemma Wilson

Backstory: How Pioneer Square’s Purple Sidewalk Skylights Came to Be

The lights reveal a dark network of passageways where old Seattle once stood

This article appears in print in the February 2020 issue. Click here to subscribe. After Seattleites carved Pioneer Square out of lush forestland alongside Elliott Bay, businesses in our city’s first neighborhood were constantly battling floods and sewage backup caused by the bay’s tides. When the Great Seattle Fire destroyed much of the area in 1889, city officials decided…

Anakaren Garcia & Gemma Wilson