July 2016

Chatting with a PCT ‘Trail Angel’

These volunteers are heaven-sent

Andrea and Jerry Dinsmore planned to run a tiny truck stop when they retired from their jobs as a truck…

Tom Griffin

Seattle’s Thunderpussy Heats Up Capitol Hill’s Annual Block Party

High-octane band knows how to rock like a girl

Among the many acts at this year’s Capitol Hill Block Party (CHBP) is the neighborhood’s very own Thunderpussy, the scorching…

Jim Demetre

6 Top Biking Trails in the PNW

These trails pave the way for cycling amongst walkers and runners—but not cars

With Haley Durslag, Cassie Gruber and Jake Laycock 1. The Sammamish River TrailThis is the country cousin of Seattle’s Burke-Gilman…

Douglas Gantenbein, Tom Griffin, Kristen Russell, Roddy Scheer, Virginia Smyth

The 14 Best Places to Hike in the PNW

The days are long, the sun is shining— it’s time to get outside

With Haley Durslag, Cassie Gruber and Jake Laycock The days are long, the sun is shining—it’s time to get outside….

Douglas Gantenbein, Tom Griffin, Kristen Russell, Roddy Scheer, Virginia Smyth

The Origins of Pike Place Market’s Famous Pig

How did a pig become the symbol of a market best known for fish?

When you think of Pike Place Market, its fishmongers may come to mind—with their entertaining fish tossing, they tend to…

Jake Laycock

With a Pizza Oven, This Backyard Became a Social Gathering Space

A Wallingford family takes its pizza tradition outside

Longtime angel investor Chris DeVore has helped dozens of software companies in early seed stages. But when it came to…

Marianne Hale