Seattle Libraries Reinvent Themselves in Digital Age
Today’s library system is reaching out to touch patrons in new ways, keeping our local libraries more relevant than ever.
Seattle librarian Toby Thomas, right, helps Ralph Cross, a resident of Tent City 5, with a Wi-Fi hot spot that’s available for check out.
How the Ballard Locks Changed Seattle Forever
As we celebrate 100 years since the construction of the Ballard locks and ship canal, we look back on how carving out Seattle’s waterways forever reshaped our landscape and economy.
The site where the Ballard locks were to be built needed to be kept dry, so a cofferdam was erected around the construction area, seen in this photo taken in 1915.
26 Best Lakeside Getaways in the Northwest
On both sides of our mountains, east and west, our Northwest lakes are inviting playgrounds perfect for a day trip or extended stay.
Diablo Lake at sunrise. The water's turquoise hue is the result of rock particles, ground into a fine "flour" by surrounding glaciers, that are suspended in the water and reflect light.
Fourth of July Fireworks Can be Terrifying for Dogs. Here’s How to Help
5 ways to keep your dog from freaking out over fireworks.
If you have a dog, you may already be worrying about the snap, crackle and pop that inevitably come with our Fourth of July holiday and send dogs cowering. “Dogs are afraid of the fireworks simply because they don’t know what they are,” says Aly DelaCoeur, a Seattle-based dog trainer and founder of the dog…
Hot New Installation at SAM Explores the Void
Tickets for the wildly anticipated exhibit lasted less than 24 hours.
Infinity mirrors explores the work of avant-garde artist and activist Yayoi Kusama, and the huge impact her infinity rooms have had during her career. These immersive spaces, lined with mirrored glass and reflecting light, give viewers the illusion of perpetually floating in space. Tickets sold out in a day. While Kusama’s infinity mirrors are at…
For Creative Virtuoso Robin Layton, Home is Where Her Art Is
The Pulitzer-nominated photographer's Mount Baker Craftsman is an ode to her art.
A converted garage in her Mount Baker home is the setting of Robin Layton’s rustic studio where she crafts her found object art. The room is decked out in antique finds such as a leather mail bag and American flag
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