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The Coolest and Craziest Tattoos From the Seattle Tattoo Expo

Tattoo lovers converged on Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center last weekend.

Tattoo lovers and artists showcased their ink at the Seattle Tattoo Expo.


Seattle Center’s Space Age Ground Zero is Worth Remembering, if Not Saving

The city is considering granting the piece of Seattle history landmark status.

A World’s Fair crowd lined up outside the NASA Pavilion in 1962.


Seattle Pride Guide: 5 Can’t-Miss Events

Plan your Pride weekend with these performances, parade watch spots and doggy drag shows.

The annual rainbow party sweeps Seattle this weekend.


A New Vision of Seattle Center Comes into View

From a new high school to a refurbished KeyArena, Knute Berger sees visions under way for the next evolution of Seattle Center

KeyArena, originally called the Coliseum, is one of several things at Seattle Center in play for an upgrade


Womxn’s March: Signs, Outtakes and Observations

How could a bunch of people wearing handmade hats be wrong?

A widely photographed sign from the Seattle’s Womxn’s March


Northwest Folklife Honors Festál’s 20th Year

The community arts and music organization celebrates the ongoing work of a like-minded group

Mexicans of Washington performing at the Northwest Folklife festival


KEXP’s Live Room Twinkles Again With Microsoft Partnership

The twinkle lights are back!

Car Seat Headrest performs in the new live room


What’s in a Name? For EMP, now MoPOP: Everything

Paul Allen's wild, wide-spanning museum needed a new name

Formerly the EMP Museum, the newly-christened Museum of Pop Culture celebrates its new name


Seattle’s Hoop Dreams Grow Again, Raising More Arena Questions

KeyArena, back in play again.


Grey Matters: Life After the Jetsons

Seattle Center was born in the Space Age, but as it approaches its 50th anniversary, the issues are

There’s nothing so antique as the future. Seattle Center embodies that. The site of the Century 21 Exposition in 1962, it remains a Space Age fly caught in amber. There are few old world’s fair sites as intact as ours. The Space Needle, the monorail, the “space gothic” arches of the Science Center, all now…

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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…

Photography by Grant Hindsley

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…