Often known for its coffee culture, seafood, and big technology names like Microsoft and Amazon, the city of Seattle also has a rich grassroots music and arts culture that creates a different kind of hometown pride amongst both locals and transplants that appreciate the Seattleite lifestyle.
Today you’ll be able to sample “The Cookie” a chocolate chip cookie that has been three years in the making by the Met Market. The baking team has refined the recipe for the basic chocolate chip cookie to make it the best chocolate chip cookie you’ll ever experience.
Local acts go down Sasquatch! memory lane and give this year’s attendees some tips.
Sasquatch! Festival starts today and runs through Memorial Day weekend (May 22-25) at the Gorge Amphitheater in George, WA. Headliners include Kendrick Lamar, Lana Del Rey, Modest Mouse, Sleater-Kinney, and Of Monsters and Men.
New Seattleites here to make essensuals London synonymous with affordable luxury
“Hair follows fashion and Seattle is a fashionable city,” say the owners of essensuals London, Capitol Hill’s newest boutique hair salon.
“Seattle’s massive music scene is a major contributor to Seattle’s fashion. I think people from Seattle aren’t moving to New York or LA anymore to focus on fashion – instead, they are choosing to stay in Seattle and make their home town cool.”
These were just some motivating factors that led the Townsend brothers to relocate from San Diego to Seattle and open essensuals London.
The best feeling is paying it forward, it’s what makes the world go round – even in a place like New York City. For a girl like Kahlana Barfield, who left Seattle to pursue her fashion writing career in the Big Apple, finding someone that would root for her was something she least expected.
The Social Venture Partners Fast Pitch showdown is Tuesday and the competition always starts a buzz, and this year, literally.
Seattle’s Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (The Wing) is home to the only North American Bruce Lee Exhibit and is now open to the public. The opening ceremony on Saturday included welcome speeches by Bruce Lee’s widow Linda Lee Cadwell and his daughter Shannon Lee.
Food blogging has exploded over the last few years and people all over the world are sharing everything from their eating out experiences to their own at home recipes. This year’s International Food Bloggers Conference brought serious food writers from all over the world to learn about taking their hobby to the next level.
This weekend will be the 10th and final installment of Noise for the Needy, a music festival and nonprofit organization that has been raising money for charitable causes for the last decade. NFTN has hosted hundreds of bands and raised thousands of dollars since its first Seattle show in November 2004. The last installment of Noise for the Needy will be a great way to end Seattle’s summer music festival season and enjoy the last bits of sunshine! Read about why and how NFTN lasted so long.
We’re bombarded with technology these days but we can all remember our very first computer and our very first interaction with the internet. Technology moves fast. In Seattle there’s a place that has attempted to capture each moment and build excitement about what it means for the future. The Living Computer Museum is a walk down memory lane and also a look into the future.
But this Saturday, it’s all about the throwback-tech.