Don’t overlook this mighty lil’ hood — let us show you what they’re made of.

When it comes to Seattle neighborhoods, Phinney Ridge seems to be the frequently forgotten middle child, sandwiched between big brother, Ballard and cooky little sister, Fremont.  But don’t be mistaken. Phinney Ridge is no chump.  Stretching up past the Woodland Park Zoo up through Greenwood Ave, this little ‘hood boasts the kinds of where-everyone-knows-your-name eateries and bars that would make even the locals in Cheers jealous.

Come and rediscover Seattle’s oldest neighborhood.

Occidental Park in Pioneer Square is one of Seattle's oldest areas. Photo by Lena Park.

Calling all Seattleites, Washingtonians, Pacific Northwesterners, new, old, or something in between: it’s time to rediscover this Emerald City of ours.  If we’re going to live in Seattle and call ourselves Seattleites, isn’t it about time we start living like ones?  Let’s branch out.