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Seattle Parks You Must Visit in Springtime

A footbridge at the Washington Park Arboretum

Ah, spring in Seattle. After all those months of building forts and hitting indoor play areas on cold, rainy days, Puget Sound kids are more than ready to get outside and explore. All around the Emerald City there are green spaces filled with trees and flowers in full bloom. And even though cherry blossoms have peaked, there’s still plenty of time to identify rhododendrons, daffodils, and magnolias. Read more »

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The Mysterious Death of Orca L112

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Maria Dolan
A dead killer whale photographed in Norway.

Since researching our June article on the shaky state of local resident orca populations, I’ve been waiting for the report from NOAA’s local office, hoping they could determine what killed L112, also known as "Sooke" or "Victoria."

The young female southern resident killer whale washed up dead on the Long Beach Peninsula this February, bruised and swollen, particularly around her head and neck. Read more »

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Sweet Freak Alert: Hot Cakes Opens

Listen, Seattle sweet tooths: Give Neil Robertson a break! His Crumble & Flake has been selling out of scones, croissants and cookies in mere hours (sometimes in just 1 hour!) every day since it opened a few weeks back. Read more »

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Fremont's Deluxe Junk Closing, Huge Rummage Sale Planned

Deluxe Junk in Fremont

Deluxe Junk (self-described as "Fremont's little vintage department store") is closing. Read more »

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Sushi Kappo Tamura One of Bon Appetit's 10 Best New Sushi Restaurants

This month, Bon Appetit lists the 10 Best New Sushi Restaurants in the US, and coming in at number 8 on their list is Eastlake's lovely Sushi Kappo Tamura.  Read more »

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