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April 22, 2013 5:50 PM
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April 16, 2013 12:40 AM
As the Mariners ramp up their annual campaign, the best and the worst of Seattle baseball will come together at Safeco Field this season....
March 18, 2013 12:53 AM
I remember the excitement of 50 years ago, when Seattle hosted a Space Age world’s fair visited by astronauts, and President John F....
MOHAI
February 18, 2013 4:24 PM
Newcomers to Seattle love the variety of neighborhoods. We’re a counterpane of livable places with modest and grand homes often tucked...
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January 18, 2013 7:21 PM
I recently talked over coffee with Jim Vesely, the retired editor of The Seattle Times’ editorial page and a longtime Eastside observer. We...
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December 13, 2012 7:48 PM
The new Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) has taken the “musty” out of museum. Located in the restored Naval Reserve Armory, it...
October 17, 2012 11:45 PM
The waterfront has become the new blank slate upon which planners and urbanists can sketch out their fantasy futures. It’s the new Seattle...
September 24, 2012 9:23 PM
Seattle Center is a 74-acre Rorschach test in which everyone sees what they want to see. It is Lincoln Center to some; Central Park, Tivoli...
August 22, 2012 10:03 PM
While we’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Seattle World’s Fair, which was hitting its peak-season stride in September 1962,...
July 19, 2012 12:33 AM
Summer, in spirit if not via the weather, kicks off each year over Memorial Day weekend with the Northwest Folklife Festival at Seattle...
June 16, 2012 12:19 AM
Forget images of Lassie devotedly tugging Timmy out of an abandoned well. The iconic Seattle dog lover is a single lass who loves her...
May 23, 2012 1:29 AM
When I was an editor at Washington magazine back in the ’80s, I kept a Mason jar of moonshine on my desk, something to share with special...
April 20, 2012 12:25 AM
Action figures seem to be everywhere. On a shelf at home, Sigmund Freud, cigar in hand, is often in a death struggle with his counterpart,...
April 8, 2012 6:36 PM
The Seattle “Century 21” World’s Fair of ’62 was about science, but what folks remembered was the food. The populist hit? Belgian waffles,...
February 18, 2012 12:38 AM
I came across an ad in The Seattle Times from 1962 touting the advantages of going to Portland by train instead of car. “More fun and a lot...