Outdoors

December 11, 2014 4:28 PM
Blackberries. A cluster of them, fat and ripe, one of Seattle’s sweetest freebies. Normally, I’d pick them—they aren’t growing next to the...
December 3, 2014 6:43 PM
Another parklet has officially opened in Seattle, this time downtown about a block away from Pike Place Market. Located at 1516 2nd Avenue...
October 31, 2014 6:38 PM
Everyone in Seattle has heard about the Mariners, the Sounders and, of course, the Seahawks. There are people who still wear Seattle...
October 8, 2014 8:41 PM
We've seen the bike share docking stations going up around the city--there's one just a hop, skip and a jump away from our offices, on 3rd...
August 13, 2014 10:18 PM
The annual Pioneer Square Fire Festival returns to Occidental Square Park August 16-17 to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Great...
August 8, 2014 6:26 PM
Our expert: Ravenna-based oceanographer and self-described “flotsamologist” Curtis Ebbesmeyer, coauthor of Flotsametrics and the Floating...
August 6, 2014 5:45 PM
If you’ve never seen the Steamroller Smackdown run by the School of Visual Concepts, you’ve been missing out. Lucky for you, though, it’s...
August 4, 2014 11:41 PM
It’s called a parklet and it’s got some people confused. Jennifer Wieland, public space program manager at SDOT, attributes the confusion...
July 25, 2014 7:40 PM
When August finally arrives in Seattle, owning a boat seems like a genius idea. Imagine it: tooling around Lake Washington every weekend,...
July 24, 2014 6:06 PM
PROS Parklets are miniature parks, funded, designed, built and maintained by the applicant (often a neighboring business) or community...
July 23, 2014 8:42 PM
Admit it. You kinda missed them last year. When the U.S. Navy announced that the 2013 Blue Angels air show would be canceled due to federal...
July 17, 2014 9:52 PM
The trees colored in Smurf-blue are long gone in downtown's Westlake Park, but now its usual crop of bistro tables and chairs have been...
June 26, 2014 5:04 PM
Though today may not be the sunniest day, it is officially summer. And that means there will be (I promise!) more sunny days and mellow...
June 19, 2014 10:20 PM
When it comes to summer’s local produce, surely the more-is-better philosophy wins. If you have a sweet tooth for local fruits and berries...
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June 4, 2014 6:12 PM
Seattle is known for its rabidly loyal fans—we love our Seahawks, Sounders, Storm and even the troubled Mariners—but there’s one local team...