Backstory

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Backstory: The Right Note

A new public art installation celebrates the Central area’s history and rich African American heritage.

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Backstory: Dog Day Afternoons

Joe’s Grilled Gourmet Dogs is back in business.

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Backstory: Grief and Art

How Elizabeth Coplan turned to play writing to deal with loss

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OBAMA Celebrates Bad Art

Upstairs at Café Racer, feast your eyes on the Official Bad Art Museum of Art

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Backstory: How Pioneer Square’s Purple Sidewalk Skylights Came to Be

The lights reveal a dark network of passageways where old Seattle once stood

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Backstory: Why Glowing Monkeys Are All over Phinney Ridge and Greenwood

Cheery LED animals are more than mere holiday decoration

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Backstory: How a 1950s Seattle Ice Cream Shop Became a Boat-shaped Pho Institution

Seattle's love affair with pho started at this iconic spot

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Backstory: Why Some Seattle Hatch Covers Are Adorned with Street Art

A beautification effort provided art for city maintenance entries

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Backstory: Seattle’s Passion for P-Patches All Started with One Community Garden

Contrary to popular belief, the 'p' doesn’t stand for peas