History

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Meet Brad Holden, Seattle’s Unofficial Historian

Virtually anything that represents the past is fair game

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Find your Perfect Throwback Cocktail

These 10 drinks may not be top of mind, but all pack a punch as well as some colorful history

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These Cold War Artifacts Feel Eerily Relevant in 2018

A time capsule museum exhibit examines the impacts of citizen-led diplomacy during the Cold War.

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KeyArena’s Iconic Roof Isn’t Going Anywhere

Granting the arena landmark status could mean millions for developers.

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Seattle Center’s Space Age Ground Zero is Worth Remembering, if Not Saving

The city is considering granting the piece of Seattle history landmark status.

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How the Ballard Locks Changed Seattle Forever

As we celebrate 100 years since the construction of the Ballard locks and ship canal, we look back on how carving out Seattle’s waterways forever reshaped our landscape and economy.

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Tumultuous Capitol Hill Neighborhood is a Beacon of Change

Walking through one of Seattle's oldest 'hoods, Steve Scher discovers that while the future looms in every direction, each step takes you through the past.

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Space Needle Renovation Plans Embrace Future and Past

In some ways, what's old is new with the Needle's $100 million makeover.

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Remembering the Carousel Room: Seattle’s First Hotel Cocktail Lounge

The "martini store," as regulars call it, is still cranking out cocktails.