The July 2016 Issue


Chatting with a PCT ‘Trail Angel’

These volunteers are heaven-sent


Seattle’s Thunderpussy Heats Up Capitol Hill’s Annual Block Party

High-octane band knows how to rock like a girl


6 Top Biking Trails in the PNW

These trails pave the way for cycling amongst walkers and runners—but not cars


The 14 Best Places to Hike in the PNW

The days are long, the sun is shining— it’s time to get outside


The Origins of Pike Place Market’s Famous Pig

How did a pig become the symbol of a market best known for fish?


With a Pizza Oven, This Backyard Became a Social Gathering Space

A Wallingford family takes its pizza tradition outside


Painting the new Pike Place Market

A chance to make your artistic mark in the market's makeover


Mediterranean-Inspired Mosaic Infuses Home with Enchanting Pop of Color

A Mercer Island mosaic shows that home is where the art is


A Vacation Home in Lynden is Filled with Memories

The lush grounds of a northern Washington retreat remind us that to everything there is a season


Experimentations in Shape: Joan Wortis’ Handmade Textiles

Creative work by Vashon Island artist Joan Wortis includes pleated and dyed textiles


Where Seattle Creatives Find Inspiration

Six of Seattle's influential artists and innovators tell us where they go to seek inspiration


Sansei Serves up Hawaiian Fare with Mellow Island Vibes

New downtown sushi bar offers Japanese-inspired Pacific Rim fare with fresh local seafood