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Seattle Is Turning Pockets of Unused Pavement Into Parks

A city initiative turns little-used streets and dangerous intersections into urban oases

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Take a Stroll Along the New Washington Park Arboretum Trail

"This is one of the biggest moves in the Arboretum since it was created."

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Linnea Westerlind Visited Each of Seattle’s 426(!) Parks for This Awesome Guide

The Seattle native details every public park in the city.

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Seattle’s Most Unsung ‘Park’ is Hidden in This Pioneer Square Hotel

As we celebrate 120 years of Seattle’s part in the Klondike Gold Rush, the park site could help redefine what an urban park can be.

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The Pushback Against ‘Privatizing’ Green Lake Community Center

The community roared its objections against a public-private partnership to renovate the community center. Is such an arrangement ever appropriate?

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James Beard-Winning Chef Throws (Free!) Dog Friendly Park Pop-Up

The Must List: Your guide to Seattle's hottest events.

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Discovering Discovery Park

Why Seattle's largest park is so unique

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Where to Find Free Fitness Fun

Who needs a gym when free (and fun!) fitness activities abound? Grab a friend and get moving with these urban outings

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5 Washington State Parks Less Than an Hour Away

Take a trip into nature with one of these five convenient locales