Category Archives: Capitol Hill

Things to Do in Seattle: Visit Madison Valley

This is the third of four profiles of Seattle neighborhoods that are somewhat off the beaten track (i.e.,  Downtown and Pioneer Square will not be featured, sorry guys!). This installment is a guest post from Madison Valley resident Dominique Barni (@dominiqueb), … Continue reading

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Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

Evidently today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. While this blog is not usually given over to random holiday celebrations, the fact is that chocolate chip cookies are my favorite and I happen to know some fantastic places to get … Continue reading

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Seen around New York: Little Seattle

Yup, those are storefronts for Caffe Vita and Via Tribunali, but this isn’t Seattle! Instead it’s a block of Ludlow St on New York City’s Lower East Side, where Mike McConnell’s empire has just expanded. A little snapshot to remind you that … Continue reading

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Introducing the Seattle Map from These are Things!

Back in October 2011, I helped as an area adviser on the latest city map of Seattle for print studio These are Things. They were so kind to send a sample lithograph and it is finally framed and hung, which you … Continue reading

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Back on the Blog and Ready for 2012!

Greetings friends! Apologies for the short absence from the blog these last few weeks; the holiday excitement kept us busy with tours, events, and our own travels. But: There was a lot of activity on the Localist Facebook page! Be … Continue reading

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Seattle Schedule: Woody Allen

Update 12/7/2011: Now with slightly more historical accuracy, thanks to tipster Ann Gross. See below. Day after Christmas in Seattle: what to do, what to do? Um, obviously, celebrate the holiday with one of the biggest icons of Jewish culture … Continue reading

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Things to Do in Seattle: Crash Weddings?

I would say that on the whole, crashing a wedding is frowned upon, but in Seattle things are a bit different. Consider, for example, the wedding of Lisa and Alex on Thursday, October 20. Now I can’t officially call Lisa … Continue reading

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