Category Archives: Random

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 Seattle: Dexter Horton Building

While this building’s location is no secret, the mystery here is this: Who was Mr. Dexter Horton and why does he have a building named after him? The name, or at least a close relative’s name, may ring a bell … Continue reading

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Seen around Seattle

We love all of these “ghost signs” hidden around town! Have you seen this one, which adorns the side of a 1925 building that is now a Russian community center? Guess where it is in the comments! Hint: the name … 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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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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Things to Do in Seattle When You’re Sick

Editor’s Note: This post is a day later than our usual publication schedule because, well, I was sick. On a recent vacation to New Mexico and Colorado, my traveling companion was recovering from a cold. No fever, no debilitating exhaustion, … Continue reading

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