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Seattle is a literate city — Seattle tops many lists for things such as “most well-read population,” and “most literate city.” And in 2017 Seattle earned the UNESCO “City of Literature” designation. Yes, Seattle is home to Amazon — but Seattle is also home to some wonderful independent bookstoresl. Here are our favorite (independent) Seattle bookstores that we’ve visited — both new and used.
We love Pyramid’s Seattle Alehouse and are excited to attend their annual Keg Tree lighting, where they light up one of the largest keg trees of its kind for the holidays. So we were excited to test their seasonal beers: Snow Cap Winter Ale and Blazing Bright Juicy IPA. Here are my “beer lovers'” reviews.
Wondering what to buy for that geek you love this holiday season (or anytime!) that isn’t another comic book or Funko? Here are some of our favorite geeky handmade items by Pacific Northwest artists and makers that might just be “Plus Ultra.”
Who says we don’t have seasons in the PNW? Autumn is packed with fall colors, pumpkin farms, spooky haunted houses and other activities! Here are some things to do near Seattle and in the greater Puget Sound area this fall, from Oktoberfest to Thanksgiving.
In Orondo, Washington, near the Columbia River Gorge, there exists a charming hobbit house built into the hillside. We finally got to stay there for a few nights! Here’s a review with a brief video, and some things to know before you go there.
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