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Set in Seattle: Seattle-centric books to quench your lust for the Emerald City

When you’re stuck at home and can’t get into Seattle what do you do? Read about it! Here are some great (or possibly great) fiction books that are going to fill my reading list during stay-at-home order time — and likely after that!

Ferry Travel in the Time of Coronavirus?

Washington State’s Ferries are essential for many. If you must take the ferry during this COVID-19 crisis, follow social distancing measures.

A Damn Fine Piece of Pie: Where to Eat Great Pie in Western Washington this Pi Day (or Any Day)

This post was written before the COVID-19 outbreak, but I decided to let it run for Pi day as scheduled. In Seattle, we’re eating our Pie on Pi Day at home in Seattle — but when things pick back up these are some great places to go. Put them on your calendar for PIE day, which is January 23.

Whether it’s Pi Day (in March) or Pie Day (in January) you’re likely to see a lot of posts about pie. But any day is a good day for Pie.

So we’re weighing in on our favorite go-to pie spots in Seattle and western Washington State.

What to Do in Seattle This St. Patrick’s Day

Wondering what to do to get your Irish on in Seattle this St. Patrick’s Day? Here’s a list of St. Patrick’s Day events in the Emerald City from parade to pub crawl.

A Damn Fine Piece of Pie: Where to Eat Great Pie in Western Washington this Pi Day (or Any Day)

A Damn Fine Piece of Pie: Where to Eat Great Pie in Western Washington this Pi Day (or Any Day)

This post was written before the COVID-19 outbreak, but I decided to let it run for Pi day as scheduled. In Seattle, we’re eating our Pie on Pi Day at home in Seattle — but when things pick back up these are some great places to go. Put them on your calendar for PIE day, which is January 23.

Whether it’s Pi Day (in March) or Pie Day (in January) you’re likely to see a lot of posts about pie. But any day is a good day for Pie.

So we’re weighing in on our favorite go-to pie spots in Seattle and western Washington State.

Laissez les bon temps rouler! Mardi Gras celebrations in the PNW.

Laissez les bon temps rouler! Mardi Gras celebrations in the PNW.

We just updated our Mardi Gras post for 2020 — and Fat Tuesday is coming up fast, on February 25 this year! Here are the Mardi Gras events that we know of in the PNW — if you know of one that’s not listed here, you can add it to our calendar!

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Best Bookstores in Seattle

Best Bookstores in Seattle

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.

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Pyramid Brewing Winter Beers

Pyramid Brewing Winter Beers

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.

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