Throwback Thursday, Mother’s Day edition. Greenlake peddle boats, Seattle, 1986, w mom. Velcro sneaks!!
Who wins the prize for gloomiest place on earth — London or Seattle? (in rainy Paddington, London)
Within two minutes of me being home: a) major family debate over which type of gluten-free bread to have, b) why — despite legalized “dope” (parents’ words) — there are no “good” dispensaries up and running yet. (Clearly a family business is in the cards.) #seattle #xmas #home (at west seattle)
Washington State: the new (and better) California.
(BRB gonna go smoke a joint and get gay married.)
—Original art (before the graffiti) by Sean McCabe for Newsweek, 2010
Spud’s! #alki #fishnchips #seattle (Taken with Instagram at Alki Beach)
Things that happen in Seattle, no matter what era: Nirvana on the radio; people decorating the bench in the park outside Kurt Cobain’s house. I happened to turn on the radio and be driving by the bench at the same time. #1990s #grunge #seattle #nirvana (Taken with Instagram at Denny Blaine Park)
Leaving rainy Manhattan for sunny Seattle. #rain #summer #nyc #seattle (Taken with Instagram at Williamsburg Bridge)
Missing Seattle in the summer. #seattle #summer #landscape (Taken with Instagram at the Elephant Car Wash Seattle)
Dick’s! We stopped here after prom. Yes we did. (Seattle, WA)
Move over, Big Apple. A new poll says the Emerald City may be America’s new favorite city.
Seattle has the best reputation of 21 prominent U.S. cities, according to a new survey by Public Policy Polling. The Emerald City walked away with a 57 percent favorable rating from the 900 registered voters questioned. Only 14 percent gave a thumbs-down, but 29 percent couldn’t decide either way.
But 29 percent said they couln’t decide either way. OH, SEATTLE.
Easy Street Records through the rain. Seattle’s oldest record shop. West Seattle, WA.
And in today’s Portlandia moment, live from Seattle: the front page of the Seattle Times. Caption: Melany Vorass cooks risotto with onions, white wine, mushrooms—and a GRAY SQUIRREL SHE CAUGHT IN HER YARD.
Veggie Pho, 12th and Jefferson, Seattle.
NYC seriously needs to get on the pho train.