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Seattle’s classic street skateboarding spots

...7-11 on First Avenue if you need snacks, or head north a block to First and University to grab a Rainier at the Diller Room, a haven for downtown’s industry folk...

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...since the early ’90s. In the glory days of Westlake, Pine Street was closed between Fourth and Fifth, making it even more conducive to skateboarding. The perfect marble ledge that juts out from...

    Seattle's classic street skateboarding spots
    All things urban recreation, from reinventing the sidewalk to innovations in children's playground design. As wonderful as skate parks are, modern skateboarding was founded on a radical rethinking of urban architecture. Using parts of the built environment that were not meant to be played on as playthings is an incredibly freeing experience.

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9 Essential Seattle Tea Shops

$$ Global 1910 Post Alley

$$ Global 85 Pike St

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$$ Global 2015 NW 85th St

$$ Global 4228 Stone Way N

$$ Global 202 Broadway E

$$ Global 416 Maynard Ave S

$$ Global, Sandwiches/Deli 5405 Ballard Ave NW

$$ Global 506 S King St

    9 Essential Seattle Tea Shops
    Calling all Seattle caffeine lovers who just can't seem to find their rhythm with espresso. And yes, such a person exists. If your quest for a morning loose-leaf brew has forced you to resort to generic grocery store tea bags with much dismay, we're here to lead you through a variety of local tea shops and spice-stocked shelves to prove you can steep otherwise.

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Where to Toast to Freedom This Bastille Day

$$ French 1600 Post Alley

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$$$ French 5307 Ballard Ave NW

$$ French 2800 E Madison St

    Where to Toast to Freedom This Bastille Day
    Downtown Seattle's RN74 is offering up a rare opportunity: Gorge yourself on French treats for a good cause! The restaurant's holding a raffle for and donating half of the proceeds to FareStart ( their seventh annual Bastille Day celebration which, ahem, gets a new CEO this year).

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Capitol Hill Community Post | David Schomer’s Urban Cycling

...late. It’s a nearly perfect bike trap. And, it happens all the time descending Pike and Pine. Go very slowly around the donkeys if they are stacked up...

    Capitol Hill Community Post | David Schomer's Urban Cycling
    Nothing beats a bicycle for urban transportation. A bike is fast and small, never boxed in, and you park it right in front of wherever it is you were going. You smell the air and feel the weather, lungs and legs pumping. It is blissfully quiet and ultra-cheap to own and operate.

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5 Brunch Spots for Bottomless Mimosas

$$$ American/New American 99 Union St

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$$ Pan Asian 3714 S Hudson

$$ Italian 7102 Woodlawn Ave NE

$ Mexican 2325 California Ave SW

    5 Brunch Spots for Bottomless Mimosas
    Now that it's officially, though waveringly, summertime in Seattle, we've arrived at a few truths we hold to be self-evident: The rainy afternoons aren't going anywhere, all the nearby hiking trails are as thoroughly congested as your pollen-averse nasal cavity, and drinking in the morning is more socially acceptable than ever.


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