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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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Hollywood composer James Newton Howard unveils world premiere at Seattle Chamber Music Society’s Summer Festival

...Festival. 8 p.m. Monday, July 16; Ilsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; $52 ($16 students and 30 and under; $30 rush tickets); 206-283-8808, seattlechambermusic...

    Hollywood composer James Newton Howard unveils world premiere at Seattle Chamber Music Society's Summer Festival
    Known for his scores to such films as "The Hunger Games" and "Pretty Woman," the prolific film composer has written a new work for the Seattle Chamber Music Society's ongoing 2018 Summer Festival. Share story It would be hard to underestimate how pervasively film composers shape the general public's image of what classical music "sounds like."

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Price gouging at the ‘Western Avenue combine’ led to the opening of Pike Place Market

...stone was decreed too soft for the construction of Seattle’s main post office at Third Avenue and Union Street — Colman purchased the lot for pennies on the dollar. Many locals will best remember it...

    Price gouging at the 'Western Avenue combine' led to the opening of Pike Place Market
    The market opened in 1907, a year or two after this 'Then' photo was taken, in an area to the south, where middlemen operated. They were known as 'sharks' by farmers and grocers. Share story THE VIEW HERE is looking east on Marion Street, across Western Avenue, and we estimate the Webster and Stevens Studio photographer snapped our "Then" photo in 1905 or 1906.

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“One Victory for All” Celebrated by Many Generations and Cultures

What about the American war heroes? They were not forgotten. Everyone who took part in the march carried a red carnation to the Garden of Remembrance, a World War II memorial adjacent to Benaroya Hall (2nd Avenue at University Street).

    "One Victory for All" Celebrated by Many Generations and Cultures - Aging & Disability Services for Seattle & King County
    For some 10 years, I've shared a celebratory meal with a small group of Russian-speaking World War II veterans and their families on Victory Day, celebrating the anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany to Allied forces. For decades before that, I observed-from the sidelines-Soviet and later Russian military parades commemorating that surrender.

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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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