Seattle’s iconic Public Market sign over the Pike Place Market.
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The skyline, the Space Needle, and Mount Rainier in the distance.
Chic and cheap, the 28-room Ace Hotel draws visiting designers and musicians, along with bargain-hunting hipsters.
When designer Seth Levy moved here, he couldn’t find a decent cup of
coffee. His solution? Open All City Coffee, a light-filled café, which now serves
the best lattes in the city.
The Olympic Sculpture Park zigzags through different
Northwest landscapes—a grove of quaking aspen and Oregon irises,
meadows of waving grasses and native wildflowers, shoreline with pine
and dune grass, and a valley of dogwoods and Douglas fir.
Artist Dehanna Jones makes luminous vases and bowls from handblown transparent and opaque glass at Totally Blown Glass.
The Mix/ER Arts multimedia venue is part gallery, part concert hall, and all about
promoting local talent; live shows range from indie rock to classical
A cross between a gastropub and a chic art bar, Black Bottle is mercifully free of the meat-market vibe that plagues the rest of the
The Frye Galleries, housed in the Frye Museum, exhibit a rotating selection of German, French, and American paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries.