Seattle Stories

Seattle Stories

Seattle Stories Seattle’s diverse landscapes and dynamic culture have inspired countless tales. Whether you’re a longtime resident or a curious visitor, immerse yourself in the spirit of the Emerald City with this curated list of books that offer a glimpse into Seattle’s soul. A Novel Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Set against…

Seattle History

Seattle History

Seattle History These books are your journey into Seattle’s past. Explore a laid-back city with restaurants, local TV shows, shops, and other landmarks. You’ll learn about some of the events that make Seattle so unique. All of these books are written by people who know Seattle and offer a slightly different take on the city….

Seattle Adventures

Seattle Adventures

Seattle Adventures These books are your guide to exploring Seattle and things that define Seattle’s neighborhoods. You’ll learn about the distinctive locations, notable landmarks, and curiosities that make Seattle so unique. All of these books are written by people who know Seattle and offer a slightly different take on the city. An Illustrated Walking Tour…

Seattle Secrets

Seattle Secrets

Seattle Secrets These books are your guide to all things weird, amazing, and obscure in Seattle. You’ll learn about the distinctive locations, fascinating past, and bizarre folklore that contribute to the Seattle area’s appeal as a place to live and visit. Seattle Walk Report Secret Seattle Susanna Ryan explores the unusual and intriguing unseen stories…

No-No Boy

No-No Boy

No-No Boy Important historical fiction about turning down the military draft in the wake of internment in Seattle. Classics of Asian American Literature John Okada No-No Boy is a fictionalized account of the life of Ichiro Yamada, one of the real-life “no-no boys.” In a mandatory government questionnaire, Yamada was asked if he would enlist…

Ballard Troll

Ballard Troll

Add an overline text Ballard Troll Frankie has made himself at home in an urban environment at the National Nordic Museum in Ballard, Seattle, in contrast to the other trolls in the project, who live in forests and on beaches. Considering that Frankie was descended from a Nordic family, it makes perfect sense. This enormous…

West Seattle Troll

West Seattle Troll

West Seattle Giant Troll Named Bruun Idun, she is one of six trolls that Danish environmental artist Thomas Dambo is building in the Pacific Northwest out of wood scraps that were destined for landfills and fire piles. One trolls lives in Portland and One on Bainbridge Island as part of the “Northwest Trolls: Way of…

Donnie Chin

Donnie Chin

Donnie Chin Oversaw the International District Emergency Center (IDEC) almost entirely on his own. His only job since he was a teenager was running the center, which was funded entirely by grants and donations. Donnie Chin gave the residents of the Chinatown International District food, safety, money, and time for nearly 50 years. Read more…

Waterfall Garden Park

Waterfall Garden Park

Enter an exciting adventure that leaves the world of reality and travels into the land of enchantment. This amazing discovery is hidden deep within the Emerald City. Behold Seattle’s very own hidden jewel, a captivating sanctuary known as the Waterfall Garden Park, as it is revealed, unveiling an astounding secret that seems to have been…

Hat n Boots

Hat n Boots

The Hat ‘n’ Boots Premium gas station opened its doors in 1955 and is conveniently located at the junction of 6800 Corson Avenue S and E Marginal Way, close to the busy Georgetown district. Its architecture was a wonder to behold, fusing lighthearted cowboy charm with useful functionality. Your attention would be immediately caught by…