Best of South Seattle

Farm to Table: 7 Best South Seattle Produce Stands

Farm to Table: 7 Best South Seattle Produce Stands

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proclaimed Aug. 6-12 to be National Farmers Market Week, and now is the best time for fresh produce in Washington State, so we’ve got your seven best South Seattle farm stands currently in operation, with two open year-round. Do you have a favorite? 1. […]

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With Love: Top 10 Date-Night Restaurants in South Seattle

Hundreds of GO: South Seattle readers recently voted in the sixth annual Best of South Seattle Awards – the definitive list of who to know, where to eat and what to do in one of America’s most diverse zip codes and these are their favorite date-night restaurants. What’s yours? 1. Island Soul […]

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The 2016 Best of South Seattle Winners Are…

The 2016 Best of South Seattle Winners Are…

The people have spoken, and the 2016 Best of South Seattle Reader’s Choice Awards is the definitive list of who to know, where to eat and what to do in Seattle’s most vibrant community. Please support these top-notch, hyper-local organizations, because independent businesses truly are the lifeblood of every community. […]

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Libraries on the Loose! 26 Little Free Libraries in South Seattle

South Seattle is blessed with dozens of Little Free Libraries — tiny, usually homemade book shelters that function as “take-a-book, leave-a-book” gathering places where neighbors can share their favorite literature and stories. According to littlefreelibrary.org, the movement began in 2009 when a Wisconsin man built a model of a one-room […]

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Vote Your Faves in the Best of South Seattle Awards!

Vote Your Faves in the Best of South Seattle Awards!

Deadline Extended! Vote for your favorite neighborhood businesses in the 2016 Best of South Seattle Awards. Deadline: Sun., Dec. 4, 2016 Why? Because small local businesses need our support more than ever as they struggle to stay afloat in this rapidly changing economic environment. Vote for the best and help […]

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Go Play! Top 10 South Seattle Playgrounds

Go Play! Top 10 South Seattle Playgrounds

With all this wonderful sunny weather and the re-opening of the new and improved Mount Baker Playground, we knew it was time for a list of our favorite South Seattle parks. So many fun options! Where are your favorite places to play in South Seattle? 1. Othello Playground (4351 S. […]

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In Search of Liquid Sunshine? 12 South Seattle Coffee Shops

In Search of Liquid Sunshine? 12 South Seattle Coffee Shops

Does this weather have you nearly bedridden with depression? Have no fear, neighbors for Spring is almost here. In the meantime, how about some liquid sunshine from one of these fine south-end cafes? From independent mom ‘n pops to corporate behemoths and everything in between, we’ve got all the best […]

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Sorry, Got to Run (& Ride)! 15 Seward Park Races in 2016

Sorry, Got to Run (& Ride)! 15 Seward Park Races in 2016

Have you ever wished for a list of the most popular Seward Park fun runs — either to join in or avoid the traffic on race day? Well look no further because we’ve got the rundown right here! Follow the links for more information. 1. Fitness for Vitality Resolution Series […]

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The Results Are in & the 2015 Best of South Seattle Winners Are…

The Results Are in & the 2015 Best of South Seattle Winners Are…

Welcome to the 5th annual Best of South Seattle Reader’s Choice Awards – the definitive list of who to know, where to eat and what to do in Seattle’s most vibrant community. Big thanks to the hundreds of readers who took the time to vote their local faves! WHO TO […]

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10 Small Organizations Doing Big Things in South Seattle (Part 2)

10 Small Organizations Doing Big Things in South Seattle (Part 2)

There are so many dedicated groups doing important work in South Seattle that we’ve brought them to you in two parts. Find Part 1 here. What qualifies as a small outfit? For our purposes, we used information from The Seattle Foundation to select organizations with less than 30 full-time employees […]

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