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Small Business Spotlight: Tony’s Bakery & the American Dream

Small Business Spotlight: Tony’s Bakery & the American Dream

Each day, Truong Le is up and out the door before most people have had their coffee. As the owner of Tony’s Bakery & Deli, voted South Seattle’s Best Banh Mi Sandwich two years running (2015 and 2016), and father of two, Le is a busy man. And as a […]

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Close up of colorful heart shaped candies in filled frame format. Valentines day concept.

14 South Seattle Bakeries Reflect Area’s Diversity

South Seattle is one of the most diverse areas of the city, which is highlighted by the wide range of unique area bakeries. Because where else will you find sweets inspired by Mexican, Chinese, Hawaiian, Filipino, Italian, Vietnamese, Japanese and American cultures all in one big community? 1. Beach Bakery […]

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Stay Cool, South Seattle! 10 South Seattle Waterfront Parks

Stay Cool, South Seattle! 10 South Seattle Waterfront Parks

South Seattle is blessed with several miles of public shoreline and stunning views along Lake Washington, and with yet another beautiful sunny week ahead, it’s a great time to explore each and every one of them. Bring a picnic! Our route starts at the southern end of the Rainier Valley […]

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South Seattle N’hood Spotlight: 10 Mount Baker Highlights

South Seattle N’hood Spotlight: 10 Mount Baker Highlights

Welcome to Mount Baker! The Mount Baker neighborhood in southeast Seattle is known for its classic Craftsman-style homes set back from sweeping boulevards lined with majestic old trees. Its name comes from the view of Whatcom County’s Mount Baker that can be seen by looking north over Lake Washington. The […]

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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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Spotlight on Rainier Beach: Kubota Garden

Spotlight on Rainier Beach: Kubota Garden

By David Wilma/HistoryLink.org: Kubota Garden, located in southeast Seattle at 9817 55th Avenue S and operated by the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department, combines native Northwest plants with traditional Japanese garden designs that feature hills, valleys, streams, ponds, waterfalls, and rock outcroppings. It is open year-round and admission is free. […]

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Fresh basil growing in a crate amongst a variety of other organic herbs for use as an ingredient in home cooking

Just Grow It! Plots Open at 8 South Seattle P-Patches

Would you like to have a plot in one of Seattle’s fabulous P-Patch community gardens? Do you want to grow fresh organic produce for yourself and your family? Would you like to learn great gardening techniques from your gardening neighbors? If so, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has P-Patch plots available […]

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17 South Seattle Bakeries Reflect Area’s Diversity

17 South Seattle Bakeries Reflect Area’s Diversity

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 some of their favorite South Seattle bakeries. Where else […]

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Shop Local: 15 Muslim-Owned Businesses in South Seattle

Shop Local: 15 Muslim-Owned Businesses in South Seattle

In light of President Trump’s travel ban on certain Muslim-majority nations, GO: South Seattle wants to extend our support to our hyper-local Muslim business community and encourage you to not only #ShopLocal, but #ShopMuslim as well. Our list of hyper-local Muslim-owned businesses comes from MuslimGuide.com. 1. Robali Halal Meat & […]

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Dunlap Elementary Students Imagine Greatness

Dunlap Elementary Students Imagine Greatness

The children at Dunlap Elementary never imagined they could have more pride in their school than they already did – until recently. Dunlap Elementary, located in South Seattle, is made up of 350 students from preschool to fifth grade; it is also a Title I school. This classification means more […]

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