Places

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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13 South Seattle Spots to Exercise Those New Year’s Resolutions

13 South Seattle Spots to Exercise Those New Year’s Resolutions

According to the hundreds of South Seattle residents who recently voted in the 2016 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 – these are the top 13 hyper-local spots to get […]

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Original Owners Say Goodbye to King Donut Teriyaki Laundromat

Original Owners Say Goodbye to King Donut Teriyaki Laundromat

“Eat the BEST DONUTS & TERIYAKI in town and wash your draws all under one roof. Don’t be a Fool!” After nearly 30 years in South Seattle, the founders of King Donuts Teriyaki Laundromat will retire next Tues., Dec. 20. “The shop is our “American Dream” story,” said the owners’ […]

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South Seattle History: Memories of Chubby & Tubby

South Seattle History: Memories of Chubby & Tubby

Founded in 1946, Chubby & Tubby grew into a Seattle institution, with three locations offering bargains in hardware, housewares, and garden supplies. Their famous Christmas trees sold for 97 cents in the early years and were still a bargain at the time the business closed in 2003. We asked readers […]

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Rainier Beach

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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Mount Baker Church Named City’s Newest Landmark

Mount Baker Church Named City’s Newest Landmark

Seattle City Council recently approved a landmark designation ordinance for the Mount Baker Park Presbyterian Church building. Located in Seattle’s Mount Baker neighborhood, this building joins the more than 400 landmarks in the city that represent our rich cultural and architectural heritage. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination, […]

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