South Seattle Lists

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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With Love: Top 12 South Seattle Bakeries

With Love: Top 12 South Seattle Bakeries

Where else will you find bakeries inspired by Chinese, Hawaiian, Filipino, Italian, Vietnamese and Japanese cultures all in one community? NO WHERE! We love you, South Seattle! 1. Borracchini’s Bakery A Garlic Gulch mainstay, this historic, family-owned bakery will decorate your birthday cake while you wait. Delectable breads, cookies, pastries […]

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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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Top 10 South Seattle Spots to Exercise Those New Year’s Resolutions

Top 10 South Seattle Spots to Exercise Those New Year’s Resolutions

According to the hundreds of South Seattle residents who recently voted in the fifth annual Best of South Seattle Reader’s Choice 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 10 hyper-local […]

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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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10 Small Organizations Doing Big Things in South Seattle (Part 1)

There are so many dedicated groups doing important work in South Seattle that we’re bringing them to you in two parts! 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 (FTE). Look for Part […]

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Holidays in South Seattle: 10 Fun Community Sales & Events

Holidays in South Seattle: 10 Fun Community Sales & Events

There are so many fun holiday sales and events coming up right here in South Seattle, who cares what’s north of I-90? Below are just a few of our favorites: 1. Argosy Christmas Ships Festival Each night, through Dec. 23, the flotilla will sail to  different Puget Sound waterfront communities […]

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Light Rail Art Tour: Top 10 South Seattle Installations

Light Rail Art Tour: Top 10 South Seattle Installations

Light Rail in Southeast Seattle is more than just a functional transportation tool, it’s a permanent, world-class art show showcasing the work of many local artists. Lead artist and curator Norie Sato developed a theme of Culture Conversations to create a common thread throughout the pieces. Use this list to […]

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Where’s the Beef, South Seattle? 10 Places to Get a Good Burger

Where’s the Beef, South Seattle? 10 Places to Get a Good Burger

If the sunny weather has you craving one of America’s favorite comfort foods and you need a juicy, delicious hamburger pronto, then you’re in luck because we can’t think of a better way to celebrate National Burger Day than to share a list of the top 10 best burgers the Rainier […]

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Libraries on the Loose! Top 12 Little Free Libraries in South Seattle

Libraries on the Loose! Top 12 Little Free Libraries in South Seattle

Have you noticed the oversized bird houses popping up all over the community? If you look a little closer you’ll see that they’re actually filled with books. Because they’re not birdhouses, they’re Little Free Libraries. Little Free Libraries are small-scale book shelters that function as “take-a-book, leave-a-book” gathering places where […]

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