more about: Seattle

Is this the next Bruce Lee?

Bruce Lee was born in San Francisco, educated in Seattle, and became a global sensation with his Hollywood movies. Even though he spent much of his life in Hong Kong, I like to think of him as a child of the West. He died a week before I was born, but growing up a hyperactive kid in the 1970s, there was no one […]

Where to Go This Weekend: Vashon Island, WA

The spirit of the back-to-the-land movement—particularly strong on this Washington island once upon a time—is echoed today in a cornucopia of new island-grown products.

Where to Go This Weekend: Cle Elum, WA

  In spring, the best thing to do in Seattle is leave—and this sunny Cascade Range community is your first must-stop spot east of the mountains. We enlisted Seattle-area writer Heather Hansman to help us plan the perfect Cle Elum visit. Here, our five favorite ways to spend a day there. 1. A First Street stroll Cle Elum was founded as a Northern […]

Where To Go This Weekend: Enumclaw, Washington

Small-town charm meets big-mountain beauty in Enumclaw, Washington, a friendly, rural community 45 miles southeast of Seattle and 30 miles east of Tacoma. As local Eric Brandjes, owner of Cole Street Brewery, told us: “Enumclaw may come across as a cow town if you’re just passing through, but it’s much more diverse and sophisticated after a closer look.” Right now, nearby Crystal Mountain […]