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7 Secrets of Seattle

Kerri Allen | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel
Kerri Allen

Seattle is renowned as the home of Kurt Cobain, the venti Frappuccino and depression-inducing drizzle (see: Cobain). But it's also home to the chillest cops in the nation, Eddie Bauer's iconic down jacket and a weird rivalry with Tacoma. Here are a couple of other Seattle secrets you may have never known.

The 2015 Lexus NX Meets Seattle

Rita Cook | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Rita Cook

Seattle has a real charm and appeal, an eclectic city with a cool vibe you will feel instantly. It all started when the city became popular in 1962 after hosting the World's Fair. In fact, that's where the Space Needle came from.

Travel Enthusiast Andrew McCarthy Savors The Sights Of Seattle

Nadine Cheung | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel

With just 24 hours in the Northwest, travel guru Andrew McCarthy made it his mission to pack the day full of the best bites, sights and sounds of Seat...

PHOTOS: Christmas In Seattle

Sandra Thomas | Posted 12.11.2012 | Travel
Sandra Thomas

Here's where I admit that despite Seattle's easy access from Vancouver, I've never actually visited the city before. Now I know what I've been missing.

Seattle Smokes-in Marijuana Legalization at the Space Needle

Russ Belville | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics
Russ Belville

We counted down from five minutes, from one minute, 10, 9, 8... and suddenly marijuana possession was legal. A cheer arose from the crowd, followed by a hush, followed by a very large cloud of marijuana smoke and cold breath.

Chihuly Garden and Glass, Seattle

Jenny Block | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
Jenny Block

Chihuly Garden and Glass plays homage to the remarkably inspired work of a man who simply doesn't believe in limitations in glass, in art, in beauty.

How The Space Needle Injected Me With The Travel Bug

Rick Steves | Posted 11.17.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

Seattle's KCTS recently produced a special celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Seattle World's Fair. Because I enjoyed the fair as a seven year-old back in 1962, the producers sat me down for an interview.

PHOTOS: What To Do In Seattle

Oyster | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Fortunately, our "What to Do in Seattle" list includes outdoor and indoor fun just in case the clouds get too ominous.

WATCH: Why Seattle's Space Needle Won't Fly The Rainbow Flag This Pride Weekend

Posted 06.21.2012 | Gay Voices

Noticeably absent from this upcoming weekend's LGBT Pride festivities in Seattle: the Rainbow flag atop the Space Needle. Although the flag has be...

Bill Gates Puts Philanthropic Work On Display At New Visitor Center

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 04.03.2012 | Impact

SEATTLE — People are already joking it's a good thing the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation isn't charging admission for its new visitor center, w...

The Space Needle: A Symbol Of Seattle's Prowess In Science And Technology 50 Years Later

Heidi Sinclair | Posted 10.27.2011 | Technology
Heidi Sinclair

The Seattle World's Fair looked forward with an emphasis on science and space technology. The Space Needle, which turns 50 this year, continues as that enduring landmark on the Seattle skyline: a space ship hovering above the city, tethered ever so slightly.

A Huffington Post Travel Guide to Family Vacations In Washington State

The Huffington Post | Robert Ham | Posted 10.31.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in Washington state can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pretrip homework. To make planning easier...

Family Vacations In Seattle: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Rory Bratcher | Posted 05.16.2012 | Travel

Family vacations in Seattle can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pretrip homework. To make planning easier, we've d...

Largest Dale Chihuly Exhibit In The World Breaks Ground

Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts

Today the world's largest largest Dale Chihuly exhibit broke ground at the Seattle Center with 4,500 sculpture installation. According to the Seat...

Watch: Space Needle's Out Of This World Contest

Posted 10.02.2011 | Travel

Seattle's Space Needle wants to is breaking through the final frontier to celebrate its golden anniversary. The Needle's management are running a ...

Space Needle To Send Tourists Into Orbit

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.01.2011 | Travel

Seattle's Space Needle is turning fifty and the building's owners are planning to celebrate by holding an elaborate raffle-cum-contest for a free spac...

Astoria Characters: The High-Minded Rollers

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"I'd like you to go across the country with me," Steven said. "On Rollerblades." As calmly as if he were agreeing to go to the corner deli for a turkey and cheese sandwich, Dan said yes.