Tag Archives: Seattle

Morning at Macrina Bakery

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Seattle Woolen Mills

Seattle Woolen Mill Co. interior, showing warp dresser (the company is long gone). Photo taken circa 1905, from the UW digital collections. A warp dresser was the job of someone who’s duties were to prepare and manage the worsted threads for weaving.

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The 747 Turns 40

From the LA Times: It was the kind of plane that seemed to fit the swinging go-go days with martini-swigging travelers lingering around a bar. First-class passengers dressed in their Sunday best made their way up a spiral staircase to get to the “flying penthouse,” harking memories of private rail cars. It seemed the epitome [...]

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Steve McQueen on 35mm

For the Seattle folks, our art museum will be hosting a series of Steve McQueen’s best movies over the next few months in the Plestcheeff Auditorium downtown. The first film, The Great Escape, will be shown tomorrow night. More info on SAM’s website.

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Local Maritime Reading

From Three Sheets NW, an interesting boating blog I just came across. Sailor pins literary hopes on sexy women of maritime A few years back, Kim Carver was working on commercial ships and looking for a way to finance the publication of her fledgling maritime magazine. Though she worked in the traditionally male-dominated maritime industry, [...]

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Ballard Farmer’s Market – Week of Christmas

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Winter Morning Errands @ Pike Place Market

December is almost here and the Pike Place Market has started to put up the usual Christmas trees and garlands. If you’re out for dinner in the area, it’s a fun time to walk through the market at night during this time of the year to look at all of the lights.

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The Field House – Blackbird’s New Shop

I took a short trip up to Ballard this morning to check out Blackbird’s fun new shop called “The Field House”. Along with their selection of Woolrich, Filson, and RRL, they’re also selling locally crafted goods and small vintage items. Read on to see more pictures. Address: 5465 Leary Avenue NW Seattle, WA 98107

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A Short Walk Through SoDo

(other things I saw this morning)

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A Fall Morning @ Pike Place Market

When shopping at the Pike Place Market, it’s generally best to show up in the early morning.  After that, you’ll be trying to get through crowds of tourists.

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