Tag: roadside

Odd Endorsements

There are two signs in my Seattle neighborhood of Ballard that are puzzling to me.

#1 Bop Street Records

This record store proudly displays a sign in the front window stating “One of the five best music stores in America” … [continue reading]

Kurt Cobain Bench

It has been a long time since I did a Seattle specific post. Earlier this summer on one of my urban hikes, I made my first stop to the Kurt Cobain bench. How this landmark escaped me until recently … [continue reading]

Super Mario and Star Wars in Post-It Notes (SEATTLE)

On Pike Street between 4th and 5th Avenue, if you look up to the 6th floor of the Filter building you will see a Super Mario display made entirely of Post-It notes. I heard about this in the news Friday … [continue reading]

Stop For Me – It’s the Claw!

Be on the lookout for a man with a claw in Lower Queen Anne.


And the one in Wallingford.

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The Other Space Needle

Did you know Seattle has a 2nd Space Needle? This version of the Space Needle can be found at the corner of 2nd and Bell in the Belltown area, which is just north of downtown. Details on this art … [continue reading]

Creepy Fountain or Art?

Just north of the Seattle Aquarium, there is a fountain sculpture of a nude man reaching out to a nude boy. Maybe I can’t appreciate art, but to me, this looks like a prequel to an Amber Alert.




The uproar … [continue reading]