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Meet the Buskers: Gregory Paul

Gregory Paul, a regular busker at the Market, has never had a music lesson. “It was just something I remember loving growing up,” he says of music. “I started playing guitar at 15 and I’ve always had an idiosyncratic approach because I’m not trained. Paul says he doesn’t read music, but rather learns by ear. “I […]

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On Sunday, the MarketFront reached a major milestone

On Sunday, the MarketFront reached a major milestone with the delivery of a 175-foot tall tower crane to the site on Western Avenue, “behind” the Market. Check out our info graphic to see how this former surface parking lot will serve our Market community and greater neighborhood. Learn how to add your name to the […]

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Market Trivia

Pike Place Market is home to more than 200 unique owner-operated shops and more than 80 restaurants. The craftsmarket represents 225 local and regional craftspeople. What else is located in the Market, beyond these vendors? A. Food bank B. Senior center C. Preschool D. Health clinic E. All of the above. If you guessed E, you […]

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Community Profile: The Pike Place Market Education Program

As anyone who has visited Pike Place Market can attest, the experience can be a bit of a sensory overload, especially for young kids who may not be able to see over the crowds. But with the Market’s Education Program, kids get an up close and personal look at the entire Market, from its history […]

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Meet the Buskers: Whitney Mongé

When from alternative soul artist Whitney Mongé moved from Spokane to Seattle in 2007 to pursue an audio engineering degree, she rented an apartment in Pike Place Market’s Stewart House. “I’ve been connected to the Market from the get-go,” she says. Though she’d sung and played guitar in church for years, Mongé hadn’t considered pursuing a career […]

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Our Express Markets are still open!

Our Express Markets are still open! You can find these handy mini-markets at City Hall Plaza on Tuesdays, King Street Station on Wednesdays, South Lake Union (410 Terry Avenue) on Thursdays, and Virginia Mason (9th and University) on Fridays. There’s plenty of great produce, flowers, and more, and they’re running through the beginning of October! More information […]

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Community Profile: Neighborcare Health at Pike Place Market

What was once a one-room clinic run out of the back of a former bar has grown to cover two floors and a wide range of services. The Pike Place Market clinic started in the 1970s by a grassroots activist who wanted to serve low-income seniors in the downtown corridor, says Clinic Manager Zandra Lee. As the […]

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