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13 Gifts for Your Valentine

We know it can be tough to find just the right thing for your main squeeze. Time runs out, panic sets in and you find yourself eyeing the forlorn single roses at the gas station. But wait, there’s still time to get the perfect gift, one that will do all you need your gift to […]

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Happy Hour: 11 Spots to Meet Up for a Drink in the Market

1. Radiator Whiskey Rustic-chic spot in the Corner Market building (upstairs near Storyville Coffee and Matt’s in the Market), boasting a huge whiskey selection and creative menu.  Instagram by @moonwaffles​ Drink: Bourbon, rye, scotch… the list goes on! Eat: Try the “Tot-Chos.” Tater tots, sour cream, smoked cheddar, Mama Lil’s peppers, debris, green onions 2. Jarrbar A newly opened, intimate place […]

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Thank You Facebook Followers

Pike Place Market recently reached a quarter million Facebook followers! We were thrilled to learn that “like” #250,000 came from Nicki Vannatter, an elementary school teacher in Kent, WA. To celebrate this fun milestone, we surprised Mrs. Vannatter’s 4th grade class with a visit from Scott Davies, Pike Place Market Education and Outreach Programs Manager. […]

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4 Tips for a Cozy Afternoon in the Market

1. Discover a Great Book The Market is home to five independent bookstores – BLMF Literary Saloon, Lamplight Books, Left Bank Books, Lion Heart Book Store, and Chin Music Press – each with their own unique focus and vibe. Whether you’re looking for a bestseller or searching for an out-of-print title, helpful shop owners and staff are there to point you […]

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MarketFront Update: January 2016

MarketFront site changing rapidly—look for concrete slabs this month The noisiest work of Pike Place Market’s MarketFront construction—the installation of 120 drill piers that are 45-90 feet deep—was completed in December. Sellen Construction’s crew is now working on building 22 grade beams, which rest on the drill piers and serve as the foundation of the building. Several […]

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