In the early 1940s, World War II tensions resulted in the tragic internment of thousands of Japanese Americans in the United States. The majority of the Pike Place Market’s farmers were forced from their homes and livelihoods, never to return. In 1998, local Japense-born artist Aki Sogabe was commissioned by the Japanese American Citizen League Seattle Chapter to create artwork honoring the memory of long-time Japanese American farmers. “Song […]
Hosting a Halloween party this year? Looking to take your costume to the next level? You’ve come to the right place. At Orange Dracula, shop for rare collectibles, retro kitsch and shelves chock-full of spooky stuff. Find Orange Dracula “down under” on Pike Place Market’s 3rd level, 1501 Pike Place #319.
With its awesome indie art galleries, delectable French bakery and forthcoming local flower company, Pike Place Market’s stretch along Western Avenue is quietly becoming one of downtown’s premier destinations for gift shopping, noshing, and even special event planning (brides-to-be, take note!). We’ve spotlighted five of Western Ave. businesses and asked the entrepreneurial women behind them why they chose to hang their shingles in Pike Place […]
As part of our At The Table culinary programming in the Atrium Kitchen, Chef Traci Post (Seductive Specialty Foods and Succulent Catering) leads a series of hour-long culinary workshops focused on fall and holiday entertainment. We spoke to Chef Traci to learn more about why she loves sharing her passion for cooking and entertaining. How did you get into the cooking profession? […]
On Saturday, October 8, we bid farewell to the tower crane. Have a look at this 1-minute time-lapse video of the tower crane’s disassembly. Construction continues on the new vendor canopy, restaurants and low-income housing, with an official grand opening coming in summer 2017. Photo by Won Moc, Sellen Construction Love the Market? Write YOUR name […]
Please join us in welcoming Yarnarchy! to the Pike Place crafts community! Jennie Goforth makes beautiful hand-spun, hand-painted yarn, all without electricity on her farm in Skagit County. “Radical yarn for radical living!”