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PACIFIC SCIENCE CENTER: SEATTLE’S BIGGEST SCIENCE CENTER

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PACIFIC SCIENCE CENTER: SEATTLE’S BIGGEST SCIENCE CENTER

Located in the heart of Seattle, Pacific Science Center is a place for every age-group. This amazing place, which was founded in 1962’s Seattle World’s Fair have a look of old era from the outside but once you go inside the museum, you will be amazed to see some cutting-edge technology in it. There are so many things to see in this oh-so-beautiful place such as laser dome and planetarium, IMAX Theatre, Live Science Stage demonstrations. Pacific Science Center was the first science and technology attraction of United States that was built in the era of 60s.


This 400-square foot center is a favorite of visitors of every age group. You will be shocked to hear that one guy loved this place so much that he proposed his girlfriend right in the center’s tropical butterfly house.
If you are dinosaur lover then this is the perfect place for you. Here in Pacific Science Center, dinosaur exhibition features seven different animatronics and roaring dinos which take you back to the era of Mesozoic. You can also touch sea features in the saltwater tidepool exhibition.


In case you have children then this is the only place in Seattle where everyone will find something to enjoy. There are interactive exhibits like Adventures in 3-Dimensions for older kids. They can watch how 3D technology plays with our brain to create special effects which we must tell you are very entertaining.


Pacific Science Center also has exciting things for kids of young age. There is crawl and climb area for them in this science museum which has table-height stream for water play and a beautiful tree house. At the insect village, kids of all ages will be able to see the giant robotic insects and live animal displays.


As you walk in this amazing science center, prepare yourself for some engaging experience that is fun for the entire family. The program and exhibitions you will see in there are especially designed to pique your curiosity and will force you to think creatively. You will also find giant robotic insects inside this awesome place that entirely focus on the human body. Also watch the colorful butterflies flit between exotic plants in the humid Tropical Butterfly House.


Science lovers also find amazing attractions in this place. They will be able to explore educational exhibits to learn technology, mathematics and science in an entertaining and fun way. Also get yourself ready to uncover the secrets of atmosphere when you enter this building and discover some amazing parts of local wildlife at the Pollinator Garden. One thing that is guaranteed about this oh-so-amazing place is that you will never get bored over here. All the activities, exhibits, events are really enjoyable.


Outside this center, there is a science playground that has awesome bicycle-powered fountains, gyroscopes and other different kinds of fun for everyone. All in all, Pacific Science Center is a big playhouse that is dedicated to only science and technology. So plan your trip today to this beautiful place and have lots and lots of fun. You can check the schedules of different events and exhibits at https://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/events-programs/.

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Bite of Seattle

Bite of Seattle : July 21-23

The annual Bite of Seattle is back, sponsored by Groupon for the fifth year in a row! Running from July 21st through the 23rd and featuring local chefs, bakeries, restaurants, and breweries from all over Seattle, this is one food festival you don’t want to miss. And best of all - admission is free!

As Groupon points out, “You Can’t Spell Seattle Without Eat!” More than 60 restaurants and food companies will come together to offer tastes from their menus at bargain prices. Come taste meaty Philly sandwiches from Pat’s Philly Steak Sandwiches, or try fried spring rolls and soba noodles at Bambuza Vietnam Kitchen. Burgers, gyros, dumplings, pulled pork, fried chicken - even alligator on a stick! - are just a few of the many food offerings available at the festival.

If you’re looing a sweeter taste, there will be plenty of dessert vendors ready to fill your every craving. From Capuli Club artisanal fruit infusions to Scarlata speciality chocolates, Seattle Pops all-natural frozen popsicles to Puffleup’s varied and flavorful puffle varieties, Whipped Raw vegan soft-serve or Chocolate Delitez chocolate-dipped cheesecake, there’s something delicious, refreshing, and tasty for everyone.

No food festival is complete without the perfect drink to round out the meal. Sponsored by Delta Airlines, over 70 different drinks are available this year, from local breweries and nationally famous chains. Try Snowdrift Cider’s specialty ciders made from homegrown apples, or sample the beer options from Washington’s own Silver City Brewery, Left Hand Brewing, Northwest Brewing Company, and many, many more. Present your SkyMiles member card to get $5 off the tasting package.

Looking for an upscale VIP experience? This year, Bite of Seattle is opening The Bite Cooks! Lounge, where guests can eat and drink with the local chefs representing Seattle’s favorite restaurants. Seven celebrity chefs make their appearances during various hours of the festival for a meet-and-greet session, as well as offering tasty samples of their speciality dishes. This private rooftop bar area is only available for adults 21 and over, and includes drinks at the bar, the meet-and-greet, and plenty of food. Tickets cost between $35 and $50 and, with $5 of that going to benefit Food International, a local hunger-relief organization, it’s a terrific bargain for an unforgettable exclusive experience.

Join the audience for live cooking demonstrations at The Bite Cooks! for the chance to view local chefs share their cooking tips and techniques on stage. Thierry Rautureau, host of The Bite Cooks! for the tenth year running will be offering prizes and interactive games for the audience at various times during the demonstrations. Audience members get to watch their favorite chefs cooking their signature dishes, and receive a copy of the recipe to take home.

Food isn’t the only experience that’s available at the 2017 Bite of Seattle festival! Live music will be playing through the weekend on four different stages. Over a hundred musical guests are slotted to showcase their talent and provide the festival with great music to accompany the amazing food and drinks. Rock, reggae, R&B, oldies and pop hits - Bite of Seattle has it all! And don’t forget to join us at The Mural Lawn Stage at Seattle Center on Friday night for a free screening of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off under the stars!

Whatever your food or drink preference, 2017’s Bite of Seattle has something for everyone. We hope to see you there!

Safeco Field Dining is a Home Run Experience

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Safeco Field Dining is a Home Run Experience

Seattle’s Safeco Field isn’t just for baseball fans anymore. Built in 1999, the MLB stadium features plenty of food and drink options to satisfy everyone in your party, with menus that are always fresh, fun, and new. Whether you prefer traditional stadium-style foods like hot dogs and Cracker Jacks, or you want to try something a little different such as toasted grasshoppers, Safeco Field has it all.

safecoThe primary concession destination within the park itself is called The ‘Pen, where you can pick up a variety of new and familiar ballpark foods, snacks, and beers. The ‘Pen opens two and a half hours before each game for fans to grab a snack, a drink, or just sit around the cozy firepit at the center field entrance. Drink offerings include a full-service cocktail lounge called Caught Looking and Coor’s Light Rail Bar, with convenient happy hour times before each game.

Looking to something to eat? Taste the freshly-made pizza custom made with your choice of toppings at Ballard Pizza Co.. Feel free to opt for more nostalgic baseball fare with a classic Fletcher’s hot dog, a burger and fries from Great State Burger, and bag of CB’s slow-roasted nuts. Fried chicken and hot wings are a tasty treat from Ethan Stowell’s Dynamite Chicken; they also offer spicy tater tots and pickle fries on the side. Be sure to stop in at Edgar’s Cantina for authentic Mexican tacos, margaritas, and, yes, real Oaxacan chapulines - chili-lime seasoned grasshoppers.

Aside from The ‘Pen, there are numerous other dining and drink options located in other sections around the park. Uptown China has a full Asian menu available for purchase. Don’t forget to pick up their giant Mariner’s fortune cookie for dessert! The Natural offers healthy options including salads and gluten-free choices, and Sweet Iron Waffles sells delicious, freshly-made Belgium waffles with a range of syrups and toppings. Club Bistro, located on the lounge level, promises pastas, sandwiches, and wine for patrons looking for an upscale dining experience.

Rita’s Italian Ice and Frozen Rope Sandwich Company offer an impressive range of ices, gelato, milkshakes, and ice cream sandwiches if you’re looking to cool off during the game. Try Frozen Rope’s alcoholic root beer floats for an adult treat you won’t forget. BSB Lounge features an extensive array of Heritage Distilling’s area-famous spirits, while local beer stands boast a full line of beers from hometown brewers, such as Black Raven, Silver City Brewing, Diamond Knot, Machine House, and many, many more.

If you’re looking for places to go outside the stadium, there are a variety of tasty local restaurants and bars within a couple blocks of Safeco Field. Known for their large portion sizes, a generous supply of beer, and quality burgers, seafood, and sides, Pyramid Alehouse Restaurant is a great venue to hang out before or after games. Jimmy’s On First, another local eatery conveniently located nearby, offers a menu bursting with delicious options, a full cocktail bar, and great service.

So whether you’re a baseball fan or you just want to have a great time with friends or family, Seattle’s Safeco Field is the place to go for tasty food, excellent drinks, and an enjoyable experience for all.

See it Front and Center: Pike Place MarketFront Set for June 29th Grand Opening

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See it Front and Center: Pike Place MarketFront Set for June 29th Grand Opening

After four-plus decades of deep thought, planning, and curation, the Pike Place Market expansion, dubbed the ‘MarketFront’ has been completed and is set to be debuted on June 29th.

Beginning with the district’s designation by the city as historically-integral in 1971, more than $70 million and 46 years of ideas have been injected into this aesthetically-phenomenal project. Created and crafted in response to the needs and tastes of the Market Historic District residents and Pike Place participants, the MarketFront is set to transform the area into an even-busier destination—ideal for tourists, farmers, vendors, and families alike.
Some of the highlights of the MarketFront project include:

  • More than 300 parking spaces, as well as 33 designated bicycle parking spots.
  • An expanded neighborhood center with wide-reaching social services offered.
  • Open space (to the tune of 30k+ square feet) with an accompanying viewing deck.
  • A variety of public art installations set to entertain, inspire, and add to the allure.
  • More than three dozen senior-living units catering to low-income individuals.
  • Rooftop day stall spaces—ideal for artists or famers alike.
  • 11,000+ square feet of available retail space for vendors looking to join the atmosphere.

Above all else, the Pike Place MarketFront will add to the excitement that has been building around the area for the past handful of decades. The bustling crowds filled with individuals showing off overjoyed expressions are nothing new to Pike Place Market, but this newest expansion is set to cement the area as a must-visit portion of Seattle. Those involved with the project are understandably ecstatic about how everything came together to help add on to what was already recognized as an iconic landmark.

The MarketFront Grand Opening on June 29th won’t merely shine the spotlight on the expansion of the building, but will also highlight many of the most important moving pieces of the project—the shops and restaurants themselves that have helped (and will help) Pike Place Market grow into the current version of itself.
Some of those more noteworthy new additions to the MarketFront include (but are definitely not limited to):

Old Stove Brewing — A new brewery complete with an 80-foot window wall that provides visitors with a breathtaking view of the Olympic Mountains. Choose from one of the 20 beers on tap and indulge in all the booze views available.

Honest Biscuits — While many people never truly considered the possibility of their biscuit betraying them with falsehoods, Head Baker/Founder Art Stone will ensure that it isn’t a problem. With recipes curated back in the memories of his family kitchen, this biscuit spot is sure to provide deep flavors.

Indi Chocolate — Homemade chocolate is a way of life for many people, and Indi Chocolate will bring that devotion into the hearts and taste buds of countless Seattle residents and visitors very soon. The high-quality products for sale include Belgian Waffles drizzled with your choice of sauce, as well as homemade fruit bars and more healthy delights.

While those three vendors provide just a small taste of what the MarketFront will be providing, it is obvious that things are growing.

If you’re looking for a weekend experience that will open your eyes to the wide variety of fares and flavors available in Seattle, the Pike Place Market is calling your name—and the June 29th grand opening of the MarketFront could very well make for the ideal introduction to the experience. Enjoy the views, smells, tastes, and the combination of it all.

Just one visit and you won’t be able to stop yourself from coming back to the MarketFront.

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