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Sleepless in Seattle (Seattle Fun Fact #74)

Posted by on Sep 2, 2012 in Uncategorized

One of the most famous attractions on our tour route is the floating home featured in the 1993 romantic comedy starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan! There are a ton of great stories to tell about both the movie and the home, but before we get into that… Notice we said “floating home,” not “houseboat”? Do you know the...

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Bumbershoot (Seattle Fun Fact #73)

Posted by on Sep 1, 2012 in Uncategorized

Bumbershoot, Seattle’s Music & Arts Festival, took over Seattle Center this weekend! They even had Youngershoot, the festival’s kid-friendly zone at The Children’s Museum! Check out these photos of the festival from SeattlePI.com! Photo: SeattlePI.com...

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Almost Live Returns! (Seattle Fun Fact #72)

Posted by on Aug 31, 2012 in Uncategorized

*It’s a joke!* Does anyone remember the famous April Fools prank pulled off by the old KING 5 show Almost Live! on April 1st, 1989? The live sketch show based in Seattle convinced viewers that the Space Needle had fallen, resulting in hundreds of 911 calls and upset citizens. Thirteen years the later, we miss our late-night Seattle comedy and some of the cast are bringing it back! Comedians Pat Cashman, John Keister and Chris Cashman will have exclusive videos of the new show at The Triple Door on September 18!...

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Jazz in Seattle (Seattle Fun Fact #71)

Posted by on Aug 30, 2012 in Uncategorized

Let me see your JAZZ HANDS! With Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley and other great jazz venues in Seattle, you might be surprised to hear that none-other-than Francine Reed is gracing Teatro ZinZanni Seattle’s Spiegeltent as Madame Francine in Teatro’s Gangsters of Love dinner theatre through September 30th! Photo: Teatro...

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Donuts! (Seattle Fun Fact #70)

Posted by on Aug 29, 2012 in Uncategorized

Mouth-watering, hand-forged, yummy doughnuts! Now that we have your attention, time for some trivia! The Top Pot Doughnuts’ sign was originally rescued from a boarded-up Chinese restaurant, thrown in the backyard for four years to rust and become a home for raccoons! When it was finally taken to be restored, the “S” fell off and Top Pot was born! Stop by and see why this local Seattle company just celebrated 10 years in Seattle! Photo: Top Pot...

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