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Pinball (Seattle Fun Fact #62)

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 in Uncategorized

If you love to play pinball, then you will LOVE the Seattle Pinball Museum in the International District! $10 gets you all the pinball your heart desires with over 40 machines set to free play! The museum, with pinball machines dating from the 1960s to the present, began as a public art project to fill vacant space in Pioneer Square and the International District, but now it’s here forever for all of us kids at heart!   Joshua Trujillo and...

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Butterflies at Pacific Science Center (Seattle Fun Fact #61)

Posted by on Aug 20, 2012 in Uncategorized

Literally be engulfed in the flutter of butterfly wings! You can watch them feed, sun themselves, emerge in the chrysalis viewing window and if you sit really still, they might land on you! Over 500 butterflies are imported weekly from tropical destinations in South and Central America and with the heat always turned up to 80+, it’s a warm, sunny exhibit you won’t want to miss! Photo: CityPASS...

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Public Art (Seattle Fun Fact #59)

Posted by on Aug 18, 2012 in Uncategorized

The Popsicle! It’s art! Seattle loves public art so much so that in 1986, Seattle voters approved a public levy requiring all development projects using more than $1 of public money to allocate a full 1% of the construction cost to public art! The result? Some very awesome public art in Seattle, including the Hammering Man outside of the Seattle Art Museum, the bamboo forest next to EMP Museum and the Popsicle in Belltown!...

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It’s a Whale of a Baby! (Seattle Fun Fact #58)

Posted by on Aug 17, 2012 in Uncategorized

Weighing in at about 300 lbs, a brand-new baby Orca was spotted off the San Juan Islands earlier this month! This is great news for the endangered Southern Resident population that swims the waters of Puget Sound! Visit San Juan Safaris to see these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat! Photo: San Juan...

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Dancing ’til Dusk (Seattle Fun Fact #57)

Posted by on Aug 16, 2012 in Uncategorized

Shake your groove thang! Are you a mover and a shaker? Dancing ‘til Dusk is bringing FREE nightly dancing and live music to parks across the city this summer! Put on by Dancing for Joy, each night begins at 6pm with some short instruction then they open it up so you can turn it loose until 9:30! For a full schedule and dance locations, click here. Photo: Seattle...

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