Washington

Washington Is Beautiful - Snoqualmie

Supported by StickerYou.com Snoqualmie Falls is so stinking pretty. I had only ever really checked out the town next door to get beers at Snoqualmie Falls Brewery after some waterfalls or maybe the casino, but with Snoqualmie Railroad Days over the weekend, we popped in with SpaceBaby to see a...
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Washington Is Beautiful - The Perfect Day

Supported by StickerYou.com Washington is beautiful and my kid loves splashing in the water so we packed up the family and popped over to Edmonds for a couple of hours in the sun. I am very sunburned today. The town of Edmonds is absolutely lovely with tons of shops and restaurants (shout out to...
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It's Mario!

RIP Tukwila's Mario Segale, Inspiration for the Name "Super Mario"

I had no idea that the dude who inspired the name for Super Mario lived here in Washington. (Super) Mario Segale, a hardworking Tukwila construction and real estate company owner, sadly left this plane at the age of 84. Mario Segale, the namesake of Nintendo’s Mario character, dies at age 85 https...
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Funko HQ in Everett Is A Wonderful Local Treasure

Supported by StickerYou.com I love a place that makes people smile like children regardless of their age. I am hard pressed to think of a spot that does this more than the Funko HQ in Everett. Funko is a collectibles store, pretty simple and straight forward until you walk through the door and feel...
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Adventure Time: Thanks for these rad suggestions for Ocean Shores

It's adventure time ! With beach loving family in town, we hopped in the SpaceBaby mobile and headed for Ocean Shores to put our toes in the Pacific specific. by Gregr If you just got in the car and hit the gas, you could be there in a little over three hours from Seattle... assuming no one has to...
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Should the Smoking Age in Washington Be Raised to 21?

So Washington state is looking at raising the smoking age from 18 to 21 years old. The idea is that if most kids haven't started smoking by the age of 21, they probably won't pick it up after. It's crazy how in the last couple decades movements like the Truth campaign combined with tougher...
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Listen: Nirvana cassette demos have been unearthed and they sound awesome

Manley and I were just talking about how, usually, it's lame when the estate of a deceased artist releases a bunch of posthumous recordings. Listen: Nirvana transposed into a major key broke my brain Unless the person died in the midst of finishing an album/release, there's probably a reason it...
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People in Oregon are going to start pumping their own gas and their response is outrageous

If you don't make many trips down to Oregon, you might not know that when you pull up to the gas pump, an attendant comes out to greet you and fills the car up for you. You don't have to get out to type on the little keypad that always has a delay and you have no idea if your numbers are...
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Leavenworth's Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival 2018 Lineup Announced

Oh, hey Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival lineup that is most definitely about to sellout. The good folks at Artist Home Booking just announced the full lineup for the fifth year of the Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival in Leavenworth, WA, which is taking place January 26-27, and it is a real thing of...
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Vote: Find the Closest Place to drop off your ballot!

Today is election day - normally, as a country, we tend to only vote in Presidential elections and then complain about the results for four years until we vote again, but changing our country starts at a local level. These are the dummies that impact you and your schools and your firefighters...
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