📰 Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The 1938 kerfuffle over Seattle's newsstands.

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Celebrating 50 years of Seattle’s P-Patch Community Gardening Program 👨‍🌾

A gardener works in a Yesler Terrace P-Patch

Help us wish Seattle’s P-Patch Community Gardening Program a happy birthday! This beloved community gardening program, one of the largest in the nation, got its start 50 years ago in the Wedgwood neighborhood. ⁠Seattle Department of Neighborhoods leads the program, and has this retrospective.

 

Wine about Washington 🍷

A glass of wine is poured

Go behind the scenes at South Seattle College’s Northwest Wine Academy. The program makes careers in wine accessible to many who may not have seen it as a viable option and has graduates working in wineries and tasting rooms across the state.  

 

Moisture Festival soaks up the fun

A performer during the Moisture Festival

Laughter, camaraderie, and a show like nothing you've seen before. Moisture Festival runs through April 16 at the Broadway Performance Hall and packs in “comedy, variety, circus arts, neo vaudeville, every kind of thing you can imagine.” Watch for a peek behind the curtain.

 

Katherine Bradford paints from (and for) the heart

Art of Katherine Bradford

Katherine Bradford's paintings are like hot cocoa for the soul. A warm hug. The sun on your skin. Her first ever museum survey "Flying Woman: The Paintings of Katherine Bradford" fills more than three rooms at the (always free) Frye Art Museum, and runs through May 14.

 

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The 1938 kerfuffle over Seattle's newsstands.

1938 Seattle newsstand

Folks had big feelings about little newsstands in 1938 Seattle. A complaint triggered detailed reports on stands all over the city that include photos of said newsstands surrounded by people chatting, running errands, and catching the streetcar show Seattle like we’ve never seen it in the history books.

 

Author Eric Pitsenbarger turns back time

Author Eric Pitsenbarger photos

“Beaujolais in My Blood: Growing up Gay and Well-Fed in a Family-Run French Restaurant” is written from the perspective of author Eric Pitsenbarger's "disgruntled (and closeted) teenage self," and it brings everything to the table, from celebrity cameos to family secrets to true love.