Seattle

Kayaks in Seattle

Owning a boat is hard. Renting a boat around the Sound is easy!

I'm a big believer in the adage that it's better to have friends with boats rather than owning a boat myself. I'll bring the beer and some money for gas if you'll let me kick it on the deck of your mega-yacht, or just ride around a lake in your dinghy. And if you don't happen to know anyone with a...
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Sheepdogs

Sheepdogs, bikes, beer, wine, & music. Around the Sound this weekend

The Mariners have had a rough time lately, but there's still exciting baseball action going on in the South Sound, and lots more to do in every direction this weekend. Have fun! Tacoma Rainiers Baseball Friday 7:05pm; Saturday 5:05pm; Sunday 1:35pm. At Cheney Stadium the boys take on the Memphis...
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Memorial day

It's Memorial Day Weekend! Rain or shine, there's lots to do around the Sound

The weather looks like it's hit-and-miss over this holiday weekend, but has a little rain ever stopped us from celebrating or commemorating having fun around here? Nope. Enjoy the weekend, travel safely, and remember the true meaning of Memorial Day. Seattle Storm Basketball Saturday 12:30pm. The...
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Space Needle

The Space Needle's Time Capsule Needs You

Supported by StickerYou.com The Space Needle is up to some fun: planning a new time capsule to be opened on April 21, 2062, which will mark the 100th Anniversary of Seattle's iconic landmark. It's actually not just one time capsule, but six of them. They're not very big, just 3"x3"x3" and they're...
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Street fair

Festivals galore! Beer, wine, boats, dragons, & fairies. Around the Sound this weekend

Where is May going? Once the Copper River Salmon gets here, which it just did , you know we're getting into a summer frame of mind. Lots of outdoor fun to add to the good vibes this weekend. Check it out! And have fun! Seattle Mariners Baseball Friday, 7:10pm. Saturday, 7:10pm. Sunday, 1:10pm. The...
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Happy Mother's Day

Here's where to find Mother's Day weekend fun around the Sound

It's going to be a glorious, sunny, warm weekend around the Sound and, oh yeah -- Mother's Day is Sunday. Lots to do! Tacoma Rainiers Friday, 7:05pm. The final night of an 8 day homestand -- the boys take on the Reno Aces at Cheney Stadium. Seattle Sounders FC Saturday, 7pm. The Houston Dynamo come...
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Easter

Easter, Earth Day, Apollo 11, and Kenny G -- what to do this weekend around the Sound

Easter may or may not be a big deal in your family, but it's definitely a sign of spring, and it's the weekend we celebrate Earth Day, too. So one way or another, there's something to do outdoors. And no matter what you do, you can take some Peeops along guilt-free. Have fun! Seattle Seawolves...
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Kickball

Let's Play Kickball!

Supported By StickerYou.com I read somewhere that the key to happiness is to do something that puts you in touch with your 10-year-old self at least once a week. Riding a bike or swinging on a swing can make you feel like a kid again. And so can playing a game of kickball. Today is National...
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Michael Buble

Bublé, beer, tulips & daffodils -- around the Sound this weekend

Supported By StickerYou.com It's the first full weekend of April . . . . let's do something! I know lots of people are flocking to Skagit Valley to see the tulips, and that's a beautiful sight. My tip for you is don't let rain discourage you from checking that out. Fewer people, easier parking, and...
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Green veggies

Veggies, baseball, wine, bull-riding -- this weekend around the Sound

The Mariners are back in action, and to me, that really spells spring. And this is a great weekend to see them -- opening weekend at T-Mobile Park, the Red Sox are in town, there's lots of new food to try, and the roof will most likely be open all weekend. Whatever you do, enjoy . . . and don't...
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