Archive March 2017

March 30, 2017

The Speak Softly Shop

“In 1914, Washington voters approved a first ever citizen-sponsored initiative prohibiting the manufacturing and the sale of alcohol.” It wasn’t until November 1932 that the anti-alcohol state law was repealed with the exception of the drinking age, which remained at 21. Speakeasy’s (illicit establishments selling alcoholic beverages during prohibition) came into prominence during the prohibition

March 1, 2017

Hip Hop Hooray

Something delicious has been going on at 414 E. Pine St. since the tail end of 2016. The space which formerly housed the longtime neighborhood staples, The Capitol Club and then temporarily Bauhaus Coffee, has now morphed itself into a Hip Hop Lounge that serves amazing contemporary Thai street food. The many, many records of