Tag: Seattle Times

Say It Ain’t So, Seattle!

Say It Ain’t So, Seattle!

I spent the first twenty-one years of my life in Seattle, so it’s only natural that I would write about the city from time to time.

For example, four years ago I posted the following video, “Seattle in Motion,” Edward Aites’ “moving portrait” full of familiar-to-me scenes of my old hometown.

Seattle in Motion from Edward Aites on Vimeo

And a little over two years ago in “Home (to Seattle) for the Holidays” I wrote about the city of my youth and the city of today.

Finally, in September of 2015, after a visit a month earlier, I gave tips for “Being a One-Day Tourist in Seattle.

In recent years, I’ve always assumed that what has sometimes been called the “Emerald City” is a tourist mecca, especially since the streets have always been teeming with visitors when I’ve been in my old hometown. But just like in the movie The Wizard of Oz, not everything that seems to be necessarily proves to be real.

Read More Read More