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Fall is almost here, friends. Summer appears to have done its best Irish exit, and chilly days are soon to follow. As long as it's not haze, we're good. But if fall means anything, it means that fall specials are around the corner. Now that the Seahawks are back in action, we're offering free admission to anyone with a ticket…

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Ahh, Seafair. The week where the sun shines brightest, the planes fly fastest, and the boats are still called hydro"planes." It's a week of festivities for which we'd gladly close our highway bridges. Okay, maybe not gladly. But you get the idea. It's a time for celebration, sunshine, and fun, and we wouldn't miss it for the world. In fact,…

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Summer's in full swing in Seattle, and we're loving every minute of it. The sky is blue, the sun is shining, and it's been hot-but-not-too-hot. Perfect. So how do you improve upon perfect? How about by experiencing it 35 floors in the air? There's no time like the present to grab your shades, get a cocktail in your hand, and…

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If you're visiting Seattle sometime this summer, congratulations, you've picked the right time to swing by. Here in Seattle, a city renowned for being sun-ally challenged, we're obsessed with making the most of the few warm months we have. That means everyone is temporarily infused with a certain pep in their step, a certain lust for life, if you will.…

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Bigger. Better. Exhibit-ier. Those are three real words we'd use to describe our new visitor experience. In case you and the loop aren't on speaking terms right now, we've re-done our visitor experience from the ground up. We've added all sorts of new, cool stuff to add some swing to your step back into history. On your way to the…

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Photo credit: Priya Alahan Photography Summer in Seattle just puts that extra rhythm in your step. Sunny days make you want to get up, get out, and get moving. No more couch potato, no more loafing around. We get it. And we're here to help. Enter Balboa, Blues & Booze, our alliteration masterpiece that'll get you swingin' the summer away.…

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Welcome to Seattle! Here for the grand tour? Planning on seeing all there is to see? Think of us as the map pin that marks the start of your big Seattle adventure. The large, neoclassical, reinforced terracotta and granite pin. And that pin has a cocktail bar on top. Goodness knows that Seattle gets its fair share of tourists, flying…

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Question: what's better than a cocktail? Answer: a barrel-aged cocktail. And that's just what we have this spring at Smith Tower: barrels seasoned with port, filled with spirits, and aged to absolute perfection. Once they've aged, we drain the liquor, and use it to craft fantastic and inventive cocktails. As we've said before, cocktails are an art form. They can…

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Love The Observatory? In honor of our bootlegging roots, we're introducing a new Rum-Runner's card so our frequent guests can enjoy exclusive benefits all year long, including: Unlimited access to The Observatory, Legends of Smith Tower Exhibits and the bar year-round Two complimentary guest tickets per year 10% off in the general store 10% off at the Observatory café and bar Celebratory cocktail…

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"We are most alive when we are in love." Thanks, John Updike. By that logic, February should be a hell of a lively month. It's the month of love, and that month that has the holiday dedicated to all things love: Valentine's Day. Don't get us wrong: Valentine's Day is mostly about who you're with. But it's also where you're…