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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…

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Crafting the perfect cocktail is an art form. We won't get so pretentious as saying that the "ingredients are the paint and the glass is the canvas," or some other contrived metaphor, but the art element rings true. There's a refined aspect about it that's hard to grasp, and much like great piece of art (or a piece of art that's…

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The Seattle Seahawks have the best fans in football. Period. We all know this to be true, and those of us who have been to a Hawks home game know the electricity that emanates from CenturyLink Field on Sunday afternoons. Being just four blocks north of the stadium, we feel it. We see it. And we certainly hear it. Which…

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It's that time of year again. The days get a little shorter, the skies get a little grayer, and CenturyLink Field gets a lot louder. In Seattle, early September is a time of trade-offs. The August sheet falling off the calendar forces us to acknowledge that the bulk of summer is in the books. The winds of autumn will be blowing…

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