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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…

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You one of them bluenose types? We don't want you around here then. "Pardon me... Bluenose?" Yeah, a bluenose! A prude, a puritan, a wet blanket. Someone who don't know how to kick back and have some fun! 1920s slang seems like another language nowadays. Giggle water? Why not just call it booze? Riding the struggle buggy? No, you're not…

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It's true: for many reasons, 2016 was a real downer. Bowie, Ali, Wilder, Palmer, Rickman, Glenn. The list goes on. Indeed, 2016 had plenty of reasons to make you orange in the face. But it wasn't all bad. World crime is on a steep decline. Tiger numbers are rising. Death by heart disease decreased by 70% in America. Oh, and…

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Ever wish you could sip champagne while you shop? Who hasn't, right? The peppy zip of bubbly, lofty savings, and some good old fashioned retail therapy. A winning combination if we've ever heard one. This December 15 from 4-6pm, join us for our Bubbles & Bites Holiday Open House. Take 25% off all full-priced retail items in the store, enjoy…