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Roger BelAir extols the virtues of pickleball

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written by Chad Walsh | photography by Jason Redmond Let’s face it—many of us spend our days with our noses buried in our phones so we don’t have to engage with other strangers who (again, let’s face it) are probably doing the same thing. You might even be reading this on your phone. At a time when our best leaders are asking us to leave our news silos and political echo chambers and reach out to one another, there seems to be no clear path to do so. So how do we get out of this pickle? That’s where Seattleite Roger…

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Ebbets Field Flannels makes replica jerseys of teams gone by

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written by Beau Eastes | photography by Winston O’Neil With $500 from the sale of his wife’s car and a zeal for uniforms from baseball’s colorful past, Jerry Cohen established Ebbets Field Flannels out of his Seattle apartment in 1988. Two of his first reproductions were ballcaps from the old San Francisco Seals and Seattle Rainiers of the Pacific Coast League. Ebbets Field Flannels now sports a flagship store in the heart of Seattle’s SoDo district, just a few blocks from Safeco Field. Meticulously researched, Ebbets Field Flannels reproductions highlight legendary squads like Satchel Paige’s Kansas City Monarchs and Josh Gibson’s…

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A Winter Redcedar Safari

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Checking out the champion redcedar trees of the Olympic Peninsula written and photographed by Ethan Shaw Washington plays host to some of the grandest trees anywhere on the planet, barnone—colossal Douglas firs and Sitka spruces, skyscraping noble firs, barrel-trunked ponderosas mingling their vanilla scent with the aroma of sagebrush. But arguably none of them presents such a combination of staggering size, eccentricity, and palpable ancientness as the western redcedar. Also called giant arborvitae (or simply, but incorrectly, “cedar”), this “Tree of Life” of many Northwest Coast native cultures ranks among the largest and longest-lived trees in the world, and certainly…

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