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Alina Hunter-Grah

Senior City Editor, SEAtoday

Alina is based in Seattle, WA, but grew up in Clarksville, TN. She has 5+ years of professional journalism experience, but also spent a stint working for public transit in Nashville, TN. You’re likely to find her cruising local beaches for rocks or sailing her 1970s laser when the weather is warm.

Nicole Kidman recently confimed that “Practical Magic 2" is in the works. The original film, known for its exceptionally whimsical style, was partially filmed in the San Juan Islands. Here are some nearby Airbnb and Vrbo listings that beg for rounds of midnight margaritas.
Go bargain hunting with our Seattle happy hour guide, which highlights drink specials and food discounts throughout the city.
In addition to allowing e-bikes and e-scooters on its regional trails, King County has also approved a study that could keep trails open after dark.
Looking to become a farmers market vendor? Here are some permits, resources, and general info you will need + which products each market is looking for.
The intensely popular Filipino fried chicken fast food chain Jollibee opens its first Seattle location on Friday, June 7.
The Seattle Department of Transportation’s Shoreline Street Ends program turns any shoreline at the end of a street into a public access beach.
Enjoy some community events or give back to local nonprofits for this year’s commemoration of Juneteenth.
Planning a getaway? Bellingham has all the charms of a small, coastal town with the comforts of nature and a bustling events schedule.
Seattle’s “ramps to nowhere,” which were partially demolished during WSDOT’s current Montlake project, were the result of 1963 protests — sometimes referred to as the Freeway Revolts — over the construction of a freeway that would have split the Central District in half.
The goal is to completely convert its fleet of ferry boats to running on hybrid-electric power by 2030 and be emission-free by 2050.
Here are the Seattle Pride events coming up, from drag brunches to Queer club nights to volunteer opportunities.
Seattle locals and tourists alike can hop on these free shuttle services to ride between Pioneer Square and Denny Way, or Discovery Park’s beach and surrounding parking lots.
Seattle Parks and Rec is opening two new sports-specific hubs, refurbishing courts, and testing a new pickleball pilot program.
We’re highlighting the best kid-friendly activities that Seattle has to offer — complete with art classes, animal encounters, and outdoor fun.
The big concrete columns that keep the Seattle Monorail afloat above Fifth Avenue in downtown received some brand news murals from local linocut artist Leslie Nan Moon.
Craving a nice, juicy patty? Check out these six burger joints around Seattle to soothe those meat-eating cravings.
Western Washington may need to be a little extra cautious when it comes to preventing wildfires this year.
Here’s the deal — the thrift and vintage shopping scene in Seattle has great finds. These are your must-see stops for a perfect haul.
New restaurant Ramie — owned by the same folks behind popular Bainbridge spot Ba Sa — is opening in Capitol Hill on Wednesday, May 22, serving up neighborhood Vietnamese eats.
Prepare for summer weather in Seattle, Washington with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks.
Otherwise known as the Edith Macefield House, this Ballard home got its reputation after Macefield refused to sell her home to developers for $1 million, resulting in a silly looking development.
Help take care of our city by getting your hands dirty with gardening, furniture repair, and more.
The 1970s was a wild time to live in Seattle. The decade gave us the Mariners, the Seahawks, the Kingdome, Bumbershoot, WSDOT, and more. Let’s rewind to 50 years ago.
The name says it all. At this new cheese bar you’ll find cheese in all forms — grilled cheese, Dungeness crab and cheese ravioli, cheese platters, plus a cozy atmosphere for enjoying the company of whoever you bring to eat with.
Enjoy the weather from a patio, rooftop, or waterfront location in Seattle.
The new transportation levy proposal includes a $100 million budget increase from what was originally proposed in April 2024.
In addition to the international rowing competition, you’ll also get to enjoy the Seattle Yacht Club’s opening day parade and the Windermere’s Party on the Cut.
The coast rhododendron, which was picked as a state symbol in 1892, can be found throughout Seattle’s neighborhoods and parks.
Pack your reusable shopping bags, because we’ve rounded up 12 farmers markets across King County.
Plan your summer with beach-themed events happening in the Emerald City.