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History of Gypsies in Belltown

 From KUOW   Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood looked totally different in the late 60’s. Families of gypsies ran palm–reading parlors in the storefronts that are now expensive boutiques and restaurants. Carol Miller wanted to study these…







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Cristalla was a KKK Hangout…

I remember seeing the cheery sales brochures for Cristalla and thinking “oh, what a lovely slice of downtown seattle history”. That’s why this recent history project by the UW really caught my eye. It turns…


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Belltown Arrest

There’s been a lot of major news coverage regarding the forceful arrest in Belltown early Sunday. There’s a lot of speculative opinion that one could jump to. I’m trying to keep an open mind and…