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The Stranger: “Pike Place Market Isn’t Just a Tourist Destination”

Posted March 4, 2022

The Stranger: Pike Place Market Isn't Just a Tourist Trap

“Thousands come to the Market for its housing, its preschool, its clinic, its food bank, and more.” Read More

Building a modern space in the Market for our preschoolers to play

Posted March 4, 2022

This spring, construction begins on the Market’s preschool playground. Read More

Giving a SNOUT-out to our merchant colla-BOAR-ators

Posted February 28, 2022

This National Pig Day, we’re giving a snout-out to a couple of our Market Merchant Supports who’s pig products make a difference in the Market community! Read More

Black History Month: Spotlight on Chef Daisley Gordon of Café Campagne

Posted February 25, 2022

Chef Daisley wearing an apron and smiling

In honor of Black History Month, we’re highlighting a community member who has written himself into Market history: taking the helm of one of the most beloved restaurants in the Market, and creating space to build more access and equity in our neighborhood. Read More

Day of Remembrance: 80 years since Japanese American farmers were forcibly removed from Pike Place Market

Posted February 23, 2022

This week is the 80th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, the racially-targeted presidential order that unlawfully incarcerated over 120,000 Japanese individuals in prison camps across the western United States. Read More

Pike Market Preschool centers community in the face of the child care crisis

Posted February 16, 2022

Teacher sits on the floor reading a book to a child. Two children play with ramps behind her.

It’s an issue that long predates the pandemic: parents and guardians need consistent and affordable child care to be able to work and child care providers need better benefits and livable wages.  Read More

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