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Seattle in Bloom Hotel Promotion

Everyone could use a little more flower power in their day so, throughout August, overnight guests at Downtown Seattle hotels will receive a complimentary bouquet of Pike Place Market’s flowers via Visit Seattle’s new “Seattle in Bloom” promotion.

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Nonprofit of the Month: Free2Luv

Ten-year-old Free2Luv is a national award-winning youth development nonprofit, with a mission is to “transform the bullied to brave, celebrate individuality and save lives through the arts.” Here, Tonya Sandis, founder and CEO, discusses EXPRESS IT!, the nonprofit’s pledge and its one-of-a-kind merch.

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Best Happy Hours in Seattle

While Seattle might have more of a reputation for its rich coffee scene, the city is also home to some of the freshest spirits, craft cocktails and beer offerings in the Pacific Northwest. Here are some of Seattle’s best happy hours to visit and indulge in for an authentic taste of the Emerald City.

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Cliff Has Your Back Program

Just in time for the new school year, Bellevue-based Ascend Hospitality Group partnered with former Seahawk and Super Bowl champion Cliff Avril and the Cliff Avril Family Foundation to launch the Cliff Has Your Back program. This collab provides underprivileged children with a custom-designed backpack, filled with supplies.

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Restaurant of the Week: Tendrils

Located inside the beautiful SageCliffe Resort & Spa in Quincy is Tendrils restaurant, an indoor and outdoor farm-to-table concept led by the talented Executive Chef Dezmon Campos. Open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner, there is something for everyone on its vast menu.