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Seattle's new waterfront: Pike Place Market and beyond

SEATTLE – Open since 1907, Pike Place Market is one of the oldest continuously operating farmers markets in the United States. That historic significance – and those iconic waterfront views over Puget Sound– draw 10 million visitors a year to its dark alleys and cramped, creaky stairways.

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Inn-Escapable: Seattle's sleek Thompson Hotel at Pike Place

Seattle's award-winning architects Olson Kundig are behind the Thompson Hotel, a luxury boutique hotel with a stunning glass facade that sits at the edge of downtown's Pike Place Market. The hotel, and particularly its rooftop bar, The Nest, have become a bit of a landmark since they opened in 2016 – a place, dare we say, to see and be seen.

Take flight over the San Joaquin River gorge in this drone video

The San Joaquin River gorge is a scenic part of Fresno County with a hiking trail and footbridge that crosses the river near Auberry. See the area from a unique perspective in this aerial drone footage.
Craig Kohlruss ckohlruss@fresnobee.com