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April 1, 1967: Seattle’s First Be-In

It was 50 years ago today — no joke: Seattle’s first “happy happening for hippies.” Jeff Stevens histories you with paisley chiaroscuro video.
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September 22, 1965: You Beatniks Get Off My Ave

Anyone familiar with Seattle’s University Way — better known affectionately among longtime locals as “The Ave” — surely knows that it’s long been one of our city’s most lively stretches of urban thoroughfare. Jeff Stevens tells a lively tale of The Ave circa 1965.
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