Brad Holden

When Bootleggers and Cops Fought Over Seattle’s Liquor Trade

Long before the celebrated Roy Olmstead, two gangs fought each other for the lucrative alcohol trade, with the Seattle Police playing along and cracking down.

“The Bad Part of Town”: Seattle’s 3rd & Pine

Despite 3rd and Pine’s current low reputation, it has a surprisingly glitzy and glamorous past. Going back to the 1920s, it was a popular streetcar stop for those wanting to enjoy the more luxurious side of life.