Often credited as the birthplace of hipster culture, Seattle boasts some effortlessly cool venues. It has a relatively young, intellectual urban population with a creative and progressive edge. The city is widely known for its impromptu street parties, alternative arts and theater scene, historic farmers markets, copious coffee houses and lively nightlife. Want to know where to hangout in this happening city? Here’s a hipster guide to Seattle, Washington.
1. Bauhaus Books & Coffee
With three locations in the eclectic neighborhoods of Ballard, Capitol Hill and Green Lake, Bauhaus Books & Coffee may be the city’s ultimate hipster haven. This atmospheric hotspot has funky furniture, high shelves and rolling ladders, giving it that quintessential Seattle vibe. Offering free WiFi, it is a great place to spend the afternoon catching up on work or reading a book while sipping strong coffee. Grab lunch or a snack (ding dongs are on the menu), with or without friends, and soak up the day.