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Seattle's karaoke hotspot Bush Garden looks to late 2024 reopening, new future. KUOW. May 13, 2024.

Watching "third places" disappear with Vanishing Seattle (podcast). Crosscut/Cascade Media. April 3, 2024.

Vanishing Seattle reminds the city who we truly are. Real Change, March 27, 2024.

Seattle's Most Influential, Equity. Cynthia Brothers. Seattle Magazine. February 13, 2024.

Shuttered stores. New housing. What’s happening on Rainier Ave? The Seattle Times. October 5, 2023.

Vanishing Seattle checks in on the small business community. New Day Northwest, King 5 TV. Sept 7, 2023.

Seattle's gone-but-not-forgotten places. The 'Vanishing Seattle' exhibit brings pieces of the city's history together for the first time. King 5 Evening, August 2, 2023.

Blast From The Past: Vanishing Seattle Exhibit Brings Iconic Seattle Signs to the Public. Converge Media. July 31, 2023.

Vanishing Seattle celebrates city's past through captivating collection of salvaged signs. Seattle Channel, July 28, 2023.

Vanishing Seattle’s art exhibit highlights signs from the past. SEAToday. July 25, 2023.

Vanishing Seattle art exhibit will showcase the city's history. Here's how residents can help. King 5 News. June 29, 2023.

The Northlake, Blue Moon, Vito’s, College Inn Pub: Tough times for legacies. The Seattle Times Pacific NW Magazine. March 17, 2023.

2022 Influencer of the Year - Seattle Gay News Readers Choice Awards.

#VanishingSeattle Day at Converge Media's Morning Update Show. February 17, 2022. (occurs monthly on Converge Media platforms @wwconverge)


Peruvian Chicken Restaurant Headed to SeaTac Due to Rainier Avenue Development. South Seattle Emerald. February 11, 2022. 

Documentary on Seattle's Bush Garden Will Be Screened Tomorrow at Tacoma's Film Festival. Eater Seattle, October 8, 2021.

Morning Update Show, Converge Media. September 8, 2021.

Instagram account documents disappearing small businesses in Seattle. New Day Northwest, King 5 TV. September 7, 2021.

Seattle loses its last Elephant Car Wash location. Seattle Times, August 5, 2021.

Seattle Met magazine's Best of the City 2021. June 4, 2021.

Award for Outstanding Achievement in Historic Preservation (Media); State Historic Preservation Officer and Director of Washington State Department of Archaeology & Historic Preservation. June 2021.

"Crews knock down 2-alarm fire in vacant building near Seattle Center" King5 News, June 8, 2021 (interview re: building's history housing various dance clubs). 

"The History & Future of Seattle-based restaurant Bush Garden." KEXP, Sound & Vision. June 2, 2021.

Converge Media Morning Update - Interview about the closure of Borracchini's Bakery. March 23, 2021.

"The King of The Ave closes, leaving behind a 45-year legacy." NW Asian Weekly, February 25, 2021.

The Record with Bill Radke. KUOW 94.9, February 11, 2021.

"'A quintessential college restaurant': U-District's Orange King Closes After 45 years." The Daily. January 26, 2021.

"Small pink Elephant Car Wash sign donated to Amazon." Seattle Times, November 3, 2020.

Converge Media Morning Update Show - Omari Salisbury & Traeanna Holiday interview the producers of Vanishing Seattle Films. October 29, 2020.

"Seattle Isn't Dead But It Is Vanishing: A conversation with Vanishing Seattle Filmmakers. South Seattle Emerald, October 26, 2020.

"Pho Bo’s Proposed Demolishment for Luxury Apartments Raises Community Concerns." South Seattle Emerald, October 15, 2020.

KUOW radio newscast, aired October 9, 2020.

"They Want Us To Forget: an interview with Cynthia Brothers, founder of Vanishing Seattle". The Seventh Wave magazine, October 1, 2020.

"From Cinerama to 132-year-old Jules Maes Saloon, the ‘pace of loss’ in Seattle is accelerating." Seattle Times, July 17, 2020.

"Eyes Wide Open: The "Death" Of Our Great American City."

ARCADE Magazine, Phase Shift Issue 38.1, Summer 2020.

Vanishing Seattle Films + Wa Na Wari interview. Sound & Vision podcast, KEXP. January 11, 2020. (7:40 AM mark)

"'Vanishing Seattle' film series captures the soul of the city's beloved spaces". Crosscut, January 10, 2020.

"Vote for 2019's Best PNW Social Media Account". King5/New Day Northwest. October 16, 2019.

"These voters illustrate how the divide between old and new Seattle is more complicated than it seems." The Seattle Times, October 9, 2019.

Vanishing Seattle feature, Marketplace Business News. August 13, 2019.

"Newest Wing Luke exhibit digs into the wide effects of Seattle’s discriminatory housing history." International Examiner, March 20, 2019.


"Time-traveling through Seattle’s Battery Street Tunnel." Pacific NW Magazine (Seattle Times). March 14, 2019.

"Kusak Cut Glass Works Closes" KBCS 91.3 (co-produced by Cynthia Brothers/Vanishing Seattle & Yuko Kodama). February 8, 2019.

"Builder remembers good times and tragedy as Viaduct becomes a part of 'Vanishing Seattle'". Essex Porter. KIRO 7, February 3, 2019.


"Tunnel to the Future: A KIRO 7 Special Report." February 1, 2019.

"Vanishing Seattle." KBCS 91.3, January 14, 2019.

"The Music Under the Alaskan Way Viaduct." KBCS 91.3, January 11, 2019.

"Seattle's Most Influential People 2018". Seattle Magazine, November 2018.

"Historical Preservation: What's worth saving?" CityArts Magazine, November 2018 (last issue).


"Amazon: The Great "Get" - and the Great Unknown." Maryland Matters, October 30, 2018.

"Vanishing Seattle: an interview with Cynthia Brothers." Washington Trust for Historic Preservation. October 4, 2018.

"Geek of the Week: ‘Vanishing Seattle’ creator Cynthia Brothers on why the city’s loss of ‘soul’ is about more than nostalgia." Geekwire, August 24, 2018. 

"Local Seattle preservation groups nominate Showbox theater for landmark status." Seattle Times, August 8, 2018.

"7 horrible things that could happen to cities if they win Amazon's HQ2 bid." Business Insider, May 3, 2018.

"Photos show how Seattle’s favorite businesses vanished after Amazon showed up — and it could be an omen for the HQ2 city." Business Insider, February 20, 2018.

"As Red Apple comes down, Vulcan’s 23rd and Jackson moves forward." Capitol Hill Seattle, February 6, 2018.

"What we wish for in 2018: Seattleites share their dreams." Seattle Times, December 29, 2017.

"Farewell Two Bells and your Tavern Burger. You’ll be missed."Crosscut, Dec 25, 2017.


"What a year: From pussyhats to Vanishing Seattle, lessons learned in 2017." Seattle Times, December 22, 2017.

"They fought to save pieces of Seattle's soul - and won." Seattle Times, November 28, 2017.

"Another rash of Seattle institutions close to 'relentless' development." KIRO 7 News, August 17, 2017.

"Local Musicians Sign Petition Regarding Seattle's First Upstream Music Festival." Amplify Mag, May 8, 2017.

"PERFECT PARTY." Seattle Met Magazine, April 2017: "Here's who we'd invite if we could entertain this month's most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers." (The Weeknd, Linda Eaton, Bob Ferguson, Allison Tenney, Jarrod Dyson, Vanishing Seattle).

"Favorite Seattle Spots Show Up Here. Then Disappear." KUOW 94.9, February 1, 2017.

"One woman's 'love letters' to a vanishing Seattle." The Seattle Times, January 6, 2017. 

"Disappearing Seattle Has Become a Cottage Industry", MyNorthwest & KIRO 97.3 Radio segment. December 1, 2016

"Meet the Creator of the Vanishing Seattle Instagram Account." The Evergrey. October 12, 2016.

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