Summer of Love 50th Anniversary

“Summer of Love” 50th Anniversary

Fifty years later, “Hippie” ideals are alive and well. The summer of 2017 marks 50 years since the Hippie Generation descended upon San Francisco’s Haight Ashbury district.  Over 100,000 people collectively responded to the movement that embraced peace, love and self-expression.  Music and art, individualism, anti-consumerism and pro-community attracted many young people.  Hippies gathered around … Read more

Hippest Street Fairs 2016

street fairs 2016

I grew up in Seattle during the 60’s and 70’s, also known as the “Hippie Era.” Nothing expressed the best side of this counterculture movement more than The University Street Fair. Booths lined along “The Ave” filled the senses with Patchouli, incense and ethnic food aromas. Exotic imports and indie crafts fulfilled gift buying needs. … Read more