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Is Your Holiday Shopping Finished?

If you’ve still got names to check off your list before the winter holidays arrive, get unique gifts from these Anchorage shops!Tiny Gallery View this post on Instagram Some pieces are just difficult for me to photograph. This is one of those pieces! . . #fusedglass #glassfusing #kilnformedglass #bullseyeglass #madeinalaska A post shared by Laurette…

Mexican Food, Alaska-Style

If you want a little spice for dinner, try these amazing Mexican restaurants! El Dorado View this post on Instagram Shrimp Fajitas! 😊 A post shared by David Henderson (@akchefdave) on Sep 26, 2019 at 12:23am PDT The mojarra tilapia here cannot be beat!  It’s simmered in a lightly spicy sauce until perfectly flavored, and…

Have An Alaskan Thanksgiving

If you’re visiting Anchorage over Thanksgiving, you can enjoy the feast at one of these great restaurants! Kriner’s Diner View this post on Instagram #turkeydinner #krinersdiner thnkz sis @recovered0227 & @sunnydaze29 A post shared by Tina Hummingbird Medina (@tinahummingbird80) on Apr 24, 2015 at 8:51pm PDT Kriner’s Diner may not actually have an official Thanksgiving…

It’s Time For Winter Sports

Winter is around the corner, so if you’re looking for fun Alaskan activities, try your skill at some favorite winter sports! Skiing And Snowboarding View this post on Instagram It’s Wednesday and it won't be long until we're back to this! Here’s today's #WCW, rad chick/sender extraordinaire, @amieski⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📷 @ralph_kristopher⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⛷❄️🏔⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ____________________⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ *⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ *⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ *⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀…

Coming Up: Trick Or Treat Street

If you’re traveling with kids this weekend, don’t miss Trick Or Treat Street! The event, hosted by the Anchorage Downtown Partnership, is designed to provide children with a safe place to trick-or-treat, as well as engage in other fun activities to celebrate Halloween.  Various downtown businesses will be opening their doors and candy bowls to…

Ghosts And Ghouls

If you’re curious about the spooky side of Alaska, check out these ghosts and urban legends. Ship Creek In 1987, right here in anchorage, a Native woman named Marie was brutally murdered at Ship Creek.  She still hangs around, generally between ANS Hospital and Alaska Railroad Terminal, warning homeless native people in the area not…

Spooky Events For Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and there’s all kinds of events this month to celebrate! Fright Nite Manor Fright Nite Manor is one of the longest running haunted houses in Anchorage and it is terrifying.  New horrors are located around every corner of the 10,000 square foot mansion, and you won’t be spared from any…

Drop-Dead Delicious Desserts

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, don’t miss some of the best desserts in Anchorage! Jen’s Restaurant View this post on Instagram This is the kind of #mousse I like. Not like the one who stomped my dog. @mwstudios #grubbin #dessert #notsharing #jensrestaurant A post shared by Lamont Alexander Pierce (@motownphillly) on May 9, 2012…

Anchorage’s Must-See Museums

Check out some of Anchorage’s best museums while you’re in town!   Anchorage Museum View this post on Instagram Masks are created for many different reasons including ceremonies and celebrations. In Alaska, some masks are traditionally made of driftwood and whalebone, while others could be made of cedar and birch or materials that are locally…

The Best Spots To View The Northern Lights

From September to April, you can see the Northern Lights in Anchorage – and you won’t want to miss the opportunity! The Downtown Viewpoint The easiest spot is right in downtown Anchorage.  A little parking lot near Earthquake Park, it offers a clear view of the skies with minimal lighting nearby, so that you can see…