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Chihuly’s Glass Garden Is Open

This has been bubbling under for months, and now the long-awaited Dale Chihuly Garden and Glass, right at the very foot of the Space Needle, is up and open and ready for people to wander it with, hopefully, very steady footing; as beautiful as it is, it’s still glass, and very fragile (and not a liquid, regardless of what you may have heard.) There’s been some talk about whether or not Chihuly deserves to have a place dedicated to his work recently, which is an argument that’s worth having – because it’s fun to have arguments, especially about silly stuff like that – but basically, it doesn’t matter, because the place is built, and it’s open, and it looks pretty nice, there at the foot of the Needle. (FULL ARTICLE: Valerie Easton, The Seattle Times)