A Mural to Honor Dena'ina Ełnena

It’s three in the morning and I’m covered in paint. I’m floating thirty-five feet up in the air on G Street in downtown Anchorage. I can barely see the buildings surrounding me, it’s foggy, dark, silent, and I am having a ball. I’ve been this high up before, but this is my largest mural by far. At a…

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Anchorage Holiday Gift Guide 2022

Anchorage is the gift that keeps on giving, and local businesses are no exception. Find the perfect present, from treasured experiences to handmade jewelry, unique home goods, Alaska fabrics, flavors, and beyond. Book a private tour, commission a custom piece of art, pick up a gift card, or order a…

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On the Lookout for Adventure at Glen Alps

I almost never know where I’m going when I get to the Glen Alps parking lot, yet somehow I always manage to find myself exactly where I want to be. Sometimes a long jog out Powerline Pass leads me to an encounter with a stealthy coyote; others it’s an after-work quad blaster up Flattop Mountain…

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24 Hours in Anchorage: The City That Never Sleeps In

If New York is the city that never sleeps, Anchorage is the municipality that never sleeps in. Ask the locals. On summertime weekends, it’s common for folks to get up far earlier than usual in order to take advantage of every possible hour of recreational opportunity. And if you’ve got enough…

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How to Catch a Wild Alaska Salmon at Ship Creek

Just steps from downtown and the Alaska Railroad depot, Ship Creek in Anchorage attracts locals and visitors hoping to land a trophy-size Chinook salmon, otherwise known as king salmon. A unique location, Ship Creek offers anglers the opportunity to catch a 20-30 pound king salmon right in town…

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