Here are reviews and articles about us in the press. Find out what fun folks had on our playful walking tour through Fremont.
See us on Comcast’s Neighborhoods Program (September 5, 2013)
See us on Channel 5’s Evening Magazine (June 21, 2013)
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Blastoff in Fremont !!!
by Ken Lambert, Seattle Times Newspaper (June 3, 2013)
The Fremont Tour's "Rocket Man, Super Hero sort of," aka Mark Ukelson, uses performance as a way to share the story of Fremont's public art. Ukelson, wearing a hard had decorated with a rocket, shows 9-year-old Michael Closson how to "fire" Fremont's iconic rocket. The exhaust is from a fire extinguisher triggered from an opened lockbox.
Taking a tour of eccentric Fremont
by Jeff Bond, Queen Anne and Magnolia News (May 19th, 2011)
"If you've ever wondered about why a statue of Vladimir Lenin came to be placed at the center of the known universe, then you need to spend more time with the Fremont Fairy Godmother." Read more...
Fremont gets a walking tour nearly as 'peculiar' as itself
by Michael Hartharne, Fremont.KOMOnews.com (June 10th, 2011)
"The guides – J-efe, beauty queen Miss Center of the Universe, a thawed-out grunge rocker and many more – lead the tours, which start at the Fremont History House and take in Waiting for the Interurban, the Center of the Universe, the Fremont Rocket, the statue of Lenin and the Fremont Troll, while entertaining groups with jokes, skits and improv." Read more...
Take a walk through ‘the center of the universe’
by Kristina Courtnage, The Journal Newspaper (July 5th, 2011)
"Seattle's Fremont neighborhood has no shortage of art and artists." Read more...
Take a walk on the funky side
by Jackson Holtz, The Weekly Herald (August 3rd, 2011)
“Barrel chested with a voice bigger than his 6-foot, 2-inch frame, it’s hard to miss Guy “Doc” Lafitte strolling the streets of Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood”. Read more...
The Fremont Tour plays around public art
by Rob Bhatt, Washington State AAA Journey (August 15, 2012)
“...The walking tour provides interesting and, at times, surprising insight into how such landmarks as the Fremont Troll, Waiting for the Interurban and others came to the neighborhood...” Read more...
Head over to funky town
by Rosemary Ponnekanti, The News Tribune (August 24, 2012)
“What’s amazing about The Fremont Tour is that when tour guide Mark Ukelson gets a tourist to dress up in a mad-scientist getup and light the Rocket, everyone plays along.” Read more...
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