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The big red R is back on top of Seattle’s old Rainier Brewery, and naturally people went all nostalgic. Apparently, few raised in Seattle and environs can forget those misty winter nights driving up I-5, spotting that big R, and somehow getting a warm feeling. Maybe, there’s symbolism there people with Seattle roots feel in their bones.

The old big R came down in 2000, a time of economic transformation. The dot-com boom was peaking, Seattle was the epicenter of…

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