September 2010
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Cover Story
Washington wines keep getting better and better, and here are the best of the best, as selected by expert Sean P. Sullivan.
Features
Thumbnail for - A Tasting Menu of Fall Arts
The Flaming Lips, Pablo Picasso masterpieces, Lucia di Lammermoor, Daniel Handler, and more in our preview of the best fall arts events.
Thumbnail for - 10 Top Winery Visits
The best Washington wine destinations: Cave B, Chateau Ste Michelle, Portteus, Northstar, Col Solare, Abeja, Novelty Hill-Januik, Nefarious Cellars, Badger Mountain Vineyard, and L’Ecole No 41.
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3BA might be the next big thing in professional basketball: full-court, three-on-three hoops played at breakneck speed. But even the game’s back-and-forth action can’t compete with the legal battles and off-the-court drama its Seattle creator,...
The Whole Wine World
The reasons to love Seattle keep coming; the Great American Apparel Diet: not impressed; vital stats on Highline Medical Center; the billionaires’ pledge: boon or bust? Huckabee’s hiccup.
Scott Carsberg is keeping it eel in a casual makeover of Lampreia: Belltown restaurant Bisato.
No month feels better suited to the heavily oiled lightness of Spanish tapas than September. Get them at these three tapas restaurants.
While the original Elliott Bay Café in Pioneer Square still plugs away in the basement of its vacated building at First and Main, chef Tamara Murphy brings her innovations to the lofty new Elliott Bay Book Company on Capitol Hill.
The best zucchini bread recipe in town, courtesy Essential Baking Company.
The Flaming Lips, Pablo Picasso masterpieces, Lucia di Lammermoor, Daniel Handler, and more in our preview of the best fall arts events.
The Seattle United soccer mom who dares to want her child to lose.
Thanks to a Sound Transit construction project that broke ground last December, much of the E-11 lot just south of Husky Stadium is off-limits to tailgaters.
Ethan Stowell, owner of Tavolàta, Anchovies & Olives, and How to Cook a Wolf, from his cookbook Ethan Stowell’s New Italian Kitchen, out September 21.
Oak Harbor High School’s singing coach, Darren McCoy, a real-life version of Will Schuester, is teaching a Glee-inspired class just in time for the second-season premier of the hit FOX show on September 21.
On the set of Stephen Gyllenhaal’s new political comedy Grassroots with stars Jason Biggs and Joel David Moore.
3BA might be the next big thing in professional basketball: full-court, three-on-three hoops played at breakneck speed. But even the game’s back-and-forth action can’t compete with the legal battles and off-the-court drama its Seattle creator,...
Patricia Rovzar Gallery displays Z.Z. Wei’s stirring perspectives on rural Americana.
This month’s party guests: Guillermo del Toro, Walter Tamosaitis, Maria Hines, Jane Goodall, Malcolm Duthie, Jaskaran Singh, Drew Carey, and Estelle Leopold.
Mario Bisio of downtown menswear store Mario’s opts for gray flannel pants and a pop of color.
At Cairo on Capitol Hill, the last 40 years of fashion are as good as new.
While away warm September evenings with this Frykat charcoal grill by Bodum, available on Amazon.com.
Metro's bus-bike commuter numbers are slumping. Is it because of the bike racks, manufactured by Woodinville’s Sportworks, as Dave Janis of the Bicycle Alliance of Washington suggests?
Nineteen-year-old UW business major Lily Berlina is one of 12 women featured in the new iPhone app Real Weather Girls.
A by-the-numbers look at graffiti in Seattle.
Is podcaster Luke Burbank, of canceled KIRO-AM talk radio show Too Beautiful to Live, the future of radio?
A Queen Anne jaywalking stop involving Seattle Police Officer Daniel Amador and 17-year-old Joe Wilson turns violent. Have Seattle police forgotten how to put on the breaks? Does the SPD need a refresher course in de-escalation?
Boeing will soon demolish Plant 2, where it built the B-17 Flying Fortress bombers and the first of the B-29 Super Fortresses, and partially restore its polluted site to wildland.
Washington wines keep getting better and better, and here are the best of the best, as selected by expert Sean P. Sullivan.
The best Washington wine destinations: Cave B, Chateau Ste Michelle, Portteus, Northstar, Col Solare, Abeja, Novelty Hill-Januik, Nefarious Cellars, Badger Mountain Vineyard, and L’Ecole No 41.
Advice from Emily Lauderback of colorinspace.com and Kathy Banak, owner of Authentic Home, for incorporating bold swaths of color into any room.
At Gary Kirkland’s Emerald City Trapeze Arts in SoDo, the flying trapeze can be an aerial assault of awesome if you don’t let it go to your head.
When the Seattle Department of Planning and Development recommended changes to urban agriculture laws in June, including a ban on roosters, it unwittingly pitted animal-loving locavores against peace-seeking residents.
Seattle doesn&rs't require chicken owners to register their little cluckers, so it’s anyone’s guess which nabe has the largest poultry population. But as the home of Seattle Tilth, Wallingford is plenty fowl-friendly.