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100 Reasons to Love Seattle

Call us biased, but it’s as easy to dig up reasons to love this city as it is to score gourmet grub on our streets. (Hey, there’s a reason right there…) In fact, we found so many—from our flair for flash mobbery to our kid-friendly

06/14/2010 By Kathryn Robinson, Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Eric Scigliano, Laura Cassidy, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, Laura Dannen, Tiffany Wan, Judy Naegeli, and Caitlin King

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The Devil’s Advocate

Justice Richard Sanders, the state Supreme Court’s maverick libertarian, champions unpopular causes, offends powerful people, and fights hard when his ethics come under question.

06/13/2010 By Eric Scigliano

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Fairview Fanny and the Angel of Death

How The Seattle Times broke the story of a lifetime, investigated a killer, and rescued itself from irrelevancy.

06/17/2010 By James Ross Gardner

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2010 Top Lawyers

At some point, everyone needs a good lawyer in their corner, and our list of top-rated attorneys is the best place to start. Here, 1,933 top lawyers in 54 areas of practice in the Seattle area.

06/12/2010

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Arts & Culture

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Smells Like Green Spirit

Amos Lee headlines, brand-new eco-friendly music festival, GreenNote, which also features local acts Ian Moore, Rocky Votolato, and Star Anna and takes place the same weekend as the Capitol Hill Block Party.

06/16/2010 By Laura Dannen

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That’s All, Folks

This month conductor George Daughetery will join the Seattle Symphony for the final live performance of the original Bugs Bunny on Broadway.

06/16/2010

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: David Schermerhorn, UW librarians, Ringo Starr, Renee Erickson of Boat Street Cafe, Carlos Silva, Guy Aloni, Amy Merten, and Roland Feng.

06/16/2010

Crime

Cash In on Me If You Can

Colton Harris-Moore, aka the Barefoot Bandit, has fans and foes battling at the till.

06/15/2010 By James Ross Gardner

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100 Reasons to Love Seattle

Call us biased, but it’s as easy to dig up reasons to love this city as it is to score gourmet grub on our streets. (Hey, there’s a reason right there…) In fact, we found so many—from our flair for flash mobbery to our kid-friendly

06/14/2010 By Kathryn Robinson, Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Eric Scigliano, Laura Cassidy, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, Laura Dannen, Tiffany Wan, Judy Naegeli, and Caitlin King

Eat & Drink

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Salad Days

A perfect opener for a summer dinner party, Bastille’s green salad is a fresh take on a French classic. Recipe courtesy of chef Shannon Galusha, and combines a variety of fresh greens with a hazelnut vinaigrette for an easy four-step prep.

06/16/2010 By Jess Thomson

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Greens Gone Wild

At tiny Nettletown, the veggies are foraged and the flavors come from all over the map. Christina Choi, owner and chef of this Eastlake restaurant, specializes in lunch and brunch menus that bow down to wild Northwest edibles, as well as sandwiches and e

06/16/2010 By Kathryn Robinson

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Main Man

Mario Batali joins Tom Douglas for an onstage interview at the Palace Ballroom. The celebrity chef is currently pushing his ninth cookbook, a vegetable-centric tome called Molto Gusto.

06/15/2010 By Jessica Voelker

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Prison Munchies

Marc Emery, aka the Prince of Pot, blogging from SeaTac Federal Detention Center. In May, the Canadian national pleaded guilty to conspiracy to manufacture marijuana after allegedly selling pot seeds online since the mid ’90s, an enterprise which reported

06/15/2010

Editor's Note

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A Note From the Editor

Crazy Heart

06/14/2010 By Katherine Koberg

Home & Real Estate

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Farm Your Backyard

It’s a little known fact that almost everything you plant in April can also be planted as late as July. With a few quick preparations, you can be on your way to backyard bounty by early fall. Amy Pennington, owner of Go Go Green Garden, and Colin McCrate

06/14/2010 By Judy Naegeli

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Home Work

Seattle Public Schools’ new attendance-area boundaries complicate an already jumbled real estate market. For some, it’s enough to up and leave that once desirable humble abode. Plus: Magnolia will soon lay claim to the Briarcliff community, making i

06/14/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Inbox

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Letters to the Editor

Letters about previous articles from the Seattle metropolitan community.

06/15/2010

News & City Life

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Fairview Fanny and the Angel of Death

How The Seattle Times broke the story of a lifetime, investigated a killer, and rescued itself from irrelevancy.

06/17/2010 By James Ross Gardner

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Is That an App in Your Lap?

“MiKandi is kind of the Las Vegas of app stores," says Jesse Adams of the adult app software he launched with Jennifer McEwen.

06/15/2010 By Jason Cohen

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About Face

Welcome to Seattle, Facebook! Instead of sweating the privacy concerns, try to not soak up too much of the local influence.

06/14/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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The Illegal American

She grew up in a village outside of Culiacan. Twenty years ago she left and slipped over the border—illegally—to join a new family in America.

06/14/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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Unfriend Me

Status update: With so much tech like Facebook, Twitter, and Skype so close to home, how isn't our privacy invaded?

06/14/2010 By Kathryn Robinson

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The Devil’s Advocate

Justice Richard Sanders, the state Supreme Court’s maverick libertarian, champions unpopular causes, offends powerful people, and fights hard when his ethics come under question.

06/13/2010 By Eric Scigliano

Article

2010 Top Lawyers

At some point, everyone needs a good lawyer in their corner, and our list of top-rated attorneys is the best place to start. Here, 1,933 top lawyers in 54 areas of practice in the Seattle area.

06/12/2010

Style & Shopping

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New Kid on the Block

Francine Park outfits moms and their babies at her downtown Kirkland boutique, Promesse.

06/16/2010 By Laura Cassidy

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Fields of Vision

At eyeglass stores Colaizzo Opticians, Eyes on Fremont, Eye Society, Hour Eyes Optical, and Ottica, Seattle’s fashion-forward four eyes have never had so many stylish options.

06/14/2010 By Caitlin King

Travel & Outdoors

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Bees Do It

Will hardy honeybees at the Olympic Peninsula's Olympic Wilderness Apiary save the world from colony collapse?

06/15/2010 By Eric Scigliano

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Fare Warning

Why Seattle Metro’s ride-free area might be on the ropes.

06/15/2010

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Up in the Air

Life—and everything else, for that matter—looks a little different when you’re climbing a tree. Viola Brumbaugh of New Tribe demonstrates that rope-based tree climbing is more than a sport, it is way to connect with nature and gain a new perspective on li

06/14/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Web Exclusives

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Feel the Love

Seattle Met’s history-making flash mob cover shoot.

06/18/2010