July 2010
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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
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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.
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How The Seattle Times broke the story of a lifetime, investigated a killer, and rescued itself from irrelevancy.
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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.
Rules of EngagementPolyamory, or ethical nonmonogamy, is more than managing jealousy. As a longtime polyamorist, I can tell you the real issue is scheduling. Your article (" Big Love ,” June 2010) made it feel like polyamory is some high-minded,...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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
Colton Harris-Moore, aka the Barefoot Bandit, has fans and foes battling at the till.
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.
This month conductor George Daughetery will join the Seattle Symphony for the final live performance of the original Bugs Bunny on Broadway.
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.
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.
Francine Park outfits moms and their babies at her downtown Kirkland boutique, Promesse.
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...
Why Seattle Metro’s ride-free area might be on the ropes.
Will hardy honeybees at the Olympic Peninsula's Olympic Wilderness Apiary save the world from colony collapse?
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.
How The Seattle Times broke the story of a lifetime, investigated a killer, and rescued itself from irrelevancy.
Status update: With so much tech like Facebook, Twitter, and Skype so close to home, how isn't our privacy invaded?
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.
Welcome to Seattle, Facebook! Instead of sweating the privacy concerns, try to not soak up too much of the local influence.
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.
“MiKandi is kind of the Las Vegas of app stores," says Jesse Adams of the adult app software he launched with Jennifer McEwen.
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...
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
Seattle Met’s history-making flash mob cover shoot.
Image: My Wallingford