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Restaurant Review

Westward Ahoy

An unlikely new collaboration brings Greek seafood to the shore of Lake Union.

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Pour

Seven Ways to Celebrate the New Year with Champagne

Don’t fight it: Champagne and New Year’s are decidedly intertwined.

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Explainer

How West Seattle's Craziest Christmas Light Display Is Created

Break out the extension cords: This house has more than a quarter million twinklers.

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Habitat

Closet Envy

A peek inside three Northwest closets.

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Back Fence

'Tis the Season to Trim the Christmas Card List

If only there was a simple calculus for pruning it!

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Editor's Note

Object Lesson

The objects that tell the story of Seattle’s past reveal clues for the present.

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ON THE TOWN

Dance and the Machines

Lelavision brings acrobatics and gargantuan musical instruments to the Moore Theatre.

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Seasonal Brews

Seattle Winter Beer Guide

Another reason we love local beer—it changes with the seasons. We’ve waited all year for these malty, roasty, high-octane creations. So have the brewers.

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Profile

An Inconvenient Cure

When Timothy Brown contracted HIV in the early 1990s, the virus was a death sentence. A cure 12 years later—the cure no scientist in the world believed existed at first—originated in the last place he would ever expect.

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Travel

Skiing My Own Private Idaho

How to get a ski mountain all to yourself (without being Clint Eastwood).

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Quote Unquote

Jody Hall Brings Cupcakes to the Masses

The founder of Cupcake Royale looks back on 10 years of sweet success.

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Inbox

Saving the Cedar River Library, Restaurant of the Year Responses, Minimum Wage Debate

Letters to Seattle Met

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Passing Through

Comedian Nick Thune Returns to Seattle with Jimmy Fallon’s Clean Cut Comedy Tour

And when he’s here he’s checking out the Needle. Because it’s awesome.

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Mudroom

Perfect Party

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

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Northwest Travel Dispatch

Winter 2013 Travel News

What’s happening where, from Canada to Oregon to the end of the road.

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Mergers

The Marginally Scandalized Seattleite’s Guide to Recent Tech Mergers

Taser’s purchase of a local photo-sharing startup is weird, but it isn’t the weirdest.

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Mudroom

Shameless in Seattle 2013

A look back at the year’s biggest gaffes, blunders, and all-around WTF-ery

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Neighborhood Hot Spot

Seafood Snacks

Offering a place to sit while you wait for your Walrus oysters, Renee Erickson's newest crustaceanly named spot is worth its own special visit.

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Dining Out

News Feed December 2013

Dining news dispatches from around the city.

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Critic's Picks

16 Bars and Restaurants with Fireplaces

Cozy up at these restaurants, bars, and lobbies with hearthside seats.

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Style

The Best of the Independent Designer Runway Show

Top ready-to-wear pieces from local designers, straight from the September 2013 competition.

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History

25 Objects That Changed Seattle

From fossils to software, artifacts tell the story of the Emerald City.

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Editor's Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in December

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s homecoming; holiday happenings.

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Fairs & Fests

5 Winter Beer Festivals Not to Miss

Celebrate the season by paying homage to the best cold-weather releases and craft winter brews.

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Tasty Brews

More Winter Beers We Love