December 2013
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Cover Story
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.
Features
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From fossils to software, artifacts tell the story of the Emerald City.
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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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A peek inside three Northwest closets.
The objects that tell the story of Seattle’s past reveal clues for the present.
An unlikely new collaboration brings Greek seafood to the shore of Lake Union.
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.
Dining news dispatches from around the city.
Cozy up at these restaurants, bars, and lobbies with hearthside seats.
Lelavision brings acrobatics and gargantuan musical instruments to the Moore Theatre.
And when he’s here he’s checking out the Needle. Because it’s awesome.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s homecoming; holiday happenings.
Top ready-to-wear pieces from local designers, straight from the September 2013 competition.
How to get a ski mountain all to yourself (without being Clint Eastwood).
What’s happening where, from Canada to Oregon to the end of the road.
If only there was a simple calculus for pruning it!
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.
The founder of Cupcake Royale looks back on 10 years of sweet success.
Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.
Taser’s purchase of a local photo-sharing startup is weird, but it isn’t the weirdest.
A look back at the year’s biggest gaffes, blunders, and all-around WTF-ery
From fossils to software, artifacts tell the story of the Emerald City.
Don’t fight it: Champagne and New Year’s are decidedly intertwined.
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.
12 Beers of Christmas December 1–12 It’s a drinking challenge disguised as a bar crawl. Four venues—Beveridge Place Pub, Naked City Brewery and Taphouse, the Pine Box, and the Beer Authority—will each put three craft winter beers on tap for the...
Silver City Winter Bock A winter lager (rather than an ale) is a rarity indeed and brings a certain crispness to the season’s malty flavors. It’s a great intro to winter beer for people who like lighter styles. silvercitybrewery.com   Reuben’s...
Break out the extension cords: This house has more than a quarter million twinklers.
A peek inside three Northwest closets.