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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Tara Lynn, Celia Vernon, James McAvoy, Jonathan Safran Foer, Mark Emmert, Maddie and Neal Love, King Tut, Joe Hyer.

  • Published 05/19/2010

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Mayor of Cirque City

Former Pacific Northwest Ballet dancer Adam Miller runs away with the circus: Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza, which sets up camp in Marymoor Park for nearly all of June.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 05/18/2010

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Me, Myself, and Finneyfrock

Richard Hugo House writer-in-residence Karen Finneyfrock share a few tips during a June 8 workshop at 826 Seattle, titled simply: “How to Perform Like I Do.”

  • By Tiffany Wan
  • Published 05/18/2010

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Bite of Seattle

Why do so many locals—Billy Burke in Twilight, Mariana Klaveno in True Blood —vamp it up on-screen?

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 05/18/2010

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Renoir in Our Backyard

From now through October 10, the Tacoma Art Museum exhibits The Movement of Impressionism: Europe, America, and the Northwest, which includes works by Pissarro, Renoir, Degas, and American painter William Glackens.

  • Published 05/18/2010

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Hike and Bike

Lucky us: We live near some of the best hiking and mountain biking trails in the Pacific Northwest. Want to break a sweat? Take a stroll before lunch? There’s a trail for that.

  • By Kasey Cordell, Erin Reading, Judy Naegeli, Craig Romano, Hayley Poole, Laura Dannen, and Courtney Nash
  • Published 05/17/2010

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“Thanx for the Mammories”

Here, in honor of the skin shop’s 27 years, 27 of the best Lusty Lady quips, plus a slideshow of memorable marquee one-liners.

  • Published 05/17/2010

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All the President’s Been

New Yorker editor David Remnick bridges the gaps in the president’s life story with his definitive biography The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama.

  • By Eric Scigliano
  • Published 05/14/2010

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Baby Got Broke

Washington Mutual Execs who sang the ditty to Sir Mix-a-Lot’s "Baby Got Back" during a company retreat in Hawaii in 2006. The lyrics were unveiled in April 2010 during a senate hearing on the collapse of the Seattle-based bank.

  • Published 05/12/2010

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God of War Games

Renton’s John McAllister racked up a record-breaking 41,838,740 points in the classic space shoot-’em-up Asteroids in April. This month, the machine is donated to the International Video Game Hall of Fame at the Northwest Pinball and Gameroom Show.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 05/11/2010

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Big Love

For Seattle polyamorists, love is a many-partnered thing. And managing the jealousy is a full-time job.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 05/10/2010

Fashion & Shopping

Home & Design

News & Profiles

Real Estate

Seattle Restaurants

Tasty Clips

Exclusive Video: Mario Batali Describes Eataly, His Massive New Manhattan Venture

Tom Douglas says he’s worried about Mario Batali’s 50,000 square-foot project Eately. Find out why.

  • Published 05/20/2010

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Immoveable Feast

Gary Johnson of the Department of Planning and Development wants to ease the city’s street-food laws to look more like Portland’s. Pioneer Square business owners and residents aren’t as gung-ho.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 05/17/2010

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Big Fish Story

Conventional economic wisdom says that as big fish at the top of the food chain get scarcer and costlier, consumers should switch to cheaper choices. And recipes should reflect that trend. But the cookbooks tell a different story.

  • By Eric Scigliano
  • Published 05/14/2010

Occasions

Burger Mania!

New burger joints, most in Seattle’s northerly latitudes.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 05/11/2010

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Fried and True

Here’s how to make Monsoon’s crispy imperial rolls—like spring rolls, only deep fried, and thus better.

  • By Jess Thomson
  • Published 05/11/2010

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A Friend in Mead

Honey wine has been giving us a buzz since before recorded history, and thanks to mead-making operations like Sky River Brewing, it still tastes good.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 05/11/2010

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Scene: Sip at the Wine Bar

The downtown wine bar on Fifth Avenue combines the underlit stylishness and pulsing soundtrack of a crammed nightclub with a menu that so delivers on the current obsessions of the almighty taste bud it might have been cooked up by a focus group.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 05/11/2010

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Urban Farmhouse

Seth Caswell’s farm-to-table menu at Queen Anne restaurant Emmer and Rye begins with pure ingredients and ends with reasonable prices.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 05/11/2010

Travel & Outdoors

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Maritime Masterpieces

Two British Columbia islands—Denman and Hornby—save a family summer vacation from itself.

  • By David Laskin
  • Published 05/18/2010

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Hike and Bike: Mount St. Helens

Trails for Ape Canyon, Lewis River, and Norway Pass.

  • By Kasey Cordell, Erin Reading, Judy Naegeli, Craig Romano, Hayley Poole, Laura Dannen, and Courtney Nash
  • Published 05/17/2010

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Hike and Bike: Olympic Peninsula

Trails for Shi Shi Beach, Ozette Triangle, Grand Valley, and Bogachiel Peak.

  • By Kasey Cordell, Erin Reading, Judy Naegeli, Craig Romano, Hayley Poole, Laura Dannen, and Courtney Nash
  • Published 05/17/2010

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Hike and Bike: North Cascades

Trails for Cascade Pass/Sahale Arm, Hidden Lake Peak, Hannegan Pass, Cutthroat Pass, and Sun Mountain.

  • By Kasey Cordell, Erin Reading, Judy Naegeli, Craig Romano, Hayley Poole, Laura Dannen, and Courtney Nash
  • Published 05/17/2010

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Hike and Bike: Central Cascades

Trails for Spray Park, Kendall Katwalk, Lake Serene and Bridal Veil Falls, Skyscraper 
Mountain, Carne Mountain, Spider Meadow, Denny Creek, and Talapus and Olallie Lakes.

  • By Kasey Cordell, Erin Reading, Judy Naegeli, Craig Romano, Hayley Poole, Laura Dannen, and Courtney Nash
  • Published 05/17/2010

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Hike and Bike: Seattle Metro

Trails for Rachel Lake and Alta Mountain, Tiger Mountain: West Tiger 3, Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park, Paradise Valley, and Squak 
Mountain.

  • By Kasey Cordell, Erin Reading, Judy Naegeli, Craig Romano, Hayley Poole, Laura Dannen, and Courtney Nash
  • Published 05/17/2010

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