December 2012
Table of Contents
Ward off seasonal affective disorder with holiday events, fireplace bars, comfort food, movie marathons, and more.
Features
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The secret history of a ubiquitous beer.
Thumbnail for - A Trio of Seattle Kitchen Remodels
Three families add new kitchens to older homes.
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Seattle’s bursting with classes, degree programs, and one-off workshops that can reinvent your career—just sharpen some pencils and head back to school.
A tribute to the team who make us look good every month.
Battle of Seattle restaurant titans
For its Eastside branch, Volterra keeps popular dishes but dresses up in suburban style.
A taste of Tuscany in Rainier Beach; a promise of Paris in Mount Baker.
Breakfast sliders and a sunrise burrito are part of the morning menu at the new Alki Beach outpost.
Your holiday movie habits
Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month's most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.
In early December, Sounders fans will vote on whether to keep Sounders general manager Adrian Hanauer. What if we held that power over all Seattle sports brass?
We’re in the presence of a comedy master. And middle-age malaise.
The Museum of History and Industry reopens in the former Naval Reserve Armory on South Lake Union on December 29.
Miranda July contemplates life, Allen Stone headlines the Paramount, and a local puppeteer dabbles in dark magic.
Ward off seasonal affective disorder with holiday events, fireplace bars, comfort food, movie marathons, and more.
Our favorite bars that play with fire.
We’re tired of talking to our families. Escape to the cinema when these blockbuster films debut.
Where can you get all your shopping done in one shot, without having to set foot in a mall? A one-mile stretch of Ballard, the biggest little shopping district in town.
Rich, gooey, colossally decadent: These five appetizers scream, “Welcome to comfort food season!” Counting down…
Sometimes the best way to give is to give back.
Nine highly kissable lipstick colors for mistletoe season.
An interview with Seattle’s most stylishly upbeat personal shopper, blogger, and wardrobe consultant.
The Ellis Cove trail in Olympia offers a glimpse of the landscape as it appeared in the 1800s.
The Oak Bay Beach Hotel gets new life in Vancouver Island’s historic harbor city.
Seattle etiquette: It’s my party and you’ll RSVP if you want to.
The most disastrous gaffes, misguided crimes, and outrageous acts of ignominy of the year.
University of Washington leads the way for environmentally minded additive manufacturing.
As more people struggle to make ends meet, Seattle food banks strain to keep up with demand.
The secret history of a ubiquitous beer.
The atheist and author challenges religious beliefs with logical, thoughtful debate.
Seattle’s bursting with classes, degree programs, and one-off workshops that can reinvent your career—just sharpen some pencils and head back to school.
Four new breweries stake a claim in wine country.
Three families add new kitchens to older homes.
Lina Fine of Seattle’s Swedish Sleep Center offers tips on how to achieve a full night’s rest.