April 2014
Table of Contents
25 best places to run, walk, skate, hike, and bike, plus Seattle-born gear, and a yearlong calendar of trails to try outside the city limits.
Features
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After three decades and thousands of accusations and fractured lives, medical and legal experts are challenging shaken baby syndrome as a diagnosis. And as one family's saga demonstrates, we can't wait any longer to get it right.
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The season’s hot metallic and bright whites supercharge the city.
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Meet Seattle's best new confectioners.
Of the estimated 1,200 to 1,400 cases of babies who exhibit signs attributed to shaken baby syndrome every year, a much smaller number—one estimate places the number around 100 to 150—end up in criminal court.
Dispatches from the Sandwich Wars, Likes and Dislikes after “Mike After Mike,” and the Least Seattle-y Comment about the Most Seattle-y Thing
Do you know the difference between a macaroon and a macaron? Or between a cannoli and a cannelé?
Meet Seattle's best new confectioners.
Seattle bakers brave enough to riff on this labor-intensive treat have come up with their own monikers.
Jason Wilson of Crush goes all caveman at Miller's Guild. Did we mention they butcher whole animals?
The pear-cherry galette with black pepper ice cream, for starters.
Renee Erickson, Josh Henderson, Thierry Rautureau, and Ethan Stowell launch buzzy new spots.
Gamble on the Seattle Rock Lottery, vary tastes at Hop Scotch, and reflect on 20 years since Kurt Cobain’s death.
The season’s hot metallic and bright whites supercharge the city.
Let's start at the very beginning: Here's how to find a bike, find a trail, and not break the law.
It’s like you’re there…only someone else is peddling.
Cycle swag from local entrepreneurs
Far-flung trails for every month of the year.
Beacon Bike Park in the Cheasty Greenspace is set to open in June 2015. And the mountain bikers couldn't be happier.
The main drag from Ballard to Kenmore.
Salmon and 737's from downtown Renton to Landsburg.
Pastoral Picnics from Bothell to Redmond.
A forest maze from Issaquah trailheads and back again.
All most all the way around Lake Union from Fisherman's Terminal to Eastlake.
Shore ride from Magnolia to downtown.
Four city routes we want for bikers and walkers.
After three decades and thousands of accusations and fractured lives, medical and legal experts are challenging shaken baby syndrome as a diagnosis. And as one family's saga demonstrates, we can't wait any longer to get it right.
Former Bloomberg staffer Robert Feldstein is Mayor Murray's new policy director. Hope he likes consensus politics.
The new director of the Seattle Office of Film and Music aims to pick up where her beloved predecessor left off.
The Seattle Planning Commission sets its sights on making urban living attractive to families again.
Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.
National Geographic photog Carsten Peter takes a break from cave diving to talk about snapping the perfect pic.
It shows the Seahawks’ star QB in a Texas Rangers uniform, but don’t worry. He’s not going anywhere.
A (really) brief recap of the news you might have missed.
A new federal report documents the failures—in process, material, regulation and others—that killed seven people at the Tesoro refinery in Anacortes in April 2010.
Tim O’Neill and Engineered Compost Systems take the “ick” out of organic waste.
Turns out you can grow cool-weather grapes like gruner veltliner in Washington.
Our favorite accent tables steal the design spotlight in the living room.
What backyard beekeeping really does for people.
Obamacare is finally in full swing, but Washington state insurance plans don’t cover Seattle Children’s hospital. Won’t someone think of the kids?
25 best places to run, walk, skate, hike, and bike, plus Seattle-born gear, and a yearlong calendar of trails to try outside the city limits.