April 2015
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Cover Story
What's new, what's next, and why lager doesn’t really suck.
Features
Thumbnail for - Unburied: The Secrets of a Deadly Mount Baker Avalanche
In 1986, a snow slide on a Cascade volcano engulfed four young men in a torrent of ice and snow. Almost 30 years later, the mountain gave something back.
Thumbnail for - Spring Fashion 2015: Mixed Media
Mash up this season’s monochromes, patterns, and textures to dramatic effect.
Thumbnail for - 20 Books Every Seattleite Should Read
Twenty books with ties to the region—some explicit, some not—that make the case that Seattle is one of the world’s great literary cities.
Lager is about to have its craft beer moment.
At Stateside, Michelin-starred chef Eric Johnson offers an edible primer on Vietnam’s culinary convergences.
Here’s to untidy pleasures.
The enchanting haunt channels lower latitudes, serving small portions of fish and copious amounts of spirits around outdoor fire pits.
We asked six local writers to each nail down one must-read book for city dwellers.
She chats with us about stripping in Seattle, making feminism cool, and her lecture at the Neptune Theatre
My head wants to believe in you, but my heart isn’t quite sure.
The host of ‘This American Life’ discusses ‘Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host,’ his quirky hybrid touring show.
Allen Stone retraces his rise with five concerts, America’s Test Kitchen visits the Moore, and the record setting musical Angry Housewives returns.
Mash up this season’s monochromes, patterns, and textures to dramatic effect.
In 1986, a snow slide on a Cascade volcano engulfed four young men in a torrent of ice and snow. Almost 30 years later, the mountain gave something back.
Like the rest of Seattle’s minimum wage workers, she’ll get her first pay increase this month.
Bike activists and urbanists are warring with local neighbors over remodeling the greenspace into a set of bike trails and pedestrian paths vs. leaving it in its natural habitat.
One woman’s quest to face her demons in one big scary year.
A North Seattle woman may lose her home over her dog, and the Internet’s anonymous horde couldn’t be happier. When did we stop caring?
Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.
The app developer traces his path from databases to data sharing.
Two of the Silk Road’s biggest drug dealers hail from Bellevue.
Renegade Wine Co.’s Columbia Valley Rosé is spring’s clarion call.
What's new, what's next, and why lager doesn’t really suck.
The vast majority of beer produced and consumed here is some form of IPA. But that other-than-IPA spectrum is getting much more interesting.
From Bellingham to Yakima, 8 new breweries to watch.
Germany’s signature beer style gains a toehold in the land of the IPA.
A surfeit of industrial space near a large population that likes to drink local has created a legit brewery district.
Seattle’s beer community freaked out when the world’s biggest brewing conglomeration bought Elysian. Will anything really change?
Imperial? Triple? West Coast? There are nearly as many styles of India pale ale out there as there are people eager to drink them.
Growlers are the craft beer equivalent to takeout. In Seattle you can fill up at virtually any brewery, plenty of bottle shops, and even the occasional drugstore.
Axiom Design and Build adds a contemporary new floor to a midcentury home, providing the perfect blend of style and space for an extended family.
Twenty books with ties to the region—some explicit, some not—that make the case that Seattle is one of the world’s great literary cities.