October 2014
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Cover Story
Our annual list of the 100 best Washington wines – plus ideas for when and how to drink them.
Features
Thumbnail for - The 10 Crimes That Shook Seattle
From D. B. Cooper to Ted Bundy to the Wah Mee Massacre, the crimes (and criminals) that impacted the city the most.
Thumbnail for - What It Feels Like to Be Wrongly Accused
I spent four years in an Italian prison for a crime I didn’t commit. And I am not alone.
Thumbnail for - This Is What Happens to Your Bike After It’s Stolen
Last year 1,121 bicycles in Seattle were reported stolen. That’s roughly three purloined bikes a day. But the moment a ride is pinched is only the beginning.
Thumbnail for - Seattle Fall Fashion 2014 at the Frye Art Museum
This month the Frye Art Museum moves a crowd-curated collection of master works into the main galleries. What future classics will you exhibit this season?
Before there was Michael Brown in Ferguson, there was John T. Williams in Seattle. I’m writing this, in fact, on the four-year anniversary of the fatal shooting of Williams by Seattle police officer Ian Birk. For the past few days people have...
Though they didn’t quite make this year’s Top 100 list, these wines seriously over-deliver for the price. Here are high-scoring bottles that ring in at less than $25 as well as recommended wines under $15 (both listed alphabetically).
The wine critic explains how he determines our Top 100 Washington Wine list.
Our annual list of the 100 best Washington wines – plus ideas for when and how to drink them.
There’s an enthusiastic new vibe in one of Seattle’s most historic dining rooms.
The queen of oysters and rosé’s cookbook, A Boat, a Whale, and a Walrus, contains 151 lovely recipes and almost as many photos of rosé.
These newcomers are technically bars. So why can’t we stop talking about the food?
What diners are talking about this month.
This corner of the valley is poised to be one of the most important wine regions in the world. Great news…for Oregon.
1. Kevin White  Owner, Kevin White Winery The Microsoft engineer burst onto the Washington wine scene in 2010 with top-quality wines that punch way over their weight class.  2. Chris Peterson Winemaker and Partner, Avennia In the...
Trot out these five topics to impress at your next gathering.
A Tony-winning play, a Newbery-winning book, and Macklemore’s pals release competing albums.
This month the Frye Art Museum moves a crowd-curated collection of master works into the main galleries. What future classics will you exhibit this season?
Where you’ll want to go, and what’s happening there.
Seattle’s thumbing its nose at Olympia on bus funding by putting Prop 1 on the ballot in November. Will this go-it-alone gambit to preserve transit backfire and ultimately dry up future funding from the state?
From D. B. Cooper to Ted Bundy to the Wah Mee Massacre, the crimes (and criminals) that impacted the city the most.
A Wallingford development is criticized for being too small, spurring the city council to mandate new laws requiring more height and density for Seattle.
Yakima native Kyle MacLachlan is just as serious about making wine as he is about making good television.
Last year 1,121 bicycles in Seattle were reported stolen. That’s roughly three purloined bikes a day. But the moment a ride is pinched is only the beginning.
With the loss of biotech giant Amgen, what’s next for the industry?
The Oregon boy secretly likes Washington state best.
Last summer, an ecologist noticed sea stars dying on the outer coast of the Olympic Peninsula. Since then, 80 percent of the starfish population has disintegrated due to a mysterious syndrome scientists call sea star wasting.
A Pioneer Square company is doodling its way to the future.
Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.
I spent four years in an Italian prison for a crime I didn’t commit. And I am not alone.
The murder of the beloved federal prosecutor remains unsolved 13 years later.
Can the new chief save the Seattle Police Department from itself?
The Anatomy of a Deadly Year In 2013, there were 23 homicides in Seattle 2013; 20 men and three women.  Where  How Via the Homicide Case Files:  Jowanna Gooden, 26, was found lying along the Burke-Gilman bicycle trail early in...
What petty crime has taught me about community.
Interior designer Lindsey Runyon revives a tired living room.