July 2014
Table of Contents
Cover Story
These individuals are changing the way we make dinner.
Features
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Francine Seders showed some of the region’s premier artists at her Greenwood Avenue art gallery. In December 2013, after 47 years, she closed its doors, leaving an indelible mark on Northwest art history.
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Look who turns 100 this month! A century after Smith Tower became the tallest building on the West Coast, let's look back at the high points — and a few low ones too.
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Meet three people pushing the limits of Seattle’s new, tasty, and legally dubious frontier of marijuana edibles.
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Your guide to sizzling summer nights.
A goodbye note.
Precociously fashionable kids and Kshama Sawant’s pragmatism
Restaurants offering classic Seattle views
An erstwhile Seattle bistro classic gets reborn on Alki Beach.
What diners are talking about this month.
For the food, obviously. Just not the food on the shelves.
Produce so incredible, it has its own fan base.
Grant Crilly of culinary website Chefsteps shows us around his favorite Pike Place spots.
The world’s biggest video game competition will play out over four days at a sold-out KeyArena this July.
Your guide to sizzling summer nights.
The leather accessories designer is all about balancing art with craft, and she’ll teach you how to do it too.
As Schmancy celebrates a decade in business, owner Kristen Rask admits she made it all up as she went.
Oregon's high and not-so-dry desert town might be the beeriest city in the world.
In a battle of hairsplitting environmentalism, bicyclists are facing off against birders in Beacon Hill over the Cheasty Bike Trail.
By 2050, what kind of Seattle will we have left you?
Francine Seders showed some of the region’s premier artists at her Greenwood Avenue art gallery. In December 2013, after 47 years, she closed its doors, leaving an indelible mark on Northwest art history.
The secret ingredient in the West Seattle High grad’s weekly YouTube baking show, Nerdy Nummies, is her enthusiasm for geeky pop culture.
Meet three people pushing the limits of Seattle’s new, tasty, and legally dubious frontier of marijuana edibles.
Seattle is a world leader in robotics and A.I. research, but don’t worry: The enslavement of mankind won’t start here.
Look who turns 100 this month! A century after Smith Tower became the tallest building on the West Coast, let's look back at the high points — and a few low ones too.
The arts community that has made Capitol Hill so desirable—to residents and developers—is in danger. Here’s what one group is doing to try to save it.
Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.
These individuals are changing the way we make dinner.