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Seattle Basketball Coach Gives Tips on Trash Ball

Gina Gildyard, Roosevelt High School’s varsity girls basketball coach, could whup you at trash ball—angling paper balls into those ubiquitous blue recycling bins at your nine-to-five. But that doesn’t mean she won’t offer you a few shooting tips so you ca

  • By Clancey Denis
  • Published 06/29/2011

Article

The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: George R. R. Martin, Dorothy Parvaz, Drew Carey, Dennis Kucinich, Gennette Cordova, and Neko Case.

  • Published 06/29/2011

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Capitol Hill Explosion

Been to Pike/Pine lately? The zesty corridor on Capitol Hill is home to (at least!) 35 new bars and restaurants, 17 new shops, and one 15-year-old block party that just may be the best summer blowout in the nation.

  • Published 06/29/2011

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Saving Captain America

Captain America slings his shield on the big screen this month in Captain America: The First Avenger. But if Seattle’s Ed Brubaker—who took over as the comic’s primary writer in 2005—hadn’t resuscitated the once-stale superhero, that trip to Hollywood m

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 06/24/2011

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Seattle Sound: Eddie Vedder

For his new solo album, Ukulele Songs, Eddie Vedder performs original work and covers, which he’ll showcase in two sold-out concerts at Benaroya Hall mid-July. Glen Hansard of the Swell Season and the Frames joins.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 06/24/2011

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Vicci Martinez Rocks The Voice

Tacoma’s Vicci Martinez rocks The Voice and the Triple Door.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 06/24/2011

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Seattle Summer Events Guide

Movies under the stars! Concerts on the grass! Freebie family fun! A day-by-day calendar to the best outdoor concerts, films, festivals, and theater and dance events all summer long.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 06/24/2011

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Feature

The Girl on the Bridge

Highway workers raced to finish the suicide barrier on the Aurora Bridge, but they couldn’t overcome opposition and construction delays soon enough to save one woman’s life.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 06/29/2011

Article

Washington State’s Rising Gas Prices

A by-the-numbers look at how gas prices are affecting Washington State.

  • Published 06/29/2011

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Pot Dispensary Braces for Legal Trouble

Medical marijuana advocate Laura Healy, who opened Shoreline’s Green Hope Patient Network with her husband Mark, braces for legal trouble.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 06/29/2011

Article

Seattle City Council Candidate Crib Sheet

A handicapper’s guide to the Seattle City Council primary (August 16) and general elections (November 8).

  • By Johnathon Fitzpatrick
  • Published 06/29/2011

Article

Dispatches from Seattlemet.com

Dispatches from Seattlemet.com blogs: Nosh Pit, Culture Fiend, Sauced, and Wear What When.

  • By Christopher Werner
  • Published 06/29/2011

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Barack Obama Awards Fort Lewis Soldier the Medal of Honor

An excerpt from the U.S. Army’s account of the actions of Leroy Arthur Petry, assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, while in Afghanistan in 2008. President Obama will award Petry the Medal of Honor on July 12

  • Published 06/24/2011

Article

Boeing’s Missile Tracker

The Boeing-built missile tracking device that landed in Elliott Bay in May for maintenance will be a part of the Seattle skyline 
till the end of the summer.

  • Published 06/24/2011

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Mayor McGinn to Media: No House Calls, Please

It’s 10pm. Do you know where Mayor McGinn is? Should you?

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 06/24/2011

Seattle Restaurants

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52 New Restaurants, Bars, and Shops in Capitol Hill

The Pike/Pine nabe is evolving so fast that, when we set out to record all the new restaurants, bars, and shops that have opened since about 2009, we realized we’d have to list a few sight unseen—since we couldn’t travel into the future to visit the place

  • By Julie H. Case and Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 06/29/2011

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Alfresco Pick: Sambar

Sharing a kitchen—but not an aesthetic—with the French restaurant Le Gourmand, the modish six-table Sambar next door serves up feisty little Parisian cocktails and a short list of just-the-thing noshes.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 06/24/2011

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Golden Beetle’s Glorious Mediterranean Food

Ballard restaurant Golden Beetle showcases the stunning cooking of Tilth chef Maria Hines. It just may not feel like it.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 06/24/2011

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Alfresco Pick: Osteria La Spiga

A lot of people adored the rustic La Spiga on Broadway, and a lot of people adore its sprawling replacement on 12th. They just aren’t the same people

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 06/24/2011

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Northwest Food Lover Getaways

Chicken farming for beginners, foraging in the San Juans, biking through farm country, river rafting cooking school, and tons more Northwest culinary getaways for people who really like to eat.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/24/2011

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Washington Chardonnays Get Some Respect

No great Washington chardonnays? Don’t believe everything you hear.

  • By Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 06/24/2011

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Umami Kushi Serves Up Traditional-Style Yakitori Sauce

When it comes to skewered meats, Seattle yakitori chef Harold Fields (he runs Seattle-based catering company Umami Kushi) sticks to tradition.

  • By Jess Thomson
  • Published 06/23/2011

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