January 2010
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Alpine racer Scott Macartney had high hopes for the 2010 Games in Vancouver. Then he nearly died in one of the worst crashes in World Cup history. The story of his epic climb back onto skis—and relapse—is one of the most harrowing in Olympic sports.
Letters about previous articles from the Seattle metropolitan community.
Doug Brady becomes the Joke Cousteau of Elliott Bay with an idea for an ad campaign that would have Ivar Haglund chortling from his grave.
Ba Culbert’s Belltown restaurant Tilikum Place Café leaves one veteran diner almost speechless.
Booze-infused coffee shops—open early, late, and in between.
Delicious, yes. Inimitable? No way. Here’s a recipe for French onion soup from Bellevue’s new Artisanal Brasserie.
Pacific Northwest Ballet principal Olivier Wevers debuts his own dance supergroup, Whim W’Him.
Despite what the Internet’s digital sewing circles may have told you, the Washington Stealth lacrosse team is here to stay. Honest.
This month’s party guests: William Marler, Peter Facinelli, the ladies of readergirlz.com, Mike Mcginn, Kathy Griffin, Edgar Martinez, Mike Meehan, and Jamie Boudreau.
Tacoma native Amber Lancaster stars in the new MTV comedy The Hard Times of R. J. Berger.
Mark Newport exhibits his hand-knit reimagined comic superheros at Greg Kucera Gallery.
Looking at the world through eggplant-colored glasses.
Alpine racer Scott Macartney had high hopes for the 2010 Games in Vancouver. Then he nearly died in one of the worst crashes in World Cup history. The story of his epic climb back onto skis—and relapse—is one of the most harrowing in Olympic sports.
A conversation with Hipsters with Kids blogger Taylor Kieburtz.
Brights, cameras, action! Bring color and style outdoors this season.
It’s a skiing paradise in Bozeman, Montana.
The Seattle Humane Society has offered to take over King County’s animal control responsibilities. For pets—and pet lovers—the move couldn’t have come soon enough.
Al Gore on whether he uses an Apple iPhone or Google Android, during KUOW’s The Conversation, November 18, 2009.
How UW Won’t Save the World.
Don’t cry over the Dreamliner, says business guru Mark Anderson.
Seattle builders try to distance themselves from their parent organization’s heavy-handed ways.
If winter gray gives you the blues, try these bright ideas from local lighting luminaries.
Every time the winter Olympics roll around, the wannabe curlers sign up for lessons. But one trip to the ice will be enough to cool your doubts about curling’s physical demands.
68 ways to make 2010 your best year yet.
Something’s hinky in Seattle’s home sales stats. Plus, hot neighborhoods: West Seattle posts four consecutive month-over-month gains in closed sales.