March 2012
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We still love waffles, omelets, and pancakes. But at Seattle’s best breakfast spots, just look at what’s joining the classic canon.
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Top salons, hot stylists, and Seattle hairstyles that are head and shoulders above the rest
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From his humble trailer in northern Washington State, Scott Stuart ran a decade-long investment scam so lucrative you’d think he was a lifetime con artist. The truth is, everything he knew he learned from the Nigerians who bled him dry.
LAST OCTOBER 25, torrential rain and flash flooding inundated the tiny town of Vernazza in the Cinque Terre region of the Italian Riviera. The string of five coastal villages has long been a favorite of Rick Steves, our renowned local travel...
We still love waffles, omelets, and pancakes. But at Seattle’s best breakfast spots, just look at what’s joining the classic canon.
Seventeen classic Seattle breakfast spots.
Linda’s Tavern, Smith, Lottie’s Lounge, 5 Point Cafe: Some of the best spots for brunch are the very same venues you may have visited the night before.
Seattle’s best pastries come out of the ovens of Bakery Nouveau, Cafe Besalu, Fuji Bakery, Honoré Artisan Bakery, and more.
A highly unscientific breakdown of two preparations of bacon and belly at Tom Douglas restaurant Lola and Skillet Diner.
Prefer your breakfast with a libation or two? Here are a few of the city’s classics.
Seattle’s best breakfast spots.
Capitol Hill restaurant Terra Plata gives us a great chef’s greatest hits.
With Baguette Box, Li’l Woody’s, Terra Plata, and Taylor Shellfish Farms, the Melrose Triangle on Capitol Hill is home to perhaps more great eats per square foot than any other real estate in Seattle.
Seattle Center is establishing a virtual time capsule, one in which locals share their experiences via audio and video and post them online. Not a bad idea, given our region’s track record with physical time capsules.
Ryan Boudinot’s second novel, Blueprints of the Afterlife, plunges readers into a Seattle at least a century in the future, where construction is under way to transform Bainbridge Island into a full-scale replica of Manhattan.
Tia Carrere offers tips on how to get the most out of Emerald City Comicon.
This month’s party guests: Yong Chun Kim, Amy Pennington, Michael Gspurning, Sarah Vowell, Sam Reed, and Danielle Custer.
The best of Seattlemet.com blogs: Sauced, Wear What When, Culture Fiend, Tripster, and Nosh Pit.
The 10th annual Emerald City Comicon blasts into town with George Takei and The Walking Dead’s Jon Bernthal, the voices behind Futurama and Pinky and the Brain, and more.
The top things to see and do this month: The Hunger Games, Renée Fleming, Sarah Vowell, and more.
Montreal choreographer Victor Quijada fuses breakdancing and ballet in a new work for Pacific Northwest Ballet.
The best hair salons, top stylists, and Seattle hairstyles that are head and shoulders above the rest.
Notable locals share which stylists dress their tresses.
Seattle’s leading salon bosses: Lisa Power, Christophe Soltane, Gary Howse, David Cheung, Gary Bocz, Victoria Ptak, Marco Farmer, Laura Anderson, Stacie Bowie, Joseph Abolafia, Wendy Amdal, and Jerome Charles.
We asked Seattle stylists and salon owners what they think about Seattle haircuts, styles, colors, treatments, and of course, their customers.
Belltown salon Coupe Rokei is a house of color.
Gerald Wu Hair Design and 27h Studio: big thinkers getting small.
Four hot hair trends and where to get them.
Three straightening techniques: Brazilian blowouts, Japanese straightening, and hydroxide treatments.
Three Seattle hair trends.
An excerpt from a blog post on NWHikers.net, regarding the aftermath of the fatal shooting of Mount Rainier park ranger Margaret Anderson by Benjamin Colton Barnes.
An eco-minded novice gets a taste of snowmobiling in Roslyn.
From his humble trailer in northern Washington State, Scott Stuart ran a decade-long investment scam so lucrative you’d think he was a lifetime con artist. The truth is, everything he knew he learned from the Nigerians who bled him dry.
The 2012 Scott Firefighter Stairclimb by the numbers.
Kevin Falcon, British Columbia’s minister of finance, introduced My BC Budget, an online simulator that lets civilians play budget wonks. Would it work here?
At 110, Emma Otis is the oldest living Girl Scout—not to mention Washingtonian.
Kirkland-based Vioguard has created a self-sanitizing keyboard and touchpad.
Cranium founder Richard Tait’s new big idea: Golazo, an all-natural energy drink specifically for the soccer mad.
Seattleites know the Big Earthquake is coming. So why aren’t more of us ready for it?
Seattle company Fat Cork brings grower Champagne stateside.
A house in the Issaquah Highlands designed by architect Scott Allen meets a modern family.
We still love waffles, omelets, and pancakes. But at Seattle’s best breakfast spots, just look at what’s joining the classic canon.
Top salons, hot stylists, and Seattle hairstyles that are head and shoulders above the rest
Seattle Met style editor Laura Cassidy and intern Allie Oosta submit to hair ’do-overs at Ten Pachi and Cristy Carner Salon.
Five Seattle hair stylists’ updos for special occasions.
The perm goes high tech at Ten Pachi salon.