June 2011
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The Pike Place Market has 104 years of history, 240 stalls, shops, and restaurants, at least four ghosts, two pigs, countless hidden treasures, and more. Herein, the many discoveries we’ve made at the greatest farmers market in America.
Features
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Eric Hentz of Mallet is the designer behind the curtain at Seattle’s favorite party places. Here, he lifts the curtain on five memorable creations: Havana, Café Presse, Le Pichet, Ace Hotel, and Cure.
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When a couple of college kids put on a show at UW, they set the stage to make Seattle a hip-hop hotbed.
Much ado about onions.
No Prude at the Prom Hooray for a mom not afraid to confront a bunch of teens freak dancing (“Freaked About Freak Dancing" May 2011) More parents need to stand up to kids and stop wanting to be their “friend”; they need adults to set...
Eric Hentz of Mallet is the designer behind the curtain at Seattle’s favorite party places. Here, he lifts the curtain on five memorable creations: Havana, Café Presse, Le Pichet, Ace Hotel, and Cure.
From Melinda Sontgerath, owner of Vashon Island’s Hardware Store, comes University Village restaurant 50 North, where the food is homey, nutritious, and really, really good. The neighbors love it.
Yet another sweet sign of a recovering economy: the return of the big, themey destination restaurant. Two have opened in Kirkland: Le Grand Bistro Américain and Milagro Cantina.
Gene Simmons, bassist of Kiss, in response to an October 2010 cyberattack against his websites, a case that led federal agents to raid the home of an alleged hacker in Gig Harbor, according to U.S. District Court documents unsealed in May.
In West Coast Road Eats: The Best Road Food from San Diego to the Canadian Border, Seattle native Anna Roth blends history and narrative as she follows her appetite up and down the coast.
This month’s party guests: Eric Olson, James Robart, Janelle Monáe, Michael K. Young, Eva Gabrielsson, and Michelle Retallack
Jodie Foster, director of recent release The Beaver, is serious about depression. Seriously.
When a couple of college kids put on a show at UW, they set the stage to make Seattle a hip-hop hotbed.
Dispatches from Seattlemet.com blogs: Nosh Pit, Culture Fiend, Sauced, and Wear What When.
In their three-part seminars the Business of Books, Kerry Colburn and Jennifer Worick tell you how to get your book from the recycling bin to the bookshelf.
At Cullom Gallery, Kristina Hagman gives a nod to Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai’s famous woodblock prints Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, with color woodcut images of our own famous peak, Mount Rainier.
For Krista Kelly, founder of Bilinear Art Consulting, getting dressed is as creative an act as dressing the walls of her clients.
Park once and play all weekend at four classic Northwest destinations: Lake Quinault Lodge, Columbia Gorge Hotel, Lakedale Resort, and Alpine Inn at Crystal Mountain.
20 trails where you can hike, bike, and hug a tree, all within one hour of downtown.
Body cams would turn cops into cinematographers. But everyone’s a critic.
Your local politicians—Dow Constantine, Tim Burgess, Mike McGinn, Christine Gregoire, Rob McKenna—and their facebook fans.
Major League Baseball’s trade deadline is next month. Here’s why the Mariners should give up star pitcher Félix Hernández now.
Why doesn’t Seattle—which Bicycling magazine calls the fourth most bike-friendly city in the country—have city-sponsored bike-share programs like Denver, Washington, DC, and Montreal?
The Off Hours, a film by Megan Griffiths screens at SIFF.
Three tips from Cindy Krepk. She and her husband own and operate Dog Mountain Farm and the School of the Lost Arts on a 20-acre spread in Carnation.
Watch Dr. James Porter, director of surgical robotics at the Swedish Medical Center, demonstrate the da Vinci surgical robot folding a piece of paper into an airplane the size of a penny.
If cyclists were meant to wear helmets, would they have been born with thicker skulls?
The Pike Place Market has 104 years of history, 240 stalls, shops, and restaurants, at least four ghosts, two pigs, countless hidden treasures, and more. Herein, the many discoveries we’ve made at the greatest farmers market in America.
The Pike Place Market has 104 years of history, 240 stalls, shops, and restaurants, at least four ghosts, two pigs, countless hidden treasures, and more.
Vote for your favorite Pike Place Market busker and you may win a $100 gift certificate from Café Campagne.