October 2012
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Cover Story
Our favorite hotels, restaurants, sights, and arts around the Pacific Northwest.
Features
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Jay Inslee defies initial dismissals that he didn’t have what it took to beat Rob McKenna in the 2012 Washington state governor’s race.
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Get swept up in fall’s luxe fabrics and lush details, and just…Go.
A journey through Northwest books.
Seattle Center’s old Fun Forest gets a plateful of Americana, courtesy of Dale Chihuly.
The early bird gets the cinnamon roll at Crumble and Flake.
The Seattle coffee shop is one of a very few spots in the country dispensing kegged coffee on tap.
The acorn diet turns Spain’s black-footed pigs into a rare delicacy.
Seattle University’s fan fiction expert explains the Fifty Shades of Grey craze.
The Seattle sculptor famous for work that’s made to fall apart is building a towering wooden sculpture that will last a lifetime.
A look at how much the arts contribute to Seattle’s economy.
The Seattle author’s latest combines 15 previously published works with 15 new stories.
Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.
Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite and her troupe Kidd Pivot reinvent Shakespeare’s The Tempest with faceless dancers and film.
Yes, Michael Henrichsen, Billy Idol will play your birthday. And we’re all invited.
The Impassable Wilderness grows darker still in the second children’s novel by the front man of the Decemberists.
To warm up for the Material Girl’s concerts at KeyArena this month, we flash back to 1985.
Get swept up in fall’s luxe fabrics and lush details, and just…Go.
From atop Tiffany Mountain, get the best views of the Cascade Crest and Columbia Plateau.
Our favorite hotels, restaurants, sights, and arts around the Pacific Northwest.
We broke down the region’s most popular destinations into a quick-reference guide—where to go, where to stay, and when to pack your bags.
In Washington state, women’s shelters provide more than just safety.
The Gates Foundation hosted “Reinvent the Toilet Fair,” a two-day symposium to which teams from around the globe submitted concepts for a safer, more efficient toilet.
The battery-free “e-pill” uses stomach acid as its power source and emits a signal to a body patch designed by Stratos Product Development in Belltown.
A closer look at an outbreak of animal-on-human clashes that took place in 2012.
Seattle’s Inscape arts center once held Chinese and Japanese prisoners.
Jay Inslee defies initial dismissals that he didn’t have what it took to beat Rob McKenna in the 2012 Washington state governor’s race.
Delancey’s love of all things housemade extends to the pizzeria’s new sibling cocktail bar.
A prefab house that’s both stylish and sustainable.
University of Washington track coach Greg Metcalf’s advice for would-be distance runners.