April 2011
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An insider’s guide to Seattle’s best neighborhoods—from Burien to Vashon to Laurelhurst—now and in the future.
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A guided tour of top works of art in Seattle’s permanent collections, from The Great Wave at Seattle Asian Art Museum to Abraham Lincoln at Henry Art Gallery to Olympic Sculpture Park’s Wake.
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Five real estate experts name Sammamish, Central District, South Lake Union, Columbia City, and Hillman City as Seattle’s next hot neighborhoods.
There Go the Neighborhoods
Cheers to "Best Bars;" jeers for "the bizarro art" at Frye Museum; more support for Team Knox; another yoga position…
At Cormac Mahoney’s new restaurant, Madison Park Conservatory, flavors collide in the best possible way.
Looking for Easter-basket inspiration? It’s right next to that pile of Pendleton blankets, at Ballard shop the Field House.
Where to sample the best of Seattle’s new crop of spirits, grappas, and bitters.
Another spring, another bumper crop of burger joints. How to tell Bent Burgers, BuiltBurger, Dope Burger, Lunchbox Laboratory, and Uneeda Burger apart? Why, our handy burger chart of course!
A guided tour of top works of art in Seattle’s permanent collections, from The Great Wave at Seattle Asian Art Museum to Abraham Lincoln at Henry Art Gallery to Olympic Sculpture Park’s Wake.
This month’s party guests: Tom Skerritt, Maria Goodloe-Johnson, Dan Savage, Phoenix Jones, Kris Brannon, and Shomari Stone.
In a new monologue titled The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, Mike Daisey dissects his love-hate relationship with iPhones.
This month author Jonathan Evison will ferry over from Bainbridge Island to read from his new book, West of Here, at Queen Anne Books.
In Jackson Holtz’s Fly, Colton, Fly: The True Story of the Barefoot Bandit we get our first book-length look at Colton Harris-Moore, the teen who led law enforcement on a head-scratcher of a manhunt—and kept America rapt—for two years.
Like David Lynch’s locally shot ’90s TV mystery Twin Peaks, AMC network’s The Killing tracks the lives caught in the aftermath of a teen girl’s slaying.
The good news: A house can be rodent-proofed. Almost.
Since October, the nonprofit Knight Foundation has funded hundreds of popup operas and chorale performances—Random Acts of Culture. The foundation doesn’t have its sights set on Seattle, but the Emerald City might not need its help.
When legendary Mariners announcer Dave Niehaus died last November, he left a hole so big that the team decided to fill it with not one voice but five: Ron Fairly, Dave Henderson, Ken Levine, Dave Valle, and Ken Wilson. Given Niehaus’s microphone...
A Belltown penthouse sets the scene for spring fashion with ’70s glam and groove.
Gold Coast Trading Company designer Emeka Alams translates musical culture into graphic sportswear.
This month’s weekend getaway: Joseph, Oregon, anchor of a valley of big ranches and gorgeous prairies.
More than 30 proposed initiatives have been filed with the Secretary of State’s office, and each will need at least 241,153 voter signatures by early July to qualify for the November ballot. That means you can expect a spring and summer invasion...
Two initiatives, Senate bill 5542 and House bill 1683, propose the return of the smoking room to Washington State. We sit down with supporters, like El Gaucho owner Paul Mackay, and opponents.
A by-the-numbers look at Boeing’s winning bid to make refueling tanker planes for the U.S. Air Force.
Mayor Mike McGinn on Seattle police during his annual State of the City address, February 22, 2011
At ProFormance Racing School, Team Seattle founder Don Kitch Jr. teaches everyone from teens to cops the ways of the road—including tips on how to change lanes during rush hour on I-5.
The Northwest Net Zero House, built by Thomas Jacobson Construction, is the ultimate self-sustaining structure.
Five real estate experts name Sammamish, Central District, South Lake Union, Columbia City, and Hillman City as Seattle’s next hot neighborhoods.
An insider’s guide to Seattle’s best neighborhoods—from Burien to Vashon to Laurelhurst—now and in the future.