IF NOT FOR THE GRAY concrete bands of the Alaskan Way Viaduct flanking the windows of my fourth-floor corner office, I might see what William Ruckelshaus sees from his berth on the 37th floor of a Second Avenue tower: a seemingly pristine expanse...
A BETTER WAY TO GO
As a therapist reading about the suicide of Ric Weiland (“Control Alt -Delete,” September 2008), I was taken by how this article does a lot to promote the myths, ignorance, and social stigma around suicide.
For example, the...
Presidential hopefuls debate their drinks of choice.
IT WILL BE REMEMBERED AS THE YEAR OF SMALL PLATES AND GASTROPUBS, healthy food and simple food, tiny restaurants and unrestaurants, Wallingford and Capitol Hill—and, oh yes, pasta.
RESTAURANT CRITICS DINE OUT SO often, we’ve seen it all. There was the buser who bobbled a wine glass, then silenced the restaurant with his F-bomb. (Really, it was loud.) The waiter who baptized my husband in oyster stew, achieving a...
Restaurants open, restaurants close—but once in a great while a restaurant comes along that’s so influential it changes its city forever.
Choosing bog berries means voting with your dollar.
Seattle’s coffee crazed bring cuppings to the masses.
Bin Vivant, Kirkland’s much-buzzed-about wine bar, is so vinocentric, chefs designed the food menu around sommelier Dawn Smith’s wine list. Cool as that was, Smith, formerly of Canlis, says the most exciting thing about her new job is a...
Now in yet another incarnation, Seattle’s most beautiful restaurant goes Spanish.
Meet Simon. Lean in Closer. She won’t bite.
The coach Husky fans love to hate finally gets some competition.
Comedian Paula Poundstone knows the answers—but not the questions.
When a young girl came home from school in tears, her mother launched an ethnic pride campaign.
Mountain biking goes sub-terrain-ian at the I-5 Colonnade.
New Century Theatre Company puts The Adding Machine to work
No space? No problem. Here’s how to make the most of your humble abode.
A conversation with arts patrons Yelena and Igor Klimenkoff.
’TIS THE SEASON TO SHOP. You’ve cleared your schedule, filled the tank, and made a list of friends, coworkers, and loved ones. But the rest you’ve left to us. Excellent choice. We’ve charted an interurban road trip to 64 destinations offering...