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100 Best Washington Wines 2011

With more than 700 wineries in our state, the juice just keeps getting better. Here are the 100 best Washington wines plus seven wine-region getaways.

08/19/2011 By Sean P. Sullivan With Allison Williams

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Return to Red Mountain

At just over 4,000 acres, Red Mountain is Washington’s smallest AVA. But ton for ton, its cab, merlot, and syrah grapes are among the most precious and pricey in the state—yielding wines of amazing structure and complexity and attracting some of the world

08/19/2011 By Jessica Voelker

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Fall Arts Preview

A guide to the fresh faces and new spaces in the coming cultural season: Ludovic Morlot, Seattle Symphony’s new conductor; nongallery art venues like Robert Yoder’s Season; a spontaneous theater collective, Sandbox Radio Live; and the 60 best

08/09/2011 By Laura Dannen, Allison Williams, Lisa Han, and Adriana Grant

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Andrew Villeneuve Takes On Tim Eyman

Don’t freak out or anything, but the future of our state could hinge on the work of a 24-year-old college student who lives with his parents. Meet Andrew Villeneuve, computer geek, scourge of the right wing, and the only person who leaves Tim Eyman speech

08/19/2011 By James Ross Gardner

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A Bainbridge Island Bachelor Pad

Bainbridge Island architect Matthew Coates, whose firm specializes in sustainable buildings, designed a house with a hard exterior and a soft warm feeling inside. Owner Earl Dorsey fit right in.

08/19/2011 By Giselle Smith

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Arts & Culture

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Inside the Matrix

08/25/2011

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Dispatches from Seattlemet.com

The best of Seattlemet.com blogs: Nosh Pit, Culture Fiend, Sauced, and Wear What When.

08/19/2011 By Christopher Werner

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The Nirvana Baby Speaks

Spencer Elden, the model on the cover of Nirvana’s Nevermind, which was released 20 years ago on September 24. Elden was interviewed by film editor Barry O’Donnell last year.

08/19/2011

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Anna Faris, Tarvaris Jackson, Marilyn Takemaru, Daryl Hall and John Oates, Samantha Paul, and Pete Holmes.

08/19/2011

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How to Hang a Picture

Three tips from Frye Museum exhibition designer Shane Montgomery.

08/19/2011 By Saba Sulaiman

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Northwest Bookshelf: Jim Davidson, The Ledge

In Jim Davidson’s The Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount Rainier, two climbers’ lifelong dream of summiting Mount Rainier goes awry.

08/19/2011

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Et Tu, Dave Matthews?

Is Seattle’s jam-band jester Dave Matthews gunning for Bumbershoot?

08/19/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Would It Work Here? More Skate Parks

The case for skate parks.

08/19/2011 By Abby Tracy

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Fall Arts Preview

A guide to the fresh faces and new spaces in the coming cultural season: Ludovic Morlot, Seattle Symphony’s new conductor; nongallery art venues like Robert Yoder’s Season; a spontaneous theater collective, Sandbox Radio Live; and the 60 best

08/09/2011 By Laura Dannen, Allison Williams, Lisa Han, and Adriana Grant

Eat & Drink

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Stopsky’s Deli Brings Bagels and More to Mercer Island

Stopsky’s Deli, a Northwest-fresh rendition of a Jewish deli in Mercer Island’s burgeoning commercial district.

08/19/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

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Tacos Chukís Brings Authentic Mexican to Capitol Hill

Roberto Salmerón, owner of Capitol Hill restaurant Tacos Chukís, found his future in the Tijuana street food of his youth.

08/19/2011 By Joseph Gustav

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20 for the White Wine Lovers

Each of these Washington whites received 90 points in the blind test. We present them here, unranked.

08/19/2011 By Sean P. Sullivan

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100 Best Washington Wines 2011

With more than 700 wineries in our state, the juice just keeps getting better. Here are the 100 best Washington wines plus seven wine-region getaways.

08/19/2011 By Sean P. Sullivan With Allison Williams

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Skillet Goes All Bricks, Mortar, and Bacon Jam

Skillet, the Airstream trailer that kicked off our food truck obsession opens permanently on Capitol Hill with Skillet Diner.

08/19/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

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Health & Wellness

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Unnecessary Roughness

Football season’s upon us, but it’s getting harder to watch when we know what we know about the brain.

08/19/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Home & Real Estate

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A Bainbridge Island Bachelor Pad

Bainbridge Island architect Matthew Coates, whose firm specializes in sustainable buildings, designed a house with a hard exterior and a soft warm feeling inside. Owner Earl Dorsey fit right in.

08/19/2011 By Giselle Smith

Inbox

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Letters to Seattle Met

Fan mail for the Elwha River dams, a libertarian view of bike helmets, and one artistic insight.

08/19/2011

News & City Life

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Andrew Villeneuve Takes On Tim Eyman

Don’t freak out or anything, but the future of our state could hinge on the work of a 24-year-old college student who lives with his parents. Meet Andrew Villeneuve, computer geek, scourge of the right wing, and the only person who leaves Tim Eyman speech

08/19/2011 By James Ross Gardner

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How City Council Candidates Separate Donors from Their Dollars

Labor Day weekend is when voters traditionally start paying attention to local elections, but Seattle City Council candidates have been paying for that attention for months. In fact, there’s been a fundraising arms race—one in which alliteration and rhyme

08/19/2011 By Johnathon Fitzpatrick

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UW Gets Robotics Funding

The $18.5 million the University of Washington just bagged from the National Science Foundation will no doubt lead to some impressive robotics. The school—along with MIT and San Diego State University—is tasked with establishing and maintaining the Engine

08/19/2011 By James Ross Gardner

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How the Gates Foundation Continues to Change the World

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation made headlines this summer when they pledged $41.5 million to reinvent the toilet. But another program, Grand Challenges Explorations—accepting applications this month—is set to provide equally crucial theme-based gra

08/19/2011 By Carey Rose

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Tunnels Under Seattle

Drills made by Japanese company Hitachi Zosen will bore the tunnel replacing the Alaskan Way Viaduct section of Highway 99 and dig another one through Capitol Hill as part of the University Link light rail.

08/19/2011

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Mike McCready and Pearl Jam Celebrate Their 20th Anniversary

This month, solo-shredding guitar hero Mike McCready will join Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, and Matt Cameron to celebrate Pearl Jam’s 20th anniversary.

08/19/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Style & Shopping

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Nordic Heritage Museum Gets Fashion Exhibit

With the first stateside Nordic Fashion Biennale, Ballard’s Nordic Heritage Museum hosts big, bright ideas about fashion from the newest voices of the Old World.

08/19/2011 By Laura Cassidy

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Jamie Ewing, Menswear Designer–Turned–Schoolteacher

Jamie Ewing made the move from fashion—he spent the ’80s and ’90s designing menswear for the Barneys line Basco and the cult label WilliWearn—to education four years ago. So what does he wear to school?

08/19/2011 By Laura Cassidy

Travel & Outdoors

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Return to Red Mountain

At just over 4,000 acres, Red Mountain is Washington’s smallest AVA. But ton for ton, its cab, merlot, and syrah grapes are among the most precious and pricey in the state—yielding wines of amazing structure and complexity and attracting some of the world

08/19/2011 By Jessica Voelker

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The Rest of the Best

All the current-release red wines that received a score of 90 on our 100-point scale of Washington’s best wines.

08/19/2011 By Sean P. Sullivan