The Perfect Party

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

May 19, 2010 Published in the June 2010 issue of Seattle Met

Tara Lynn
The Capitol Hill restaurateur is French Elle’s first plus-size cover model. That’s no small deal.

Celia Vernon
The Roosevelt Elementary fourth grader’s winning science fair project demonstrated that hand sanitizers don’t kill E. coli. This message not brought to you by Purell.

James Mcavoy
The Port Glasgow actor is Courtney Love’s top pick to play Kurt Cobain in an upcoming biopic. Smells like Scotch spirit.

Jonathan Safran Foer
Hanford High in Richland debates whether to ban his 9/11 novel due to graphic violence. Fact check: He’s not exactly the first to associate 9/11 with graphic violence.

Mark Emmert
The UW prez was named president of the NCAA. We’ll be sneaking a peek at his March Madness bracket next year.

Maddie and Neal Love
The Bothell couple bought the entire Eastern Washington town of Wauconda for $360,000. City Hall debates will convene after dinner.

King Tut
The Egyptian king’s mummy and artifacts return to the Pacific Science Center, but we’re not falling for any of his pyramid schemes.

Joe Hyer
The Olympia city council member gets caught selling $40 worth of pot. We know city budget crunches have been tough—but 40 bucks?

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