Seattle’s buzziest movie director set her rom-com Your Sister’s Sister in the San Juans, then got Emily Blunt to star. We assume the raves she drew at the Sundance Film Festival weren’t just for the scenery. (June 15)
When we buy our first jumbo tub of gin, we’ll toast—or blame—the cofounder and CEO that led Costco to spend $20 million to pass Initiative 1183 (in effect June 1) and push the state out of the liquor biz.
Geeks will overrun the city for the inaugural Seattle Science Festival, but only the Sunnyside native turned NASA astronaut turned Museum of Flight president can list “weightless M&M eating” as a job skill. (June 22)
The Stranger writer floored us with his vivid crime story “The Bravest Woman in Seattle” last year. And the resulting Pulitzer in April impressed us even more.
We cried when the baker left Volunteer Park Cafe last year, but now she’s finally opening her own Southern-fried joint, the Wandering Goose.
The upside: He’s been named the new CEO of public health nonprofit PATH. The downside: Taking a sick day could be guilt inducing. What’s a cough compared to a cholera epidemic?