Article

Lighten Up

If winter gray gives you the blues, try these bright ideas from local lighting luminaries.

12/11/2009 By Calise Cardenas

Article

Good Cheer

Piggy banks, polar bear hats, dog mittens, and more: playful gifts for kids of all ages—and less than $45.

11/19/2009 By Laura Cassidy

Fraudulent Flippers

How Naive Investors Aided the Biggest Mortgage Scam in State History

How naive investors aided the biggest mortgage scam in Washington state history. Plus, Sound Transit’s Central Link light-rail line expansion to Sea-Tac Airport makes Columbia City/Beacon Hill a hot neighborhood.

11/18/2009 By Matthew Halverson

Slideshow

Slide Show: The Natural

A Seattle architect’s naturalistic influences resonate in the Northwest and the country.

11/16/2009

Article

The Natural

A Seattle architect’s naturalistic influences resonate in the Northwest and the country.

11/16/2009 By Fred Moody

Slideshow

Slide Show: Our House

Tara Graham bought architect Grace Schlitt’s home in Madrona, and found she fit right in.

10/20/2009

Slideshow

Slide Show: What’s Cooking?

Prepare for the holiday season with cookware from these kitchen shops.

10/20/2009

Passing Through

Ruthie in Wonderland

The feast may be over, but Gourmet’s erstwhile chief Ruth Reichl will dish again.

10/20/2009 By Jessica Voelker

Article

Our House

Tara Graham bought architect Grace Schlitt’s home in Madrona, and found she fit right in.

10/20/2009 With Rachel Solomon

Article

What’s Cooking?

Prepare for the holiday season with cookware from these kitchen shops.

10/20/2009 By Paul Fontana

Purchase Power

The Final Days of Free Money

Time to get the home buyer’s tax credit is running out, but with slow moving mortgages there may be less time than you think to cash out. Plus, Normandy Park sees a big boost in closed sales.

09/22/2009 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Cheater, Cheater

Every woman loathes the Other Woman…but how does she feel about the Other Man?

09/15/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

What Not to Dare

Is Madonna too old to wear rabbit ears? Am I? What does it mean, dressing my age?

08/13/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Appraisals

Shock to the System

New federal mortgage rules under the Home Valuation Code of Conduct may hurt homeowners more than it helps. Plus, Mukilteo ranks as one of the country’s best small towns.

08/13/2009 By Matthew Halverson

Slideshow

Slide Show: High-Style Tiles

Amely Wurmbrand uses mosaic and tiles to lend artful touches to her modern Shoreline home.

08/10/2009

Habitat

High-Style Tiles

Amely Wurmbrand uses mosaic and tiles to lend artful touches to her modern Shoreline home.

08/10/2009 By Christopher Werner

Development

Knock ’Em Down

To solve Seattle’s vacant-home problem the Department of Planning and Development considers easing codes for leveling lost-cause property. Plus, sales are surging just east of Federal Way. Three homes illustrate what you can find there now.

07/17/2009 By Matthew Halverson

Slideshow

Slide Show: Let It Float

For Bjarko Serra architect Chris Serra and his partner Valerie Wersinger, updating a Seward Park, Paul Kirk split-level home meant honoring an artist in transition—and keeping owner Frances Locke happy, too.

07/15/2009

Article

Let It Float

For Bjarko Serra architect Chris Serra and his partner Valerie Wersinger, updating a Seward Park, Paul Kirk split-level home meant honoring an artist in transition—and keeping owner Frances Locke happy, too.

07/15/2009 By Brian J. Barr

Article

Who’s Calling?

A woman can earn her own financial independence, be fully the agent of her own body, freely pursue her own dreams. She is more than a man’s chattel; more than his romantic ideal. She walks alongside a man as his partner. But for all of feminism’s gr

07/14/2009 By Kathryn Robinson