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Best of the City 2008

Faced with a place that is busting with “bests,” how do we choose what’s the Best of the City? We focus on the new and the newly discovered—183 shops and services, activities and eateries that offer fresh, exciting viewpoints on the city and force us to d

12/28/2008 With Steve Wiecking, Kathryn Robinson, James Ross Gardner, Leah Finn, Laura Cassidy, Ben Schock, Stefan Durham, Christopher Werner, Roger Brooks, Lee Fehrenbacher, Rachelle Robinett, Sarah Anderson, Kelly Huffman, Erin Pursell, Laura Peach, and Wilson Diehl Edited by Jessica Voelker

Top Stories

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Legal Eaglets

For five years, the UW Environmental Law Clinic has defended the little guy, battled big corporations, and given sheltered students real-world experience. Now its benefactor is thinking of pulling the plug.

12/28/2008 By Daniel Jack Chasan

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This is SUB POP

The rise and fall and rise of the record label that that redefined itself for a new generation.

12/28/2008 By Bart Blasengame

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A Midsummer’s Daydream

In rich neutrals, soft metallics, and deep jewel tones, you’ll make summer last and last and last.

12/28/2008

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Arts & Culture

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The Kindness of Strangers

Intiman grants fringe veteran Sheila Daniels her big Desire to direct.

12/28/2008 By Steve Wiecking

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This is SUB POP

The rise and fall and rise of the record label that that redefined itself for a new generation.

12/28/2008 By Bart Blasengame

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Force 10 Is With Them

Meet the Storm’s newest point guard. No, Sue Bird hasn’t quit.

12/28/2008 By Courtney Nash

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Murder Most Tyra

America’s top reality host has Seattle blood on her hands.

12/27/2008

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Play (Really Old) Ball!

One man’s quest to set the national pastime back 150 years.

12/27/2008 By Sarah Anderson

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Death-Defying Do-Gooders

12/27/2008 By Courtney Nash

Eat & Drink

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The Never-Ending Txori

The space is small, the plates are tiny, and the experience 
is the full-meal deal.

01/06/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

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Nectar of the Pods

With fresh chickpeas, it’s what’s inside that counts.

12/28/2008 By Jess Thomson

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Best of the City 2008

Faced with a place that is busting with “bests,” how do we choose what’s the Best of the City? We focus on the new and the newly discovered—183 shops and services, activities and eateries that offer fresh, exciting viewpoints on the city and force us to d

12/28/2008 With Steve Wiecking, Kathryn Robinson, James Ross Gardner, Leah Finn, Laura Cassidy, Ben Schock, Stefan Durham, Christopher Werner, Roger Brooks, Lee Fehrenbacher, Rachelle Robinett, Sarah Anderson, Kelly Huffman, Erin Pursell, Laura Peach, and Wilson Diehl Edited by Jessica Voelker

Editor's Note

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A Note from the Editor

Raise Your Glasses

12/27/2008

Home & Real Estate

REAL ESTATE

Thoroughly Modern

A specialty real estate firm specializes in midcentury architecture.

12/28/2008 By Ashley Griffin

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Glass Houses

The perfect summer host is ready to serve mint juleps, mojitos, and merlot. Are you?

12/28/2008 By Anna Roth

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The Dirt on Grass

For gardeners who seek perfect lawns, the soil comes first.

12/28/2008 By Marty Wingate

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Skin Deep

A Capitol Hill condominium gets a face-lift without radical surgery.

12/28/2008 By Peter Sackett

Inbox

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Mail from the Metro

Letters to Seattle Met

12/27/2008

News & City Life

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Legal Eaglets

For five years, the UW Environmental Law Clinic has defended the little guy, battled big corporations, and given sheltered students real-world experience. Now its benefactor is thinking of pulling the plug.

12/28/2008 By Daniel Jack Chasan

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Open Election (or) Partisan Ploy?

A proposed voting reform is supposed to protect independent voters by banning political parties from county ballots. But opponents fear it will only protect endangered Republican officeholders.

12/28/2008 By Lee Fehrenbacher

Style & Shopping

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That ’80s Show

A conversation with Laced Up owners Cassius Belair and Jaycee Coleman.

12/28/2008 By Laura Cassidy

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A Midsummer’s Daydream

In rich neutrals, soft metallics, and deep jewel tones, you’ll make summer last and last and last.

12/28/2008

Travel & Outdoors

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Bottoms Up

Bury your head in the sand in search of giant geoducks and your Pacific Northwest wings.

12/28/2008 By Harry Edwards

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Swim with the Fishes

A diver discovers unearthly—and inhuman—delights beneath the sea.

12/28/2008 By Langdon Cook