Have Fun and Stay Fit

Have Fun and Stay Fit <p>Fifty Seattle-centric ways to grow faster, stronger, and more flexible and have fun doing it: From Ping-Pong, bowling, and underwater hockey to rowing in Lake Union and biking straight up Mount Rainier, you&rsquo;ll transform flab into fab or turn your guns into bazookas. Plus, five hometown Olympic hopefuls share their fitness secrets. Next, with a new resort hotel about to open on their reservation, the Tulalips gamble on an uneasy blend of tourism and tribal culture. And architect Chris Haddad brings to life the modern designs of some of the Northwest&rsquo;s most desirable homes&mdash;when he&rsquo;s not making art.</p>

In this issue:

Arts & Culture

Article

Sounds Like Teen Spirit

A Northwest girls’ camp strikes a chord with two documentary filmmakers.

01/04/2009 By Wilson Diehl

PASSING THROUGH

Imperfectly Normal

Actor and filmmaker Crispin Glover works naughty, talks nice.

01/04/2009 By Steve Wiecking

Article

An Open Letter to Minneapolis

Seattle named second most literate city. But don’t get too comfortable, No. 1.

01/04/2009

Article

Gael power

01/04/2009 By Sarah Anderson

Eat & Drink

INTRODUCING…

Lucky Strike Lanes

01/04/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

POURS

Miro Tea

01/04/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

NEIGHBORHOOD HOT SPOT

La Rustica

01/04/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Spark, Pickle, Toss. Repeat.

Wallingford’s Joule dares diners to travel the world without a map.

01/04/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Digging In

If you want to try Washington’s best bivalve, grab a bucket and head to the beach.

01/04/2009 By Jess Thomson

Article

Coffee Chain

Patrons at a Marysville Starbucks pay it forward.

01/04/2009 By Sarah Anderson

Article

Bewitching Wines

Biodynamic grape growers try to turn wine lovers into believers.  

01/04/2009 By Teri Citterman

Unexpected Booze Trend of the Month

The Vintners of South Park

01/04/2009 By Jim Gullo

Editor's Note

Article

A Note from the Editor

01/04/2009

Health & Wellness

Article

5 Northwest Olympic Hopefuls

Learn from the pros—here’s how 5 Northwest Olympic hopefuls stay in tip-top shape.

01/09/2009 By Meri-Jo Borzilleri

Home & Real Estate

Article

Little Giants

South Seattle Community College’s dwarf conifers come alive in winter.   

01/04/2009 By Roger Brooks

Article

The Artful Designer

Chris Haddad brings to life the modern designs of some of the Northwest’s most desirable homes—when he’s not making sculptures.

01/04/2009 By Peter Sackett

SELLER'S STORY

Round House, Square Lot

A West Seattle property requires a targeted marketing strategy.

01/04/2009 By Ashley Griffin

Inbox

Article

Mail from the Metro

Letters to Seattle Met

01/04/2009

News & City Life

Article

Maintain Mayberry (or) Bring on the Condos?

Builders say mixed-use developments in the city keep sprawl at bay, but residents fear the threat to neighborhood identities.

01/04/2009 By Francesca Lyman

Article

The High Life

Drug wars and BC traffickers? Welcome to Victorian Seattle.

01/04/2009 By Eric Scigliano

Article

Bastion of Higher Learning

Wexley School for Girls turns advertising on its ear.

01/04/2009 By Jim Gullo

One-Minute History Lesson

Street Names

01/04/2009 By Matthew Baldwin

Style & Shopping

Article

Frumpy Fashionista

A casualty of Seattle’s casual dress code suffers a sartorial identity crisis.

01/04/2009 By Anna Roth

Article

Green Up Your Act

Think global and look local by shopping at these earth-friendly boutiques.

01/04/2009 By Lia Steakley Dicker

Article

The Italian Job

Questions for Gian DeCaro of DeCaro Sartoria.

01/04/2009 By Laura Cassidy

Travel & Outdoors

Article

A Little Crab Will Do You

Discover the bounty of the sea from a beach house on the Oregon Coast.

01/04/2009 By Lia Steakley Dicker