Seattle met magazine june 2011 vxcqka

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Local’s Guide to the Pike Place Market

The Pike Place Market has 104 years of history, 240 stalls, shops, and restaurants, at least four ghosts, two pigs, countless hidden treasures, and more. Herein, the many discoveries we’ve made at the greatest farmers market in America.

05/20/2011 Edited by Jessica Voelker

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Mood Maker

Eric Hentz of Mallet is the designer behind the curtain at Seattle’s favorite party places. Here, he lifts the curtain on five memorable creations: Havana, Café Presse, Le Pichet, Ace Hotel, and Cure.

05/20/2011 By Christopher Werner

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Let’s Start the Show

When a couple of college kids put on a show at UW, they set the stage to make Seattle a hip-hop hotbed.

05/20/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Arts & Culture

From Our Culture Fiend Blog

Publish or Perish the Thought

In their three-part seminars the Business of Books, Kerry Colburn and Jennifer Worick tell you how to get your book from the recycling bin to the bookshelf.

05/20/2011 By Laura Dannen

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Let’s Start the Show

When a couple of college kids put on a show at UW, they set the stage to make Seattle a hip-hop hotbed.

05/20/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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A King’s Ransom

Major League Baseball’s trade deadline is next month. Here’s why the Mariners should give up star pitcher Félix Hernández now.

05/20/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Mountain High

At Cullom Gallery, Kristina Hagman gives a nod to Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai’s famous woodblock prints Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, with color woodcut images of our own famous peak, Mount Rainier.

05/20/2011

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Chat Room

Dispatches from Seattlemet.com blogs: Nosh Pit, Culture Fiend, Sauced, and Wear What When.

05/20/2011 By Christopher Werner

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Passing Through: Panic Room

Jodie Foster, director of recent release The Beaver, is serious about depression. Seriously.

05/20/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Eric Olson, James Robart, Janelle Monáe, Michael K. Young, Eva Gabrielsson, and Michelle Retallack

05/20/2011

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Seattle Bookshelf

In West Coast Road Eats: The Best Road Food from San Diego to the Canadian Border, Seattle native Anna Roth blends history and narrative as she follows her appetite up and down the coast.

05/20/2011 By James Ross Gardner

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Verbatim: Kiss Off

Gene Simmons, bassist of Kiss, in response to an October 2010 cyberattack against his websites, a case that led federal agents to raid the home of an alleged hacker in Gig Harbor, according to U.S. District Court documents unsealed in May.

05/20/2011

Eat & Drink

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Mood Maker

Eric Hentz of Mallet is the designer behind the curtain at Seattle’s favorite party places. Here, he lifts the curtain on five memorable creations: Havana, Café Presse, Le Pichet, Ace Hotel, and Cure.

05/20/2011 By Christopher Werner

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Almost Home

From Melinda Sontgerath, owner of Vashon Island’s Hardware Store, comes University Village restaurant 50 North, where the food is homey, nutritious, and really, really good. The neighbors love it.

05/20/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

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Neighborhood Hot Spots: Le Grand Bistro Américain and Milagro Cantina

Yet another sweet sign of a recovering economy: the return of the big, themey destination restaurant. Two have opened in Kirkland: Le Grand Bistro Américain and Milagro Cantina.

05/20/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Editor's Note

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A Note from the Editor

Much ado about onions.

05/20/2011 By Katherine Koberg

Health & Wellness

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Geek: Knows How to Fold ’Em

Watch Dr. James Porter, director of surgical robotics at the Swedish Medical Center, demonstrate the da Vinci surgical robot folding a piece of paper into an airplane the size of a penny.

05/20/2011 By James Ross Gardner

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No-Brainer

If cyclists were meant to wear helmets, would they have been born with thicker skulls?

05/20/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Home & Real Estate

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Trade Secrets: Make Houseplants Thrive

Three tips from Cindy Krepk. She and her husband own and operate Dog Mountain Farm and the School of the Lost Arts on a 20-acre spread in Carnation.

05/20/2011 By Clancey Denis

Inbox

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Letters to the Editor

05/20/2011

News & City Life

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Would It Work Here? City-sponsored Bike Sharing

Why doesn’t Seattle—which Bicycling magazine calls the fourth most bike-friendly city in the country—have city-sponsored bike-share programs like Denver, Washington, DC, and Montreal?

05/20/2011 By Annie Rose Favreau

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Math: They Really Like Me

Your local politicians—Dow Constantine, Tim Burgess, Mike McGinn, Christine Gregoire, Rob McKenna—and their facebook fans.

05/20/2011

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A View to a Kill

Body cams would turn cops into cinematographers. But everyone’s a critic.

05/20/2011 By James Ross Gardner

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The Observer

The Off Hours, a film by Megan Griffiths screens at SIFF.

05/20/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Style & Shopping

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Out of the Frame

For Krista Kelly, founder of Bilinear Art Consulting, getting dressed is as creative an act as dressing the walls of her clients.

05/19/2011 By Laura Cassidy

Travel & Outdoors

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Trail Mix

20 trails where you can hike, bike, and hug a tree, all within one hour of downtown.

06/01/2011 By Craig Romano and Allison Williams

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Lodge Podge

Park once and play all weekend at four classic Northwest destinations: Lake Quinault Lodge, Columbia Gorge Hotel, Lakedale Resort, and Alpine Inn at Crystal Mountain.

05/20/2011 By Allison Williams

Web Exclusives

Vote and Win

Battle of the Buskers

Vote for your favorite Pike Place Market busker and you may win a $100 gift certificate from Café Campagne.

05/19/2011