Insider's Guide

Insider's Guide to Seattle Hair

Top salons, hot stylists, and Seattle hairstyles that are head and shoulders above the rest

07/25/2012 By Laura Cassidy and Amanda Zurita With Heather Fink, Allie Oosta, and Stephanie Rubesh

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Trade Secrets: Don’t Fear the Tax Man

Tax tips from Madison Park resident Kurt Romischer, professional income tax preparer.

03/23/2012 By Allie Oosta

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The New Seattle Breakfast

We still love waffles, omelets, and pancakes. But at Seattle’s best breakfast spots, just look at what’s joining the classic canon.

03/02/2012 By Kathryn Robinson, Christopher Werner, and Allecia Vermillion With Allie Oosta, Brian Colella, and Emily Dhatt

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Seattle Stylists Blow Back

We asked Seattle stylists and salon owners what they think about Seattle haircuts, styles, colors, treatments, and of course, their customers.

02/29/2012 By Allie Oosta

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Insider’s Guide to Seattle Hair

The best hair salons, top stylists, and Seattle hairstyles that are head and shoulders above the rest.

02/24/2012 By Laura Cassidy and Amanda Zurita With Heather Fink, Allie Oosta, and Stephanie Rubesh

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Trade Secrets: Kill It at Karaoke

David Boardman, executive editor of The Seattle Times, belts out a mean karaoke number. Here, he shares his secrets.

01/25/2012 By Allie Oosta

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Spring Arts 2012: Then and Now

The lasting cultural legacy of the 1962 World’s Fair was the city’s new civic hub, Seattle Center, home to world-class opera, ballet, theater, art—and a visit from King Tut—then, and now.

01/21/2012 By Laura Dannen With Allie Oosta and Brian Colella

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Mark Siano

In our new Q&A series, we chat with local artists and performers about their craft. Up next: the Soft Rock Kid.

01/17/2012 By Allie Oosta

Semidangerous Bar Games

Four Bars for Playing Skee Ball

Phinney newcomer the Ridge is contemplating adding skee ball. Meanwhile, here’s where to go to drink and throw.

01/13/2012 By Allie Oosta

Special Event

Inside the Comic-Con of Academia

Culture Fiend’s Allie Oosta reports back from the MLA Convention.

01/10/2012 By Allie Oosta

Special Event

Nerd Alert: The MLA Convention is Coming to Seattle

And we wouldn’t miss it.

01/04/2012 By Allie Oosta

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How to Drive on Icy Streets

Tips from Steve Pratt, the Seattle Department of Transportation’s head of street maintenance.

12/23/2011 By Allie Oosta

Holiday Weekend

The Ultimate New Year’s Eve Guide: 2011

From concerts and comedy shows to aerial acts and underground tours—the list keeps growing.

12/22/2011 By Allie Oosta

NYE 2011

New Year’s Eve Parties

Boozy bashes for ringing it in right.

12/21/2011 By Allie Oosta

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Waxie Moon

In our new Q&A series, we chat with local artists and performers about their craft. Up first: the Rat King from A Burlesque Nutcracker.

12/19/2011 By Allie Oosta

Gift Guide '11

Give It Up: Stainless Steel Safety Razors

We went to the brand new Ward and Co. Grooming to ask what to give the men in our lives—brothers, dads, boyfriends, husbands.

12/16/2011 By Allie Oosta

Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gifting, Part Three: Six Ways to Volunteer

How and where you can give your time this season.

12/13/2011 By Allie Oosta

Holiday Gift Guide

Give the Gift of Coldplay

Tickets are the perfect size for a stocking—or for your pocket (we won’t tell!).

12/08/2011 By Allie Oosta

Staycations

Holiday Meals and Deals at Seattle Hotels

Let them cook you dinner and take care of your kids.

12/08/2011 By Allie Oosta

Ticket Alert

Hear David Sedaris Read from His Diary at Benaroya Hall

Tickets are on sale now.

12/01/2011 By Allie Oosta