Dinner Plans

Architect Tom Kundig and chef William Belickis pair up to make MistralKitchen—from scratch.

11/18/2009 By Jessica Voelker


Screen Player

Mark Vrieling, who launched ScreenPlay in 1990, streams video to thousands of stores. And he’s not done yet.

11/17/2009 By Manny Frishberg


Atmospheric Disturbances

Brad Colman and Cliff Mass have clashed for years over who best interprets the mysteries of Northwest weather. Then the biggest snowstorm in decades revealed what’s really at stake.

09/21/2009 By David Laskin


Exit Mayor, Musing

As Mayor Greg Nickels exits the political stage, his concession speech has people rethinking the man behind the desk at City Hall and whether we really ever knew him at all.

09/15/2009 By Eric Scigliano


Premier Crew

11 top wine experts pick the best 100 Northwest wines under $50. Included: Video coverage on selecting the best wines for your buck, courtesy

08/11/2009 By Jessica Voelker


Give a Dawg a Bone

Even if the Washington Huskies are riding a losing streak, here are five reasons to actually get pumped about the purple and gold football season.

08/11/2009 By Matthew Halverson

Passing Through

Mr. President

Dennis Haysbert, the president on Fox’s 24 and the face of Allstate Insurance Company commercials, remains diplomatic about The Details, the movie he’s making in Seattle with Tobey Maguire.

08/10/2009 By Steve Wiecking


Vince Mira Won’t Walk the Line

Billed as the Second Coming of Johnny Cash, a teenager from Federal Way wowed rock stars, morning news shows, Ellen DeGeneres, and the Cash estate. There’s just one problem: Vince Mira, a regular performer at the Seattle bar the Can Can, is done parroting

06/23/2009 By James Ross Gardner


Trap. Neuter. Return.

Crusading cat lovers Vicki Farretta and Janis Newman want to make the city safe for strays—and make feral cats safe for the city. Disciples of TNR (short for Trap, Neuter, Return), they neuter, vaccinate, treat, and, if possible, find loving homes for fer

04/21/2009 By Eric Scigliano


Global Warning

Lisa Ling spreads the news of a troubled world.

03/18/2009 By Steve Wiecking


Stomp and Circumstance

“Everything is better with brass.” That’s why comedian and Seattle Sounders FC co-owner Drew Carey insisted the pro soccer team needed a marching band. He marched right into a minefield.

03/16/2009 By Matthew Halverson


The 15 People to Know for Spring Arts

Let us introduce you to the artists making headlines—and entertaining audiences—in the new season.

01/07/2009 By Steve Wiecking With Michaelangelo Matos, Sarah Anderson, and Wilson Diehl

Passing Through

Picture Perfect

Annie Leibovitz photographs well.

01/05/2009 By Steve Wiecking


Imperfectly Normal

Actor and filmmaker Crispin Glover works naughty, talks nice.

01/04/2009 By Steve Wiecking


Rally with Sally

Sally Field has good bone structure.

01/04/2009 By Steve Wiecking


Mr. Green Beans

How Seattle and the shock of slave labor gave birth to Theo Chocolate.

01/03/2009 By Eric Scigliano


Old Warrior, New Fight

Phil Donahue tells a soldier’s story in an Iraq war documentary.

12/28/2008 By Steve Wiecking


Force 10 Is With Them

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

12/28/2008 By Courtney Nash


The Charm Offensive

Arianna Huffington is the nicest lady you’ll ever meet—that’s her greatest weapon.

12/28/2008 By Jessica Voelker


Shades of Green

Greg Nickels’s Climate Action Plan brought him global glory as “America’s green mayor.” But is it civic transformation or eco-opportunism? We crunch the carbon counts, probe the mayor’s environmental conversion, and suggest some ways to make Seattle clean

12/27/2008 By Bruce Barcott