A Guide to Washington’s Craft Distilleries

A change in the liquor laws has started a boom in craft distilleries across Washington State. We surveyed them all to find out who’s making what and where to get it.

11/18/2011 By Jessica Voelker and Brian Colella


Afghanistan War Vet Lends a Hand to Fellow Soldiers

Afghanistan war vet Sam Barrett, cofounder of Brothers Reconnecting in Growth and Healing Trauma (BRIGHT), lends a hand to fellow soldiers.

09/21/2011 By Matthew Halverson


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


The Carver’s Life

John T. Williams was the most gifted in a long line of Native American woodcarvers. A talented artist and colorful storyteller, he made striking totem poles even while succumbing to drink and life on the streets. On the day of his violent death last Augus

04/22/2011 By Neal Thompson


The Nose Knows

Christen Cottam sells scents and sensibility in her West Seattle shop Knows Perfume.

01/12/2011 By Sarah Hirsch


Always Game

The Super Bowl airs on February 6, and you should probably watch it at Capitol Hill bar Auto Battery.

01/12/2011 By Jessica Voelker



Seattle Modern Orchestra demystifies modern chamber music.

12/13/2010 By Laura Dannen

Get Out

Ship of Ghouls

Even at sea, an outing with the Advanced Ghost Hunters of Seattle and Tacoma is a deadly serious search for why things go bump in the night.

09/16/2010 By Matthew Halverson


Deja Vu All Over Again

At Cairo on Capitol Hill, the last 40 years of fashion are as good as new.

08/18/2010 By Laura Cassidy


Fields of Vision

At eyeglass stores Colaizzo Opticians, Eyes on Fremont, Eye Society, Hour Eyes Optical, and Ottica, Seattle’s fashion-forward four eyes have never had so many stylish options.

06/14/2010 By Caitlin King


Sneaker Pimps

For a look that’s streetwise, sharp, and well-shod, try these five shoe shops.

02/17/2010 By Andrew Matson