Article

Swing and a Prayer

At Gary Kirkland’s Emerald City Trapeze Arts in SoDo, the flying trapeze can be an aerial assault of awesome if you don’t let it go to your head.

08/17/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Turnover

3BA might be the next big thing in professional basketball: full-court, three-on-three hoops played at breakneck speed. But even the game’s back-and-forth action can’t compete with the legal battles and off-the-court drama its Seattle creator, Kevin LuBah

08/17/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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A Diamond in the Rough

Five reasons you shouldn’t skip the U.S Amateur golf championship at Chambers Bay.

07/20/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Article

They’re Baaaack!

High-stakes bidding battles they ain’t, but multioffer standoffs are cropping up in North Seattle neighborhoods such as Greenlake, Wallingford, Bryant, Wedgwood. Plus, why Issaquah is this month’s hot neighborhood.

07/20/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Captain Hook

Captain Keith Robbins, owner of A Spot Tail Salmon Guide, is one of the most sought-after charter fishing guides in town.

07/19/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Film Event

Will Ferrell Will Come to Seattle

But only if you vote in this online poll.

07/14/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Film Review

Predators: Full of Death—and Deadly Boring

Sorta-sequal to alien flick is all action and no glory.

07/09/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Article

About Face

Welcome to Seattle, Facebook! Instead of sweating the privacy concerns, try to not soak up too much of the local influence.

06/14/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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Up in the Air

Life—and everything else, for that matter—looks a little different when you’re climbing a tree. Viola Brumbaugh of New Tribe demonstrates that rope-based tree climbing is more than a sport, it is way to connect with nature and gain a new perspective on li

06/14/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Article

100 Reasons to Love Seattle

Call us biased, but it’s as easy to dig up reasons to love this city as it is to score gourmet grub on our streets. (Hey, there’s a reason right there…) In fact, we found so many—from our flair for flash mobbery to our kid-friendly

06/14/2010 By Kathryn Robinson, Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Eric Scigliano, Laura Cassidy, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, Laura Dannen, Tiffany Wan, Judy Naegeli, and Caitlin King

Quote Unquote

The Illegal American

She grew up in a village outside of Culiacan. Twenty years ago she left and slipped over the border—illegally—to join a new family in America.

06/14/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Home Work

Seattle Public Schools’ new attendance-area boundaries complicate an already jumbled real estate market. For some, it’s enough to up and leave that once desirable humble abode. Plus: Magnolia will soon lay claim to the Briarcliff community, making i

06/14/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Film Review

Of Bombs and Bonding

The A-Team proves that nothing brings guys together better than a big fireball.

06/11/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Film Review

Bad Idea Genes

Fusing too many genres—and ignoring the one that would have worked—leaves Splice DOA.

06/04/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Film Review

MacGruber Goes Boom

But not in a good way. Will Forte’s SNL skit is a bomb of cheap laughs and missed chances on the big screen.

05/21/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Film Review

Why So Serious, Robin Hood?

Merry indeed: Russell Crowe is all scowls in Ridley Scott’s glimpse into Sherwood Forest.

05/14/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Too Legit To Permit

Legalizing Your Unauthorized Backyard Cottage May Not Be As Easy As It Seems

Legalizing your unauthorized backyard cottage—or, in zoning geekspeak, “detached accessory dwelling unit”— may not be as easy as it seems. Plus: Why Tangletown, the microneighborhood at the southeast corner of Green Lake, is a coveted enclave.

05/12/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Article

God of War Games

Renton’s John McAllister racked up a record-breaking 41,838,740 points in the classic space shoot-’em-up Asteroids in April. This month, the machine is donated to the International Video Game Hall of Fame at the Northwest Pinball and Gameroom Show.

05/11/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Article

The Road Warrior

Christopher McLendon, aka Reno, talks about life as a roadie for the likes of Death Cab for Cutie, AFI, and Jimmy Eat World.

05/11/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Television

Lost Redux

Spoiler: We take a look what’s new and confusing in Episode 14 of the final season.

05/05/2010 By Matthew Halverson