Slow Man

At Seattle Coffee Works, a good espresso is a long time coming. And worth the wait.

02/16/2010 By James Ross Gardner


Turn of the Centuries

A conversation with dress designer Maresa Patterson.

01/20/2010 By Laura Cassidy


Paper Hearts

Five paper, pen, and card shops that’ll put you back in touch with your inner epistolary artist.

01/13/2010 By Kristin Cordova


Young at Heart

A conversation with Hipsters with Kids blogger Taylor Kieburtz.

12/08/2009 By Laura Cassidy


Eat, Drink, Buy Merry

Giving sweet nothings and savory treats? Schlepping to a last-minute potluck? These five shops stock edible gifts for the holidays.

11/17/2009 By Laura Cassidy


Masters of Disguise

Five dress-up shops where you can rent your alter ego for a day, or buy it for a lifetime.

10/28/2009 With Will Mari


Diggable Plants

Exotic houseplants, locally made pots, eco-chic designer accessories: Whether you’re all thumbs or green thumbs, these five plant shops will grow on you.

04/22/2009 By Katie Zipper


Stomaching the Fall Out

Facing fame gives rocker Pete Wentz an ache.

04/09/2009 By Steve Wiecking


Pastry Pop Quiz



Show and Tell

Lehrman Cameron Studio mixes theater, design, and whatever works to turn exhibits into living stories.

01/15/2009 By Francesca Lyman


Love Bubbles Over

Sparkling wine and food pairings for you and your Valentine.

01/07/2009 By Chris S. Nishiwaki


Blooms with a View

Visit these blossom shops and discover fresh perspectives on flowers that say “I love you.”

01/06/2009 By Naomi Zeitlin


Make Mine Massively Multi

Can the videogame biz grow up and stay cool? Matt Wilson thinks so.

01/05/2009 By Courtney Nash


Green Up Your Act

Think global and look local by shopping at these earth-friendly boutiques.

01/04/2009 By Lia Steakley Dicker


What a Turn On

Let there be light: Shop for retro, rebuilt, and brand-new lighting designs.

01/04/2009 By Laura Cassidy


Day Sippers

With six wineries now on Bainbridge, a full day’s tasting is just a ferry ride away.

01/04/2009 By Tristan Baurick


World-Class Gifts

Go exotic, go quixotic, go all-the-rage, or go fair-trade, just be sure you go to these five globally sourced gift shops next time you’re feeling generous.

01/03/2009 By Rachelle Robinett


Taste of Their Own Medicine

Erstwhile pharmacists mix it up in Walla Walla’s vineyards. 

01/03/2009 By Christina Kelly


Man of Many Acts

Bumbershoot booker Chris Porter tries to catch the trends, keep it Reel, and always have a backup when Devo bails for China.

12/27/2008 By Kevin Friedman