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Safe Harbor

Far from home and family, a newcomer gives guided tours of the city over the phone.

01/14/2009 By Roger Brooks

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Eagle Eye

Getting up close and personal with bald eagles is inspiring, impressive, even a little intimidating. Best of all, though, it’s easy.

01/05/2009 By Roger Brooks

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The Lost Slipper

In 2004, a top Seattle gardener acquired one of the most breathtaking orchid specimens she had ever seen. But at the Volunteer Park Conservatory—a magnet for plant thieves—this orchid never stood a chance.

01/04/2009 By Roger Brooks

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Little Giants

South Seattle Community College’s dwarf conifers come alive in winter.   

01/04/2009 By Roger Brooks

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The House Next Door

When a Capitol Hill family needed room to grow, they didn’t look far. 

01/03/2009 By Roger Brooks

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Splish Splash

Just 50 years ago, bathrooms were small, dark, unappreciated utility rooms. No more. Today’s bathrooms are retreats designed to melt away the stress of hectic lives.

12/28/2008 By Christopher Werner and Roger Brooks

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Lager Lever Lover

Is Paul Fichter just pulling our keg?

12/28/2008 By Roger Brooks

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Best of the City 2008

Faced with a place that is busting with “bests,” how do we choose what’s the Best of the City? We focus on the new and the newly discovered—183 shops and services, activities and eateries that offer fresh, exciting viewpoints on the city and force us to d

12/28/2008 With Steve Wiecking, Kathryn Robinson, James Ross Gardner, Leah Finn, Laura Cassidy, Ben Schock, Stefan Durham, Christopher Werner, Roger Brooks, Lee Fehrenbacher, Rachelle Robinett, Sarah Anderson, Kelly Huffman, Erin Pursell, Laura Peach, and Wilson Diehl Edited by Jessica Voelker

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Island Fantasy

With a little know-how (and many checklists), Denny and Holly Onslow found paradise.

12/27/2008 By Roger Brooks

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Can Jake Locker Save Husky Football?

The University of Washington hasn’t had a winning football season in six years, and the last great squad is known more for its criminal activity than for its wins. This season, as fans and alumni clamor for the dismissal of the legendary coach hired to pu

12/27/2008 By Roger Brooks