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Food Event: Catch a "Bizarre Foods" Taping in Seattle and Get a Taste of "Black Gold"

Inside Seattle Coffee Works

Coffee heads take note: Seattle Coffee Works is serving up FREE samples of Colombia Cup of Excellence--a coffee that typically goes for $100 a pound--this Friday at 1 p.m. Why pour the good stuff for free? Read more »

Our Top To-do's for July 21 - 27

Must Geek Out
Outdoor Trek
Saturday (7/23) -
Hello Earth Productions is bringing back their ode to trekkies everywhere with another round of live performaces of classic Star Trek episodes. On this weekend’s docket is “This Side of Paradise,” an exercise which one cast member described aptly: “It's like performing Shakespeare for a group of Elizabethan-focused English Doctorates. And you're a native Russian speaker.” Free. 7 p.m. Read more »


Must Watch: Tour de France at Cafe Presse

Belly up to the bar at Cafe Presse to watch Tour de France coverage beginning at 7 a.m. through Saturday

If you're a Francophile or a bicyclist, you've probably spent at least some time this month watching men in spandex race their way through the French countryside. Lucky for Tour de France fans, Cafe Presse is offering up a much needed escape from bite-sized ESPN recaps. Starting at 7 a.m. Read more »


Food News: Street Food Coup for Mobile Vendors

Seattle City Council approved a bill today that would allow local food trucks to do business on city streets (under the old rules, mobile food  vendors were required to operate from private lots). What does all of this mean for the every day diner? Here's hoping it leads to more on-the-go menus citywide.


Four Can't-miss Happenings for the Week of July 14 - 20

Artist Luke Haynes works on his Mad Homes installation. See his work for yourself this weekend.

Must See
Mad Homes
Saturday (7/16 - 8/7) -
Five condemned Capitol Hill homes have been taken over by local artists for this temporary art exhibit that gives new meaning to the phrase, "neighborhood in transition". Visitors will have full access to four of the five homes featuring work from Troy Gua, Ryan Molenkamp and Luke Haynes. Free. Noon - 7 p.m. daily. Mad Homes, 711 Bellevue. Read more »