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Smashing Pumpkins: Delicious Halloween and Fall-Inspired Desserts

MORA's traditional Pumpkin Pie ice cream

MORA Iced Creamery
The new Jack-o’-Lantern Ice Cream flavor from this Bainbridge Island ice creamery is a spin on MORA's own traditional Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream, but with Belgian chocolate added to the mix. Don't live near one of their far flung locations? No worries, the ice cream will be available for purchase online. Read more »


Meet Modern Women of the Middle East, Hear Rock at the Symphony and Other Weekend Musts

Detail of a photograph on display at Photo Center Northwest's new exhibit.

Women at Work
Opens Friday (10/26-12/15) -  Photo Center Northwest’s new exhibit, Social Order: Women Photographers from Iran, India and Afghanistan features the work of five contemporary artists, including Iran’s Shadi Ghadirian who poses friends in traditional garb while holding mundane items (see above). The show offers a fresh look at women’s roles in Eastern and Middle Eastern cultures—and the way traditions affect modern life, and vice versa. Read more »


Updated! Murray Aid: Fundraising for Ailing Bartender, Murray Stenson

Murray (left) in his younger days, impish grin and all

Ah, Murray. Read more »

Canopy Blue's Holiday Trunk Show for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Arm yourself with a cool jacket to ward off the gray rainies. Like this one from Elizabeth Roberts.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, join Julie Gralow, MD, director of WE-CAN—the Women’s Empowerment Cancer Advocacy Network, a collaboration with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, UW Medicine and Fred Hutch—and Elizabeth Roberts (formerly Wraphabillement) at Canopy Blue on Thursday, October 28 from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. for a Holiday Trunk Show. Read more »


6 Restaurants Where You Can Enjoy Meatless Mondays

Leslie Kelly
Mushroom panini with gruyere, peppers and arugula - on a previous Meatless Monday menu at Oddfellows Cafe

Seattle-based food writer Kim O’Donnel was into Meatless Mondays long before Mario Batali and others shoved this notion onto the mainstream consciousness. Hooray and pass the kale chips! (You’ll find a recipe for those crunchy green gems in her first cookbook.) Read more »