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Choose a New Design to Top the Space Needle

One of these six designs will be painted on the roof of the Space Needle

In August, the Space Needle announced its Top This contest, an open call for submissions of original designs that will temporarily decorate the top of the Space Needlea celebration to culminate many celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Space Needle's existence and the 1962 World's Fair. Read more »


Highlights from the October issue of Seattle magazine

Stay overnight in sphere heaven in the rain forest of Vancouver Island

A few excerpts from favorite articles in the current issue of Seattle magazine:

Find your dream lodge getaway. "When we were coming up with a list of adjectives to describe the beauty and grandeur of Northwest lodges, a word used in excess these days by my 10-year-old son kept coming to mind. It was undeniable: 'Epic' is the only word that does the job." Read more »


Three Can’t-Miss Weekend Shopping Events

First aid for your decor: Seabold Vintage finds at Saturday's Ludlow Market

Ludlow Market: Road trip! Saturday, September 29 is going to be sunny and mild – the perfect day to catch the Bainbridge ferry and head to the Ludlow Market at the Seabold Community Hall for some fine vintage shopping. Read more »


Seize Your 15 Minutes of Fame, Taste Fall Beers and Other Weekend Musts

Dive into the weird and wonderful world of Andy Warhol with Gob Squad

Gob Squad’s Kitchen (You’ve Never Had It So Good)
Opens Thursday (9/27-9/30) —Very funny German-British theater collective Gob Squad reprises Andy Warhol’s Factory in its heyday. Warhol would have approved of the many layers of artifice here, as actors play themselves in a live film being both projected and staged all at once. Audience participation is optional, but remember, your 15 minutes of fame are at stake. Read more »


Feast Portland's Secret to Success: Outstanding, Collaborative Chef Dinners

Chefs Jenn Louis and April Bloomfield

At any food festival, there's the big, daytime tasting event. Usually wineries and restaurants, serving up little sips and bites, very similar to our own Taste Washington. Read more »