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Roads Scholar: What's So Rapid About This Ride?

Metro's new RapidRide bus
Metro rolls out spiffy new buses. What's in it for you?

Another bright, shiny new innovation as we struggle towards transportation efficiency: Metro's gradual rollout of the new "RapidRide" bus system. Already zipping around on the east side and the south end, some Seattle neighborhoods will soon have this service (details below), and those neighborhoods will rejoice. Why? Read more »

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Try Bastille's Award-Winning Banh Mi Next Week

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Leslie Kelly
Chef Jason Stoneburner's delightful lamb shoulder sausage banh mi

It was billed as a mini Lamb Jam, but there were some MAJOR flavor going on at last weekend’s American Lamb Throwdown in Ballard between the chefs at Staple & Fancy, Bastille Café and Bar and butcher extraordinaire Russ Flint from Rain Shadow Meats. Read more »

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5 Hot Dates for Your Culinary Calendar

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Leslie Kelly

As days get shorter and cooler and summer slips away, it helps to have something tasty to look forward to, right? Fortunately, there are a bushel of super groovy foodie events coming up. Read more »

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Leslie Kelly Discovers the Perfect Wine Pairing for Ribs

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Leslie Kelly
Leslie's own homemade ribs

A friend wanted to take her out-of-town significant other out for barbecue in Seattle and asked me to make a rib recommendation. Sorry, no can do. Oh, I’ve tried to find some good bones to gnaw on, but have so far come up empty.

Yes, I realize that makes me sound like a smoked meat snob, but I don’t care. Three years of living in Memphis spoiled me. Read more »

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Emerging Designers on Parade, Art Party in the Sticks and Other Weekend Musts

Alicia Czerwiec, one of the Seamless in Seattle contest winners, with her designs

MUST GET TIX
Seamless in Seattle Fashion Show
Thirty-two local fashion designers entered our annual competition and after many intensive rounds of judging and deliberation, five impressive winners have emerged. See the debut of their full collections at the Seamless fashion show at Seattle Art Museum, where the designers compete for an additional prize: the chance have their own trunk show at Neiman Marcus' Fashion's Night Out. Read more »

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