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7 Family-Friendly Brewpubs in Seattle

You don’t have to save a trip to one of Seattle’s best breweries for date night anymore! Lucky for Seattle beer-loving parents, there are plenty of spots around the city to take your little ones and enjoy a brew. A couple of tips for a family-friendly trip to a brewery – order rootbeer for the little ones, it’s typically brewed in-house and very tasty. Also, don’t forget to get a growler of your favorite brew to go – perfect for enjoying once the kiddos are in bed! Read more »

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A Toast to Knute Berger: Best Space Needle Tour Guide Ever

There are two ways to visit the Space Needle: one as a casual observer, mooning over views of Elliott Bay, exploring the checkerboard of Belltown rooftops, and thinking to yourself: Huh. 99 looks really small from up here.

The other—and probably the best possible way—is in the company of writer and Seattle history buff Knute Berger. Give him half an hour and your mouth will soon be gaping in dumb shock as he describes from memory the 78th bizarre moment of history that happened in the very carpeted vestibule in which you are standing. “Bill Cosby did what?” 

We’ll come back to that.

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Downton Abbey - PBS' Hit Show - Has a Seattle Connection

 Seattle fans of the PBS show Downton Abbey are pushing it to ever higher ratings.
The show is so popular in the Seattle area, KCTS is consistently the No. 1 or No. 2 PBS station in the country for "Abbey" ratings. Last Sunday's two-hour episode was second only to the Grammy Awards in the Seattle market.

The brother of Abbey actress Elizabeth McGovern lives in Seattle, and he understands the show's appeal.

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Seattle Rep Announces Next Season, Featuring 'War Horse'

Seattle Rep is celebrating its 50th anniversary next season (September 2012-May 2013), and the theater has booked a trio of plays to represent a half-century of producing timeless classics, new works and big hits. It will be very interesting to see how they tackle the puppet master magic that made War Horse such a hit on London's West End.

Here's the lineup of shows as described in today's press release:

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The Monarch’s Tales: Behind the Scenes of Designer Luly Yang’s Couture Show

Between New York Fashion Week and the impending Academy Awards, it seems as if everyone has fashion design on the mind. In Seattle, our own renowned designer Luly Yang has her fashion mind in motion as she puts together her next couture collection set to debut at her April 27 show - and we are already abuzz in anticipation. Read more »

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