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Food News: Restaurants on the Verge of Opening

Of course, it wouldn't be the smartest move to open a restaurant on a holiday weekend, but oh-so-many are opening right after this weekend. Read more »

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Red Tricycle Recommends: Seattle Fourth of July Roundup

Fourth of July is celebrated in Seattle as the day that heralds the return of summer weather to the Pacific Northwest. The temperature rises, flags wave and Miss Mary Mack’s elephants finally return from their jump over the fence.

If your family’s endurance is high and you don’t mind crowds, the all-day Family Fourth festival at Gas Works Park is the big show in town, and was saved this year at the last minute by donations from local businesses and citizens. Read more »

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Food News: Neil Robertson is Leaving Mistral Kitchen Tomorrow!

With stints at Canlis, Restaurant Guy Savoy and Joel Robuchon at the MGM (both in Las Vegas) on his resume, pastry chef Neil Robertson is arguably Seattle's brightest pastry star. He's spent the last two years at Mistral Kitchen< Read more »

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Viaduct for Dummies: Why You Gotta Hate?

Is there a ceiling on this thing?

Full-glory morning sunshine this morning as I drove along the top of the Viaduct, pondering Seattle's love/hate of the thing. Sure, those views of the bay—ferries, the Olympics, the works—make going to work almost a pleasure. But also, the thing might one day kill me, one way or another. Read more »

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VIDEO: A Conversation with Seattle's New Creative Class

Last month, I invited the personalities featured in our story on Seattle's social learning boom (see link below) over to the office for coffee. Here's an outtake from the conversation:

Find out more about how and why we're so intrigued by these personalities (and their projects) in the June 2011 issue of Seattle mag.


 

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