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Outdoors: Indulge Your Green Thumb

/If you are into tilling your backyard flower or vegetable patch, you definitely don't want to miss the Northwest Flower & Garden Show at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle beginning Wednesday February 3 and running through the weekend. Read more »

From Salads to Bulgogi


Tara Austen Weaver's The Butcher and the Vegetarian hits stores today Read more »

Screaming Deal: Elliot Bay Used Book Sale

The bad news: We must bid Elliot Bay's Pioneer Square location farewell. The good news: With their move comes a screaming deal. From

40% Off All Used Books! Read more »

South Pacific Sails into Seattle

 The 5th Avenue Theatre started the year in style with the touring production of South Pacific, which sailed into Seattle last Friday and will be playing thru February 21. Bartlett Sher, former Artistic Director for Seattle’s Intiman Theatre, directed the Broadway revival of the classic 1949 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical—and won a 2008 Tony for doing so. Read more »

Raindrop Retreat

Even without the swimming, boating, hiking and sunshine, San Juan Island is a pretty darn nice place to be in the wintertime. Cozying up to the gas fireplace in a lakeside log cabin at Lakedale Resort, doing a puzzle and reading a book, sipping on a glass of locally crafted San Juan Vineyards wine. Who could mind a little rain? Maybe later I'll go for a hike. Or not. If only I could stay here forever...