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Retail Sex Toy Queen Head-to-Head with King

Ever wonder what it would be like to own your business hawking vibrators and lube?  We put your curiosities to rest in our recent interview with Rachel Venning, owner of Seattle’s first women-friendly sex shop, Babeland. To hear Venning for yourself, head to the store at 8 p.m. and see the queen of retail sex toys as she is interviewed by the king of sex columns, The Stranger's Dan Savage. The one-one-one talk kicks off the company’s 15th anniversary celebration tonight in Capitol Hill. Read more »

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Forget the Olympics-see video from Weiner Dog Race

Seattlemag.com intern Jaquel Moore headed to the race. Here's his report. 
 
Yesterday the annual Emerald Downs Weiner Dog qualifying race had the fanfare of a classic horse race, minus the Mint Juleps and ladies in fancy hats.

It was a blistering 80 degrees during the late morning at Seattle Center, spectators lined the plush green race track, cheering for their favorite pooch as a bugler performed Elvis' K-9 classic, "Hound Dog". Read more »

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Christian Siriano of Project Runway Hosts Seattle

Project Runway 4 winner Christian Siriano brought his over-the-top designs and wit to Seattle yesterday as host of a charity auction benefiting HIV prevention. Read more »

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