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Nine New Reasons to Shop U Village

Classic 60'S Inspired Throw-On Jacket from Scotch & Soda, $249

In addition to the monolith new parking structure with more than 700 new spots, U Village is growing its retail and dining offerings by leaps and bounds this fall. They’ve just announced 12 new spots, including three that are firsts in the Northwest: Amsterdam-based Scotch & Soda (our new favorite), Calypso St. Read more »

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Fashiony: Exploring African and Asian Fashion at Bumbershoot

Fresh fashion from African designers

OK, it’s officially time to talk about Bumbershoot, which, with the addition of Fashiony, an exhibit curated by the imminently fashionable Erika Dalya Massaquoi, really does have something for everyone this year. (But I also just want to mention that since we’re officially talking about Bumbershoot, it means that summer is over.)

Now on to the good news: Read more »

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South-End Restaurant Openings and Reopenings; Craft Beer + Food

Joya Iverson, left, and a friend happily sip Tin Umbrella coffee

There've been some really nice developments happening down in the Rainier Valley lately. At the top of my list is the opening of Tin Umbrella, a sweet coffee shop in the under-served Hillman City neighborhood. Owner Joya Iverson spoke with the Rainier Valley Post about how she came to open the shop, and her story's quite an inspiration. Read more »

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Queen Anne's Newest Pizza Place: The Masonry

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Leslie Kelly

Is Queen Anne a contender for the tasty title of Seattle’s Pizza Capital? Read more »

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At Bayless vs. Douglas Chef Challenge, The Audience Wins

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Leslie Kelly
Chef Tom Douglas and Rick Bayless challenge

It was billed as a “Chef Challenge,” but this spirited session focusing on cooking with Negra Modelo cerveza was no smackdown between superstar chefs. Read more »

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