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4 Cocktails to Keep You Cool in Late Summer

A.J. Rathbun
The Coney Island Baby

Sure, it’s Seattle, and there is always (well, almost always) a bit of a breeze coming in off the water. But still, in late August when the sun is blaring down and the humidity is high, we need some drinks that are designed to cool us down. If you’ve spent the afternoon working hard in the yard, biking or enjoying other outdoorsy summer activities, I suggest you make one of the following beverages: Read more »


Go Team! Boatgating at Husky Stadium

Lauren Mang

As we descend upon college football season (oh, glorious fall football-filled days!), it's time to start planning our pre-game whereabouts. For most, that means tailgating in a parking lot outside the stadium, which is, of course, awesome. Husky fans, however, have an even more awesome tailgating option: boatgating. Read more »


Summer Sale at Sandylew

Get sporty chic for cheap at Sandylew's summer sale

Summer is 75 percent off at downtown's Sandylew to make way for fall inventory. Snatch up tunics, tops, leggings and more that layer perfectly and transition even better into autumn.

Tip: pop across the street to Pirkko for excellent deals on spring/summer Marimekko dresses, tops and more, including this dress that was part of our March spring fashion spread.


Local Designers Pop Up at Clementine Shoes

The perfect LBD at a great price ($120), flattering, form fitting and made in Seattle

How does a brick and mortar shop make it in an increasing online retail scene? Get creative, that’s how.

Clementine’s Linda Walsh has just launched a new addition to her website: the Featured Designer Pop Up Shop. Walsh plans on working with emerging designers, curating their designs, killing two birds with one stone by giving these fledging designers much needed exposure and an increased audience, while introducing new customers to her retail store in the process. Read more »

Horses Cut Shop Pops Up at Nordstrom

Genuine American riff-raff courtesy of Horses Cut Shop

Gabe Johnson, the rabblerousing owner and genius marketer behind Horses Cut Shop, a Seattle-based business that specializes in keeping the kitschy-cool logos of epic dive bars, familiar haunts and good old American mom and pop’s on the chests of people everywhere is rolling out a line of tee shirts in the Rail section of the downtown Nordstrom this Saturday, August 24 through Labor Day (with 17 more stores to follow), and online for men and boys featuring logos from Northwest faves including Bardahl, the Comet Tavern, Ivars and mor Read more »