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Comicon Comes to Town, Hawaiian Slack Key Guitarist Keola Beamer Plays Kirkland & More Events

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Scenes from Emerald City Comicon

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Emerald City Comicon Takes Over Seattle

(3/28 to 3/30, times vary) — Superheroes, supervillains, comic-book lovers and sci-fi fans don costumes and flock to the Washington State Convention Center for this beloved nerd ball. Read more »


2bar Spirits Vodka Hits Shelves at Trader Joe's and More Distillery News

A.J. Rathbun
2bar Spirits' bourbon will now be released monthly

The weather is changing (though hopefully it settles on “changing for the better” soon) and the local cocktail lover’s landscape is also changing (definitely for the better). While the below isn’t a complete list of recent distillery happenings by any means, these highlights are the type of news that will make any drinker smile. Read more »


The Top Tips for Navigating Taste WA: What to Eat, Drink

Julien Perry

Taste WA is this weekend and if you haven't scored tickets yet, you best hurry.  Read more »

Big Sale at BoConcept this Weekend

BoConept Fusion sofa

BoConcept is having a super floor-clearing sale this weekend (3/29-3/30).

Slice up to 30 percent off on floor samples and discounted items (chairs to sofas), and 20 percent off on over-stock items.  

And you can do your shopping at BoConcept's local showrooms (Bellevue, 10400 NE Eighth St., 425.732.3333; Downtown, 910 Western Ave., 206.464.9999) or its warehouse (SoDo, 2960 Fourth Ave. S., Suite 112; 206.971.3486). Read more »

Sitka & Spruce Was Almost a Deep-Fried Paradise and Other Fun Facts From Matt Dillon

Julien Perry
Matt Dillon outside his future Bar Sajor, December 2012

"I'm not a very strategic person," chef Matt Dillon told the crowd at last week's restaurant development summit at The Triple Door. He was joined on stage by fellow restauratuers Renee Erickson, Tom Douglas, Thierry Rautureau, Rick Yoder and Ethan Stowell. He had just been asked by the moderator, "What's next?" or something equally loaded.  Read more »