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Video: Nordstrom and the Fashion Project

Donate the unworn items in your closet and get $40 to spend at Nordstrom

Nordstrom is teaming up with Boston-based Fashion Project, an innovative clothing donation site that resells gently used designer clothing and donates 55 percent of the proceeds to charity. Since launching in 2012 the company has donated over $50,000 to causes such as the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and Unicef. Read more »

Spring Cleaning Sale at Veritables in Bellevue

A scene from Veritable in years past shows what you can still expect at this chic store today

We love it when Veritables owner, Marie Harris, gets the urge to Spring clean. It means we get the benefit of slashed prices on all the chic, sophisticated and timeless lamps, jewelry, throws, pillows, furniture and other home décor items she carries in her well-edited Bellevue shop (10220 Main Street). So, we’ll see you there starting Saturday, March 22 (sale runs through Saturday, April 5) for this once a year chance to stock up on cool new stuff for your abode.

Mini Maker Faire, Sculptor Dan Webb at BAM & More Events

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Sculpture by Dan Webb

Must Tour
Explore Modern Architecture on the Seattle Modern Home Tour

Saturday (3/22, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) — Six local homes (more may be added), from West Seattle to North Seattle, Magnolia to Leschi, are opening their doors to design lovers during this self-guided driving tour of mid-century modern and contemporary modern abodes. Read more »


5 Things Le Petit Cochon's Derek Ronspies Wants You to Know About Offal

Julien Perry
Derek and Henry share a tender moment.

Derek Ronspies is hosting an offal dinner at his Fremont restaurant Le Petit Cochon next Tuesday (March 25) and he wants us all to get over ourselves when it comes to eating the less popular parts of the animal.

Here are 5 things he wants you to know about the dirty bits. Read more »

Single Malt Whiskey Special: Interview with Westland Master Distiller Matt Hofmann

A.J. Rathbun
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Westland Distillery's Matt Hofmann

In the March issue of Seattle Magazine, we ran a fantastic (if I can say that humbly) article about the new single malt American whiskies being made in Washington State, and what our local distillers are focusing on to bring great taste to drinkers. One of the distillers I talked to was Westland master distiller Matt Hofmann. His answers to my questions were so thorough that I thought it’d be fun to feature his full interview here on the blog. Read more »