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Digs in Ballard Turns One

Interior decor and shoes: the best of good design

In celebration of its first anniversary, hip Ballard home décor shop, Digs, is celebrating with a cool collab with Portland-based shoe shop Solestruck and Seattle’s own Grey City Shoes.

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There's Going to Be an Ultra Gritty Photography Tribute to the Comet Tavern on Thursday

Julien Perry

The Comet Tavern wasn’t pretty when Jason Lajeunesse and Dave Meinert, the same team behind Lost Lake Cafe and Big Mario's Pizza, took it over last November. In fact, it was in extreme disarray. Read more »

Who Will Do the Right Thing in the Central District? Plus a Video by Seattle Hip-Hop Artist Draze

Lisa Wogan
The Central District's Ezell's

In November, I moved from Wedgwood to Mount Baker, city-side near Massachusetts Ave. I moved for many reasons—to be closer to work and in a more urban setting, near better transit options and with great walkability, and, yes, for a more diverse experience. Among other things, I wanted to live somewhere where everyone did not look or live like me—and to be stretched and enriched by these new relationships. My husband and I focused our home search mostly in the Central District, and by chance, landed further south. Read more »


Mossback Monday: Mayor Ed Murray's Political Goofs, the New Microsoft CEO and Famous Seattle Beards


Chef Wayne Johnson Takes a Hiatus From Cooking for the First Time Since 1985

Julien Perry
chef wayne johnson chef at rays boathouse seattle magazine
Chef Wayne ordered a latte with a side of nothing on his plate.

He left Ray’s on Tuesday and now, after nearly 30 years, chef Wayne Johnson is taking a much needed (and deserved) break from the restaurant industry. And don’t even think about asking him what’s next. He's not planning a damn thing.

I met up for coffee with the completely relaxed and happy looking chef this afternoon near his home in West Seattle. Because, you know, he has time to do that sort of stuff now.  Read more »