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Photo of the Week: Cool New iPhone App

Professional photographers look out -- a new iPhone app makes editing and sharing photos easier than ever

“What good is a picture if you don’t share it?” asks Chase Jarvis, a Seattle-based photographer. We at Seattle mag agree. Which is why every Wednesday we'll be featuring a photo of the week here on our Scoop blog. Read more »


The David Barton Project: A New Word for Sore

You know how when you say a word over and over again, it starts to sound foreign and kind of loses its meaning? After completing week one of my training, I need a new word for "sore." I also need help walking up and down stairs and lifting my arms above my shoulders. I’m in pain here, people.

I’m not gonna lie, week one was not easy. So, to recap….. 

Things I hate: lunges, interval sprinting on a treadmill, lunges, and the plank. Also, lunges. Did I mention those?  Read more »


Get Out with North Cascades Institute!

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Charitable Event: Puget Sound Heart Walk

It’s that time of year when our lives are flooded with charity requests. There are walks, runs, drives, dinners – the list is endless. And we’ve had a tough enough year on our own, thank you very much. So how do we decide where to spend our time, money and energy?

Here’s what I’m doing: Walking for Ally Warnke. Ally, 10, loves cheerleading and golf. She’s the daughter of one of my co-workers and everyone who meets her falls instantly in love. I never would have guessed she has a heart disease. Read more »


Preview: Bellevue Fashion Week

I feel like a kid on Christmas morning, bouncing around the house, yelling, “It’s here! It’s here!”

But instead of a jolly red-suited man bringing me toys, The Bellevue Collection has given me a big, giant fashion-forward present wrapped in shiny design gazing and glitzy documentary watching: Bellevue Fashion Week. Read more »