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Father’s Day Gift Round Up

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A smartly constructed apron with nary a tie in sight

Dad’s come in all shapes, sizes and guises, but almost none of them want a tie, unless it’s a really cool bowtie from here, here or here. Here’s a list of some of our favorite things we’ve seen about town for your dad, whatever he’s into.

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Mossback Monday: Steve Scher Resigns, Sir Mix-A-Lot Wows at the Symphony and a Lawsuit for Steve Ballmer

Knute Berger
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From left, Pickwick lead singer Galen Disston, maestro Ludovic Morlot and Sir Mix-A-Lot, all performed at Seattle Symphony's Sonic Evolution

10 Things to Know About Tom Douglas’ New Cantina, Opening This Fall

Julien Perry
This is the neon sign/muse Douglas bought at an art gallery.

Tom Douglas is planning to open a cantina/taqueria this fall because, why not?

Tentatively called The Lone Stranger, it'll be located near the pod that houses all of his other restaurants in Belltown (Lola, Palace Kitchen, Dahlia Lounge, Serious Pie, Tanakasan) in The Martin building on Fifth and Lenora. 

I sat down with Douglas to learn more about this new concept he’s launching.

Here are 10 things to know: Read more »

Sir Mix-A-Lot Joins the Seattle Symphony, a Sidewalk Sale at U Village and SIFF’s Closing Night Gala

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"The One I Love" screening at SIFF's Closing Night Gala

Must Hear
Seattle Symphony’s Sonic Evolution, Featuring Sir Mix-A-Lot and Pickwick

Friday (6/6, 8 p.m.) — One of the many cool things about the Seattle Symphony’s groundbreaking Sonic Evolution program, according to maestro Ludovic Morlot, is that it brings people to Benaroya Hall who’ve never been there before. People such as Sir Mix-A-Lot and the members of Seattle indie rock band Pickwick, who will perform alongside the orchestra on Friday night. Read more »


Don’t Miss the Pacific Northwest Cider Awards and Festival This Weekend

A.J. Rathbun
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Calling all cider lovers, Northwest-made beverage lovers, the cider-curious and really anyone looking for a fantastic event: it’s time for you to be a part of history. The first-ever Pacific Northwest Cider Awards & Festival (PNWCA) is happening this week, from Friday, June 6 through Sunday, June 8, at The Woods tasting room, down in SoDo at 4700 Ohio South. But what is the PNWCA? Read more »