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Outdoor Movies, Music & More Summer Events in and Around Seattle

The Capitol Hill Block party rocks Seattle next weekend

From Fourth of July fireworks shows to outdoor concerts and movies, your summer calendar is swelling with social engagements. Herewith, your go-to guide for what to do during the warm-weather months.

Summer Concerts

When the sun comes out in Seattle, so does the music. Heating up in June and powering through September are a number of outdoor music experiences that will knock your shades off.

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It's Your Last Chance: Dot's Will Close After Dinner Service Tonight

Julien Perry
During the summer, the brandade at Dot’s in Fremont is served with a tomato (rather than an egg)

In a totally unexpected move, Dot’s Charcuterie & Bistrot owner Miles James took to Facebook last night to announce that his bistro would be closing — almost immediately. Dot's will serve its last dinner tonight.  Read more »

How Mike Easton Just Improved the Pies at His Upcoming Pizzeria Gabbiano

Julien Perry
Mike Easton's Pizzeria Gabbiano

In addition to running his ridiculously popular lunch spot Il Corvo, Mike Easton is doing rapid-fire work on his upcoming Roman-style pizzeria, Gabbiano, which he hopes to open in Pioneer Square sometime in July. Read more »

Mossback Monday: Minimum Wage, Drones and Ballmer's Deal for the Clippers

Knute Berger
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Steve Ballmer purchased the LA Clippers for $2 billion

Book Bindery’s New Chef and Shaun McCrain’s Next Chapter

Julien Perry
Book Bindery announces new chef
McCrain (left), Borzee (right)

Come end of June, Book Bindery in *Queen Anne will be closing for good, re-emerging in August with a new name and a new chef.

By way of press release, the owners behind the winery-adjacent restaurant along the Ship Canal announced that Nico Borzee, most recently of Artusi, will be stepping into the role being vacated by chef Shaun McCrain, who has been with the Book Bindery since it opened in 2010. Read more »