Top Stories from the Week

If you missed one of our best articles from this fifth week in July, we've got you covered
By: Lauren Mang | Posted August 01, 2014

Is it rainy? Is it sunny? Today just can't seem to make up its mind. But this week, our dear readers weren't waffling on what stories they wanted to read. And read again. From a wildly delicious berry-laden recipe and four refreshing bevs to drink while you're out and about to one impressive 94-year-old baseball player who returned to Seattle, these are the seven top stories from the week.

Did you miss one? Read on.

1. Recipe of the Week: Wild Berry Tartlets
As one @Seattlemag follower on Twitter remarked, "Get in my belly." Indeed.

2. Four Refreshing Drinks to Order When You're Out and About
Make a pit stop at these four Seattle watering holes and order up one of our sublime suggestions. Trust us, you'll be glad you did.

3. Fall Drama: Our Picks from the Nordstrom Designer Preview

Style editor and general bon vivant Ali Brownrigg was out on the town last week at the Nordstrom Designer Preview. See her favorite looks from the show, including styles from Dries Van Noten, Gucci and Stella McCartney.

4. French Bistro Cassis Returns, This Time to West Seattle
Beloved bistro Cassis is back and it has set up shop in Alki. What did food editor Julien Perry think of her experience across the bridge? Find out.

5. What will Happen to the Hurrican Cafe After it Closes in January?
Sadly, another one bites the dust thanks to Amazon.

6. Want to Design Your Own Free Little Library?
Of course you do.

7. Negro Leagure Marks Triumphant Return to Seattle
Writer Ryan Whirty penned this touching two-part series on Herb Simpson, the last surviving member of the Seattle Steelheads, who was honored at Mariners’ African-American Heritage Day this past week.