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The Must List, featuring Lindsay Fuller, a New Literary Fest and Carhartts

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Spring Cocktails: 4 Aperitifs to Enjoy Before Dinner

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A.J. Rathbun

As many know, an aperitif is a drink taken before dinner. It may have been invented by the Frenchman Joseph Dubonnet in 1846, as one story goes, or, if you travel farther south through Europe, by Antonio Benedetto Carpano in 1786 when he invented sweet vermouth. I believe, though, that the practice of having a slight sip to start those gastronomic juices flowing goes back even farther. Read more »

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Capitol Hill's The Chapel Converted to Pine Box, or Beer Heaven

Seattle mag's favorite beer expert Kendall Jones got a sneak peek at the Pine Box, scheduled to open Monday, March 26. The beer-focused bar has taken over the former funeral home which until last year, housed the Chapel. Beer nerds like Kendall are sure to be in heaven:

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Transportation Tidbit: Only You Can Report Potholes!

If you've ever dropped a tire into a spine-rattling pothole, you understand why SDOT's stated goal is to "repair potholes within three business days of receiving a report." The city's three roving "Pothole Ranger" crews fill about 10,000 potholes every year. To see if your favorite local pothole is slated for repair, visit SDOT's handy pothole map. Read more »

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4 Cocktails for a Classy St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

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A.J. Rathbun

For reasons that have to do generally with a love of the Irish people combined with a love of any excuse to cut loose, St. Patrick’s day in the United States has become more than a bit synonymous with quaffing a few (or more than a few) drinks with pals. Read more »

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What You Missed at Seattle mag's The Forecast

Don't mind if I toot our own horn, but The Forecast fashion show at Benaroya Hall last night (a first-time endeavor for Seattle mag in theme and format) was a hoot. The crowd was lively (and impeccably dressed); the drinks were strong (sorry for Tweeting too much); and the concept delivered: the spectacle of high fashion met the practical needs of life in the Northwest, where we actually like to move around in the clothing we buy. Read more »

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The Must List, featuring Jack Hitt, Mod Architecture and New Dance

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PNB’s New Works
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Dive In: Indoor Swimming Pools in Seattle

Nothing beats the winter blues like a dip in a pool. If a tropical getaway isn’t in your immediate future, you can still go for a swim at one of the many local indoor pools. With everything from movie nights to rope swings to indoor rivers, you might even forget it’s winter out there! Read more »

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Get Thee to The Forecast: A Fashion Show Made for Seattle

The phrase "Northwest fashion" isn't commonly used. Probably because it evokes smirks and Gore-Tex jokes more than it actually describes any identifiable trends or habits.

But after hosting four annual local designer competitions (Seamless in Seattle) and covering new and exciting retailers and designers in the magazine every month, this editorial team can testify that Seattle has plenty to offer in to the fashion industry, and not just the corner of it that also houses a rock-climbing wall. Read more »

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Surprising Parking Factoid

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A 1998 Penn State University study found that people leaving a parking space take 11 seconds longer to do so when there is another car waiting for the spot. One exception: When the waiting car is a high-status model, men leave "significantly sooner." Read more »

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