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10 Things I am Ashamed I Have Not Done and Will Do in 2012

Do not call it a “bucket list.” Since neither death nor apocalypse seem more imminent than usual (fingers crossed!)I’ll call this a “sand pail” list: obvious things to do and see locally that will be top priority in 2012, lest the tides of time snatch away the opportunity and I spend all future social gatherings awkwardly avoiding any shame around said topics.

Let’s begin at the rear: Read more »

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6 New Year’s Resolutions Inspired by Our Favorite Stories

What better inspiration for New Year's resolutions than the local people who inspired our editorial team to include them in Seattle magazine in 2011? Read more »

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RedTri.com: Best Family-Friendly Brunch Spots in Seattle

Weekends were made for sleeping in, and nothing tops off a late morning like brunch with the family. RedTri.com asked Seattle moms and friends to share with us their favorite and most beloved brunch restaurants, and we've got all the juicy, mouthwatering details below, from gluten-free pancakes to biscuits and gravy, these places are so much more than green eggs and ham! Read more »

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Two Easy Hikes to Ease You Back into Healthy Living

The pie is long gone, the stuffing but a memory, and now you’re paying the price for indulgence: too-tight pants and a lingering laziness. How to snap out of it? How about a nearly painless stroll through the woods?

The amped-up oxygen in the air, the gently rolling slopes and spectacular views will elevate you out of your holiday lethargy and put you on the path—literally—to feeling good about yourself again.

Here is a pair of close-in, not-too-muddy, mellow hikes to ease you back in: Read more »

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Remembering Local Chef Christina Choi

Like so many in the community, the staff here at Seattle mag was shocked at the news that local chef and former owner of the now-closed restaurant Nettletown, Christina Choi died yesterday (December 28) from complications caused by a brain aneurysm. She was only 34. Read more »

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6 Bad Behaviors We Should Be Tolling

Inspired by the new toll kicking off on the 520 bridge today, I thought of some other ways we could scrape together a few bucks to benefit good causes. Read more »

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The Must List: New Year's Revelling and Shakespearean Revenge

MUST SING ALONG
LeRoy Bell and His Only Friends
This former Tacoma postal worker-turned-songwriter for Elton John has been playing intimate live shows in Seattle for years, but since being a finalist on TV’s The X Factor last fall, he’s landed a gig at The Moore for a special New Year’s Eve concert. Expect soulful covers, chilled-out rock and LeRoy’s signature sultry, soft whisper.

12/31, 8pm. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave.; 877-784-4849; stgpresents.org Read more »

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It's Not the New Year Yet! Enjoy 5 More Days of Sweet Abandon

Scanning various Pinterest boards this morning, I was annoyed at the copious pins depicting half-dressed fit ladies showing off washboard abs, not to mention a grip of recipes explaining how to puree my favorite vegetables into healthy juices.

Um, excuse me.

There are 5 more days left in 2011; and I won't be celebrating my surviving another recession year (not to mention other notable milestones) by doing sit-ups. Read more »

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Five Ways to Give Back

You’ve got to give to get into the holidays. So for every gift you unwrap this season (or have already unwrappedcheaters!), try to find a small way to give back...or give forward.

Here’s just a few ideas to help get you started (some of them don't cost a thing):

ONE WARM COAT Read more »

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The Must List: Gift Ideas, Black Nativity and Willy Wonka!

MUST HOLIDAY
Black Nativity Read more »

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