Mom’s Day Out in Edmonds

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Green onyx drop earrings by Shamila

Five cute downtown Edmonds shops, Zinc Art + Interiors, Walnut Street Coffee, Rogue Boutique, The Refinery Salon, and Saetia are opening their doors a little wider to mom’s of all varieties on Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read more »

Restaurant Openings, Closings & More

Julien Perry

Keeping track of restaurant news can be a daunting task. Here's a round-up from the past week to help you manage.

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Cameron Levin’s B Line Debuts at Butch Blum

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The Sheer Square top from Cameron Levin's Blanca collection

Snatch up one of the last reservations available for the premiere of Blanca, designer Cameron Levin’s new summer collection, exclusively at Butch Blum, on Sunday, May 4 from noon to 5 p.m.

Enjoy margaritas, access to special pieces from both Blanca and Levin’s last line, Ruby, and styling tips from the women herself.

Email to snag your spot.


Online Retailer Moorea Seal Opens Belltown Shop

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Jeweler, shop owner and social media savant, Moorea Seal

Local gal Moorea Seal, she of the keen eye and 869,129 Pinterest followers, has conquered philanthropic online shopping and set her sights on brick and mortar with the launch of a new store in Belltown. Read more »

Here’s Your First Look at the Menu for Brunswick & Hunt, Opening in Ballard May 22

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After announcing their plans to open a “farm to neighborhood” restaurant in Ballard last September, the team behind Brunswick & Hunt has announced an opening date: Thursday, May 22. Doors open at 4 p.m. Read more »

5 Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Today

Julien Perry

Whether you’re just looking to unwind with a few margaritas tonight, or simply want a handful of tacos for lunch, here are five ways to celebrate the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo, which is today if you couldn’t tell by the blazing fiesta-like sun outside. Read more »

Rock the Kasbah-Inspired Lighting

Nothing says hot and exotic, like the ages-old Kasbah.

If North Africa isn't exactly in your immediate travel plans, you can just import the sultry style of those lands into your design scheme. We're particularly keen about tapping the romantic look for outdoor envions. In addition to adopting a colorful outdoor rug or two, the dreamy Arabian style can be found in lots of outdoor lantern looks. Read more »

Seattle Opera’s ‘Tales of Hoffmann’ Opens, Mexican Restaurants for Cinco De Mayo and Tilth’s Edible Plant Sale

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Ceramicist Kathy Venter's life-sized nude sculptures at BAM

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Seattle Opera’s Tales Of Hoffmann Opens

(5/3 to 5/17, times vary) — Seattle Opera’s season finale concerns a poet who experiences tragic love with a robot-doll, a soprano of delicate constitution and a devious courtesan—or at least that’s what he tells his drinking buddies. Spoiler alert: This time, it’s poetry that conquers all. Read more »


10 Things to Know About Eric Johnson and His Forthcoming Restaurant 'Stateside'

Julien Perry
Eric Johnson opening Stateside on Capitol Hill

He’s worked for some of the biggest names in restaurants, but you’ve likely never heard of him. Eric Johnson has spent most of his professional career working in New York for both Daniel Boulud and Jean-Georges, whom he then followed to Paris and Shanghai. After living overseas for nearly a decade, he landed in Seattle three years ago, with aspirations of opening a restaurant here. And he is. Read more »

Margaritas for Cinco de Mayo? Try These Four Tequila Drinks Instead

A.J. Rathbun
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The Apple Heart cocktail

Cinco de Mayo is a dandy day for celebrations: Honoring Mexican heritage and pride, for one. Plus, it's a fantastic time to start thinking about summer drinking (even if it’s still chilly here in Seattle) and drinks made with tequila. You can have tequila drinks year 'round, but it's a spirit that's best suited for summer. We showed you how to make some snazzy margaritas last year, so this year, we're encouraging you to expand your tequila repertoire. Read more »


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