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The Junction's Tax Free Day and Trunk Shows

The Katherine Arch handle tote in mustard, $365

West Seattle’s Alaska Junction is playing host to a popular shopping day on Saturday, April 19 where participating vendors are offering sales tax-free shopping, along with other deals and discounts, to entice shoppers across the bridge.

Concurrently, Clementine Shoes is hosting a trunk show of Gnipoos, a line of chic, locally made leather handbags. Read more »

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4 Cocktails to Help You Celebrate Earth Day

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A.J. Rathbun
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The Green Garden cocktail

Earth Day is April 22–less than a week away! I certainly hope that you’re celebrating the earth all year long in lots of ways. But it’s nice to do a little extra reveling in honor of the big round ball on which we reside. And in my mind the best way to do that extra celebrating is to have some friends over on Earth Day and have a few cocktails with ingredients that are earth-friendly.  Read more »

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Why You Should Care About the Earth Day Oso Fundraiser at Palace Ballroom

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Julien Perry
Tom Douglas Oso fundraiser

The devastation in Oso is still a very real thing, and continues to be on the minds of the culinary community here in Seattle. Read more »

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Home Decor We're Loving Right Now: Gold Accents

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Lauren Mang
DwellStudio's gold elephant object, $49

How to impart a little chic sheen in with your decor? Gold accents--everything from fabric to trays to covetable curios--lend polish and panache to any room. We're especially mad for mixing metals (don't shy away from gold even if you've got a hefty silver presence) and pairing the gilded hue with rustic styles (think a rough-hewn wood table topped with a bursting gold sea urchin accent). See all of our editor's picks--plus where to snag them all!--below. Read more »

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Easter Egg Hunts in Seattle: The Hunt is On!

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The Easter holiday, complete with the appearance of a giant bunny, is fast approaching, and public venues throughout Seattle are pulling out all the stops with spring egg hunts for sharp-eyed youngsters. For a weekend full of Easter-related fun, we’ve rounded up an array of egg hunts and other exciting events around town that shall not disappoint.

The first places to look for no-cost egg scouting excitement are your local community centers. The following hunts all take place the morning of April 19:  Read more »

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10 Things to Know About John Howie's New Alehouse and Distillery

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Julien Perry
John Howie new Bothell restaurant alehouse
Come September, this rendering will be the real deal.

Chef John Howie (Sport, Seastar, John Howie Steak) has another big restaurant coming to the eastside. This time, he's teaming up with his sommelier-turned-distiller Erik Liedholm to open Beardslee Alehouse and Wildwood Spirits in Bothell's Village at Beardslee Crossing complex.  Read more »

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10 Last-Minute Easter Brunch Suggestions

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Julien Perry
Bar Cotto Easter brunches Seattle

The Easter bunny arrives on Sunday, and if you’re like a lot of folks, you haven’t given a second thought about making reservations for brunch. If going out to eat on holidays is your thing, here are some suggestions: Read more »

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A Mega Container Store Opens this Weekend

Looking for some springtime organizing inspiration? Read more »

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Ballard’s Re-soul Launches Shoe Line

The Bret, $189, available in black, white and pebble, styled here surrounded by complimentary daily objects and accessories

Re-soul is a boutique staple on Ballard Ave., and has provided hip, modern shoes and the other lifestyle trappings to go with for 12 years. Saturday, April 12 marks the launch of their very own, eponymously named, Italian-made shoe line. “I began to notice that some of the products that I knew my customers would love weren’t available from the brands we were currently selling. That’s when I sensed an opportunity for us to seek out and produce our own collection of women’s shoes,” says designer Maggie Burns. Read more »

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