An Epic Guide to Seattle Farmers Markets

Julien Perry
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The tulips are blooming and there's talk of fresh spring vegetables, which means it must be time to start planning our farmers market visits. To help navigate you through the upcoming openings around town, we present this updated calendar of Puget Sound farmers markets on the verge (or at the beginning) of their 2014 seasons. Listed according to opening date, this guide spans Seattle, the eastside and the islands.  Read more »

Macklemore and Felix Hernandez Surprise Kids During Anti-Bullying PSA

Lauren Mang
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The students of Highland Middle School got quite a star-studded surprise on Thursday while filming an anti-bullying public service announcement

We were all in on the secret: Students from Bellevue's Highland Middle School arrived at Safeco Field to help participate in the filming of an anti-bullying campaign starring the Mariner Moose, completely unaware that waiting in the wings to surprise them were hip-hop star Macklemore and Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez. Read more »


'A Midsummer Night’s Dream' Opens, Drink and Draw on Capitol Hill and Get Ready to Run for a Good Cause

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Pacific Northwest Ballet soloist Margaret Mullin with company dancers in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, choreographed by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust.

Must Multitask
Draw a Masterpiece and Drink a Pint

Thursday (4/10, 7 p.m.) — Capitol Hill Cider is taking an active approach to the neighborhood’s second-Thursday art walk with “Drink and Draw,” curated by the Gage Academy of Art, wherein patrons use free drawing supplies to sketch live models while sipping suds. Read more »


Seattle Bar Snacks: A.J. Rathbun Names His Favorites

A.J. Rathbun
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I spend a lot of time talking about local cocktails and spirits that are served in our lounges, bars and taverns, but less time discussing the eats that accompany those drinks. Which is funny because I like to eat. So, here’s a list of my favorite bar nibbles in Seattle. It’s by no means exhaustive (if there are some you think I’ve missed, please let me know in the comments), but covers those delectable edibles I’d reach for first to snack on with a cocktail. Read more »


Updated! Seattle Magazine's Earth Day Run 2014: Food Trucks & Beer!

Lauren Mang
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Expect fare from the Chopstix food truck at the 2014 Earth Day Run

Updated information: You know that the fantastic West Seattle Brewing Company is serving up pints after the race, and now we hear that Chopstix and Curb Jumper Street Eats will be on hand, too, for that necessary post-race sustenance.

Still have yet to register for Seattle mag's Earth Day Run along Alki Beach? Key in Gilt City Seattle to purchase a registration for $27 (that's a whopping 40 percent off the regular reg. price). 

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Le Objects for the Home Springs a Sale...and a Design Class

pillows from Le Object for the Home

In celebration of spring's arrival, and to show off its new arrivals, Le Objects for the Home (Georgetown, 1226 S Bailey St.; 206.604.4958) is having a Spring Sale. Read more »

Breaking Restaurant News: A Capitol Hill Cafe Closing for Good on Sunday

Julien Perry
Chico Madrid to close on Capitol Hill
Maneki neko says, "Goodbye Chico Madrid!"

Chico Madrid, a favorite little Spanish cafe on Capitol Hill, is closing. Its last day is this Sunday (April 13). The announcement was made on its Facebook page: Read more »

Where to Eat Near the Water Taxi, Plus Marination Ma Kai Got a Makeover!

Julien Perry
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Say, "Aloha!" to the new Ma Kai

Marination Ma Kai looks a lot different inside. There's a few new touches, including soft lighting, splashes of orange and dark gray paint, counter seating that overlooks the water (best view in the house), and a surfboard hanging from the ceiling. It really looks amazing (said while typing from the bar). Co-owner Kamala Saxton says the new decor is just phase one: "We have murals and other stuff coming!" Read more »

Horse Cut Shop Releases Women’s Tees

Horses Cut Shop taking it way old school for their line of women's tee shirts

Just in time for spring, the creative maniacs at Horses Cut Shop have released women’s tee shirts—just seven to start, with more to come. Read more »

Mossback Monday: Who Drinks What at Starbucks, Oso Lawsuits and King County Elections

Knute Berger
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At Starbucks, Seattleites opt for an extra shot of espresso. In Portland, it's eggnog lattes.

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